Re: Success! My Hilltopper 20


KB9BVN - <kb9bvn@...>
 

Don, 

I am jellin....I get home from work just as 20m is closing...so it seems.  Last night I couldn't even hear ARRL bulletins on 14047.5

I will keep trying.  I HAVE heard some stations on my HT20...but so far no joy on a QSO. 

I remain hopeful ... and the weekend is coming up

de KB9BVN


On Tue, Mar 5, 2019 at 9:14 PM W6BOW via Groups.Io <DBuckter=aol.com@groups.io> wrote:
Gang,

Many thanks to Jim-WA7DUY, Dave-NM0S, and Dave-K1SWL for helping solve my Hilltopper 20 issues.
(Mia Culpa Lesson: Make sure IC pins are unbent and mate solidly with receptacle.  
"For lack of a nail a horseshoe was lost … etc.")

QSOs of note since getting back on air after years QRT. ...

3/3/19    WA1WCC (Ron)   RST: 549 (solid copy)
RCA Marine Station on Cape Cod   

3/5/19    W5T (Jay)            RST: 579 (solid copy)
Battleship TEXAS, Cleburne, Texas
 
73
W6BOW
Don Buckter
San Francisco



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73 de KB9BVN
Brian Murrey

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