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SS at WC7S short time

Dale Putnam
 

Well.. ok.. maybe just a "Wha"... 

with 54Q 35 mults and a score of 3780... I know that isn't very much,...
compared to all the rest.. but in my defense, I was testing a new antenna, I only spent 1:40 on the air. 
made some adjustments Sunday, and tried it again... First try was Saturday evening.. not good.
Sunday after the changes.. oh yeah!
Had runs kof 69/hour over a 10 min period, with the new antenna... on 40 at 0140z after the changes.
Was fun... had a look ... at 10 but didn't stay long, 
The new antenna has a lot needed to be done to make it permanent, but the parts have arrived, and 
as soon as they are prepped, and the weather relents a bit... (35 - 45 mph) they'll go up. 
  This is a way too quick a test to evaluate much. But to draw a conclusion now.. I'm very encouraged.
And will proceed to construct the rest of it... 
I'm thinking it isn't for the faint of wire, tho... in my estimated "FINAL" design, it will require 1500ft of wire. 
This is the 160-10 version.. if you are interested in only 80 - 10, it can be shrunk a lot. 
More info to follow, after additional tests and contests are accomplished. More empirical evidence gathered.

Just had to share, hope I didn't bore anyone....


Have a great day,
 
 
--... ...-- Dale - WC7S in Wy
 
 


Re: 2N4416

George H. Gates
 

Tnx to everyone for the info. I now have a couple coming.  Geo/W2BPI



>>you wrote What would work in place of the 2N4416.  Tnx Geo/W2BPI


Re: For sale

Wayne Dillon
 

The WM2 is sold pending funds.
Thanks all
72/3 es God Bless de Wayne - KC0PMH

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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 - KC0PMH

Joshua 24:14-15
2 Cor 5:17
1 Jn 2:17
 

4 State QRP Group NCS - 40m & 160m
4SQRP #95
FPQRP #342 (Flying Pigs QRP Club)
G-QRP-C #11504
NAQCC # 0759
QRP-ARCI #11505
SKCC #1155C
SOC #848
30MDG#1176
NEQRP #693
GORC #192


For sale

Wayne Dillon
 

My Oak Hills Research WM2 QRP Wattmeter is now surplus to requirements so it's up for sale. I can't see a scratch or a mark on it any place so I'm going to say looks 10/10.  I will try and dig the book out but it's downloadable from the OHR website. $75.00 shipped anyplace in the lower 48. Paypal preferred.
72/3 es God Bless de wayne - KC0PMH

--
http://www.qsl.net/kc0pmh/   Under construction but please visit anyway.
 
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 - KC0PMH

Joshua 24:14-15
2 Cor 5:17
1 Jn 2:17
 

4 State QRP Group NCS - 40m & 160m
4SQRP #95
FPQRP #342 (Flying Pigs QRP Club)
G-QRP-C #11504
NAQCC # 0759
QRP-ARCI #11505
SKCC #1155C
SOC #848
30MDG#1176
NEQRP #693
GORC #192


Re: 2N4416

Chuck Carpenter
 

George,

The NTE452 is claimed to be and equivalent.  I have some MRF904s that are also claimed to be equivalent.

What would work in place of the 2N4416.  Tnx Geo/W2BPI





Chuck Carpenter, W5USJ
EM22cv, Rains Co. TX


2N4416

Phil Anderson
 


Hi Geo....

The 2n4416 listed in the Mouser catalog is a jfet but in a metal can. Perhaps the jfet in a TO-92 plastic pak, the 2n5484, would
be a substitute. I use the later all the time. Nice part for battery op'd units.

Unc Phil, W0XI
member 4sqrp

>>you wrote What would work in place of the 2N4416.  Tnx Geo/W2BPI


2N4416

George H. Gates
 

What would work in place of the 2N4416.  Tnx Geo/W2BPI


Re: CryptoLocker

Timothy-Allen Albertson <kd0oia@...>
 

it sees this is another reason to go linux

72/73 TIMOTHY-ALLEN ALBERTSON
KDOIA/(ex KG6IRH)



On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 9:50 AM, Phil Anderson <aldenmcduffie@...> wrote:
 

Yes Don. Good point on the internet security.

How about the outer-net or eldorly-net if you will :

Have any of you noticed an increase in the number of unsolicited "ad type"
calls on your land-line teletphones lately? That includes surveys and your
favorite congressman ....

I think the rate has increased over the last few months. I never thought
the
no call list helped much.

Thinking about designing a gadget that says "hello, enter my two digit-
pass number" on your phone and then my phone will ring," or something
like that.
If they don't get the number right, my phone never rings so I basically
didn't get the
call.

I don't want to buy a message recording device......

Have a super day, Unc Phil, W0XI



Re: CryptoLocker

Timothy-Allen Albertson <kd0oia@...>
 

any reported issues with this malware on linux or mac OS

72/73 TIMOTHY-ALLEN ALBERTSON
KDOIA/(ex KG6IRH)



On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 9:04 AM, Don AE5K <donj@...> wrote:
 

Hi,

In case you store stuff on your computer that is very important to you,
thought you might like to read this information as a caution:

< http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CryptoLocker >

The above article has some useful references at the bottom that might
give you more information too.

It seems quite horrible that a person would stoop so low to rob. And the
best way to avoid being a victim is to keep a backup on REMOVABLE media
(CD-R, DVD, external USB thumb or hard drive, etc.) which if still
writable is attached only during time of backups. Micro$oft in their
wisdom has aided and abetted in this robbery with later versions of Windows.

In addition, don't open email attachments unless you know the writer and
he/she describes the attachment.

Have a (computer) safe day,

Don AE5K



CryptoLocker

Phil Anderson
 

Yes Don. Good point on the internet security.

How about the outer-net or eldorly-net if you will :

Have any of you noticed an increase in the number of unsolicited "ad type"
calls on your land-line teletphones lately? That includes surveys and your
favorite congressman ....

I think the rate has increased over the last few months. I never thought the
no call list helped much.

Thinking about designing a gadget that says "hello, enter my two digit-
pass number" on your phone and then my phone will ring," or something like that.
If they don't get the number right, my phone never rings so I basically didn't get the
call.

I don't want to buy a message recording device......

Have a super day, Unc Phil, W0XI


CryptoLocker

Don Jackson
 

Hi,

In case you store stuff on your computer that is very important to you, thought you might like to read this information as a caution:

< http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CryptoLocker >

The above article has some useful references at the bottom that might give you more information too.

It seems quite horrible that a person would stoop so low to rob. And the best way to avoid being a victim is to keep a backup on REMOVABLE media (CD-R, DVD, external USB thumb or hard drive, etc.) which if still writable is attached only during time of backups. Micro$oft in their wisdom has aided and abetted in this robbery with later versions of Windows.

In addition, don't open email attachments unless you know the writer and he/she describes the attachment.

Have a (computer) safe day,

Don AE5K


Re: Boatanchor ID help

Jim Lowman
 

None of you should feel bad. We heard Pat speak about his collection of radios at Pacificon last year.

Check this out:

http://www.wa6mhz.org/PIX_of_the_Museum.php

72/73 de Jim - AD6CW

On 11/1/2013 4:55 AM, Bart Lawson wrote:
Tom et. al.,

The sad thing about these beautiful works of American labor was that back in the 80s and 90s a person could have filled their home with these radios. I spotted two sitting in a man's garage and found out I could have them for the price of loading them in my pickup. He didn't want to throw them in the dump. I hate to think of what happened to them but I knew what would happen if I showed up with them:-) We lived in a very small house and I had already turned one bedroom into a radio, computer, workbench play room. I was pretty sure that showing up with two console radios would be pushing my luck even with a very forgiving wife.

cu es 72, Bart W0IIT
Pittsburg, KS
4Sqrp = #72, FP= #11, ARS=#568, SKCC=1139, NAQCC=#588 FIST=#5819, Zombie=#500, Geratol=#1000


Boat anchor radios

Paul Smith
 

I remember my folks telling of the time when they were thinking of buying their first TV set. My grandparents did not think tv would catch on and bought a new floor console Philco.. The old radio lived in my room as I grew up.... Heck it even had short wave bands and more importantly it would pick up WHB 710 on your radio dial. I listened to the TOP 40 ..... My sister still has the radio and the last I knew it still worked.....

de Paul N0NBD

Sent from my iPad


Re: Boatanchor ID help

John Lonigro
 

Several years ago, a friend of mine who has lived in California for years came back to St. Louis for a few days. He called me and said the trip wasn't a pleasure trip. He had to help clean out his recently deceased uncle's basement. The day after it was all cleaned out, he told me his uncle used to be a TV repairman and had all kinds of radios in the basement, including some consoles, plus lots of spare parts, test equipment, etc. My friend had called some company that essentially charged him to take all that stuff away. In a way, I'm glad I didn't know about it until after the basement was cleaned out. The temptation would have been too great, especially after my friend said he was listening to one of the consoles while cleaning up.

John AA0VE

On 11/01/2013 06:55 AM, Bart Lawson wrote:

Tom et. al.,

The sad thing about these beautiful works of American labor was that back in the 80s and 90s a person could have filled their home with these radios. I spotted two sitting in a man's garage and found out I could have them for the price of loading them in my pickup. He didn't want to throw them in the dump. I hate to think of what happened to them but I knew what would happen if I showed up with them:-) We lived in a very small house and I had already turned one bedroom into a radio, computer, workbench play room. I was pretty sure that showing up with two console radios would be pushing my luck even with a very forgiving wife.

cu es 72, Bart W0IIT
Pittsburg, KS
4Sqrp = #72, FP= #11, ARS=#568, SKCC=1139, NAQCC=#588 FIST=#5819, Zombie=#500, Geratol=#1000


Re: Boatanchor ID help

W0IIT
 

Tom et. al.,

The sad thing about these beautiful works of American labor was that back in the 80s and 90s a person could have filled their home with these radios. I spotted two sitting in a man's garage and found out I could have them for the price of loading them in my pickup. He didn't want to throw them in the dump. I hate to think of what happened to them but I knew what would happen if I showed up with them:-) We lived in a very small house and I had already turned one bedroom into a radio, computer, workbench play room. I was pretty sure that showing up with two console radios would be pushing my luck even with a very forgiving wife.

cu es 72, Bart W0IIT
Pittsburg, KS
4Sqrp = #72, FP= #11, ARS=#568, SKCC=1139, NAQCC=#588 FIST=#5819, Zombie=#500, Geratol=#1000


Re: W0O

 

Worked 'em on 75m phone (3963). Never did find them on 3538. Oh well.

72, de Nate >>

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possible worlds. The pessimist fears this is true."

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W0O now on 80

David Bixler <qrp@...>
 

W0O is QRV on 3538 at 0311Z

Loud into Seneca, MO

73, Dave W0CH


Re: W0O

Bryan Nehl
 

Just worked w0o on 3963 LSB.

72,

Bryan - k0emt


Re: DX Opportunity

Rick Bennett
 

"Antipode" - that is a new one for me.  It looks like the closest thing to my antipode is Ile Saint-paul.  Interesting, but probably forbidding little island, obviously the top of a volcano.  Perhaps some day when I am rich I could do a DXpedition there...

Yes, working the other side of the world is doable at QRP with patience and persistence.

de KC0PET, Rick



From: "Michael McShan"
To: 4sqrp@..., "AG1P - Ron"
Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2013 8:06:19 AM
Subject: Re: [4sqrp] DX Opportunity

 

Don't see why it's not doable: I've worked Mauritius on 5 W, which is the antipode from Oklahoma (love that word).  Your biggest challenge will be breaking the pileup. And look for them on the upper bands when they are open.

72,
Mike N5JKY
Oklahoma City

Sent from my iPad

On Oct 30, 2013, at 6:42 PM, AG1P - Ron <ag1p@...> wrote:

 

Don’t know if anyone can reach that far on < 5 watts but Wake Island will becoming active soon. Maybe the QRP challenge for the month of Nov?

http://wake2013.org/

 

72 Ron AG1P



Re: Boatanchor ID help

Tom Sevart
 

On 10/31/2013 08:30, Bart Lawson wrote:
I remember the family gathering around to
listen to "Fibber Magee and Molly" and get this, a program featuring a
ventriloquist (heck even I could be a ventriloquist on the radio:-)!
That, of course, was the Charley McCarthy show.
I recently heard an episode of the Charlie McCarthy show on an episode of "When Radio Was" and wondered if Edgar Bergen actually had his dummy in front of the live audience or just did the voices. But yes, being a ventriloquist on the radio must have been pretty easy.

--
Tom Sevart N2UHC
St. Paul, KS