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Re: Bayou Jumper outstanding features explained to Dxers Unlimited's world audience by Arnie Coro CO2KK

Jim, N5IB
 


Oh, my.... mentioned in despatches on Radio Havanna...
Dave, our cover is blown, destroy all codes and crystals, meet at the safe house

N5IB






Re: Bayou Jumper outstanding features explained to Dxers Unlimited's world audience by Arnie Coro CO2KK

Prof. Arnaldo Coro Antich
 

Here is the text of the script of Sunday 22 January Dxers Unlimited radio hobby program...

A description of the outstanding features of the Bayou Jumper receiver-transmitter kit, including the amazing regenerative set sensitivity !

73 and DX

Arnie Coro

radio amateur CO2KK

Host of Dxers Unlimited radio hobby program

Radio Havana Cuba

Here is the script that will be on the Sunday and Monday UTC days
Radio Havana Cuba
Dxers Unlimited's weekend edition for Sunday 22 January 2017
By Arnie Coro
radio amateur CO2KK
Hola amigos radioaficionados all around the world.. I am Arnaldo, Arnie, Coro your host here at the weekend edition of Dxers Unlimited, the one and only radio hobby program covering almost all of the 91 different ways we can enjoy playing with our radios and accesories...
First news item... the Sun making a come back of sorts, after stalling for about 10 days at the beginning of 2017... Sunspots are back in sight and the daily 10.7 centimeters solar radiation flux has moved up to around 85 units... Correspondingly the next few days will see better propagation conditions on the short wave bands, especially between 10 a 21 megaHertz... Item two.... good news coming from the European Broadcasting Union...
They are announcing a New dot radio Internet Domain
The EBU is launching a new Top Level Domain (TLD) name -dot  .radio - aimed at the radio community including Radio Amateurs

The launch is planned for September 2017 and the EBU says this which will progressively change the way people are reaching Internet resources linked to radio.

These categories will be accepted for the use of a dot .radio domain:
• Radio Amateurs
• Radio broadcasting stations
• Unions of Broadcasters
• Internet radios
• Radio professionals (journalists, radio hosts, DJs, …)
• Radio-related companies selling radio goods and services
Item three: More and more radio amateurs around the world are learning standard electronic workshop procedures, like soldering , measuring circuit parameters, reading circuit diagrams , also learning how to visually identify electronic components, and all that new knowledge opens the way to start building the new generation of user friendly radio kits...
Yes, I am very pleased to say that several of the most recently advertised via Internet amateur radio transceivers kits intended to be assembled at home using simple hand tools and standard measuring equipment like the now classic digital multimeters have proven to be very reliable after proper assembly.
One recent example is the Bayou Jumper solid state QRP transmitter receiver rig, that was derived from the World War II Paraset rig used by paratroopers launched behind enemy lines and by freedom fighters in countries occupied by the Nazis to communicate vital information.  The twenty first century version uses all solid state components for the regenerative detector receiver and the power transistors transmitters... Limiting the coverage to a narrow segment of the 40 meters band has proven to be a very wise decision, because it has helped to create more activity on the 40 meters band segment between 7100 and 7125 kiloHertz... Of course that this little rig is a CW only transmitter... and it is able to receive also single side band voice signals as well as digital modes. Among the bright ideas brought forward by the radio club that is promoting this kit of parts we must include the use of coils that are part of the printed circuit board supplied with the kit of parts. Coil winding to exact specifications has proven to be a long time problem for home builders. The Bayou Jumper, spelled B A Y O U  J U M P E R uses a single easy to wind toroid coil for the receiver... The Bayou Jumper Transceiver was designed by two American radio amateurs Jim Giammanco N5 IB and David Cripe N M Zero S---- Here are now some 
Specifications and Design Features of this very interesting amateur radio 40 meters band transmitter and receiver set
 
    General
    N5IB: Original prototype development, receiver development, PCB and panel layouts, part sourcing.
    NMØS: Transmitter design, PCB, panel, parts sourcing, assembly manual.
    RXTX Design: Separate receiver and transmitter, built in RIT..
    T/R Switching: Hand switched with a chicken head knob, just as in the old days.
    Single Bander: 40M as supplied.
    Toroids: Only one toroid to wind in the receiver, and none in the transmitter. Only ONE for the whole rig!
    NO SMT: All parts are through hole, there are NO surface mount devices in the kit.
    Current Requirements: Receiver 20ma, Transmitter 750ma
    Enclosure: Beautiful silk screened panel and commercial wooden box, for a very retro look. Dim. L x W x H, 7.75" x 5.5" x 3.25"

Stay tuned for more radio hobby related information coming to you from Havana, Cuba where we are expecting a powerful cold front to change our weather on Monday...

short musical intercut

This is Radio Havana Cuba, the name of the show is Dxers Unlimited, I am Arnie Coro, radio amateur CO2KK , and here is more about how volunteer groups around the world are promoting the home assembly of ham radio equipment by designing rigs that can be successfully completed thanks to the use of high quality electronic components , extremely well designed and made printed circuit boards as well as excellent step by step instruction manuals...
The Bayou Jumper solves many of the problems found in previous attemps of making kits by addressing the most frequent failures of those projects, like for example the need to wind several toroidal ring inductances using very fine wires... a task that is quite a challenge for the older radio amateurs and also to younger less experienced home builders ....Now I am going to share with you the specifications of the performance achieved by the Bayou Jumper kit.... Amazing as some them may seem to be  they were all fully verified with advanced electronic test instruments... here we go:
Receiver
    Tuning and Regeneration: Grounded front panel, and insulated shafts on the controls, so hand effect detuning is minimized.
    Sensitivity: -120 dB (approx S1). Well below the typical rural band noise level of approx. -100dB (approx. S4).
    Tuning Range: Tuning range approximately 120 to 150 kHz.
    One Knob tuning: No bandset/bandspread needed.
    Varactor Tuning: Varactor tuning employing readily available Schottky diodes as varactor diodes.
    RF Gain: Optional RF attenuator control, useful when employing full-scale antennas.
    Audio: Plenty of headphone audio, and will drive a small speaker.
 
    Transmitter
    NS-40: Integrated into the PCB is Dave's famous NS-40 Class E transmitter.    More info here
    Crystal Controlled: The rig has a socket for the old-style FT243 crystals, plus 7030 and 7122 kHz crystals and included crystal adapters.
      If you have old 7MHz Novice crystals, you can use them with this rig!
    Output Power: Solid 5 Watts.
    No Toroids: No toroids to wind, all inductors are etched on the pc board.
    Keying Options: Straight key built into the front panel, just like the original Paraset! Also includes a 1/8" jack so you can use it with your favorite mechanical key, or an electronic keyer with an interface, such as one of these.
    Spotting: You can activate the crystal oscillator at low power to allow zero beating the receiver to the transmit frequency.
    Final Amp: Cool running robust MOSFET.
    Spectral Purity: All harmonics and spurious emissions are 50dB or more below the carrier.
 
Using a half wave 40 meters band dipole antenna fed via a one o one balun with 50 ohms coaxial cable, my 5 Watts output QRP transceiver provides good two way contacts under normal propagation conditions... My daytime coverage reaches all over the Cuban archipelago, and at night I can work all over the Americas, Europe, Western Africa. Under very good propagation conditions early pre sunrise propagation of 40 meters makes possible DX contacts with Japan, Australia, New Zealand and many Pacific Islands nations--- Now at the end of the show... a short form HF bands propagation update::. Conditions have improved and will continue to improve due a slight but noticeable increase in solar activity... see you all at the middle of the week edition of Dxers Unlimited next Tuesday and Wednesday UTC days  just after the half hour newscast here at Radio Havana Cuba.




On 21/01/17 17:07, David Martin davemrtn@... [4sqrp] wrote:
 

I would like to buy 2 more of those Crystals Adapter Boards that were supplied with the Bayou Jumper.

Is there any chance they can be sold as an accessory on the 4SQRP Kit Page ?  Even if there is a minimum order quantity like 2 or 3 per order ?  I imagine shipping cost will be close to the pab cost, but I am willing to pay it, as long as it is not shipped "UPS Red Label Next Day" !!!  hi hi


--
David Martin - NA1MH - Mountain Home, Ar. -----------------------------------------

Cuba y China fortalecen cooperación en energías renovables y la industria

Spanish.xinhuanet.com   2017-01-21 10:14:27

LA HABANA, 20 ene (Xinhua) -- Empresas de Cuba y China firmaron este viernes 10 acuerdos para fortalecer la cooperación en energías renovables e industria tras finalizar un foro binacional de tres días que buscó ampliar el intercambio en estos temas.

Con la participación de 18 empresas chinas y 20 cubanas el foro sirvió para acelerar el análisis de las estrategias de cooperación de energías renovables entre ambos países analizando la potencialidad de desarrollo y la demanda actual de la isla.

Asimismo, el evento permitió aprovechar la capacidad de las empresas chinas para dar solución integral al desarrollo, producción de equipamiento, construcción, operación y administración en las áreas fotovoltaica, eólica e hidráulica.

"Desarrollar la industria de la energía renovable es uno de los enfoques principales de Cuba y China pues es una manera muy eficiente de impulsar el desarrollo de la economía", manifestó a Xinhua, Gu Chengkui, director del Centro de Información para el Desarrollo Industrial de China.

Gu, quien presidió la delegación china a la cita, indicó que este foro empresarial ha sido una manera eficiente que ha encontrado el Ministerio de Industrias de Cuba y la entidad que él dirige para impulsar la cooperación bilateral.

Entre los acuerdos firmados destaca un memorándum de entendimiento entre el Grupo de la Electrónica de Cuba y la empresa china Haier para el establecimiento de una empresa mixta y un centro de desarrollo, investigación y aplicaciones de las energías renovables.

Asimismo se rubricó una carta de intención entre el grupo de la Industria Sideromecánica y la empresa Sany de China para la fabricación y desarrollo conjunto de torres eólicas y grúas.

De igual forma el mismo grupo cubano y el grupo Yutong firmaron un acuerdo para el desarrollo de ómnibus eléctricos con fuentes renovables de energía. También la empresa CNAICO de China buscará el desarrollo conjunto y ensamblaje en Cuba de vehículos eléctricos.

"Las ideas que tiene Cuba para el desarrollo de la industria renovable son muy positivas y con los conocimientos y la experiencia de China podemos de conjunto impulsar y desarrollar la industria cubana", afirmó Gu tras la firma de los instrumentos jurídicos.

Cuba busca incrementar el uso de energías renovables particularmente a través de parques fotovoltaicos y eólicos, haciendo un uso provechoso de la luz solar y el viento.

Actualmente la isla genera 4,65 por ciento de su energía a través de fuentes renovables o limpias y aspira llegar al 24 por ciento en 2030.

Las inversiones en infraestructura industrial cubana permitirán la sostenibilidad de cada proyecto vinculado al uso de las fuentes renovables además de contribuir al ahorro por sustitución de importaciones y el surgimiento de nuevos empleos.

El gobierno cubano busca diversificar sus fuentes de energía y socios comerciales tras las dificultades enfrentadas el pasado año en el suministro de petróleo desde Venezuela que cayó drásticamente debido a la fuerte crisis económica en ese país sudamericano.





Re: My first contact using 49er & EZ keyer

Curt
 

The Norcal 40-9er is pretty impressive as simple as it it. Mine only puts out about 1/2W, but it has snagged QSOs as far as 1000 miles.  Built mine about 8 years ago using board from Far Circuits. 

72, Curt KB5JO


Bayou Jumper accessories request

davemrtn
 

I would like to buy 2 more of those Crystals Adapter Boards that were supplied with the Bayou Jumper.

Is there any chance they can be sold as an accessory on the 4SQRP Kit Page ?  Even if there is a minimum order quantity like 2 or 3 per order ?  I imagine shipping cost will be close to the pab cost, but I am willing to pay it, as long as it is not shipped "UPS Red Label Next Day" !!!  hi hi


--
David Martin - NA1MH - Mountain Home, Ar. -----------------------------------------


Re: My first contact using 49er & EZ keyer

Johnny AC0BQ
 

It's amazing when your key, your keyer and your 

Radio are almost the same size!!

Nice work

72

Johnny AC0BQ




From: 4sqrp@... <4sqrp@...> on behalf of royiparker@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...>


Sent: Saturday, January 21, 2017 5:40 PM


To: 4sqrp@...


Subject: [4sqrp] My first contact using 49er & EZ keyer [1 Attachment]

 




 











Connected with KS0X in northern Iowa. 


NorCal 49er from about 10 years ago, my own circuit board& enclosure.


New EZ Keyer III, just built.


Using NorCal paddles built a few years ago.


































































Re: My first contact using 49er & EZ keyer

davemrtn
 

Ditto That....

And that looks like a "Super" transceiver !

NA1MH


On 1/21/2017 14:41, Paul Smith psmith61@... [4sqrp] wrote:
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Very good neet looking setup

de Paul N0NBD


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Sent: Saturday, January 21, 2017 5:40 PM
To: 4sqrp@...
Subject: [4sqrp] My first contact using 49er & EZ keyer [1 Attachment]
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Connected with KS0X in northern Iowa.�
NorCal 49er from about 10 years ago, my own circuit board& enclosure.
New EZ Keyer III, just built.
Using NorCal paddles built a few years ago.


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David Martin - NA1MH - Mountain Home, Ar. -----------------------------------------


Re: My first contact using 49er & EZ keyer [1 Attachment]

Paul Smith
 

Very good neet looking setup

de Paul N0NBD


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From: 4sqrp@... <4sqrp@...> on behalf of royiparker@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...>
Sent: Saturday, January 21, 2017 5:40 PM
To: 4sqrp@...
Subject: [4sqrp] My first contact using 49er & EZ keyer [1 Attachment]
 
 

Connected with KS0X in northern Iowa. 
NorCal 49er from about 10 years ago, my own circuit board& enclosure.
New EZ Keyer III, just built.
Using NorCal paddles built a few years ago.


Re: Bayou Jumper sidetone

davemrtn
 

John,

    I uploaded more info to the Yahoo Bayou Jumper "Files" section.

    I need to add a Bill Of Materials, and will try to get that in the files section before Monday 01/23/2017.

    Let me know if there is some needed info I forgot to provide.

David - NA1MH


On 1/21/2017 12:18, John Humble wrote:
Schematic and if possable anything to help etch the board.. Won't reinvent the wheel unless necessary. Nice work and thanks for reply. John ad0ka

On Sat, Jan 21, 2017 at 12:07 PM, David Martin <davemrtn@...> wrote:

What info would you like, a schematic, or more ?


On 1/21/2017 11:54, John Humble wrote:
David, saw your bj sidetone generator on the yahoo group. Interested in any info you can share. My kit is on the way. John ad0ka

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David Martin - NA1MH - Mountain Home, Ar. -----------------------------------------


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David Martin - NA1MH - Mountain Home, Ar. -----------------------------------------


Re: My first contact using 49er & EZ keyer [1 Attachment]

WA0ITP
 

Way to go Dave!  Glad to see you're having fun on the air.
72 WAØITP
I love this radio stuff.
www.wa0itp.com
www.4sqrp.com
On 1/21/2017 11:40 AM, royiparker@... [4sqrp] wrote:

 
Connected with KS0X in northern Iowa. 
NorCal 49er from about 10 years ago, my own circuit board& enclosure.
New EZ Keyer III, just built.
Using NorCal paddles built a few years ago.



My first contact using 49er & EZ keyer

Roy Parker
 

Connected with KS0X in northern Iowa. 
NorCal 49er from about 10 years ago, my own circuit board& enclosure.
New EZ Keyer III, just built.
Using NorCal paddles built a few years ago.


Re: Short QSO

Johnny AC0BQ
 

Good Job guys!!
72
Johnny 

On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 4:48 PM David Martin davemrtn@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
























































HEY LARRY !



You are my first official QSO using the Bayou Jumper.



We were doing good at the very first, then band fade took you

out.



Anyway, Thanks for my first Bayou Jumper QSO (on 7122 "KC").



"KC" is the more appropriate designation for the Paraset era !







--


David Martin - NA1MH

- Mountain Home, Ar.

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Short QSO

davemrtn
 

HEY LARRY !

You are my first official QSO using the Bayou Jumper.

We were doing good at the very first, then band fade took you out.

Anyway, Thanks for my first Bayou Jumper QSO (on 7122 "KC").

"KC" is the more appropriate designation for the Paraset era !


--
David Martin - NA1MH - Mountain Home, Ar. -----------------------------------------


Re: Bayou Jumper Important News

Paul Smith
 

Very good story Dave,

I my Toodles 46 years ago about now and her folks ALWAYS treated me like I was their own.... In a few months we will celebrate 45 years and she say she still likes me..... wow de Paul N0NBD


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From: 4sqrp@... <4sqrp@...> on behalf of David Wilcox djwilcox01@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...>
Sent: Friday, January 20, 2017 2:17 PM
To: 4sqrp@...; CStratton
Subject: Re: [4sqrp] Re: Bayou Jumper Important News
 
 

I will remind my wife of that. Actually, this is one of those times when neither one of us had much to say about it.  She was a nurse at the hospital and on the first day she decided she didn't like me.  But, she was game for a free dinner at a nice restaurant and a movie, besides her girlfriends would have lined up to take her place if it were available, so she couldn't say no.  Her mother and I hit it off right away and her mother drove off the other few guys that were beating a path to their door.  Her brother was a doctor, sister a nurse and they liked me.  And I had to marry her to get her parents.  They were salt of the earth kind of folks, well known and respected in the community, and adopted me on the first date.  Her dad was the dad I had lost due to death at age 15 and we hunted and fished together.  She didn't have a chance to say no!  It's been good for 44 years.  Besides, everything is in her name.  Who would want me? 

Dave K8WPE

On Jan 20, 2017, at 8:14 AM, CStratton groups@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

There are known to be doctors that play ham radio instead of golf. Marrying a doctor might not have been a good solution!

Chip
AE5KA

On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 7:54 PM, David Wilcox djwilcox01@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

When I bought the case at Hobby Lobby all my wife of 44 years did was roll her eyes...... How humiliating for such a respectable hobby.  She still wishes some times she had married a doctor who played  golf and drove a sports car.  What did she get.  One who drives a 30 year old VW camper van and has a hobby that goes beep, beep, beep in the night.

Dave K8WPE

On Jan 19, 2017, at 3:16 PM, Bob Groh bob.groh@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

DONE!! One on order as of this minute.  Looking forward to my new 'challenge' (what my wife would call a 'toy' but, hey, whose arguing).

73
Bob Groh, WA2CKY



Re: Bayou Jumper Important News

Richard Dickerson
 

Based on NBME board scores dermatologists and ophthalmologist are top and psychiatrists are on the bottom

Richard WF2F

Sent from my iPhone

On Jan 20, 2017, at 13:39, RWeeks neotoxo54@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

Say what you will about proctologist...
But...keep in mind...They are well paid for dealing with ####### everyday... 😜

SENT FROM MY IPAD MINI
Rocky Weeks, AF5AF
East Arkansas Fur Takers, FTA Chap 29B
Arkansas Trappers Assoc.
South Western Arkansas Fur Takers, FTA Chap 29A

On Jan 20, 2017, at 10:15, Wayne Dillon wayne.dillon@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

See, Ham radio does have it's down side...
Wayne - NQ0RP

On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 9:57 AM, David Wilcox djwilcox01@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

Chas,

You are down on my level....... I started out as a General Practitioner but many of the clan felt it didn't have enough prestige..... So they invented "Family Medicine" and I got certified in that along with "Correctional Medicine" (otherwise known as jail doc...... Just a good old GP serving a captive patient group.  Had a lot of fun. Never really worked a day in my life, and made a lot of friends in the process.

Ham Radio helped keep me sane and kept me away from bars and wild women.  

Dave K8WPE


http://www.ozarkcon.com/stone_castle/stone_castle.htm
On Jan 20, 2017, at 9:34 AM, Charles Powell doctorcwp@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

Guilty as charged.  But then I’m not a neurosurgeon, only a pediatrician. (Bottom of the food chain!)  And my wife glazes over when I mention Ham Radio, and says, “Yes dear…"


72,

Chas - NK8O

On Jan 20, 2017, at 8:17 AM, David Wilcox djwilcox01@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:


I will remind my wife of that. Actually, this is one of those times when neither one of us had much to say about it.  She was a nurse at the hospital and on the first day she decided she didn't like me.  But, she was game for a free dinner at a nice restaurant and a movie, besides her girlfriends would have lined up to take her place if it were available, so she couldn't say no.  Her mother and I hit it off right away and her mother drove off the other few guys that were beating a path to their door.  Her brother was a doctor, sister a nurse and they liked me.  And I had to marry her to get her parents.  They were salt of the earth kind of folks, well known and respected in the community, and adopted me on the first date.  Her dad was the dad I had lost due to death at age 15 and we hunted and fished together.  She didn't have a chance to say no!  It's been good for 44 years.  Besides, everything is in her name.  Who would want me? 

Dave K8WPE

On Jan 20, 2017, at 8:14 AM, CStratton groups@strattonfamily.us [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

There are known to be doctors that play ham radio instead of golf. Marrying a doctor might not have been a good solution!

Chip
AE5KA

On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 7:54 PM, David Wilcox djwilcox01@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

When I bought the case at Hobby Lobby all my wife of 44 years did was roll her eyes...... How humiliating for such a respectable hobby.  She still wishes some times she had married a doctor who played  golf and drove a sports car.  What did she get.  One who drives a 30 year old VW camper van and has a hobby that goes beep, beep, beep in the night.

Dave K8WPE

On Jan 19, 2017, at 3:16 PM, Bob Groh bob.groh@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

DONE!! One on order as of this minute.  Looking forward to my new 'challenge' (what my wife would call a 'toy' but, hey, whose arguing).

73
Bob Groh, WA2CKY









--
 
QRP -  EFFICIENCY AND SKILL, NOT POWER. 
 
I'm British by birth but American by CHOICE!

Jesus came to pay a debt He didn't owe because we owe a debt we cannot pay...

The Lord bless you and keep you
The Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious unto you
The Lord lift up his contenance upon you and give you peace.

God Bless from Wayne Dillon - NQ0RP

Joshua 24:14-15
2 Cor 5:17
1 Jn 2:17
 
Membership Chairman - 4SQRP Group
4SQRP 40m NCS
4SQRP #95
FISTS 17184
FPQRP #342 (Flying Pigs QRP Club)
G-QRP-11504
NAQCC # 0759
QRP-ARCI #11505
SKCC #1155T
SOC #848
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NEQRP #693
GORC #192
DMC (Digital Modes Club) # 06686
Zombie# 1186


Re: Bayou Jumper Important News

RWeeks <neotoxo54@...>
 

Say what you will about proctologist...
But...keep in mind...They are well paid for dealing with ####### everyday... 😜

SENT FROM MY IPAD MINI
Rocky Weeks, AF5AF
East Arkansas Fur Takers, FTA Chap 29B
Arkansas Trappers Assoc.
South Western Arkansas Fur Takers, FTA Chap 29A

On Jan 20, 2017, at 10:15, Wayne Dillon wayne.dillon@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

See, Ham radio does have it's down side...
Wayne - NQ0RP

On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 9:57 AM, David Wilcox djwilcox01@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

Chas,

You are down on my level....... I started out as a General Practitioner but many of the clan felt it didn't have enough prestige..... So they invented "Family Medicine" and I got certified in that along with "Correctional Medicine" (otherwise known as jail doc...... Just a good old GP serving a captive patient group.  Had a lot of fun. Never really worked a day in my life, and made a lot of friends in the process.

Ham Radio helped keep me sane and kept me away from bars and wild women.  

Dave K8WPE


http://www.ozarkcon.com/stone_castle/stone_castle.htm
On Jan 20, 2017, at 9:34 AM, Charles Powell doctorcwp@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

Guilty as charged.  But then I’m not a neurosurgeon, only a pediatrician. (Bottom of the food chain!)  And my wife glazes over when I mention Ham Radio, and says, “Yes dear…"


72,

Chas - NK8O

On Jan 20, 2017, at 8:17 AM, David Wilcox djwilcox01@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:


I will remind my wife of that. Actually, this is one of those times when neither one of us had much to say about it.  She was a nurse at the hospital and on the first day she decided she didn't like me.  But, she was game for a free dinner at a nice restaurant and a movie, besides her girlfriends would have lined up to take her place if it were available, so she couldn't say no.  Her mother and I hit it off right away and her mother drove off the other few guys that were beating a path to their door.  Her brother was a doctor, sister a nurse and they liked me.  And I had to marry her to get her parents.  They were salt of the earth kind of folks, well known and respected in the community, and adopted me on the first date.  Her dad was the dad I had lost due to death at age 15 and we hunted and fished together.  She didn't have a chance to say no!  It's been good for 44 years.  Besides, everything is in her name.  Who would want me? 

Dave K8WPE

On Jan 20, 2017, at 8:14 AM, CStratton groups@strattonfamily.us [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

There are known to be doctors that play ham radio instead of golf. Marrying a doctor might not have been a good solution!

Chip
AE5KA

On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 7:54 PM, David Wilcox djwilcox01@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

When I bought the case at Hobby Lobby all my wife of 44 years did was roll her eyes...... How humiliating for such a respectable hobby.  She still wishes some times she had married a doctor who played  golf and drove a sports car.  What did she get.  One who drives a 30 year old VW camper van and has a hobby that goes beep, beep, beep in the night.

Dave K8WPE

On Jan 19, 2017, at 3:16 PM, Bob Groh bob.groh@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

DONE!! One on order as of this minute.  Looking forward to my new 'challenge' (what my wife would call a 'toy' but, hey, whose arguing).

73
Bob Groh, WA2CKY









--
 
QRP -  EFFICIENCY AND SKILL, NOT POWER. 
 
I'm British by birth but American by CHOICE!

Jesus came to pay a debt He didn't owe because we owe a debt we cannot pay...

The Lord bless you and keep you
The Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious unto you
The Lord lift up his contenance upon you and give you peace.

God Bless from Wayne Dillon - NQ0RP

Joshua 24:14-15
2 Cor 5:17
1 Jn 2:17
 
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Re: Crystal spotting using the Crystal Across Antenna terminals method

Johnny AC0BQ
 

Gm Wayne
It works in my Tube Type Paraset Replica.
That's how I discovered the idea!
Thanks to the paraset reflector.
72
Johnny 

On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 9:54 AM Wayne Dillon wayne.dillon@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:


















































I have a question,
Does the "Crystal across the antenna terminals" method work for all (or most) regen receivers?
Thanks es God Bless de Wayne - NQ0RP

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Jesus came to pay a debt He didn't owe because we owe a debt we cannot pay...

The Lord bless you and keep you
The Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious unto you
The Lord lift up his contenance upon you and give you peace.

God Bless from Wayne Dillon - NQ0RP

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2 Cor 5:17
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Re: Bayou Jumper Important News

Wayne Dillon
 

See, Ham radio does have it's down side...
Wayne - NQ0RP

On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 9:57 AM, David Wilcox djwilcox01@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

Chas,

You are down on my level....... I started out as a General Practitioner but many of the clan felt it didn't have enough prestige..... So they invented "Family Medicine" and I got certified in that along with "Correctional Medicine" (otherwise known as jail doc...... Just a good old GP serving a captive patient group.  Had a lot of fun. Never really worked a day in my life, and made a lot of friends in the process.

Ham Radio helped keep me sane and kept me away from bars and wild women.  

Dave K8WPE


http://www.ozarkcon.com/stone_castle/stone_castle.htm
On Jan 20, 2017, at 9:34 AM, Charles Powell doctorcwp@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

Guilty as charged.  But then I’m not a neurosurgeon, only a pediatrician. (Bottom of the food chain!)  And my wife glazes over when I mention Ham Radio, and says, “Yes dear…"


72,

Chas - NK8O

On Jan 20, 2017, at 8:17 AM, David Wilcox djwilcox01@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:


I will remind my wife of that. Actually, this is one of those times when neither one of us had much to say about it.  She was a nurse at the hospital and on the first day she decided she didn't like me.  But, she was game for a free dinner at a nice restaurant and a movie, besides her girlfriends would have lined up to take her place if it were available, so she couldn't say no.  Her mother and I hit it off right away and her mother drove off the other few guys that were beating a path to their door.  Her brother was a doctor, sister a nurse and they liked me.  And I had to marry her to get her parents.  They were salt of the earth kind of folks, well known and respected in the community, and adopted me on the first date.  Her dad was the dad I had lost due to death at age 15 and we hunted and fished together.  She didn't have a chance to say no!  It's been good for 44 years.  Besides, everything is in her name.  Who would want me? 

Dave K8WPE

On Jan 20, 2017, at 8:14 AM, CStratton groups@strattonfamily.us [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

There are known to be doctors that play ham radio instead of golf. Marrying a doctor might not have been a good solution!

Chip
AE5KA

On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 7:54 PM, David Wilcox djwilcox01@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

When I bought the case at Hobby Lobby all my wife of 44 years did was roll her eyes...... How humiliating for such a respectable hobby.  She still wishes some times she had married a doctor who played  golf and drove a sports car.  What did she get.  One who drives a 30 year old VW camper van and has a hobby that goes beep, beep, beep in the night.

Dave K8WPE

On Jan 19, 2017, at 3:16 PM, Bob Groh bob.groh@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

DONE!! One on order as of this minute.  Looking forward to my new 'challenge' (what my wife would call a 'toy' but, hey, whose arguing).

73
Bob Groh, WA2CKY









--
 
QRP -  EFFICIENCY AND SKILL, NOT POWER. 
 
I'm British by birth but American by CHOICE!

Jesus came to pay a debt He didn't owe because we owe a debt we cannot pay...

The Lord bless you and keep you
The Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious unto you
The Lord lift up his contenance upon you and give you peace.

God Bless from Wayne Dillon - NQ0RP

Joshua 24:14-15
2 Cor 5:17
1 Jn 2:17
 
Membership Chairman - 4SQRP Group
4SQRP 40m NCS
4SQRP #95
FISTS 17184
FPQRP #342 (Flying Pigs QRP Club)
G-QRP-11504
NAQCC # 0759
QRP-ARCI #11505
SKCC #1155T
SOC #848
30MDG#1176
NEQRP #693
GORC #192
DMC (Digital Modes Club) # 06686
Zombie# 1186


Re: Bayou Jumper Important News

David Wilcox
 

That's a good one.  They do their work, get paid for it, and hope that everything comes out alright in the end.

Dave K8WPE

On Jan 20, 2017, at 10:51 AM, David Martin davemrtn@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

Bottom of the food chain ????   Really ?

And I always thought a Proctologist held that honor !!

NA1MH


On 1/20/2017 08:34, Charles Powell doctorcwp@... [4sqrp] wrote:
Bottom of the food chain!

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David Martin - NA1MH - Mountain Home, Ar. -----------------------------------------


Re: Bayou Jumper Important News

David Wilcox
 

Chas,

You are down on my level....... I started out as a General Practitioner but many of the clan felt it didn't have enough prestige..... So they invented "Family Medicine" and I got certified in that along with "Correctional Medicine" (otherwise known as jail doc...... Just a good old GP serving a captive patient group.  Had a lot of fun. Never really worked a day in my life, and made a lot of friends in the process.

Ham Radio helped keep me sane and kept me away from bars and wild women.  

Dave K8WPE


On Jan 20, 2017, at 9:34 AM, Charles Powell doctorcwp@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

Guilty as charged.  But then I’m not a neurosurgeon, only a pediatrician. (Bottom of the food chain!)  And my wife glazes over when I mention Ham Radio, and says, “Yes dear…"


72,

Chas - NK8O

On Jan 20, 2017, at 8:17 AM, David Wilcox djwilcox01@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:


I will remind my wife of that. Actually, this is one of those times when neither one of us had much to say about it.  She was a nurse at the hospital and on the first day she decided she didn't like me.  But, she was game for a free dinner at a nice restaurant and a movie, besides her girlfriends would have lined up to take her place if it were available, so she couldn't say no.  Her mother and I hit it off right away and her mother drove off the other few guys that were beating a path to their door.  Her brother was a doctor, sister a nurse and they liked me.  And I had to marry her to get her parents.  They were salt of the earth kind of folks, well known and respected in the community, and adopted me on the first date.  Her dad was the dad I had lost due to death at age 15 and we hunted and fished together.  She didn't have a chance to say no!  It's been good for 44 years.  Besides, everything is in her name.  Who would want me? 

Dave K8WPE

On Jan 20, 2017, at 8:14 AM, CStratton groups@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

There are known to be doctors that play ham radio instead of golf. Marrying a doctor might not have been a good solution!

Chip
AE5KA

On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 7:54 PM, David Wilcox djwilcox01@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

When I bought the case at Hobby Lobby all my wife of 44 years did was roll her eyes...... How humiliating for such a respectable hobby.  She still wishes some times she had married a doctor who played  golf and drove a sports car.  What did she get.  One who drives a 30 year old VW camper van and has a hobby that goes beep, beep, beep in the night.

Dave K8WPE

On Jan 19, 2017, at 3:16 PM, Bob Groh bob.groh@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

 

DONE!! One on order as of this minute.  Looking forward to my new 'challenge' (what my wife would call a 'toy' but, hey, whose arguing).

73
Bob Groh, WA2CKY







Re: Bayou Jumper Important News

davemrtn
 

Bottom of the food chain ????   Really ?

And I always thought a Proctologist held that honor !!

NA1MH


On 1/20/2017 08:34, Charles Powell doctorcwp@... [4sqrp] wrote:
Bottom of the food chain!

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David Martin - NA1MH - Mountain Home, Ar. -----------------------------------------

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