Armstrong Pioneer Award

The Major Armstrong Memorial Amateur Radio Club has instituted the Armstrong Pioneer Award, an honor to be bestowed annually on the amateur who has, in the opinion of the voting members, done outstanding service for an amateur community. group of amateurs may nominate a ham whom they feei meets the criteria listed below. Nominations opened November, 1979, and ill be accepted for as long as the award pro* gram exists. Members of the Major Armstrong Memorial ARC will review each year s...

Dx Receiver

The DX-2G0. sold by Radio Shack, is a general-coverage receiver It tunes five bands 150 kHz to 400 kHz, 520 kHz to 1.6 MHz, 1.55 MHz IO 4.5 MHz, 4.5 MHz to 13 MHz. and 13 MHz to 30 MHz. It is designed for the reception of the three most-used forms of amplitude-modulated signals, which are double sideband with carrier (AM, or 6A3), single sideband without carrier (SSB, or 3A3j), and make-and-break radiotelegraphy (CW, or 0.1 A11 The basic design is the classic single-conversion superheterodyne...

Fanon Scanner Accessories

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Can Am Contest

Canadian Combined Champion John Sluymer CZ60U American CombJned Champion David Hachadorian KfiLU Canadian Phonn Trophy Doug Freestone XJSUF American Phone Trophy Jack Webb W5JW Canadian CW Trophy Graham Williams VE2WA American CW Trophy Trey Garlough WNaKKZ Canadian Multi-Op Champion Prince George CC VE72Z2 American MullhOp Champion Slan Gritliths W7N9 Club Compel It tun The Olhar Club (Wash,. 8.C. only once for each team. When DXAWK partners contact each other it counts as a double multiplier....

Type Acceptance

REQUIREMENTS EXTENDED FOB EXTERNAL RADIO FREQUENCY POWER AMPLIFIERS (DOCKET NO. 21117) The Commission has decided to extend for an indefinite period its type-acceptance requirements for external radio frequency power amplifiers of the hind used to amplify Citizens Band radio transmissions illegally. The Commission instructed its staff to draft an order extending the type acceptance and related technical requirements indefinitely. The requirements were adopted in 1978. effective for three years,...

Vaesu Ft Dm

Yaesu has announced an improved version of the FT 901 DM, the FT-902DM. While the 902 retains most of the features of its predecessor several important changes have been made. The 902 covers all present and proposed HF amateur bands, including the new WARG bands. The digital frequency readout has been Improved to eliminate the need for recalibration when changing modes or bands. The built-in keyer features both dot and dash memories, and the re ceiver's dynamic range has been improved Last but...

Info

Our basic downconverters soon acquired an elaborate Jllook ' which reminded us of a mini-TVRO setup, and we somehow felt we had set new DX records for solid MDS reception in this heavily wooded and mountainous area of the United States. One aspect has definitely proven true Signal paths which are not line of sight are difficult to predict and use. Raising antenna height to acquire line of sight is often the oniy logical alternative, Some additional members of our group decided to construct...

Vegas

Though I didn't go to the SAROC mess this year, I did have to get out to Vegas for the Winter Consumer Electronics Show CES a couple of days later. The weather was perfect and the town was crowded with about 60.000 attending the CES. With the casinos vying with each other to provide low-cost eats, you can do very well in the town on about 6 per day. Even the local people come to the strip to get in on the 1.49 breakfast buffets, Other than that, most of the things in Vegas are so tacky that 1...

Yl Issb Qso Partyphone

0001 GMT April 18 to 2359 GMT April 19 Two six-hour rest periods are required. Operating categories include single operator, DX WK teams, and YL OM teams. All bands will be used, and the same station may be contacted on different bands for contact points but not as country multipliers. Two meters may be used, but contacts must be direct and not through repeaters, Name, RS, SSBer number, country, state, and partner's call. If no partner, leave blank, if non-member, send No Number. 3925, 7290,...

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Touch Tone Decoder

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New Mfj Hf Wattmeter

Radioamateur Org

The new MFJ-814 HF wattmeter swr meter has a frequency range of 1.8-30 MHz, It reads forward and reflected power on two scales 2 kW and 200 Watts on a 2-1 2 ' wide x 1 1 2 high lighted meter Otght CJesco Industries' precision tweezer. This power meter aFso reads swr directiy and is calibrated up to 6 to 1 swr. Three push-button switches Jet you switch between power and swr, high and low power, and forward and reflect' ed power. Eggshell white with black top and sides, the meter measures 6-1 M,r...

De Pyaa

We, from LABRE Liga de Amadores Brasiieiros de Radio Emissao are gtad to announce that there has been set up a beacon, here in Sao Paulo SP on the six meter band, for propagation research purposes. The beacon is on 50.055 MHz and has an output power of 25 Watts. The antenna is an omnidirectional ground plane which is about 25 feet above the ground level, on the top of the League building. The format transmitted is a long dash, along with de and the call de PY2AA. We would very much appreciate...

Bk Understanding A Programming

BK1069 VER UCAL BEAM amp TRIANGLE ANTNS 5.50 BK7368 VHF ANTENNA HANDBOOK 5 95 BK7370 WEATHER SATELLITE HANDBOOK, 2.50 BK 1184 WOR LD RADIO TV HAN DBOOK 316,50 BK7315 WORLD REPEATER ATLAS 4,95 For more information on this and other fine Hustler amateur radio products, contact 3275 North B11 Avenue Kissimmee, Florida 32741 The Rugged, Reliable 10,15, and 20-Meter Yagi You've Been Waiting for Is Now Available. This exciting new tribander sets the pace for dependable poftormance with its two in one...

Sax Transistor Rf

A small signal amplifier to drive the MXX-1 Mixer, Singie tuned inpul and link output. 3 to 20 MHz, Lo Kit, Cat. No 03512. 20 to 170 MHzT HI Kit, Cat. No. 035103. Speafy when ordering. 7.02 ea. .02 Calibration Tolerance EXPERIMENTER CRYSTALS HC BAJ Holder Cat. No, Specifications 031080 to 20 MHz For use in OX OSC La 031081 '20 to 60 MHz - For use in OX OSC HI 031300 3 to 20 MHz For use in OF-1L OSC 031310 20 to 60 MHz For use in OF-1 H OSC Stappng and postage mttto U .S., Canada and Mexco only...

Cos

Communications Electronics, the world s largest distributor of radio scanners, celebrates Father's Day early with big savings on Bearcat scanners. Electra Company, the manufacturers of Bearcat scanners is offering consumer rebates on their great tine of scanners, when purchased between April 1 and May 1 5, 1981. Wilft a scanner, you can monitorthe exciting two-way radio conversations of police andfire departments, mtelligenceagencies, mobiie telephones, energy ail exploration crews, and more-...

Rtty

AGC decay 1.4 1 shape factor CW output pulse shaping hard or soft Exceptional Dynamics Noise Floor -l32dBm 3rd order intercept f L5dBm True Pfrssband Tuning with width and position indicators The ASTRO 102BXA provides basically all the fine performance of the ASTRO-1D3 at a lower cost, but less the WARC bands, which of course may be added later if desired.

Help

We are happy to provide Ham Help listings free, on a space available basis. We are not happy when we have to take time away from other duties to deci gt pher cryptic notes scrawled it legibly on dog-eared post cards and odd-sized scraps of paper. Please type or print neatly , double spaced, your request on an8Vix 11 sheet of paper and use upper- and lowercase letters where appropriate. Also, please make a f took tike a 1 not an I T1 which could be an el or an eyeand so on. Hard as it may be to...

The Nicad Conditioner

Help your nicads lose their memories Muriel Kau W2KW 747-7 76fh Avenue flushing NV 11367 uite a few nicad battery-charger circuits have appeared in print lately. However, as none of the circuits would fill my re quirements, considerable researc h and planning was done before starting on this project Most of the chargers described in articles were for the preferred constant current method. Others used the constant-potential system Still others used a combination of both Each of the articles

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220-225 MHz 12 channels crystal controlled 10 watts If you re not on 220, now is the time to try it with an FM-76 Phone 1 800 233-0250 In PA 717 299-7221 today to place your order or to request a detailed brochure describing these transceivers and related power supplies, antennas, amplifiers and other accessories- Special quantity pricing is available on the MARK 3 and FM-76 transceivers. Get your group together and call for a quote on your requirements. Pi il es subject to change without...

New Mfj Keyboard

The all-new MFJ Keyboard Keyer, model MFJ-494, is a lull-fledged keyboard that sends CWP Baudot, and ASCII, with 50 character text buffer, 30-character programmable message memory, 4 automatic messages, 2 random-code practice modes, speed and buffer metering, back-space delete function, and buffer memory hold function just plug it in your paddle and t's a full-function keyer. Simple one- or two-keystroke combinations execute all commands. The 50-character text buffer car be filled prior to...

Coaxial Antenna Changeover Relay

Powei Rating 1000 watts CW fidOt v 2000 watts SSB VSWR Less than 1 15 1 f DC to 150 MHz TRi-BAND MOBILE Tri-Liander for20, 40 and 75 meters Power rated 500 watts PER A Band Antenna Traps for coverage ol 40 20 15 and 10 meters in one antenna As FOmAStE WHIP ANTENNA Tunes the 6,10, jfyr meter amateur bands, as well as alt y 10 channels of the 27 MH CB hand When properly adjusted KjS the operating frequency, VSWR is 1 1 1 Compfete with t gt a e loading _ _ r cods. coaniaJ feed line, and f...

Raleigh Nc

The RaJeigh Amateur Radio Society is sponsoring its ninth annual hamfest on Sunday, April 12, 1981. at the Crabtree valley Mall. US 70 West, Raleigh NC, Activities begin at 9 00 am. General admission is 3.50. There will be many prizes, including a first-prize choice of a Kenwood TS-130S HF transceiver and PS-30 12-volt power supply or an IC 251A multi-mode 2-rneter transceiver with Mirage B-108 80-Watt amplifier. Second prize is a triband beam third prize is a heavy-duty CDE rotor. The drawings...

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The IsoPole is building a strong reputation for quality in design and superior performance. The IsoPoles acceptance has already compelled another large antenna producer to make a major design modification to his most popular VHF Base Station antenna. Innovative IsoPole conical sleeve decouplers pat. pend. offer many new design advantages. All IsoPole antennas yield the maximum gain attainable for their respective lengths and a 2ero degree angle of radiation. Exceptional decoupling results in...

The Universal Communications Mhz Downconverter Kits

Sabtronics 8000b

Coffee cans, snow scooters, and stop-sign-shaped PC boards In every direction. That was the general situation when a group of friends and I recently purchased a number of the 2100-MHz downconverter kits from Universal Communications. These MDS, or pay-TV, converter kits were advertised in 73, and they seemed like an ideal way to try the rapidly growing frontier of microwave TV. We were not sure exactly what we were getting into, but the enticement of unique movies was definitely an incentive...

Kan Iron Ics Mini Reader

The age of functional miniaturization is upon us. Kan ironies, well established for their reputation in amateur license training tapes and accessories, has released an ultra-compact version of their famous Field Day RTTY Morse reader. The Mini-Reader still possesses all of the features of its larger predecessor, but has been reduced to the approximate size of a standard calculator. Measuring only 5-3M W x 3-5 8 H x MATD, the Mini-Reader features 10 brilliant fluorescent characters. The display...

The Six Meter Reader

Though it's taken some tlmet we are now really getting input and ideas concerning amateur radio's depopulation of the six-meter band. One of the most interesting letters received came from Lew CoMns W1GXT, and it reads II read your September. 1980, column. Looking West, with much interest since I have been working on the development of a six-meter bandplan for a number of years, In addition, i have been a user of the band during all those years, and thus feel l am qualified to offer some...

New Model From Aluma Tower

Designed especially with the ham operator in mind, Aluma Tower s new extra-heavy-duty aluminum tower meets our special needs, All uprights and cross braces are 1 seamless drawn aluminum tubing with stainless steel aircraft cable connecting the telescoping sec tions, The mast is 2 diameter x 81 long and is supplied bolted in place. Aluma Tower's telescoping construction and tilt-up style enable it to withstand any weather conditions. por more information, con tact Alum a Tower Company, 1639 Old...

Priced Atsi

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Cubic

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Preselector

Rf Attenuation Input Output Impedance Relay Power Capability -20 dB S. -10 dB 50 75 ohms 200W CW IPnces are suggested ist and are ub ect to cftajiqe vwlfrout none tone comes in, it puts out a low level In FSK 10 meters and below , 2295 Hz is used as the mark time 2125 Hz is used as the space. This gives a downward shift of 170 Hz. In AFSK 6 meters and above , the tones are reversed S1 selects FSK or AFSK and will be labeled during alignment. Fig, 3 is the modulator The input at J1 is from the...

Kenwood Tr

I have operated a lot of different two-meter rigs in my short life, and J am picky- When I first saw the Kenwood TR-7800 two-meter FM transceiver at a show last year, I made several unkind remarks about the rig to my companions Ha I said. 'Look at that ridiculous keyboard entry system. That won't work in the car r now wipe the egg off my face and present my slncerest apologies to my friends, not to mention the poor tortured soul in the booth- This is one of the best two-meter rigs have ever...

Astro

The ASTRO 102BXA provides basically all the fine performance of the ASTRO-1D3 at a lower cost, but less the WARC bands, which of course may be added later if desired. The Cubic ASTRO-103 expands on the highly acclaimed ASTRO 102BXA with the addition o the most asked foi features RTTY, an input connector for 1 separate receive angaria, and o course, ALL BAND coverage from through 1U meters. including the new bands at 10. 18, and 24 5 Ml z All bands are operating nou nothing to buy later and of...

Azden

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