Re: Success! My Hilltopper 20


WA4EFS
 

Take comfort in having been spotted by K7 and VE6 (http://www.reversebeacon.net/index.php).

 

73, -Lloyd

 

From: main@4SQRP.groups.io [mailto:main@4SQRP.groups.io] On Behalf Of KB9BVN -
Sent: Wednesday, March 06, 2019 11:23 AM
To: main@4sqrp.groups.io
Subject: Re: [4SQRP] Success! My Hilltopper 20

 

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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