Re: PigRigs


Johnny AC0BQ
 

I'm good with that idea!
Tnx Bert !
Johnny AC0BQ


On Wednesday, March 6, 2013, qrpbert wrote:
 


Perhaps we could register the flying pig rigs serial numbers on the groups web page as they come on line ??????

--- In 4sqrp@..., W5COV wrote:
>
> David ,
>
> Mine was ordered just this past Sunday and is S/N 172 .
> It would be interesting to see a list of people that have them or get them and the serial numbers , especially the group members .
>
> Charlie , W5COV
> SKCC #19 and too many others to remember without looking at my list :)
>
> ---- David Martin wrote:
> > Since I received S/N 152, I am now wondering who will receive S/N's 172,
> > 182, etc...
> >
> >
> > On 03/05/2013 07:26 PM, Todd F. Carney / K7TFC wrote:
> > >
> > > Lee,
> > >
> > >
> > > Mine has shipped as #169. I'm actually hoping it's in my mailbox when
> > > I get home!!! Time to heat up the soldering iron.
> > >
> > > 73,
> > >
> > > Todd
> > > ----------------------------------------------------------
> > > K7TFC / Medford, Oregon, USA / CN82ni / UTC-8
> > > ----------------------------------------------------------
> > > QRP (CW & SSB) / EmComm / SOTA / Homebrew / Design
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 1:34 PM, Lee Mairs (SAG)
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > I bought mine (#157) on March 1. Got an acknowledgement that said
> > > it had been shipped first class, but no tracking info. Has anybody
> > > bought a higher serial number and already has the kit in hand?
> > > 73 de Lee
> > > KM4YY
> > >
> > > On 3/5/2013 2:09 PM, bobstep wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Please add me to the list. I have my Pig Rig but have not started
> > >> construction yet.
> > >>
> > >> Bob Stephens
> > >> AF9W
> > >>
> > >> --- In 4sqrp@... ,
> > >> "WA0ITP" wrote:
> > >> >
> > >> > Right on Jerry.
> > >> >
> > >> > If the Group is interested, I'll organize a group purchase of
> > >> 7122 crystals. They will probably cost between $1 and $2 each.
> > >> I'll take the bulk delivery and mail your 4 xtals to you. The
> > >> postage will be on my nickel.
> > >> >
> > >> > If at least 10 members sign up, I'll go ahead and place the
> > >> order. Wanna do it?
> > >> >
> > >> > FYI Diz only has 60 PigRigs left.
> > >> >
> > >> > btw usual disclaimers apply both on the crystals and the rigs.
> > >> >
> > >> > ----------------------------------
> > >> > I love this radio stuff !
> > >> > 72 WAØITP
> > >> > www.wa0itp.com http://www.wa0itp.com>
> > >> > www.4sqrp.com http://www.4sqrp.com>
> > >> > www.qrpspots.com http://www.qrpspots.com>
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > ----- Original Message -----
> > >> > From: Jerry Haigwood
> > >> > To: 4sqrp@...
> > >> > Sent: Sunday, March 03, 2013 1:11 PM
> > >> > Subject: RE: [4sqrp] 4S QRP Watering Holes!
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > Hi All,
> > >> >
> > >> > I believe it was Diz’s intent to use the Pig Rig for clubs,
> > >> nets, etc. Each club (such as 4sqrp) could have their very own
> > >> frequency setup. That way, the club members could stay in contact
> > >> with one another. It is not necessary to stick with 7030.7KHz but
> > >> rather the club could pick a different frequency. Once the club
> > >> had picked a frequency then the club would buy the required
> > >> crystals from whomever they like to put their pig rigs on that
> > >> frequency. The radio was never intended to be a general purpose
> > >> 40 meter radio but was intended for single frequency use by clubs
> > >> or nets. I remember when I was about 16 years old, the one of the
> > >> local AM radio stations was giving away am radios as a promotion.
> > >> Of course, the radios only received the single am station that
> > >> was giving them away! They had a single knob â€" on/off and volume.
> > >> >
> > >> > Jerry W5JH
> > >> >
> > >> > "building something without experimenting is just solder practice"
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > From: 4sqrp@...
> > >> [mailto:4sqrp@... ]
> > >> On Behalf Of Bill Cromwell
> > >> > Sent: Sunday, March 03, 2013 9:16 AM
> > >> > To: 4sqrp@... ;
> > >> John R. Lonigro
> > >> > Cc: Charles Moizeau
> > >> > Subject: Re: [4sqrp] 4S QRP Watering Holes!
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > On Sun, 2013-03-03 at 05:50 -0600, John R. Lonigro wrote:
> > >> > >
> > >> > > Charles:
> > >> > >
> > >> > > The unique feature of the Pigrig is the narrow crystal filter
> > >> is also
> > >> > > tuned to 7.031 MHz. The entire rig is designed around that
> > >> frequency.
> > >> > > Diz was able to do that because it is a single frequency rig.
> > >> That's
> > >> > > why, for example, you can't easily modify it to use the SAVXO.
> > >> > >
> > >> > > 72,
> > >> > > John AA0VE
> > >> >
> > >> > Hi,
> > >> >
> > >> > To be crystal clear (pun intended) the crystal filter is in the
> > >> front
> > >> > end of the receiver and NOT at some IF or "shifted frequency".
> > >> A VXO
> > >> > won't help much. It sounds like a lot of fun. But it's not my
> > >> cup of tea
> > >> > being so restricted, either. Unless..I have some *other* radios
> > >> I can
> > >> > use when the Pig Rig frequency is in use. Like the radios that
> > >> surround
> > >> > me when I'm typing emails (evil grin).
> > >> >
> > >> > 73,
> > >> >
> > >> > Bill KU8H
> > >> >
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > *David Martin - K5DCM ---o0o---
> > Mountain Home, Arkansas*
> > Guns don't kill people, any more than spoons & forks cause obesity.
> >
>

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