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Upcoming Event: Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets - Wed, 04/08/2020 8:00pm-9:00pm #cal-reminder

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Reminder: Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets

When: Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 8:00pm to 9:00pm, (GMT-05:00) 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 Operator to be determined.

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 operators are Johnny AC0BQ or Paul N0NBD.

* 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: Twenty years a major change occured to the QRP amateur radio hobby

Curt
 
Edited

I built a Norcal 40-9er about a decade ago, using board from Far Circuits, had a lot of fun with it.  I added a 555 oscillator for sidetone.  Not much power output with a nine volt battery, but using an 8xAA pack and a 2N5109 to get about 3/4W.  Worked about 25 stations in dozen states until the novelty wore off,  I still have somewhere an extra circuit board.

Am going get mine out of the drawer tomorrow and try it out again.  The receiver works quite well, but the offset is only about 200 hz on mine, so kinda hard for my old ears to hear..

Everything N6KR designed was great.  Besides the 40-9er, I have an SST, NC40A, K1, and K2. 

Curt KB5JO


4SQRP 80m Low Pass Filter for Sale

Jim Parks
 

I have an assembled 4sQRP 80m low pass filter for sale. The kit for this is now discontinued. $20 plus postage to CONUS. PayPal only.


Cricket 30 For Sale

Jim Parks
 

I have a completely built and operational Cricket 30 for sale.  $25 plus postage anywhere in CONUS.

Contact me via email if interested.


Re: Ozarkcon Sprint Results

John - KK4ITX
 

Even though I only made one member contact, I came close to bagging K0N which would have moved me closer to First Place Overall so I’ll have to settle for First in Florida as has been mentioned !

With most everybody being homebound I was surprised that there were not more folks participating....... I had a good time right up to the end.

Thanks guys for your efforts.

John, KK4ITX 
Florida State First Place

Visit:  www.zaarc.org.   👁

On Apr 7, 2020, at 09:03, Johnny Matlock <jomatlock@...> wrote:

Thanks John

CONGRATS !

John and David.

Good job with the sprint.
I will send you guys a email off-list.

Thanks to everyone that participated.

Stay safe
72
Johnny AC0BQ 



On Mon, Apr 6, 2020 at 1:23 PM John Lonigro <jonigro@...> wrote:
I know this isn't as much fun as Ozarkcon would have been, but it's a
lot safer for all.  Without further ado, here are the results of the
first (and hopefully last) Ozarkcon Sprint.  Note: Numbers in
parentheses are #QSOs with members (2 points), # with non-members (1
point), # with K0N (4 points), and # with WQ5RP (4 points).

First Place goes to John Watkins, N0EVH, of Independence, MO with 17
total points.  (3,7,1,0)
Second Place goes to David Kukulka, AB9BZ, of Chicago, IL with 16 total
points. (0,8,1,1)
Third Place goes to Glenn Snow, N4MJ, of South Fulton, TN with 10 total
points. (1,0,1,1)

These three will receive the coveted 4SQRP certificate via email
shortly.  First and second place also will receive more tangible
prizes.  You will be contacted by Johnny, AC0BQ, regarding those gifts.

Others who entered the contest were:
Paul, WA9PWP with 8 points (0,0,1,1).
Terry, WA0ITP, with 4 points (0,0,1,0).
John, KK4ITX, with 2 points (1,0,0,0).

The two bonus stations' scores were:
Johnny, K0N (aka AC0BQ), with 25 points (8,5,1,0).
Bert, WQ5RP, (aka N0YJ), with 17 points (5,3,0,1).

Both bonus stations were located in Kansas.
The other 6 entrants were each from a different state: MO, IL, TN, WI,
IA, FL, so they each came in first place in their state (hi).

Don't forget the regular Second Sunday Sprint this coming Sunday (Easter
Sunday).

72 and stay safe,
John, AA0VE
4SQRP Contest Coordinator






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Re: Ozarkcon Sprint Results

Johnny AC0BQ
 

Thanks John

CONGRATS !

John and David.

Good job with the sprint.
I will send you guys a email off-list.

Thanks to everyone that participated.

Stay safe
72
Johnny AC0BQ 



On Mon, Apr 6, 2020 at 1:23 PM John Lonigro <jonigro@...> wrote:
I know this isn't as much fun as Ozarkcon would have been, but it's a
lot safer for all.  Without further ado, here are the results of the
first (and hopefully last) Ozarkcon Sprint.  Note: Numbers in
parentheses are #QSOs with members (2 points), # with non-members (1
point), # with K0N (4 points), and # with WQ5RP (4 points).

First Place goes to John Watkins, N0EVH, of Independence, MO with 17
total points.  (3,7,1,0)
Second Place goes to David Kukulka, AB9BZ, of Chicago, IL with 16 total
points. (0,8,1,1)
Third Place goes to Glenn Snow, N4MJ, of South Fulton, TN with 10 total
points. (1,0,1,1)

These three will receive the coveted 4SQRP certificate via email
shortly.  First and second place also will receive more tangible
prizes.  You will be contacted by Johnny, AC0BQ, regarding those gifts.

Others who entered the contest were:
Paul, WA9PWP with 8 points (0,0,1,1).
Terry, WA0ITP, with 4 points (0,0,1,0).
John, KK4ITX, with 2 points (1,0,0,0).

The two bonus stations' scores were:
Johnny, K0N (aka AC0BQ), with 25 points (8,5,1,0).
Bert, WQ5RP, (aka N0YJ), with 17 points (5,3,0,1).

Both bonus stations were located in Kansas.
The other 6 entrants were each from a different state: MO, IL, TN, WI,
IA, FL, so they each came in first place in their state (hi).

Don't forget the regular Second Sunday Sprint this coming Sunday (Easter
Sunday).

72 and stay safe,
John, AA0VE
4SQRP Contest Coordinator






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Upcoming Event: Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets - Wed, 04/08/2020 8:00pm-9:00pm #cal-reminder

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

Reminder: Wednesday Evening 40 and 80 meter Nets

When: Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 8:00pm to 9:00pm, (GMT-05:00) 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 Operator to be determined.

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 operators are Johnny AC0BQ or Paul N0NBD.

* 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.


Ozarkcon Sprint Results

John Lonigro
 

I know this isn't as much fun as Ozarkcon would have been, but it's a lot safer for all.  Without further ado, here are the results of the first (and hopefully last) Ozarkcon Sprint.  Note: Numbers in parentheses are #QSOs with members (2 points), # with non-members (1 point), # with K0N (4 points), and # with WQ5RP (4 points).

First Place goes to John Watkins, N0EVH, of Independence, MO with 17 total points.  (3,7,1,0)
Second Place goes to David Kukulka, AB9BZ, of Chicago, IL with 16 total points. (0,8,1,1)
Third Place goes to Glenn Snow, N4MJ, of South Fulton, TN with 10 total points. (1,0,1,1)

These three will receive the coveted 4SQRP certificate via email shortly.  First and second place also will receive more tangible prizes.  You will be contacted by Johnny, AC0BQ, regarding those gifts.

Others who entered the contest were:
Paul, WA9PWP with 8 points (0,0,1,1).
Terry, WA0ITP, with 4 points (0,0,1,0).
John, KK4ITX, with 2 points (1,0,0,0).

The two bonus stations' scores were:
Johnny, K0N (aka AC0BQ), with 25 points (8,5,1,0).
Bert, WQ5RP, (aka N0YJ), with 17 points (5,3,0,1).

Both bonus stations were located in Kansas.
The other 6 entrants were each from a different state: MO, IL, TN, WI, IA, FL, so they each came in first place in their state (hi).

Don't forget the regular Second Sunday Sprint this coming Sunday (Easter Sunday).

72 and stay safe,
John, AA0VE
4SQRP Contest Coordinator


Re: Ozarkcon Sprint Entries

Johnny AC0BQ
 

Thanks John
I really appreciate you taking the time to do this.

I will contact the winners Direct about the Prizes.

Thanks All for participating, it was fun!


72
AC0BQ 



On Mon, Apr 6, 2020 at 9:43 AM John Lonigro <jonigro@...> wrote:
Here is a list of the entries I have received for the Ozarkcon Sprint,
held last Saturday:

1) N0EVH John
2) N4MJ Glenn
3) AB9BZ David
4) KK4ITX John
5) WA9PWP Paul

If anyone thinks he submitted his score and isn't on the list, please
resubmit it to me (jonigro (at) gmail.com).

I also received complete logs from the two bonus stations K0N (N0YJ
Bert) and WQ5RP (AC0BQ JohnnyN4MJ).  Thanks to both Bert and Johnny for
taking time to be on the air and provide the opportunity for others to
get bonus points.

I believe it was decided that neither Johnny nor Bert will be counted in
the final tally, but their scores will be tabulated nonetheless and
published with the results.

I'll give everybody one last chance to submit their score before I get
busy tabulating who the winners are.  You've got until noon today (CDT)
to submit your score.  It shouldn't take long to tabulate everything. 
Noon is when I traditionally walk the dog, so you can expect to see the
results maybe an hour later.  The certificates will be emailed to the
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners shortly thereafter.  Prizes will go to
the 1st and 2nd place finishers.

72.

John, AA0VE
4SQRP Contest Coordinator



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Ozarkcon Sprint Entries

John Lonigro
 

Here is a list of the entries I have received for the Ozarkcon Sprint, held last Saturday:

1) N0EVH John
2) N4MJ Glenn
3) AB9BZ David
4) KK4ITX John
5) WA9PWP Paul

If anyone thinks he submitted his score and isn't on the list, please resubmit it to me (jonigro (at) gmail.com).

I also received complete logs from the two bonus stations K0N (N0YJ Bert) and WQ5RP (AC0BQ JohnnyN4MJ).  Thanks to both Bert and Johnny for taking time to be on the air and provide the opportunity for others to get bonus points.

I believe it was decided that neither Johnny nor Bert will be counted in the final tally, but their scores will be tabulated nonetheless and published with the results.

I'll give everybody one last chance to submit their score before I get busy tabulating who the winners are.  You've got until noon today (CDT) to submit your score.  It shouldn't take long to tabulate everything.  Noon is when I traditionally walk the dog, so you can expect to see the results maybe an hour later.  The certificates will be emailed to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners shortly thereafter.  Prizes will go to the 1st and 2nd place finishers.

72.

John, AA0VE
4SQRP Contest Coordinator


Re: Ozarkcon Sprint - send in your score

John Lonigro
 

Paul:

Thanks for sending in your score.  I know it's not real impressive, but it's not the lowest one I've received, by far.

72,
John, AA0VE

On 4/5/20 10:34 AM, Paul Goemans wrote:
Hi John!
 OK, you win, I am #1485. I contacted K0N once and WQ5RP once! No other contacts during the contest period. At least I was on the air a bit!

Paul Goemans WA9PWP
Stoughton, WI

-----Original Message----- From: John Lonigro
Sent: Sunday, April 05, 2020 10:12 AM
To: 4SQRP@groups.io
Subject: [4SQRP] Ozarkcon Sprint - send in your score

The Ozarkcon Sprint is over.  I've only received 4 entries so far and I
know at least 10 people made contacts.  Please send in your score, no
matter how poorly you think you did.  If I only get four entries total,
three of them will get certificates and two will get prizes.  So please
send your score to ME, not to qrpcontest.com or anywhere else.  If
desired, you can simply reply to this email with the appropriate data:
Your name, call, member number, #QSOs: 1) with members; 2) with
non-members; 3) with K0N; and 4) with WQ5RP. Thanks.

I know it wasn't as much fun as Ozarkcon would have been.  How could it
be?  Hopefully, things will be different next year and our dummy load
activity will be back.

Next Sunday is Easter.  It is also the Second Sunday of April, which
means it will again be time for the Second Sunday Sprint. Normally,
there will be a lot of get-togethers, easter egg hunts, etc, but I
predict it will be different this year.  If you are stuck at home Sunday
night with nothing to do, you might as well try your luck with the SSS.

72,
John, AA0VE
4SQRP Contest Coordinator






Re: Ozarkcon Sprint - send in your score

Paul Goemans
 

Hi John!
OK, you win, I am #1485. I contacted K0N once and WQ5RP once! No other contacts during the contest period. At least I was on the air a bit!

Paul Goemans WA9PWP
Stoughton, WI

-----Original Message-----
From: John Lonigro
Sent: Sunday, April 05, 2020 10:12 AM
To: 4SQRP@groups.io
Subject: [4SQRP] Ozarkcon Sprint - send in your score

The Ozarkcon Sprint is over. I've only received 4 entries so far and I
know at least 10 people made contacts. Please send in your score, no
matter how poorly you think you did. If I only get four entries total,
three of them will get certificates and two will get prizes. So please
send your score to ME, not to qrpcontest.com or anywhere else. If
desired, you can simply reply to this email with the appropriate data:
Your name, call, member number, #QSOs: 1) with members; 2) with
non-members; 3) with K0N; and 4) with WQ5RP. Thanks.

I know it wasn't as much fun as Ozarkcon would have been. How could it
be? Hopefully, things will be different next year and our dummy load
activity will be back.

Next Sunday is Easter. It is also the Second Sunday of April, which
means it will again be time for the Second Sunday Sprint. Normally,
there will be a lot of get-togethers, easter egg hunts, etc, but I
predict it will be different this year. If you are stuck at home Sunday
night with nothing to do, you might as well try your luck with the SSS.

72,
John, AA0VE
4SQRP Contest Coordinator


Ozarkcon Sprint - send in your score

John Lonigro
 

The Ozarkcon Sprint is over.  I've only received 4 entries so far and I know at least 10 people made contacts.  Please send in your score, no matter how poorly you think you did.  If I only get four entries total, three of them will get certificates and two will get prizes.  So please send your score to ME, not to qrpcontest.com or anywhere else.  If desired, you can simply reply to this email with the appropriate data: Your name, call, member number, #QSOs: 1) with members; 2) with non-members; 3) with K0N; and 4) with WQ5RP. Thanks.

I know it wasn't as much fun as Ozarkcon would have been.  How could it be?  Hopefully, things will be different next year and our dummy load activity will be back.

Next Sunday is Easter.  It is also the Second Sunday of April, which means it will again be time for the Second Sunday Sprint.  Normally, there will be a lot of get-togethers, easter egg hunts, etc, but I predict it will be different this year.  If you are stuck at home Sunday night with nothing to do, you might as well try your luck with the SSS.

72,
John, AA0VE
4SQRP Contest Coordinator


Re: 4SQRP Ozarkcon Sprint K0N log by N0YJ

Johnny AC0BQ
 

Ge Group 
That was fun, thanks for joining us. 
Here is my WQ5RP log as I heard the calls. 
72 
Johnny AC0BQ

On Sat, Apr 4, 2020 at 8:11 PM Robert <e1dslr@...> wrote:

On 4/4/2020 10:15 AM, John Lonigro wrote:
> To all Four-Staters:
>
> I hope everyone is firing up their radios and trying to work people
> during these extraordinary times.  This might be the longest "sprint"
> in the history of radio, lasting pretty much all weekend (hi).  I
> think Johnny was pretty clear with the rules, which should be familiar
> to those participating in our monthly sprints.  As far as sending in
> your score is concerned, please send the following: 1) #QSOs with
> members (NOT including bonus QSOs with K0N and WQ5RP), 2) #QSOs with
> non-members, 3) #QSOs with K0N and WQ5RP.  Note: It's fair to have
> multiple QSOs with the bonus stations, as long as they are on
> different bands, which is the same rule with all QSOs.  The CW and
> sideband portions of each band are considered separate "bands" for the
> purposes of this contest.
>
> To tabulate your score, I will multiply your number of QSOs with
> members by 2 and the number with bonus stations by 4 and will add the
> results to the number of QSOs with non-members.   So just send me the
> raw scores requested above (with dupes removed).  I'm not asking for
> you to send in your logs, but have them handy in case I have questions
> or request a copy.  Since there are prizes involved, not just
> certificates, I want to get this right.
>
> Sample submission:
>
> (Email subject:  4SQRP Ozarkcon Sprint)
>
> Name: Rover Jones
> Callsign: K9DOG
> City: Dogtown
> State: MO
> 4SQRP Member number: 99999
>
> Results (with dupes removed):
> Number of QSOs with members (NOT including K0N or WQ5RP):  W
> Number of QSOs with non-members: X
> Number of QSOs with K0N: Y
> Number of QSOs with WQ5RP: Z
>
> The score for Rover in this case would be 2W + X +4(Y+Z)
>
> If you adhere to this format, it would make it much easier for me.
>
> TNX, 72, and good luck in the contest,
>
> John, AA0VE
> 4SQRP Contest Coordinator
>
>
>
>
>


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72
JOHNNY AC0BQ  ..



Re: 4SQRP Ozarkcon Sprint K0N log by N0YJ

Robert
 

On 4/4/2020 10:15 AM, John Lonigro wrote:
To all Four-Staters:

I hope everyone is firing up their radios and trying to work people during these extraordinary times.  This might be the longest "sprint" in the history of radio, lasting pretty much all weekend (hi).  I think Johnny was pretty clear with the rules, which should be familiar to those participating in our monthly sprints.  As far as sending in your score is concerned, please send the following: 1) #QSOs with members (NOT including bonus QSOs with K0N and WQ5RP), 2) #QSOs with non-members, 3) #QSOs with K0N and WQ5RP.  Note: It's fair to have multiple QSOs with the bonus stations, as long as they are on different bands, which is the same rule with all QSOs.  The CW and sideband portions of each band are considered separate "bands" for the purposes of this contest.

To tabulate your score, I will multiply your number of QSOs with members by 2 and the number with bonus stations by 4 and will add the results to the number of QSOs with non-members.   So just send me the raw scores requested above (with dupes removed).  I'm not asking for you to send in your logs, but have them handy in case I have questions or request a copy.  Since there are prizes involved, not just certificates, I want to get this right.

Sample submission:

(Email subject:  4SQRP Ozarkcon Sprint)

Name: Rover Jones
Callsign: K9DOG
City: Dogtown
State: MO
4SQRP Member number: 99999

Results (with dupes removed):
Number of QSOs with members (NOT including K0N or WQ5RP):  W
Number of QSOs with non-members: X
Number of QSOs with K0N: Y
Number of QSOs with WQ5RP: Z

The score for Rover in this case would be 2W + X +4(Y+Z)

If you adhere to this format, it would make it much easier for me.

TNX, 72, and good luck in the contest,

John, AA0VE
4SQRP Contest Coordinator




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Sasquatch Stomp was Fun

Wayne McFee
 

Hello All,
 
The Sasquatch Stomp was a lot of fun, with good numbers of signals on the band.  Those of you who participated, please go to
 
 
and go to the bottom of the page and download the score sheet.
 
All you need to do is fill in the appropriate green boxes.
 
Such as the year, your callsign, your QTH, your SPC (QTH), Sasquatch Number given out and your name.
 
Add up all the received Sasquatch Numbers and put the total in the green box on line 15 as a negative number.  Example –12, 980
 
Put the total number of Yetis worked I the green box on line 16 and put the total number of contacts made in the green box on line 17.
 
Then, if you used a straight key for the whole event, put –9,999 in the green box on line 23.  If not, leave it blank.
 
The form takes care of all the rest, so you can then email a copy to nb6m@....
 
We will give everyone a week to get their score sheets in and then the results will be posted on the pnwqrp.org Sasquatch Stomp web page.
 
A big thank you to wll who took part.
 
73,
 
Wayne  NB6M
 
 


Re: Ocon Sprint

n4mj
 

Johnny, you are 599 here on 7.122.  Can't hear Bert on 3.564.  slow day.

n4mj


 
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On Saturday, April 4, 2020, 05:05:05 PM CDT, Johnny Matlock <jomatlock@...> wrote:



ge Group
were Back on the air!
Im at 7.122 and Bert is at 3.564. 
Cu there
Johnny WQ5RP

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72
JOHNNY AC0BQ  ..



Re: Twenty years a major change occured to the QRP amateur radio hobby

Paul Goemans
 

And,
  Then the 38 Special? Heady days in QRP!
 
Paul Goemans WA9PWP
Stoughton, WI
 

From: Charlie Vest
Sent: Saturday, April 04, 2020 4:27 PM
To: main@4SQRP.groups.io ; Stan via groups.io ; QRP-L Mailing List ; St. Louis QRP Society ; qrpguys@...
Subject: Re: [4SQRP] Twenty years a major change occured to the QRP amateur radio hobby
 

Gee maybe a 25th anniversary edition would make for a nice project ....

Just ran into my Original badge from Ozarkcon 1 , I guess , in Joplin the other day. LOTS of GREAT memories of

that first event !!

Charlie , W5COV

On April 4, 2020 at 3:48 PM "Stan via groups.io" <w9ifz@...> wrote:

     The Forty-9er was born 25 years ago in March 1996.  The QRP hobby segment had been around for a long time, but suddenly a pocket size transceiver with a superior receiver to the crystal set design of the popular Pixies was available and the 49-er was powered by a small 9 Volt battery.

      Wayne Burdick, N6KR was the designer and QRPp magazine ‘s March 1996 issue Volume IV, Number 1 had the details.  There was a source for a PCB for only $5 which include shipping thanks to Jim Cates.

       Quicker than a rabbit being chased by a pack of hungry hound dogs, I went looking for a case to put it in and found an Altoids metal case was perfect.

        By June, the latest issue of QRPp, included several minor improvements, including audio mods by NA5N, AC6AN, and others in addition to updates from Wayne.

        I believe a major transformation and step forward for the QRP low power segment of our great amateur radio hobby resulted due to the 49-er.

PS: Wayne, K6KR, later created Elecraft.

Stan, AK0B

 


Ocon Sprint

Johnny AC0BQ
 


ge Group
were Back on the air!
Im at 7.122 and Bert is at 3.564. 
Cu there
Johnny WQ5RP

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72
JOHNNY AC0BQ  ..



Re: Twenty years a major change occured to the QRP amateur radio hobby

Charlie Vest
 

Gee maybe a 25th anniversary edition would make for a nice project ....

Just ran into my Original badge from Ozarkcon 1 , I guess , in Joplin the other day. LOTS of GREAT memories of

that first event !! 

Charlie , W5COV 

On April 4, 2020 at 3:48 PM "Stan via groups.io" <w9ifz@...> wrote:

     The Forty-9er was born 25 years ago in March 1996.  The QRP hobby segment had been around for a long time, but suddenly a pocket size transceiver with a superior receiver to the crystal set design of the popular Pixies was available and the 49-er was powered by a small 9 Volt battery.

      Wayne Burdick, N6KR was the designer and QRPp magazine ‘s March 1996 issue Volume IV, Number 1 had the details.  There was a source for a PCB for only $5 which include shipping thanks to Jim Cates.

       Quicker than a rabbit being chased by a pack of hungry hound dogs, I went looking for a case to put it in and found an Altoids metal case was perfect.

        By June, the latest issue of QRPp, included several minor improvements, including audio mods by NA5N, AC6AN, and others in addition to updates from Wayne.

        I believe a major transformation and step forward for the QRP low power segment of our great amateur radio hobby resulted due to the 49-er.

PS: Wayne, K6KR, later created Elecraft. 

Stan, AK0B