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August Ozark QRP Banner

Walter - K5EST
 

Another edition of the Ozark QRP Banner (OQB) is online!


Check out the August edition......

Solar Soldering ?  yup, it may become a real
winner on a HamOut or portable, or building a NS-40!

More info on the upcoming Big Brutus Bash
for next month.

And more great articles.

Happy reading.....C U on the nets!
72....Walter - K5EST



Wed Nite Nets

WA0ITP
 

Net Nite is upon us, and propagation is looking up.
 
The Four State QRP Comfortable nets meet each Wednesday night
beginning at 7:30 PM CDT, 0030z.

If we have to QSY, I like to move up, Wayne likes to move down,
and Dick doesn't have to move much at all.

Add anything to the exchange that you wish, temp rig, ant, etc.
Checking into all sessions is encouraged.

7:30 CDT 0030z ... 40M CW Net on 7122      AC0BQ NCS
8:00 CDT 0100z ... 80M CW Net on 3564      WA0TP NCS.
8:30 CDT 0130z ... 40M CW Net on 7122      AC0BQ NCS
9:00 CDT 0200z ... 80M PSK Net on 3580.5  N0TGR NCS

All are welcome!  After the nets, a list of checkins will be
posted on the Four State reflector.


----------------------------------
Real radios weigh less than a pound.
I love this radio stuff !
72   WA0ITP
www.wa0itp.com
www.4sqrp.com
 
 
 


Cedar Rapids Hamfest Sunday 8/4

nm0s_qrp <ai9e_qrp@...>
 

http://cvarc.rf.org/Summerfest2013.pdf

5000 J St SW, Cedar Rapids IA

Admission $6

8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

73 Dave NM0S


Re: Pig Rig

Johnny AC0BQ
 

Are you in the air now?
I am QRL AT 122
Johnny AC0BQ


On Tuesday, July 30, 2013, kb4qnr wrote:
 

Pig Rig #160 is up and running on 7.122. I am looking for my first QSO
with it so listen up for me! Also I wanted to thank AE4LD for the build!
72 de kb4qnr
Bobby in Ky.


Pig Rig

bobby rolph
 

Pig Rig #160 is up and running on 7.122. I am looking for my first QSO
with it so listen up for me! Also I wanted to thank AE4LD for the build!
72 de kb4qnr
Bobby in Ky.


New file uploaded to 4sqrp

4sqrp@...
 

Hello,

This email message is a notification to let you know that
a file has been uploaded to the Files area of the 4sqrp
group.

File : /AA6KI -- miscellaneous/Capacitor_chart.pdf
Uploaded by : jpalsson <jpalsson@yahoo.com>
Description : Capacitor values and markings -- reference chart

You can access this file at the URL:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/4sqrp/files/AA6KI%20--%20miscellaneous/Capacitor_chart.pdf

To learn more about file sharing for your group, please visit:
http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/groups/original/members/web/index.html
Regards,

jpalsson <jpalsson@yahoo.com>


Re: Pig Rig #168 now at 7.122

Robert
 

I had to reset my xmtr offset, and touch up the rcvr adjustments, nothing major just took a couple of minutes.




On Jul 29, 2013, at 5:20 PM, Thomas Skinner <tom.ng3v@...> wrote:

Hi,

Got my 7122 rocks and am wondering if I need to retune everything or if the circuits are broad enough to cover both that frequency and the original 7030.

I would like to mount both sets and switch between them. 

Is that a good idea?

72, Tom, ng3v


On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 4:21 PM, qrpbert <e1dslr@...> wrote:
 

Just got my 7.122 rocks installed last night, works great

Tnx Terry for getting the 7.122 crystals for the group and the panel artwork

How many Pig Rigs are on the air now on 7.122???



Re: Pig Rig #168 now at 7.122

Tom - NG3V
 

Hi,

Got my 7122 rocks and am wondering if I need to retune everything or if the circuits are broad enough to cover both that frequency and the original 7030.

I would like to mount both sets and switch between them. 

Is that a good idea?

72, Tom, ng3v


On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 4:21 PM, qrpbert <e1dslr@...> wrote:
 

Just got my 7.122 rocks installed last night, works great

Tnx Terry for getting the 7.122 crystals for the group and the panel artwork

How many Pig Rigs are on the air now on 7.122???



Pig Rig #168 now at 7.122

Robert
 

Just got my 7.122 rocks installed last night, works great

Tnx Terry for getting the 7.122 crystals for the group and the panel artwork

How many Pig Rigs are on the air now on 7.122???


Re: can't sleep ? talk on the radio...

Dan Reynolds
 

Dave, great job. I did 1000 mi/watt earlier this year with YU5A, Belgrade, Serbia. It's cool to do 1000 mi/watt on SSB.
I need to send in for my certificate!
73
Dan -- KB9JLO
PS - Sleeps overrated... :-)

--- In 4sqrp@yahoogroups.com, David Martin <davemrtn@...> wrote:

00:34 CDT and couldn't go to sleep.

1st station I heard on 20M was YL2BJ from Latvia (SSB). Gave him a call
using my Yaesu FT-817 (+G5RV) and made the contact and received a 5/7
report.
Rats !!! wouldn't you know it..... he doesn't QSL at all in any manner.
Oh well, it was fun anyway.

I really have FUN operating QRP.

--
*David Martin - K5DCM ---o0o---
Mountain Home, Arkansas*
Guns don't kill people, any more than spoons & forks cause obesity.


Re: can't sleep ? talk on the radio...

Julio Jimenez <ak4vl.qrp@...>
 

David,

Hey if it comes out to be >1000mi/W fill out the attached form and send it back to me ;-)

72 DE AK4VL
Julio Jimenez
QRP ARCI Awards Manager
#14944


On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 9:03 AM, WA0ITP <wa0itp@...> wrote:
 

Congrats Dave! Thats about 1000 mi/watt isnt it?

----------------------------------
Real radios weigh less than a pound.
I love this radio stuff !
72 WA0ITP
www.wa0itp.com
www.4sqrp.com



----- Original Message -----
From: "David Martin" <davemrtn@...>
To: "4sqrp E-Mail Reflector" <4sqrp@...>
Sent: Monday, July 29, 2013 12:39 AM
Subject: [4sqrp] can't sleep ? talk on the radio...

| 00:34 CDT and couldn't go to sleep.
|
| 1st station I heard on 20M was YL2BJ from Latvia (SSB). Gave him a call
| using my Yaesu FT-817 (+G5RV) and made the contact and received a 5/7
| report.
| Rats !!! wouldn't you know it..... he doesn't QSL at all in any manner.
| Oh well, it was fun anyway.
|
| I really have FUN operating QRP.
|
| --
| *David Martin - K5DCM ---o0o---
| Mountain Home, Arkansas*
| Guns don't kill people, any more than spoons & forks cause obesity.
|
|
|
| ------------------------------------

|
| 4SQRP Website: http://4sqrp.com
| OzarkCon is coming April 4-5, 2014 in Branson, MO
| View Details at http://www.ozarkcon.com/index.phpYahoo! Groups Links
|
|
|



Re: can't sleep ? talk on the radio...

WA0ITP
 

Congrats Dave! Thats about 1000 mi/watt isnt it?

----------------------------------
Real radios weigh less than a pound.
I love this radio stuff !
72 WA0ITP
www.wa0itp.com
www.4sqrp.com

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Martin" <davemrtn@centurytel.net>
To: "4sqrp E-Mail Reflector" <4sqrp@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, July 29, 2013 12:39 AM
Subject: [4sqrp] can't sleep ? talk on the radio...


| 00:34 CDT and couldn't go to sleep.
|
| 1st station I heard on 20M was YL2BJ from Latvia (SSB). Gave him a call
| using my Yaesu FT-817 (+G5RV) and made the contact and received a 5/7
| report.
| Rats !!! wouldn't you know it..... he doesn't QSL at all in any manner.
| Oh well, it was fun anyway.
|
| I really have FUN operating QRP.
|
| --
| *David Martin - K5DCM ---o0o---
| Mountain Home, Arkansas*
| Guns don't kill people, any more than spoons & forks cause obesity.
|
|
|
| ------------------------------------
|
| 4SQRP Website: http://4sqrp.com
| OzarkCon is coming April 4-5, 2014 in Branson, MO
| View Details at http://www.ozarkcon.com/index.phpYahoo! Groups Links
|
|
|


can't sleep ? talk on the radio...

davemrtn
 

00:34 CDT and couldn't go to sleep.

1st station I heard on 20M was YL2BJ from Latvia (SSB). Gave him a call using my Yaesu FT-817 (+G5RV) and made the contact and received a 5/7 report.
Rats !!! wouldn't you know it..... he doesn't QSL at all in any manner. Oh well, it was fun anyway.

I really have FUN operating QRP.

--
*David Martin - K5DCM ---o0o---
Mountain Home, Arkansas*
Guns don't kill people, any more than spoons & forks cause obesity.


QRP Respect Day 7-27-13

nm0s_qrp <ai9e_qrp@...>
 

This just crossed my desk....

http://qrprespect.jimdo.com/

A Non-competitive sprint, reserved to lovers of the outdoors and QRP activity in defense and for the respect of the QRP frequencies reserved by the IARU. Open to all OM in compliance with their license. You must work as many as possible of HF QRP stations, but you can also work not-QRP stations. Access the rankings the only QRP stations.

Date: 4th Saturday of July (for 2013 will be July 27th)

Hours: 08:00 - 12:00 UTC.


73 Dave NM0S


Re: QRP Quarterly

Timothy Stabler
 

I must apologize as my write-up of Ozarkcon, 2013 is not in the Summer issue.  I was told this was so as the photos were of too low resolution.

My computer needed a new hard drive at the time stuff had to be sent in and since then, my computer does not get onto the internet very often and refuses to "see" my camera memory chips.  

So I went to Walmart and dropped photos onto a disc in an effort to get everything ready for submission.  That was what I used for all my stuff I sent in.  The "problem" in the printing of the issue was that all photos from my FDIM article were used including the one for the cover photo!!!!!  Photos for the East Central Indiana group (not that many) were simply not used.

I have the memory chip thing worked out now so will try again for getting Ozarkcon into the Fall issue.

Instead of the new hard drive, I should have bought a new computer.  This will be taken  care of shortly.

Tim
WB9NLZ


Re: 40 m Net

Johnny AC0BQ
 

Ge Dick Sam
Well I could hear some signals but the noise would just overtake them,
I am not sure where the QRN Is coming from, but it was horrible.
Dick if band condx get better we can try a pig sched this weekend, just give me a shout 
72
Johnny 


On Thursday, July 25, 2013, Sam Neal wrote:
 

Hello,

I had good copy here in Cleveland, Texas on AC0BQ and N5TGR, but no brass ring. I moved down into the " lower forty " and answered AA5KV's CQ and without telling him I was running 500 milliWatts output, I got a 579. He was in Shreveport LA.

73,

Sam Neal  N5AF

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


------ Original Message ------
Received: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 09:32:54 AM CDT
From: "Virgil R. Hammond" <n0tgr@...>
To: "4sqrp@..." <4sqrp@...>, Johnny <jomatlock@...>, Mike Crownover <ad5a@...>
Subject: Re: [4sqrp] 40 m Net


 

Johnny: I tried with my PigRig #130 but didn't raise you, will keep trying Dick, N0TGR

From: Mike Crownover <ad5a@...>
To: 4sqrp@...; Johnny <jomatlock@...>
Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2013 8:24 AM
Subject: Re: [4sqrp] 40 m Net
 
Johnny,
 
I tried in vain. 40m in July w/5watts is  tough.......Mike AD5A

 
Gm group:
40 meters was tough to say the least, last night.
I had a local QRN level of S8.
I could hear the first couple of letters of call signs and then they would,just fade into the noise?

Here are the results:
Early Net:
WA0ITP
KF0XV

Late Net
AA7EQ

Thanks to all that tried, hopefully next week will be better.
72
Johnny AC0BQ

Sent from my iPad




80M CW Net

WA0ITP
 

Tough sledding again in the heartland on 80.   Only two intrepid souls made it in.  Thanks to all who tried, I could hear some  of you in the noise.  But then I've been known to make a whole QSO out of band noise. 
 
AC0BQ     Johnny
AA7EQ      Robert
 
Hope it's better next week.
 
----------------------------------
Real radios weigh less than a pound.
I love this radio stuff !
72   WA0ITP
www.wa0itp.com
www.4sqrp.com
 
 
 


Re: 40 m Net

Sam Neal
 

Hello,

I had good copy here in Cleveland, Texas on AC0BQ and N5TGR, but no brass ring. I moved down into the " lower forty " and answered AA5KV's CQ and without telling him I was running 500 milliWatts output, I got a 579. He was in Shreveport LA.

73,

Sam Neal  N5AF

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


------ Original Message ------
Received: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 09:32:54 AM CDT
From: "Virgil R. Hammond"
To: "4sqrp@..." <4sqrp@...>, Johnny , Mike Crownover
Subject: Re: [4sqrp] 40 m Net


 

Johnny: I tried with my PigRig #130 but didn't raise you, will keep trying Dick, N0TGR

From: Mike Crownover
To: 4sqrp@...; Johnny
Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2013 8:24 AM
Subject: Re: [4sqrp] 40 m Net
 
Johnny,
 
I tried in vain. 40m in July w/5watts is  tough.......Mike AD5A

 
Gm group:
40 meters was tough to say the least, last night.
I had a local QRN level of S8.
I could hear the first couple of letters of call signs and then they would,just fade into the noise?

Here are the results:
Early Net:
WA0ITP
KF0XV

Late Net
AA7EQ

Thanks to all that tried, hopefully next week will be better.
72
Johnny AC0BQ

Sent from my iPad




Re: 40 m Net

Virgil R. Hammond <n0tgr@...>
 

Johnny: I tried with my PigRig #130 but didn't raise you, will keep trying Dick, N0TGR

From: Mike Crownover
To: 4sqrp@...; Johnny
Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2013 8:24 AM
Subject: Re: [4sqrp] 40 m Net
 
Johnny,
 
I tried in vain. 40m in July w/5watts is  tough.......Mike AD5A

 
Gm group:
40 meters was tough to say the least, last night.
I had a local QRN level of S8.
I could hear the first couple of letters of call signs and then they would,just fade into the noise?

Here are the results:
Early Net:
WA0ITP
KF0XV

Late Net
AA7EQ

Thanks to all that tried, hopefully next week will be better.
72
Johnny AC0BQ

Sent from my iPad


Re: 40 m Net

Mike Crownover <ad5a@...>
 

Johnny,

 

I tried in vain. 40m in July w/5watts is  tough.......Mike AD5A


 

Gm group:
40 meters was tough to say the least, last night.
I had a local QRN level of S8.
I could hear the first couple of letters of call signs and then they would,just fade into the noise?

Here are the results:
Early Net:
WA0ITP
KF0XV

Late Net
AA7EQ

Thanks to all that tried, hopefully next week will be better.
72
Johnny AC0BQ

Sent from my iPad