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Re: FS: Original (White Panel) Bayou Jumper with extras. [2 Attachments]

Jim Sheldon
 

The Bayou Jumper has been spoken for, pending arrival of funds.

W0EB

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Sent: 6/9/2017 3:28:48 PM
Subject: [4sqrp] FS: Original (White Panel) Bayou Jumper with extras. [2
Attachments]

Anyone been wanting a Bayou Jumper but didn't think they could build
the kit? I have for sale, my original (White Panel) Bayou Jumper with
a few extras. It has a proven track record and earned me Agent# 006 in
the super secret agent serial number competition with a verified QSO of
over 1000 KM (actually over 1000 miles.) The QSO was from Park City to
AF4K (Bry Carling), Sanford, FL, a distance of 1113.3 miles or 1791.6
KM according to the QRZ website. Had over 30 QSO's with this one and
the latest was on May 22, with AA2VG/4, Peter Delucca, who was using
his Bayou Jumper while on vacation on Fripp Island, SC. I don't have
exact mileage figures on that one, but it was over 1000 miles.


FS: Original (White Panel) Bayou Jumper with extras.

Jim Sheldon
 

Anyone been wanting a Bayou Jumper but didn't think they could build the
kit? I have for sale, my original (White Panel) Bayou Jumper with a few
extras. It has a proven track record and earned me Agent# 006 in the
super secret agent serial number competition with a verified QSO of over
1000 KM (actually over 1000 miles.) The QSO was from Park City to AF4K
(Bry Carling), Sanford, FL, a distance of 1113.3 miles or 1791.6 KM
according to the QRZ website. Had over 30 QSO's with this one and the
latest was on May 22, with AA2VG/4, Peter Delucca, who was using his
Bayou Jumper while on vacation on Fripp Island, SC. I don't have exact
mileage figures on that one, but it was over 1000 miles.

The extras are - a perfectly working Beta version of the Dave Martin
(NA1MH) Soup'er Up'er board, the production kit of which just went live
on the 4SQRP.com website. This doesn't just soup up the BJ, it makes a
pretty "super" radio out of it. See the 4SQRP.com website for details
on that one. Also included will be a QRP Guys absorption SWR indicator
(similar to the one in the 4S Tuner except this uses only 1 LED) and
it's installed in a finished "small" Hobby Lobby wood box that has a
crystal holder in the lid. Included will be the two original crystals
for 7.030 and 7.122 MHz but these have been installed in FT-243 crystal
holders. I have also installed a Bourns "Knob Pot" 10 turn tuning pot that has a digital turns counter built in. Between the 10 turn pot and
the Soup'er Up'er's fine tuning control, tuning in signals is really
easy and the sharp (200Hz) audio filter, it makes the radio really
pleasant to operate. The only drawback is the built in hand key --
using an external key is a much better idea but if you are going to use
a keyer with it, make sure you either build an external high current
keying adapter or use a keyer that has relay output. The BJ draws the
better part of an amp through the key jack during transmit and most
solid state keyers today can't handle that much current. The schematic
of an easily built and inexpensive adapter will be included as will
printed copies of the actual manuals I used to build the BJ and to build
& install the Soup'er Up'er board as well as the build sheets on the QRP
Guys SWR indicator.

Tech specs on this radio are as follows:
Frequency Range 6.995-7.143 MHz
Receiver Sensitivity (measured) -122 dBm (.178 microvolt for a signal
strong enough to copy if there isn't too much atmospheric noise)
Transmitter power output (Measured) 4.70 watts with a supply voltage of
11.9 volts (My 9 amp hour battery hasn't been charged in weeks).
With a fresh battery (measured 12.92 volts) output was 5.01 watts into a
50 ohm dummy load.

Those are the details - see attached pictures -- now for the bad? news -
I'm asking $145 for the entire package and that includes shipping
anywhere in the United State. I'd rather not ship it overseas due to
the hassles I have run into with Customs and the extremely high price of
overseas package shipping.

I'll take PayPal (add 3 percent or send it "Friends & Family) preferred
but will take a USPS money order if you prefer not to use PayPal.

Anyone interested or needing to ask questions please contact me off the
list - w0eb@cox.net First "I'll take it" (by date/time on the email)
gets right of first refusal. Once a deal is made, I ship same day the
funds are received unless that happens to be via PayPal on a Sunday,
holiday or during non-business hours at the Post Office.

Jim Sheldon, W0EB
2029 East Evanston St
Park City, KS 67219


Four State QRP newest kit release

Walter - K5EST
 

Hello Everyone, the newest kit from 4SQRP is the addition of the add-on accessory board for the Bayou Jumper, called the "Souper Up'per".

The new kit adds a sidetone for transmitting, receiver fine tuning, and the Hi-Per-Mite CW Filter - all on one board for the Bayou Jumper. It is designed by Dave - NA1MH which put many hours in getting the most for your money in an accessory for the Bayou Jumper.

The Soup'er Up'per mounts on the bottom of the Bayou Jumper's circuit board and does not require cutting any traces, and does not require an enclosure. Labels for the front panel of the Bayou Jumper are included.

Just like our other kits, there is a builder's forum listed at the top of the kit page to let builders have access to the questions and answers from other builders.

Please see the webpage for more information and the great price.


Thank you for supporting the kits from 4SQRP which support Ozarkcon, the premiere QRP Conference of the Mid-west.....coming to you April 6-7, 2018 at Branson, Missouri.

72/73....Walter - K5EST


EMP?

Dan Reynolds
 

OK, I know this is a crazy topic. Just wondering - would a .50 cal metal ammo box protect a rig from an EMP blast? No, I'm not becoming a "prepper" but I am curious. 


I was always under the impression you needed special metal to protect from that. Like guys using diecast zinc type boxes for sensitive RF measuring equipment...


This article is rather 'open' on what you can use. I would've never imagined a static bag could prevent damage from an EMP... goodness knows I have a few static bags!

http://www.thesurvivalistblog.net/build-your-own-faraday-cage-heres-how/


I was just thinking - why not put the KX3 in an ammo box when I'm not using it? 


Dan -- KB9JLO

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Best Bayou Jumper battery?

cpa599@...
 

What's the best, most economical battery for the Bayou Jumper?

I'm looking for 13.8V - 14.5V, relatively small size and at least 3-4 AH.


Re: A new Cricket comes to life

Charles W. Powell
 

In experimenting with my Cricket, I found that the sidetone chirp is highly dependent on the impedance of the headphones.  With one pair I got wide whoop, with another there was no sidetone at all, and with a pair of earbuds, there was only a tiny variation in the sidetone pitch.  

No takers yet with an extended CQ, but I did monitor with my KX3 (antenna disconnected) and the Cricket puts out a very clean, stable note. 

72,

Charles NK8O


On Jun 7, 2017, at 4:51 PM, Charles Powell <doctorcwp@...> wrote:

I’m pretty sure the contacts are clean.  Might be a voltage issue with the 9V battery too - I had to liberate it from another device.  SWR shouldn’t be a problem into a 50 ohm dummy load.

72,

Charles NK8O


On Jun 7, 2017, at 4:29 PM, Jim Sheldon w0eb@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:


Make sure you're transmitting into a low SWR too, that sometimes will cause the ST to go berserk.

Jim, W0EB

On Jun 7, 2017, at 3:55 PM, 'dekle' dekle@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:


Try cleaning the key contacts.
 
 
Bill
KV6Z
 
 
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2017 3:02 PM
Subject: [4sqrp] A new Cricket comes to life

 

Preliminary tests show that my cricket, now assembled and ready to go on the air, is working as advertised. One thing (a question): despite having a nice, steady note on transmit, it is typical for the sidetone to chirp like a poorly regulated, underpowered tube type transmitter oscillator? Perhaps the genesis of “Cricket.?” Well, whoop-whoop, I will try it on the air soon enough.

72,

Charles - NK8O


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FOX: FOXHUNT APPS

Dale Putnam
 

The 2017 Summer 20M QRP Fox Hunt will start on Thursday, June 29th. Everyone is welcome to participate, and we can still use a few more qualified Foxes.

 

Each  Thursday there will be two Foxes available-- catch them if you can. It's easy (sometimes) and fun (always) and great training for busting a DX pileup and or handling one if you are the Fox. The Hunts start at 0100Z and run for an hour and a half. All the details can be found at http://www.qrpfoxhunt.org Check out the rules, and bookmark the home page because that's your gateway to the schedule and the results as the season progresses. It's also where you can complete a brief application form if you would like to be a Fox this summer.

The QRP Fox Hunts are also at home on Yahoo Groups at https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/qfox -- that's the main venue for Fox announcements and general chit-chat about the hunts.


The QRP Fox Hunts are also on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1031886986876886/ or search for QRP Fox Hunt. Both groups are public, so come on in and join us!




Have a great day,
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Re: A new Cricket comes to life

Tom Sevart
 

On 06/07/17 16:51, Charles Powell doctorcwp@yahoo.com [4sqrp] wrote:

What I did was flatten out the head of the knob/contact screw with my Dremel tool so that it made a bit flatter connection to the PC board and now doesn't chirp as much.

--
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St. Paul, KS


Re: A new Cricket comes to life

Charles W. Powell
 

I’m pretty sure the contacts are clean.  Might be a voltage issue with the 9V battery too - I had to liberate it from another device.  SWR shouldn’t be a problem into a 50 ohm dummy load.

72,

Charles NK8O


On Jun 7, 2017, at 4:29 PM, Jim Sheldon w0eb@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:


Make sure you're transmitting into a low SWR too, that sometimes will cause the ST to go berserk.

Jim, W0EB

On Jun 7, 2017, at 3:55 PM, 'dekle' dekle@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:


Try cleaning the key contacts.
 
 
Bill
KV6Z
 
 
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2017 3:02 PM
Subject: [4sqrp] A new Cricket comes to life

 

Preliminary tests show that my cricket, now assembled and ready to go on the air, is working as advertised. One thing (a question): despite having a nice, steady note on transmit, it is typical for the sidetone to chirp like a poorly regulated, underpowered tube type transmitter oscillator? Perhaps the genesis of “Cricket.?” Well, whoop-whoop, I will try it on the air soon enough.

72,

Charles - NK8O


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Re: A new Cricket comes to life

Jim Sheldon
 

Make sure you're transmitting into a low SWR too, that sometimes will cause the ST to go berserk.

Jim, W0EB

On Jun 7, 2017, at 3:55 PM, 'dekle' dekle@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:


Try cleaning the key contacts.
 
 
Bill
KV6Z
 
 
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2017 3:02 PM
Subject: [4sqrp] A new Cricket comes to life

 

Preliminary tests show that my cricket, now assembled and ready to go on the air, is working as advertised. One thing (a question): despite having a nice, steady note on transmit, it is typical for the sidetone to chirp like a poorly regulated, underpowered tube type transmitter oscillator? Perhaps the genesis of “Cricket.?” Well, whoop-whoop, I will try it on the air soon enough.

72,

Charles - NK8O


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Re: A new Cricket comes to life

dekle <dekle@...>
 


Try cleaning the key contacts.
 
 
Bill
KV6Z
 
 

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2017 3:02 PM
Subject: [4sqrp] A new Cricket comes to life

 

Preliminary tests show that my cricket, now assembled and ready to go on the air, is working as advertised. One thing (a question): despite having a nice, steady note on transmit, it is typical for the sidetone to chirp like a poorly regulated, underpowered tube type transmitter oscillator? Perhaps the genesis of “Cricket.?” Well, whoop-whoop, I will try it on the air soon enough.

72,

Charles - NK8O


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SSS is this Sunday

John Lonigro
 

Get your commercial rig, Bayou Jumper, Cricket, and maybe hook up your Az SQRPION paddles or a bug and join in the fun Sunday night from 7:00-9:00 PM CDT. Keep a can of Raid handy in case these little critters get out of hand (hi). Full details can be found on the 4SQRP.COM website under "4SQRP on air activities". To report your score, go to qrpcontest.com and click on the 4SQRP section.

I hope to send one more reminder later this week.

72,

John, AA0VE
4SQRP Contest Coordinator


A new Cricket comes to life

Charles W. Powell
 

Preliminary tests show that my cricket, now assembled and ready to go on the air, is working as advertised. One thing (a question): despite having a nice, steady note on transmit, it is typical for the sidetone to chirp like a poorly regulated, underpowered tube type transmitter oscillator? Perhaps the genesis of “Cricket.?” Well, whoop-whoop, I will try it on the air soon enough.

72,

Charles - NK8O


No 40m net from me this evening

Wayne Dillon
 

I will be unavailable for NCS duties this evening, if someone else would like to call it please feel free.
Blessings
Wayne - NQ0RP

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Re: Obituary(s) To A Filter Cap And A 6X4 Rectifier Tube

Steve Ireland <vk6vz@...>
 

Hello Sam
 
Thanks for the great reply. Well, I am a 62-year old teenager doing exactly the same thing as you. 
 
Got my ham ticket back in 1971 at the age of 15 when Drake 2Bs were just about the coolest radio you could buy if you liked CW, but were way beyond my price range.  My entire station back then – an HRO MX and 10W CW transmitter using a Geloso VFO – cost 20 UK pounds and was paid for by my newspaper delivery round.
 
In recent years I’ve restored a Drake R-4A and the 2B (although I did a couple of C-lines and a B-line about 10 years ago) and so far have been lucky with the Chinese electrolytics purchased online or from a local hobby shop called Jaycar.  However, your idea about always using a sensibly rated fuse in the transformer primary is a good one and made me think that perhaps I am beginning to push my luck. Putting in a fuse in the old radios where there is always room is pretty easy too. 
 
I’ve also been working on a very early Drake TR-7 and fused the line between 12V supply and this radio without even thinking. Thinking about it (thanks to your nice piece of writing), there is more of a need to fuse an older radio like the 2B using valves and large electrolytics than there probably is the TR-7!
 
I shall severely admonish myself and start putting sensibly-rated fuses in any old valve radios I resurrect that don’t have them.
 
Vy 73 
 
Steve, VK6VZ
 

Sent: Monday, June 05, 2017 10:47 PM
Subject: Re: [4sqrp] Obituary(s) To A Filter Cap And A 6X4 Rectifier Tube
 
 

Hello Steve,

Thanks for the condolences. The replacement filter cap is working well at
about 75VDC below it's maximum rating. the replacement is running cool being
in the transmit mode all the time - or off. I will check ir again (
temperature ) before putting it back on the operating position. Right now it
is still on a workbench.

I buy in bulk a flea=markets and install one in every rig when I first put it
on the air. I try to fuse it just above the " blowing " point, installed in
one of the 110 VAC primary power leads going to the power transformer.

the fuse holder that permanently mounts on the chassis, with a little cap you
unscrew to replace the bad fuse if the type I like to use. Quick and easy and
you don't have to take the cabinet/cover off to get to the spent fuse.

On some of the older transmitters like the classic Heath-Kits - AT-1 and DX-20
have thicker steel chassis and then it is easier to mount a " one bolt holds
it in place ", but it makes replacing the fuse more difficult.

Steve, basically I am a 75 year old teen-ager re-living my mis-spent youth
buying these 60 + year old radios I couldn't afford when I was a kid and using
them today.

I also have other radios running full time, a pair of Iom 756PROIIs and an
Icom 765PROIII I just bought from the estate of my lifelong friend which
reminds me I need to " thin our the herd somewhat here.

At Christmas time, one of the big market items are fruit cakes - and their
main good point are the cans they come in, which I use to store parts/wire/and
fuses in. I got tired if buying expensive fuses one at a time, and started
buying assortments in bulk at flea-markets, and now I have a fruit-cake can
full of almost every possible fuse I might need.

Sorry for the long outpouring on this subject. It is raining cats and dogs
here in east Texas rifght now and I am trapped in my detached shack - not a
bad way to send the day.

Keep the operating Voltages well below the ratings stamped on them!

73,

Sam Neal N5AF
Celebrating 60 Years In Amateur Radio

And the filter cap is still running cool to the touch.

------ Original Message ------
Received: Mon, 05 Jun 2017 04:01:23 AM CDT
From: "'Steve Ireland' vk6vz@... [4sqrp]" <4sqrp@...>
To: "Sam Neal" , <4sqrp@...>
Subject: Re: [4sqrp] Obituary(s) To A Filter Cap And A 6X4 Rectifier Tube

G’day Sam

Your email made me laugh aloud – although not at the tragedy of course.

I may be laughing on the other side of my face soon, having just replaced the
multiple capacitor-in-a-can in an old Drake 2-B with four Chinese 450V
electrolytics. The rectifier whose bumps they are smoothing out just happens
to be a JAN 6X4. Maybe I should think about a fuse?.. ;-)

Have a great day, mate.

Vy 73

Steve, VK6VZ

From: mailto:4sqrp@...
Sent: Sunday, May 28, 2017 4:13 AM
To: 4sqrp@... ; amecoac1@... ; GQRP@... ;
AQRP@... ; regenrx@... ; Robert Melton ; Sam Neal
Subject: [4sqrp] Obituary(s) To A Filter Cap And A 6X4 Rectifier Tube

Hello,

I sadly report the passing of two QRP radio transmitter components.

( #1 ) Passing ( Suddenly! ) of a 22 mFd/450 Volts DC Filter capacitor.

Born approximately 2007 in China ( The People's Republic There-of )

Passed ( suddenly ) just before the 4 States QRP Group Net, 0130 Z - 7122 kHz
-
24 May, 2017 at 01:15:05Z

Born in People's Republic of China to operate continually at 450 VDC.
Passed suddenly and in a spectacular manor while operating at approximately
380 VDC

We also sadly report the associated passing of two 1 Ampere fuses and one 6X5
Tube.

__________________________________________________________

( #2 ) Suddenly, 01:15:06 Z one 6X5GT/G CHS/Jan rectifier tube.

6X5/GT/G/JAN/CHS served proudly during the World War 2 conflict assigned to
the United States Navy.
Two innocent 1 Ampere fuses lost their lives as a result of the above
incident.

Services will be This coming Wednesday by the P&H Garbage Pick-up Service
Company
Pall-bearers will be Cooter and Bubba.

Internment will be shortly there-afterwards at The Liberty County Texas
Landfill

=========================================================================================
=========================================================================================

This is the first failure I have had with these small sized fiter caps. I
suggest operating these imports will below heir rated Voltage limits. The
above components were in the built-in power supply of a clone-kit of an Ameco
AC-1, with a Ken-Rad 6V6 tube as a crystal oscillator.

The transmitter was not being used when the filter cap failed, just minding
it's own business, awaiting net time.

The current rush took the 6X5/G/GT with it, and it's rolling off the desk top
and playing Humpty Dumpty didn't help it any at all. So far, no problems with
the replacement 22 mFd. 450 VDC cap.

All kidding aside, have any of you had problems with these type capacitors,
operating well below their operating Voltage, failing? The value and Voltage
ratings are well marked, but no manufacturer's info is shown. I either bought
them in small lots off of E-Bay purchases, or the filter cap was supplied
with
the kit - I forget.

Due to failure with 50+ year old paper filter caps in older boat anchor rigs,
I routinely replace the filter caps and also add a fuse before ever
transmitting the first dot with them. I had hoped that operating well below
it's Voltage rating would help, but it didn't.

Any comments on similar incidents would be appreciated.

73,

Sam Neal N5AF

Celebrating 60 Years In Amateur Radio
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Re: Obituary(s) To A Filter Cap And A 6X4 Rectifier Tube

W0IIT
 

:-).  I wonder how many quotable quotes came out of the Sienfield(sp) series???  Or, maybe you were quoting the announcer at the Hindenburg tragedy?

cu es 72, Bart



On Jun 5, 2017, at 6:54 PM, Tom Sevart tmsevart@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

Oh the humanity!

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Re: Hello 4SQRP

Jeffrey Peters <k9jp.radio@...>
 

Do you have a local hardware store?  They should carry something that would work.

Double stick tape and any plastic material like the lid off a coffee can or some other food item.  The plastic would be easy to cut with sissors.

72,  jeff K9JP 

On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 8:49 AM Paul Smith psmith61@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

Tnx to all for the responses for stick on feet. I had not thought of the big box stores. Although the nearest Home Depot/Lowes/ect is 75 miles from here. Humboldt Ks is about 100 miles from any where. tnx de Paul N0NBD


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Subject: Re: [4sqrp] Hello 4SQRP
 

 



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Thanks for the responses good to see urprint. I think I have 4 located thanks de Paul N0NBD


On Mon, Jun 5, 2017 at 7:51 PM Paul Smith psmith61@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

I was glad to read the Cricket operators today. I was wondering if my email was broke. I guess it has been the summer doldrums although summer is not here yet. I have been pounding out SKCC contacts on 40 meters and my Blue Racer bug. It has been fun! 

I am in need of 4 stick on feet for a old MFJ tuner, The feet on it have melted/ rotted and are sticky. I found some feet on Amazon but I really dont want to order a hundred. If anyone has 4 and would sell them let me know. I can pay for them and postage.

Thanks

de Paul N0NBD

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Re: Hello 4SQRP

Paul Smith
 

Tnx to all for the responses for stick on feet. I had not thought of the big box stores. Although the nearest Home Depot/Lowes/ect is 75 miles from here. Humboldt Ks is about 100 miles from any where. tnx de Paul N0NBD


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Thanks for the responses good to see urprint. I think I have 4 located thanks de Paul N0NBD


On Mon, Jun 5, 2017 at 7:51 PM Paul Smith psmith61@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

I was glad to read the Cricket operators today. I was wondering if my email was broke. I guess it has been the summer doldrums although summer is not here yet. I have been pounding out SKCC contacts on 40 meters and my Blue Racer bug. It has been fun! 

I am in need of 4 stick on feet for a old MFJ tuner, The feet on it have melted/ rotted and are sticky. I found some feet on Amazon but I really dont want to order a hundred. If anyone has 4 and would sell them let me know. I can pay for them and postage.

Thanks

de Paul N0NBD

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Re: Hello 4SQRP

Jon Jesse
 

For future reference,I was at my local Home Depot last week and found that they have many stick on and screw type feet/pads.  They're in the aisle with the "furniture accessories".  I'd suppose that Lowes might have the same.
Jon WS1K


Re: Hello 4SQRP and SSS

Jim Sheldon
 

Funny, but I was thinking the same thing.  Probably saw that same movie last year sometime - LOL

On Jun 5, 2017, at 9:24 PM, 'John R. Lonigro' jonigro@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

Jim:

I saw a science fiction movie the other day about giant mutant insects.  I guess your Cricket qualifies - hi.

Everyone:

Don't forget the Second Sunday Sprint is this coming Sunday.  Besides checking out the normal frequencies, including the Bayou Jumper Frequency (7.122+/-), maybe you should check out the Cricket hangout as well.  Except for Jim's, you might be able to find some crickets under rocks (3.579MHz rocks).

I'll send another reminder or two (without the corny jokes) later in the week.

72,

John, AA0VE


On 06/05/2017 08:19 PM, Jim Sheldon w0eb@... [4sqrp] wrote:
 
Wanna get really weird? I think I have a very unique Cricket.  Right now it's the only frequency agile (VFO controlled), 25 watt Cricket (miniHFPA amplifier) in existence.  At least it'll be capable of 25 watts as soon as the 80 meter LPF module gets here for the amp.

Thanks to Terry WA0ITP for the VFO connection idea that worked.

Jim, W0EB

On Jun 5, 2017, at 8:00 PM, Johnny Matlock jomatlock@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:

Hello Paul
I think I have some in the stash.
I'll take a look.

Yep the reflector has been very quiet!!
Not much happening here, just work and 
Stuff.

72
Johnny 
On Mon, Jun 5, 2017 at 7:51 PM Paul Smith psmith61@... [4sqrp] <4sqrp@...> wrote:
 

I was glad to read the Cricket operators today. I was wondering if my email was broke. I guess it has been the summer doldrums although summer is not here yet. I have been pounding out SKCC contacts on 40 meters and my Blue Racer bug. It has been fun! 

I am in need of 4 stick on feet for a old MFJ tuner, The feet on it have melted/ rotted and are sticky. I found some feet on Amazon but I really dont want to order a hundred. If anyone has 4 and would sell them let me know. I can pay for them and postage.

Thanks

de Paul N0NBD

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