Date   

FS Rockmite ][

George H. Gates
 

Built into a small Coke lunch pail box. Final amp is 2SC799. Runs in excess of 1 watt. Down sizing shack. To mni unused lil rigs. Info avalable at QRPME site. Pictures available. $40.00 Shipped. Paypal OK. 72 George/W2BPI


Update Murania

Everett Catlin
 

I posted yesterday that I was listening to WSM 650 kcs at night with it. Made the statement that I could not pick it up in daytime. I was so wrong. After adjusting the tickler coil I got a great signal during the day time. I adjusted the tickler coil to instructions. Happy Happy

73
Everett Catlin N5MZX


Re: 40m Net

gary Lyons
 

Sorry I didn't make it tonite. I didn't get home until the nets were over. 

Just when I thought my Wed notes were open.🙄

73,
Gary/w0gx


On Wed, Jul 25, 2018, 9:56 PM dekle <dekle@...> wrote:
Here is tonight's QNI list:

W7KFI      Susan   MS
N0XM       Mike      KS
AB4QL     Barry     AL
KD0WF    Jim        MO
W2SH      Chas     NJ
KV6Z       Bill         OK (NCS)

Thanks everybody,
See you next week

73
Bill
KV6Z


40m Net

dekle <dekle@...>
 

Here is tonight's QNI list:

W7KFI      Susan   MS
N0XM       Mike      KS
AB4QL     Barry     AL
KD0WF    Jim        MO
W2SH      Chas     NJ
KV6Z       Bill         OK (NCS)

Thanks everybody,
See you next week

73
Bill
KV6Z


80 meter net

Paul Smith
 

The net was short and sweet 830 to 839 I worked Bill KV6Z he was 599. Noise was 10 over so Bills signal was gangbusters maybe better next week de Paul N0NBD


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Re: Murania alive and well

Everett Catlin
 

thanks fer your help

On Thursday, July 26, 2018, 1:50:05 AM UTC, Paul Smith <n0nbd@...> wrote:


Glad to hear it is working de Paul


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From: main@4SQRP.groups.io <main@4SQRP.groups.io> on behalf of Everett Catlin via Groups.Io <everettcatlin@...>
Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2018 1:48 AM
To: Four State QRP Group
Subject: [4SQRP] Murania alive and well
 
Everything is done bit the case. I am sitting in Columbia, Tn. listening to WSM 650 KCS in Nashville. Picked WSM up after sunset. I have the loop antenna wired with 27 turns. Read directions twice do once. I will re wind. Seems to work ok. It takes me back many years to my first Boy's Radio and listening to WMTR in Morristown, Nj. and WABC out of NYC. Thank you 4sqrp for such a fun radio and the memories. I am about 45 miles from the transmitter.

Ev Catlin N5MZX

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Re: Murania alive and well

Paul Smith
 

Glad to hear it is working de Paul


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From: main@4SQRP.groups.io <main@4SQRP.groups.io> on behalf of Everett Catlin via Groups.Io <everettcatlin@...>
Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2018 1:48 AM
To: Four State QRP Group
Subject: [4SQRP] Murania alive and well
 
Everything is done bit the case. I am sitting in Columbia, Tn. listening to WSM 650 KCS in Nashville. Picked WSM up after sunset. I have the loop antenna wired with 27 turns. Read directions twice do once. I will re wind. Seems to work ok. It takes me back many years to my first Boy's Radio and listening to WMTR in Morristown, Nj. and WABC out of NYC. Thank you 4sqrp for such a fun radio and the memories. I am about 45 miles from the transmitter.

Ev Catlin N5MZX

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Murania alive and well

Everett Catlin
 

Everything is done bit the case. I am sitting in Columbia, Tn. listening to WSM 650 KCS in Nashville. Picked WSM up after sunset. I have the loop antenna wired with 27 turns. Read directions twice do once. I will re wind. Seems to work ok. It takes me back many years to my first Boy's Radio and listening to WMTR in Morristown, Nj. and WABC out of NYC. Thank you 4sqrp for such a fun radio and the memories. I am about 45 miles from the transmitter.

Ev Catlin N5MZX

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Re: Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets - Wed, 7/25/18 #cal-notice

Johnny AC0BQ
 

Paul N0NBD is going to try 80 meter 
NCS tonight.
I’m still on the road.
73
Johnny AC0BQ 

On Wed, Jul 25, 2018 at 8:00 PM main@4SQRP.groups.io Calendar <noreply@groups.io> wrote:

Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets

When:
Wednesday, 25 July 2018
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(GMT-05:00) America/Chicago

Where:
40 and 80 Meters

Description:
The 40 Meter Net will be at 8:00 pm central or 0100 UTC on 7.122 +-.
NCS will be Bill KV6Z.

Wednesday evening 80 Meter CW Net. will be at 0130 UTC Thursday (8:30PM Central Time Wednesday). 
The net will be called on 3.564 MHz +/- QRM.



Net control operators are Johnny AC0BQ or Paul N0NBD.

--
Check out the 4SQRP website at 4sqrp.com


Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets - Wed, 7/25/18 #cal-notice

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

Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets

When:
Wednesday, 25 July 2018
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(GMT-05:00) America/Chicago

Where:
40 and 80 Meters

Description:
The 40 Meter Net will be at 8:00 pm central or 0100 UTC on 7.122 +-.
NCS will be Bill KV6Z.

Wednesday evening 80 Meter CW Net. will be at 0130 UTC Thursday (8:30PM Central Time Wednesday). 
The net will be called on 3.564 MHz +/- QRM.



Net control operators are Johnny AC0BQ or Paul N0NBD.


Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets - Wed, 7/25/18 8:00pm-9:00pm #cal-reminder

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

Reminder:
Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets

When:
Wednesday, 25 July 2018
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(GMT-05:00) America/Chicago

Where:
40 and 80 Meters

Description:
The 40 Meter Net will be at 8:00 pm central or 0100 UTC on 7.122 +-.
NCS will be Bill KV6Z.

Wednesday evening 80 Meter CW Net. will be at 0130 UTC Thursday (8:30PM Central Time Wednesday). 
The net will be called on 3.564 MHz +/- QRM.



Net control operators are Johnny AC0BQ or Paul N0NBD.

View Event.


Re: [HilltopperKit] [4SQRP] Hilltopper

John T. Fitzer
 

No worries Dave, I found the 328P’s on ebay from an American seller with the Arduino R3 boot loader installed. I ordered 3, I think they were around $5.00 each + a few bucks shipping. I really don’t care about the different Iambic settings as I am a single lever guy. I built a simple Iambic to single lever converter using a CMOS quad NOR chip and a couple of BS170’s which I put in an Altoids tin and power from a 9 volt battery. Programming the micro just gives me something new to learn.

 

From: HilltopperKit@4SQRP.groups.io [mailto:HilltopperKit@4SQRP.groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave Benson
Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 5:22 AM
To: main@4sqrp.groups.io; HilltopperKit@4sqrp.groups.io
Subject: Re: [HilltopperKit] [4SQRP] Hilltopper

 

John-

 

(still inhaling the first cup of coffee here)

 

DigiKey also carries the bootloaded version.  At least with them, searching on 'Arduino' ensures that you're getting the right version.

 

To my knowledge, the '328 doesn't work directly in the Arduino IDE, although the '328P is fine.  The difference is in a table of fuse settings. It's possible to modify the table to make it work.  There's information on the Arduino forums, but for my money, simply ordering the right one makes more sense.

 

73- Dave, K1SWL

 

 

 

On Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 9:37 PM, John Lonigro <jonigro@...> wrote:

John:

I know Jameco sells the ATMega328P both with and without the bootloader.  I don't know if Mouser does or not.  The one with the bootloader already burned in is a little more expensive, but I suspect it isn't very difficult to load yourself.  The Arduino IDE has an option under "Tools" labeled "burn bootloader".  I haven't done this myself yet, but it looks pretty straightforward.  Good luck.

72,

John, AA0VE

On 07/24/2018 03:40 PM, John T. Fitzer wrote:

Good afternoon Dave, I have a question about the ATmega328P-PU micro available from Mouser. I would like to purchase another micro chip and load the latest version of the firmware using an Arduino uno to program the new chip. My question is, does the micro as supplied from Mouser have the boot loader already installed or will I have to burn that first prior to downloading the sketch? I have played with Arduino a little but I am no programmer by any stretch of the imagination. I think the first thing I would do is to download the latest version of the IDE. I know there is a way to burn the boot loader in the IDE but I have never done it so it will be an adventure. If the chips from Mouser do not have the boot loader installed, is there a source for the chips that do have it installed? In addition I have several 328 chips that I purchased several years ago that do have the boot loader already burned in. These are not the P (pico power) version. Will the non p 328 chips work in the hill topper at a slightly increased current drain, or is there something in the program that would prevent them from operating correctly? P.S. The rig works great, except the BFO is a bit low but workable I just have to tune the other station in at around 550 hz or so so I will be zero beat. I double checked the caps in the BFO circuit and they seem correct. When I get time I may try removing the 10 pf cap across the trimmer and see what happens. That may give me enough increase in frequency. If not I’ll replace the trimmer with a 3 to 30 pf unit. I’m sure that will work.

 

From: John T. Fitzer
Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2018 9:00 AM
To: main@4sqrp.groups.io
Subject: Hilltopper

 

GM Dave and all in the group. I took a couple days off to extend the 4th holiday and used some of the time to build the Hilltopper kit. I followed the manual verbatim, doing each section in sequence. I was rewarded with a radio that worked the first time it was powered up. The only hitch and it was a small one was that my kit only had approximately 12 inches of #24 magnet wire, while 22 inches minimum is required. For me this was no big deal as I keep rolls of magnet wire in various sizes on hand for homebrew projects. The rig puts out 5.4 watts with a 13 volt power supply. Not bad. The frequency calibration and BFO set up went fine. I put the rig on the air yesterday operating portable from my back yard. I had several nice contacts including one DX contact. I used the Hilltopper with a Four States tuner feeding a 20 meter ENFW vertical supported on a Sota Beams 30 ft. travel  mast. I also connected my Hipermite audio filter to test and make sure it would play nice with the Hilltopper. All in all I must say I’m impressed with the quality of the kit. It is very well designed, and the parts are of good quality and fit. The manual is very well written, and does point out possible glitches that a new builder may encounter. Again I would like to thank Dave and all who helped make this a great kit and for making it available for the ham QRP community at a very reasonable price. Great job all. I will not be available for the next couple of weeks as I will be in the field working on medium voltage high power circuit breakers. These are the opposite of QRP, 350 MVA @ 5kv 3 phase power. I will have my QRP portable go bag with me if I get some free time to operate at the hotel. 72’s for now W3BNO.

 

 

From: main@4SQRP.groups.io [mailto:main@4SQRP.groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave Benson
Sent: Monday, July 02, 2018 5:43 AM
To: main@4sqrp.groups.io
Subject: Re: [4SQRP] Ozark Patrol C6 & C13 Capacitors

 

Dave-

 

It shouldn't matter- consider them interchangeable.

 

73- Dave, K1SWL

 

On Sun, Jul 1, 2018 at 10:02 PM, Dave TRX via Groups.Io <w5trx_dave@...> wrote:

C6 and C13 both require a 1m eletrolytic cap. The two that came in my kit are 50v and 100v and the spec
doesn't say which to use where, so can someone tell me which one goes to C6 and C13?

Many Thanks...

Dave

 

 

 


Re: Hilltopper

Dave Benson
 

John-

(still inhaling the first cup of coffee here)

DigiKey also carries the bootloaded version.  At least with them, searching on 'Arduino' ensures that you're getting the right version.

To my knowledge, the '328 doesn't work directly in the Arduino IDE, although the '328P is fine.  The difference is in a table of fuse settings. It's possible to modify the table to make it work.  There's information on the Arduino forums, but for my money, simply ordering the right one makes more sense.

73- Dave, K1SWL



On Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 9:37 PM, John Lonigro <jonigro@...> wrote:
John:

I know Jameco sells the ATMega328P both with and without the bootloader.  I don't know if Mouser does or not.  The one with the bootloader already burned in is a little more expensive, but I suspect it isn't very difficult to load yourself.  The Arduino IDE has an option under "Tools" labeled "burn bootloader".  I haven't done this myself yet, but it looks pretty straightforward.  Good luck.

72,

John, AA0VE

On 07/24/2018 03:40 PM, John T. Fitzer wrote:

Good afternoon Dave, I have a question about the ATmega328P-PU micro available from Mouser. I would like to purchase another micro chip and load the latest version of the firmware using an Arduino uno to program the new chip. My question is, does the micro as supplied from Mouser have the boot loader already installed or will I have to burn that first prior to downloading the sketch? I have played with Arduino a little but I am no programmer by any stretch of the imagination. I think the first thing I would do is to download the latest version of the IDE. I know there is a way to burn the boot loader in the IDE but I have never done it so it will be an adventure. If the chips from Mouser do not have the boot loader installed, is there a source for the chips that do have it installed? In addition I have several 328 chips that I purchased several years ago that do have the boot loader already burned in. These are not the P (pico power) version. Will the non p 328 chips work in the hill topper at a slightly increased current drain, or is there something in the program that would prevent them from operating correctly? P.S. The rig works great, except the BFO is a bit low but workable I just have to tune the other station in at around 550 hz or so so I will be zero beat. I double checked the caps in the BFO circuit and they seem correct. When I get time I may try removing the 10 pf cap across the trimmer and see what happens. That may give me enough increase in frequency. If not I’ll replace the trimmer with a 3 to 30 pf unit. I’m sure that will work.

 

From: John T. Fitzer
Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2018 9:00 AM
To: main@4sqrp.groups.io
Subject: Hilltopper

 

GM Dave and all in the group. I took a couple days off to extend the 4th holiday and used some of the time to build the Hilltopper kit. I followed the manual verbatim, doing each section in sequence. I was rewarded with a radio that worked the first time it was powered up. The only hitch and it was a small one was that my kit only had approximately 12 inches of #24 magnet wire, while 22 inches minimum is required. For me this was no big deal as I keep rolls of magnet wire in various sizes on hand for homebrew projects. The rig puts out 5.4 watts with a 13 volt power supply. Not bad. The frequency calibration and BFO set up went fine. I put the rig on the air yesterday operating portable from my back yard. I had several nice contacts including one DX contact. I used the Hilltopper with a Four States tuner feeding a 20 meter ENFW vertical supported on a Sota Beams 30 ft. travel  mast. I also connected my Hipermite audio filter to test and make sure it would play nice with the Hilltopper. All in all I must say I’m impressed with the quality of the kit. It is very well designed, and the parts are of good quality and fit. The manual is very well written, and does point out possible glitches that a new builder may encounter. Again I would like to thank Dave and all who helped make this a great kit and for making it available for the ham QRP community at a very reasonable price. Great job all. I will not be available for the next couple of weeks as I will be in the field working on medium voltage high power circuit breakers. These are the opposite of QRP, 350 MVA @ 5kv 3 phase power. I will have my QRP portable go bag with me if I get some free time to operate at the hotel. 72’s for now W3BNO.

 

 

From: main@4SQRP.groups.io [mailto:main@4SQRP.groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave Benson
Sent: Monday, July 02, 2018 5:43 AM
To: main@4sqrp.groups.io
Subject: Re: [4SQRP] Ozark Patrol C6 & C13 Capacitors

 

Dave-

 

It shouldn't matter- consider them interchangeable.

 

73- Dave, K1SWL

 

On Sun, Jul 1, 2018 at 10:02 PM, Dave TRX via Groups.Io <w5trx_dave=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:

C6 and C13 both require a 1m eletrolytic cap. The two that came in my kit are 50v and 100v and the spec
doesn't say which to use where, so can someone tell me which one goes to C6 and C13?

Many Thanks...

Dave

 




Re: Hilltopper

John Lonigro
 

John:

I know Jameco sells the ATMega328P both with and without the bootloader.  I don't know if Mouser does or not.  The one with the bootloader already burned in is a little more expensive, but I suspect it isn't very difficult to load yourself.  The Arduino IDE has an option under "Tools" labeled "burn bootloader".  I haven't done this myself yet, but it looks pretty straightforward.  Good luck.

72,

John, AA0VE

On 07/24/2018 03:40 PM, John T. Fitzer wrote:

Good afternoon Dave, I have a question about the ATmega328P-PU micro available from Mouser. I would like to purchase another micro chip and load the latest version of the firmware using an Arduino uno to program the new chip. My question is, does the micro as supplied from Mouser have the boot loader already installed or will I have to burn that first prior to downloading the sketch? I have played with Arduino a little but I am no programmer by any stretch of the imagination. I think the first thing I would do is to download the latest version of the IDE. I know there is a way to burn the boot loader in the IDE but I have never done it so it will be an adventure. If the chips from Mouser do not have the boot loader installed, is there a source for the chips that do have it installed? In addition I have several 328 chips that I purchased several years ago that do have the boot loader already burned in. These are not the P (pico power) version. Will the non p 328 chips work in the hill topper at a slightly increased current drain, or is there something in the program that would prevent them from operating correctly? P.S. The rig works great, except the BFO is a bit low but workable I just have to tune the other station in at around 550 hz or so so I will be zero beat. I double checked the caps in the BFO circuit and they seem correct. When I get time I may try removing the 10 pf cap across the trimmer and see what happens. That may give me enough increase in frequency. If not I’ll replace the trimmer with a 3 to 30 pf unit. I’m sure that will work.

 

From: John T. Fitzer
Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2018 9:00 AM
To: main@4sqrp.groups.io
Subject: Hilltopper

 

GM Dave and all in the group. I took a couple days off to extend the 4th holiday and used some of the time to build the Hilltopper kit. I followed the manual verbatim, doing each section in sequence. I was rewarded with a radio that worked the first time it was powered up. The only hitch and it was a small one was that my kit only had approximately 12 inches of #24 magnet wire, while 22 inches minimum is required. For me this was no big deal as I keep rolls of magnet wire in various sizes on hand for homebrew projects. The rig puts out 5.4 watts with a 13 volt power supply. Not bad. The frequency calibration and BFO set up went fine. I put the rig on the air yesterday operating portable from my back yard. I had several nice contacts including one DX contact. I used the Hilltopper with a Four States tuner feeding a 20 meter ENFW vertical supported on a Sota Beams 30 ft. travel  mast. I also connected my Hipermite audio filter to test and make sure it would play nice with the Hilltopper. All in all I must say I’m impressed with the quality of the kit. It is very well designed, and the parts are of good quality and fit. The manual is very well written, and does point out possible glitches that a new builder may encounter. Again I would like to thank Dave and all who helped make this a great kit and for making it available for the ham QRP community at a very reasonable price. Great job all. I will not be available for the next couple of weeks as I will be in the field working on medium voltage high power circuit breakers. These are the opposite of QRP, 350 MVA @ 5kv 3 phase power. I will have my QRP portable go bag with me if I get some free time to operate at the hotel. 72’s for now W3BNO.

 

 

From: main@4SQRP.groups.io [mailto:main@4SQRP.groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave Benson
Sent: Monday, July 02, 2018 5:43 AM
To: main@4sqrp.groups.io
Subject: Re: [4SQRP] Ozark Patrol C6 & C13 Capacitors

 

Dave-

 

It shouldn't matter- consider them interchangeable.

 

73- Dave, K1SWL

 

On Sun, Jul 1, 2018 at 10:02 PM, Dave TRX via Groups.Io <w5trx_dave@...> wrote:

C6 and C13 both require a 1m eletrolytic cap. The two that came in my kit are 50v and 100v and the spec
doesn't say which to use where, so can someone tell me which one goes to C6 and C13?

Many Thanks...

Dave

 



Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets - Wed, 7/25/18 8:00pm-9:00pm #cal-reminder

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

Reminder:
Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets

When:
Wednesday, 25 July 2018
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(GMT-05:00) America/Chicago

Where:
40 and 80 Meters

Description:
The 40 Meter Net will be at 8:00 pm central or 0100 UTC on 7.122 +-.
NCS will be Bill KV6Z.

Wednesday evening 80 Meter CW Net. will be at 0130 UTC Thursday (8:30PM Central Time Wednesday). 
The net will be called on 3.564 MHz +/- QRM.



Net control operators are Johnny AC0BQ or Paul N0NBD.

View Event.


Re: Hilltopper

John T. Fitzer
 

Good afternoon Dave, I have a question about the ATmega328P-PU micro available from Mouser. I would like to purchase another micro chip and load the latest version of the firmware using an Arduino uno to program the new chip. My question is, does the micro as supplied from Mouser have the boot loader already installed or will I have to burn that first prior to downloading the sketch? I have played with Arduino a little but I am no programmer by any stretch of the imagination. I think the first thing I would do is to download the latest version of the IDE. I know there is a way to burn the boot loader in the IDE but I have never done it so it will be an adventure. If the chips from Mouser do not have the boot loader installed, is there a source for the chips that do have it installed? In addition I have several 328 chips that I purchased several years ago that do have the boot loader already burned in. These are not the P (pico power) version. Will the non p 328 chips work in the hill topper at a slightly increased current drain, or is there something in the program that would prevent them from operating correctly? P.S. The rig works great, except the BFO is a bit low but workable I just have to tune the other station in at around 550 hz or so so I will be zero beat. I double checked the caps in the BFO circuit and they seem correct. When I get time I may try removing the 10 pf cap across the trimmer and see what happens. That may give me enough increase in frequency. If not I’ll replace the trimmer with a 3 to 30 pf unit. I’m sure that will work.

 

From: John T. Fitzer
Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2018 9:00 AM
To: main@4sqrp.groups.io
Subject: Hilltopper

 

GM Dave and all in the group. I took a couple days off to extend the 4th holiday and used some of the time to build the Hilltopper kit. I followed the manual verbatim, doing each section in sequence. I was rewarded with a radio that worked the first time it was powered up. The only hitch and it was a small one was that my kit only had approximately 12 inches of #24 magnet wire, while 22 inches minimum is required. For me this was no big deal as I keep rolls of magnet wire in various sizes on hand for homebrew projects. The rig puts out 5.4 watts with a 13 volt power supply. Not bad. The frequency calibration and BFO set up went fine. I put the rig on the air yesterday operating portable from my back yard. I had several nice contacts including one DX contact. I used the Hilltopper with a Four States tuner feeding a 20 meter ENFW vertical supported on a Sota Beams 30 ft. travel  mast. I also connected my Hipermite audio filter to test and make sure it would play nice with the Hilltopper. All in all I must say I’m impressed with the quality of the kit. It is very well designed, and the parts are of good quality and fit. The manual is very well written, and does point out possible glitches that a new builder may encounter. Again I would like to thank Dave and all who helped make this a great kit and for making it available for the ham QRP community at a very reasonable price. Great job all. I will not be available for the next couple of weeks as I will be in the field working on medium voltage high power circuit breakers. These are the opposite of QRP, 350 MVA @ 5kv 3 phase power. I will have my QRP portable go bag with me if I get some free time to operate at the hotel. 72’s for now W3BNO.

 

 

From: main@4SQRP.groups.io [mailto:main@4SQRP.groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave Benson
Sent: Monday, July 02, 2018 5:43 AM
To: main@4sqrp.groups.io
Subject: Re: [4SQRP] Ozark Patrol C6 & C13 Capacitors

 

Dave-

 

It shouldn't matter- consider them interchangeable.

 

73- Dave, K1SWL

 

On Sun, Jul 1, 2018 at 10:02 PM, Dave TRX via Groups.Io <w5trx_dave@...> wrote:

C6 and C13 both require a 1m eletrolytic cap. The two that came in my kit are 50v and 100v and the spec
doesn't say which to use where, so can someone tell me which one goes to C6 and C13?

Many Thanks...

Dave

 


Re: Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets - Wed, 7/25/18 8:00pm-9:00pm #cal-reminder

Charles W. Powell
 

Sorry I’ll have to miss it this week. Out of town and my only radio is the Hilltopper 20.

72,

Charles


On Jul 23, 2018, at 8:00 PM, main@4SQRP.groups.io Calendar <main@4SQRP.groups.io> wrote:

Reminder:
Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets

When:
Wednesday, 25 July 2018
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(GMT-05:00) America/Chicago

Where:
40 and 80 Meters

Description:
The 40 Meter Net will be at 8:00 pm central or 0100 UTC on 7.122 +-.
NCS will be Bill KV6Z.

Wednesday evening 80 Meter CW Net. will be at 0130 UTC Thursday (8:30PM Central Time Wednesday). 
The net will be called on 3.564 MHz +/- QRM.



Net control operators are Johnny AC0BQ or Paul N0NBD.

View Event.



Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets - Wed, 7/25/18 8:00pm-9:00pm #cal-reminder

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

Reminder:
Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets

When:
Wednesday, 25 July 2018
8:00pm to 9:00pm
(GMT-05:00) America/Chicago

Where:
40 and 80 Meters

Description:
The 40 Meter Net will be at 8:00 pm central or 0100 UTC on 7.122 +-.
NCS will be Bill KV6Z.

Wednesday evening 80 Meter CW Net. will be at 0130 UTC Thursday (8:30PM Central Time Wednesday). 
The net will be called on 3.564 MHz +/- QRM.



Net control operators are Johnny AC0BQ or Paul N0NBD.

View Event.


Re: 4 S Tuner Malfunction Query

Bob Zolecki
 

Check that D1 and D2 is installed the right way also if leds are installed backwards they wont light...


-----Original Message-----
From: griffithsesq.robert via Groups.Io <signalnaut@...>
To: main <main@4SQRP.groups.io>
Sent: Mon, Jul 23, 2018 4:18 pm
Subject: Re: [4SQRP] 4 S Tuner Malfunction Query

Thank you Bob, I will check the LED circuit again. 73.
Griff NE3I

Robert Alan Griffiths
> On Jul 23, 2018, at 8:26 AM, Bob Zolecki via Groups.Io <bobzolecki=aol.com@groups.io> wrote:
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> Sounds like bad solder joint around led circuit as seems tuner part is working and noise will not be as loud in tune mode as it is with tuner out.
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>> I recently built the 4S Tuner. Neither light illuminates. In the tuning mode, adjusting the switch and capacitor positions varies the noise level however, in no position is the noise level as loud as it is without the tuner in the line at all. I have checked the wiring of the components as best as I could with a VOM. Perhaps I damaged a component during soldering. Any suggestions? Nice unit. Would like to have a working one for along side my Bayou Jumper and any future rig I build.
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Re: 4 S Tuner Malfunction Query

griffithsesq.robert
 

Thank you Bob, I will check the LED circuit again. 73.
Griff NE3I

Robert Alan Griffiths

On Jul 23, 2018, at 8:26 AM, Bob Zolecki via Groups.Io <bobzolecki=aol.com@groups.io> wrote:

Sounds like bad solder joint around led circuit as seems tuner part is working and noise will not be as loud in tune mode as it is with tuner out.
On Jul 22, 2018, at 9:21 PM, griffithsesq.robert via Groups.Io <signalnaut=aol.com@groups.io> wrote:

I recently built the 4S Tuner. Neither light illuminates. In the tuning mode, adjusting the switch and capacitor positions varies the noise level however, in no position is the noise level as loud as it is without the tuner in the line at all. I have checked the wiring of the components as best as I could with a VOM. Perhaps I damaged a component during soldering. Any suggestions? Nice unit. Would like to have a working one for along side my Bayou Jumper and any future rig I build.
Griff NE3I
Robert Alan Griffiths