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Re: Need a vintage keyer?

WB9YZU
 

Paul, I still have that keyer you sold me.
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, Ron WB9YZU


Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets - Wed, 01/20/2021 20:00-21:00 #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets

When: Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 20:00 to 21:00, (GMT-06:00) America/Chicago

Where:40 and 80 Meters

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Organizer: jomatlock@...

Description: The 40 Meter Net will be at 8:00 pm central time  on 7.122 +-. QRM
NCS is WQ5RP/ACØBQ 

Wednesday evening 80 Meter CW Net. will be at  (8:30PM Central Time Wednesday). 



The 80 meter net will be called on 3.564 MHz +/- QRM.
Net control operator is Johnny ACØBQ 

* NEW *  Wednesday evening DMR Voice Net will be at (Thursday) 0300 UTC (9:00PM Central Time Wednesday/)
Four States QRP has a Brandmeister DMR Talk Group (TG31654). Join us to discuss QRP, ask questions, or just ragchew. The Wednesday net is a directed net  but any other time you may use the Talk Group to chat with other QRPers.
Net Control operator is Bert NØYJ.


Re: Ozarkcon 2021

Tom Sevart
 

Please disregard my last message, it wasn't meant for the group.

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St. Paul, KS

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Re: Ozarkcon 2021

Tom Sevart
 

Hi guys, sorry I haven't responded in a while but I've been pretty busy here.

I saw the announcement about having three judges choosing the winner of the wacky key contest. I was thinking for the homebrew contest it would be neat if we could set up a website with the pictures or videos of the different projects, and then have people vote for their favorites on that webpage. However, I have very little website or HTML programming ability so I wouldn't be able to set it up. Nor would I have an idea how to prevent fraudulent voting. So perhaps it might be a better idea to use the three judge method for the homebrew contest as well. After the contest is over and winners selected, then perhaps we could showcase all the different projects on a webpage, like on the Ozarkcon or 4SQRP website.

Just throwing around ideas here, nothing's set in stone.

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Finally !

John - KK4ITX
 

Just finally broke down and ordered my BJ,  I think it was the color that twisted my arm or perhaps the nostalgia surrounding the concept.  I really didn’t need another transmitter but this one is unique, has some power and may turn out to be a favorite for some QRP field work.

At my rate of project completions it should be ready for our summer trips to Minnesota and Maine....... wish me luck  !

John
KK4ITX 

Visit:  www.zaarc.org.   👁


Re: Need a vintage keyer?

Mike Sanders
 

Thanks Paul, I really was looking for an HK5 before your post. Hi Hi.  73, Mike K0AZ

On 1/19/2021 12:50 PM, Paul Goemans wrote:
Sorry sold already!
 
Paul Goemans WA9PWP
Stoughton, WI
 
From: Mike Sanders
Sent: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:43 PM
To: main@4SQRP.groups.io
Subject: Re: [4SQRP] Need a vintage keyer?
 
I am looking for an HK-5A. Glad to fix, clean up and pay shipping. Mike K0AZ


On 1/19/2021 11:45 AM, Paul Goemans wrote:
Hello gang,
  The EZkeyer III is great, but if you want a “vintage” electronic keyer for your “vintage” QRP rig, I have just what you need! It is a Ham Radio Center of St. Louis Ham-Key HK-5A. It came in a deal with some other items, and I don’t need it. Yours for the cost of shipping!
  It cleaned up very well and it works! BUT the internal C cell holder is corroded, and several back panel jacks are badly corroded. Besides being a great keyer, I think the real value is in the Ten Tec case and the Curtis 8044 keyer IC inside!
  Contact me directly, for a picture.
  
Paul Goemans WA9PWP
Stoughton, WI


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Re: Need a vintage keyer?

Paul Goemans
 

Sorry sold already!
 
Paul Goemans WA9PWP
Stoughton, WI
 

From: Mike Sanders
Sent: Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:43 PM
To: main@4SQRP.groups.io
Subject: Re: [4SQRP] Need a vintage keyer?
 
I am looking for an HK-5A. Glad to fix, clean up and pay shipping. Mike K0AZ


On 1/19/2021 11:45 AM, Paul Goemans wrote:
Hello gang,
  The EZkeyer III is great, but if you want a “vintage” electronic keyer for your “vintage” QRP rig, I have just what you need! It is a Ham Radio Center of St. Louis Ham-Key HK-5A. It came in a deal with some other items, and I don’t need it. Yours for the cost of shipping!
  It cleaned up very well and it works! BUT the internal C cell holder is corroded, and several back panel jacks are badly corroded. Besides being a great keyer, I think the real value is in the Ten Tec case and the Curtis 8044 keyer IC inside!
  Contact me directly, for a picture.
  
Paul Goemans WA9PWP
Stoughton, WI


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Re: Need a vintage keyer?

Mike Sanders
 

I am looking for an HK-5A. Glad to fix, clean up and pay shipping. Mike K0AZ


On 1/19/2021 11:45 AM, Paul Goemans wrote:
Hello gang,
  The EZkeyer III is great, but if you want a “vintage” electronic keyer for your “vintage” QRP rig, I have just what you need! It is a Ham Radio Center of St. Louis Ham-Key HK-5A. It came in a deal with some other items, and I don’t need it. Yours for the cost of shipping!
  It cleaned up very well and it works! BUT the internal C cell holder is corroded, and several back panel jacks are badly corroded. Besides being a great keyer, I think the real value is in the Ten Tec case and the Curtis 8044 keyer IC inside!
  Contact me directly, for a picture.
  
Paul Goemans WA9PWP
Stoughton, WI


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Need a vintage keyer?

Paul Goemans
 

Hello gang,
  The EZkeyer III is great, but if you want a “vintage” electronic keyer for your “vintage” QRP rig, I have just what you need! It is a Ham Radio Center of St. Louis Ham-Key HK-5A. It came in a deal with some other items, and I don’t need it. Yours for the cost of shipping!
  It cleaned up very well and it works! BUT the internal C cell holder is corroded, and several back panel jacks are badly corroded. Besides being a great keyer, I think the real value is in the Ten Tec case and the Curtis 8044 keyer IC inside!
  Contact me directly, for a picture.
  
Paul Goemans WA9PWP
Stoughton, WI


Re: Middle or End

keith ford
 

Remove the period at the end, or google tn07.com 


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On Monday, January 18, 2021, 20:55, D. Daniel McGlothin KB3MUN <kb3mun@...> wrote:

use https://tn07.com/stealth-antennas

73 de Daniel KB3MUN
On 1/15/2021 20:00, AG1P Ron wrote:

The link doesn’t work

 

From: main@4SQRP.groups.io [mailto:main@4SQRP.groups.io] On Behalf Of n4mj via groups.io
Sent: Friday, January 15, 2021 4:32 PM
To: main@4SQRP.groups.io
Subject: Re: [4SQRP] Middle or End

 

FWIW see www.tn07engineering.com. Stealth antennas

 

On Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 18:14, Curt via groups.io

<wb8yyy@...> wrote:

Doc

Either will radiate about the same, so it may came down to which is easier to install. The feedpoint of either antenna should be clear of nearby conductive objects of appreciable size.

Advantage of end fed half wave is usefulness on even harmonics.

Best hope you can install something that radiates, be careful if you encounter electrical wires up there as you install.

Curt wb8yyy


Re: Middle or End

D. Daniel McGlothin KB3MUN
 

use https://tn07.com/stealth-antennas

73 de Daniel KB3MUN
On 1/15/2021 20:00, AG1P Ron wrote:

The link doesn’t work

 

From: main@4SQRP.groups.io [mailto:main@4SQRP.groups.io] On Behalf Of n4mj via groups.io
Sent: Friday, January 15, 2021 4:32 PM
To: main@4SQRP.groups.io
Subject: Re: [4SQRP] Middle or End

 

FWIW see www.tn07engineering.com. Stealth antennas

 

On Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 18:14, Curt via groups.io

<wb8yyy@...> wrote:

Doc

Either will radiate about the same, so it may came down to which is easier to install. The feedpoint of either antenna should be clear of nearby conductive objects of appreciable size.

Advantage of end fed half wave is usefulness on even harmonics.

Best hope you can install something that radiates, be careful if you encounter electrical wires up there as you install.

Curt wb8yyy


Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets - Wed, 01/20/2021 20:00-21:00 #cal-reminder

main@4SQRP.groups.io Calendar <main@...>
 

Reminder: Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets

When: Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 20:00 to 21:00, (GMT-06:00) America/Chicago

Where:40 and 80 Meters

View Event

Organizer: jomatlock@...

Description: The 40 Meter Net will be at 8:00 pm central time  on 7.122 +-. QRM
NCS is WQ5RP/ACØBQ 

Wednesday evening 80 Meter CW Net. will be at  (8:30PM Central Time Wednesday). 



The 80 meter net will be called on 3.564 MHz +/- QRM.
Net control operator is Johnny ACØBQ 

* NEW *  Wednesday evening DMR Voice Net will be at (Thursday) 0300 UTC (9:00PM Central Time Wednesday/)
Four States QRP has a Brandmeister DMR Talk Group (TG31654). Join us to discuss QRP, ask questions, or just ragchew. The Wednesday net is a directed net  but any other time you may use the Talk Group to chat with other QRPers.
Net Control operator is Bert NØYJ.


Re: [ADV] [4SQRP] Before the Bayou Jumper transceiver there was Le Sauteur de Bayou Receiver

Jim, N5IB
 


Wacky Keys for Ozarkcon

Walter - K5EST
 

2021 Ozarkcon being virtual still allows for the famous Wacky Key Contest.

Entering will be pretty easy, we will have an email address to send a picture and a short video showing the "creation" actually works.

There are only two contest rules:

1.You can't use any parts from a "real" key.  
2.

You must demonstrate the key or paddle by sending some CW on video. 15 seconds is good.

Three judges determine the winner. 1st prize is a portable paddle made by N0SA. It's a treasure!

So please start your Wacky key projects and closer to Ozarkcon time we can open up the email address for entry.

73,

Walter Dufrain - K5EST - QRPcw
https://www.qrz.com/db/k5est
   


Re: [ADV] [4SQRP] Before the Bayou Jumper transceiver there was Le Sauteur de Bayou Receiver

John Evans
 

It was at least a bare board kit.  If you go to the BayouRegen group on groups.io you'll find info on the project.

73 - John - n0hj

On Mon, Jan 18, 2021, 08:46 jrdock@... <jrdock@...> wrote:
Now there’s an idea for a 4SQRP kit !!!


Pro

Jack R. Dock ... How about we give GOD a reason to continue blessing America?  In defense of America I pledge my life, my fortune and my sacred honor.
War does not determine who is right, only who is left.
"A veteran is someone who at one point in their life, wrote a blank check made payable to The United States of America for any amount, up to and including their lives.
                            Many of life's failures are people who
                            did not realize how close they were to
                            success when they gave up.
                                          Thomas A. Edison


On Jan 17, 2021, at 11:16 AM, John Evans <john.evans.n0hj@...> wrote:

FYI,

  I still have a bare board for this receiver and may build it soon.

73 - john - n0hj







<Bayou Regen.JPG>


Re: [ADV] [4SQRP] Before the Bayou Jumper transceiver there was Le Sauteur de Bayou Receiver

jrdock@ckt.net
 

Now there’s an idea for a 4SQRP kit !!!


Pro

Jack R. Dock ... How about we give GOD a reason to continue blessing America?  In defense of America I pledge my life, my fortune and my sacred honor.
War does not determine who is right, only who is left.
"A veteran is someone who at one point in their life, wrote a blank check made payable to The United States of America for any amount, up to and including their lives.
                            Many of life's failures are people who
                            did not realize how close they were to
                            success when they gave up.
                                          Thomas A. Edison


On Jan 17, 2021, at 11:16 AM, John Evans <john.evans.n0hj@...> wrote:

FYI,

  I still have a bare board for this receiver and may build it soon.

73 - john - n0hj







<Bayou Regen.JPG>


Re: Need help with software for Modular 40 meter CW transceiver from Aug 2016 QST

WB9YZU
 

Richard, I just took a look at your code; WOW! Well Commented!!
I'll have to spend a bit on Google to figure out how you stitched that all together :)

I put my rig together in '15, but converted it to VFO in 2019 as a learning project.
The programming is pretty basic; VFO, frequency step (10K, 1K, 100hz) ,and the Arduino monitors the straight key which keys the Fourty-9er,

--
, Ron WB9YZU


Before the Bayou Jumper transceiver there was Le Sauteur de Bayou Receiver

John Evans
 

FYI,

  I still have a bare board for this receiver and may build it soon.

73 - john - n0hj


Re: Need help with software for Modular 40 meter CW transceiver from Aug 2016 QST

Richard Dodd
 

Dave,
 
I'm so glad you got yours working.  That was such a fun project.  

I think there is a bug in the version on github.  Sometimes the voltage displayed doesn't refresh when coming out of the menus.

It happens if you have a really stable supply.  It only updates when the voltage changes so it just never updates.

I think it was a pretty simple fix.  If you experience that, I can find the fix in my code and relay it to you.

73,

Richard


Re: Need help with software for Modular 40 meter CW transceiver from Aug 2016 QST

David Kukulka, AB9BZ
 

Thanks for posting this Richard, you've re sparked my interest in your rendition of the 49er vfo project.
I really like your code layout and the features that you added. I was able to tinker with your project
and got it to compile using the Arduino 1.8.12 IDE on ubuntu Linux. I then noticed some quirky
behavior and have added the code changes that you specified in the pdf. I was also a little puzzled
by the arduino output 13 keying the rig with +5V and decided that this output would drive an
opto-isolater that would key the rig. I made a call and was quickly picked up on RBN.
Now I'm working on reducing the BCI.

Thanks for putting your code out there for an interesting project.
73

Dave ab9bz

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