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Amateur Tv Receiving Converter

Communications Concepts has announced iis.new ATV-2 amateur television receiving converter The ATV-2 nas two super-sensitive rl preamplifier stages us ing Ihe low-noise MRF-9D1 (1.7 dB MR transistors The ATV-2 tunes from 420-450 MHz and downconverts to channels 2. or 4 on your standard TV set The circuit uses durable microstnp design lor stabili ty and Simplicity The combEn.itiqn of a dual-rf stage the microstnp design, and the hot-earner diod double balanced mixer reduces UHF TV mtermod...

Psk Power Speaker

N w you can enjoy plenty of transceiver audio withou having io turn youf honn-held volume control up 90 tor it goes into distortion. The PSK-1 features > powerful watt (Output 20 db audio amplifier Ihat will interface with virtually any com mu meat ion reciuvfr bpeal< er output Jack Eupwence fh* i j*urv of distortion-tre room filling audio from your hand-hetd transceiver even in a no i5v m ob f * T1 v t r on me nt Tr e PSK-1 4 hauled in an attracts*1 csm thai woukf also decorate any base...

Aes Branch Stores

WICKUFFE, Ohio 44092 28940 Euclid Avenue Phone (216) 585-7388 Ohio WATS I 800-362-0290 ORLANDO, Fla. 37803 621 Commonwealth Ave Phone (3053 894 3238 Fla WATS 1-800-432-94 4 CLEARWATER, f a. 33575 LAS VEGAS. Nev. 89106 1 98 Drew Street Phone 18131 461-4267 Mo In State WATS Sir 1-800-321-3594 S 1-800-3274917 No Nationwide WATS 1072 N Rancho Drive Phone (702) 647-3114 No In-State WATS CHICAGO. Illinois 60630 ERICKS0N COMMUNICATIONS 5456 N Milwaukee Avenue Phone (312) 631-5181

Statements Issued By The Principality Of Sealand

Great Britain established an artificial island on the High Seas. This island was equipped with radar and heavy armaments and occupied by some two hundred servicemen. The task of the island and its inhabitants was to guard the approaches to the Thames Estuary where large and vulnerable convoys of shipping were assembled. Some time after the cessation of hostilities, the island was derelicted and abandoned by the British Government. In the winter ol 1966, a British family...

Awards

Plaques will oe presented r, the top-scoring NM stations, ihe itghesi scormg nOn-NM Siphon in each entry category tnd the highest-scoring NM club with 3 or more members submitting scores Cerliii cates will be awarded to the lop scorers from each NM county. state, province and DX country in each entry category A spetia' riifiihcate ill be awarded ihF highest-scoung NM mot> ile or poctaWe station Entries must be postmarked no later than October 1st and addressed to Ed Graham N5HH, 12449 Regent...

Canada

Gary Honeywell VE3ARS PO Box 2610, Station D Ottawa, Ontano Canada KIP 5W Just over two years ago. Canadian amateurs had the opportunity of advising the Canadian Department of Communications In Ottawa on the matter ot TRC24, rRC2*i Is the designation for circular nut out by the DOC which details Ihe requirements for the amateur license Examinations for the amateur license are based on TRC24 The Canadian Amateur Radio Federation iCARF) with the assistance of Other organizations, undertook to...

Kantronics

(913) 842-7745 1202 E. 23rd Street Lawrence, Kansas 66044 Get picture-perfect circuit boards without buying a darkroom, Some years ago, 1 rediscovered a technique for making printed circuit boards whrch was prevalent in the fledgling years of the industry. Called silk-screen printing, it is a very acceptable method of transferring a resist pattern to a clad board, is very inexpensive initially, will be successful even for a beginner, and, once mastered, will find many applications in the ham...

Apple Ii Morse Code Interface

CW ECnVJlRT PC.Ft THr XPPLt II HD tmfes HURWXrtT hegdjfieo TUNE tiETECTION THHOtf& H CASBE7ITE INPUT SOrrimAPE TUHEAhLE CBNTrtn ffttguthcy autokattc speed tracktk t 6 to (.-fl wph SPLIT SC6 EN DISPLAT5 SEPARATE EIGK7 LIKE PJt XSI. Tt i1 TIF ERE Dt iiFEFI' VJLFJ HLE t TC f. Wp CPTl C+lftL SIDFTtKE THBOUCi- PPtP SftART G*C. TT rJEY NCf VIA GAHE CONNECTOR WRJl SWITCH Ni. VIA GAME COMNICTOR BtllLT IN FFINTEtr DRIVEN REQUIRES OOS J.J SHIPPING IWCL,UnFn CA . F P IA PES 'ENTS ADD SALES TAJt - Md...

To Go Where No Has Gone Before

An enterprising team of DXers takes to the high seas to work S1, the smallest country in the world. Let's activate a new country, we thought Let s fust go there and set up our station, we thought. It obviously was a simple thing to do. But yet here I am, cowering in a soapbox, swinging 40 feel above I he storm v North Sea, firmly clinging to the support wires. Then at last The waves down below me have disappeared and given way to firm ground to step upon. My eyes have stopped looking anxiously...

Imprisoned

As you know, more and more hams are finding Ihemselves confined'1 to apartments, lownhouses, and condos. As such, we are severely limited to the amount of wire we can string up. I know there must bo a lot of innovative designs being used 1or indoorrtnvjsible antennas But most articles tof what few there are) represent only a few various designs. How aboui a general request by you to (he ham community to submit designs for said aniennas II would be most appreciated i Jove your magazine its worth...

Hustler Antennas

5.2dB gain YO Collinear w 3 8 x 24 Threaded Base SFZ - Buck Buster 5 8 Wave 2 Meter Antenna w 3 8 x 24' Threaded Base - onnr 3dB gain PKUu with 3 8 x 24' Swivel Ball for CG144 & SF-2 And many other Hustler Antennas & Mounts 6BLT144 35M SFM 24 CECO STOCKS THE ENTIRE HUSTLER VHF UHF & COMMERCIAL LINE

Entries

Logs must be received t> y Or.iober TD h. and should conlrirri band, dale time in GMT. railsignh exchanges sgni and received points, multipliers, and final score Use a separate sheet for eit band ar.tf enctos a summary sheet showing the scoring classification* caiisigr. name and addffis- Multi-opatialor sla (tons i-hi> uld include inc- names and call ii ns .1 all operator involved, < umirieni-, will be very much appreciated by me con test committee. Send logs to. SARTG Contest and Award...

Greenbrier

Greenbrier Marketing International, Inc. 509 So 48th St., Suite 105, Tempe, A2 85281 Telex 6835022 GM1TP 602 966-0511 D Binder K ill NW PO Box 5412 Cairns, Queensland Australia 4870 Only steel nerves and luck stood between the 1979 DXpedition and disaster. Ed. Note In late April, a yacht carrying four German hams on a DXpedition to the Spratly Island area was fired on by Vietnamese forces. Deithelm Mueller DJ4EI and Gero Band DJ3NG perished following that attack, which occurred about 350 miles...

Specifications

Sensitivity (S N IGdBj 1 e to 3GMHz mo to leookHz SeJectivitv Preser memofv Option) Frequency stability rejection ratio IF rejection r* io. inpuT impedance-AF outputs. Highest grade ali-wave receiver Best for 59 100kHz LO 30MHz continuous 0 benos USBJLSe CW.'RTTYj'AM Up conversion lype Double superheterodyne First tF 70 45& MH CW SSB AM O.SfiV 2 V 2t*V 6 t*V 6kHz 2,4kHz 0 6kHz 0 3kHj Option) Within 50Hi one hour AC 100 1 17 22 0 2 40V, 50 60Hz, 50VA 340mrniW)Ji140mm H x 300mmfDi Appro*....

Ihk

PIN 2 IftREEN * (WE I > ZON ECT R t . T* SOAft Fig. 4 Modifications for CAP MARS straddle splits. At al changes to the circuit hoard behind the Oiiset Scan switch at (b), additional circuit be installed. 11 he NPN switching transistor may be any common transistor suitable for digital or low-frequency applk at ions.) shown in f 4 (Notr that the change to the OffsetJ Scan switch PC board is different than for same-side splits,) Once these modifications are done, the PCS-20G0 will fuiu tion...

Glue

And suffices for 90 of the work done. I small can of screen-printing inkr any color that contrasts well with copper, suitable for printing on 1 roll of 1 -wide drafting tape. 1 X-acUy knife and a package of 11 blades. Make your last stop your neighborhood grocery. Purchase a bottle of white vinegar, a bottle of rubbing iso-propyl alcohol, and a can of non-chlorinated scouring powder You now own all the supplies you'll need to screen-print circuit patterns on copperclad. Sand the good surface...

Info

Match tho r urrent ham manuffli t urgr s ai d distributors in Column A wllh their QTHs In 11 Am iteurWholesale Ele lt Ironic 12 R L DrjjKf 13 Cusncrait Mi Advanced Etecrronic Applications H Nomstown PA Steadhemp NY Jj Lawrenpf KS K Kiiislmmee FL U Bristol PA 1 The famous Drake 2-meter portable the TH 220 was actually made fay Kenwood 2 A famous senrn autcsialic k- yer was kno-vn as Ihe Blitz Bug 3 Arthur A C ililrs V9CX X was tn founder of Henry Radio

Call Toll Free

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The Interface

Software Available for Six Computers The versatility of the personal computer gives you a whole new world with the Kantronics interface' and Hamsoft' or Hamtext'. The interface connects to any of six popular computers with Hamsoft or Ham-text giving you the ability to send and receive CW RTTY ASCII. An active filter and ten segment LED bargraph make tuning fast and easy. All programs, except Apple, are on program boards that plug directly into the computer. Hamtext , our new program, is...

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Fig. h Schematic digram of the synthesized clock for the Billboard keyboard keyer. 28 73 Magazine August, 1983 description of the basic theory, construction, and operation of such a synthesizer and its application to my latest keyboard keyer. Code speed in an electronic keyboard keyer such as the Billboard can be determined from the following formula clock speed Hz 2 4 speed wpm . Solving for a code speed of one wpm gives us the figure of 0.41666 Hz. This frequency is the basis for all...

Ham Tags

DON'S CORNER We wiJI do warranty work, no matter w here it was boughi That might riot be real bright, but it's friendly, and where would we be without friends. Speaking of which . . Oo you get any calls or remarks about TV I 'RFI We have several good books on the subject from ARRL Orr First DONT PANfC Ground systems are the most frequent culprit. Be sure you re not running parallel to the tx line No7 Check for inductance coupling with fences, ram gutters, etc. Go step by step. Need help Call...

Italy

Via Bev gnan gt 00W2Rotna t a .' Italian amateurs are not yet permitted to use the new WARC bands, including 160 meters. The WARC Acts were ratified with a presidential law dated July 27. 1901. and.t stated thai the WARC 79 Acts should become effective in ftaly on February 1, 1983. Despite that, and n open contrast, the Mimstero dene Poste with its c -n edict, issued the new Italian band plan which does not consider the new WARC bands, including Ihe 160 metet...

Great Britain

Jeff Maynard G4EJA W Churchftetds Wrfnes WAS 9RP Cheshire Engimnd Umted Kingdom is now within range 01 625-line UHF tetevi amp ion transmissions 1'or the four main networks . Nevertheless, the old Band 1 405-line VHF transmissions continue although notice has been given that these will be phased out over the next few years, The continued use of frequencies In Band 1 for television has been the main reason for the lack oi any 5Q MHj amp meten allocation in the UK It should be noted thai 50 MHr...

Closeout

KENWOOD TS- 120S, 130S 530S. 830S Owners DFC-230 Digital freauenc y Controls 20 Hi step Digital VF0 a 4 Memories Scar. Control Xcvr frequency from UP DOWN mic supplied Or FAST STEP Switch Scan speed sefectable in single, slo of fast continuous 20 Hz steps from mic Transfer freq. from VFG-memory or memory VFQtspliMreq. with XcvrVFOon fransmit, DFC 230 on Receive Reg 289 . . Closeout S169'9 A-3 20 15 lOm, 3-el, 14' boom 249.95 179 A-743 40 or 10 MHz add on kit 89 95 69 A-3SK Stainless steel...

Order From Scientific Instruments

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American Tragedy

I would I ike to know it you could give me 10me informaltofr. 1 bought a Swan 70OCX snd ii7 XC power supply about seven 'ears ago. i really liked tl and always had ood reports with it. Several months ago, I vent out and forgot to ground my antenna md Hi was hit by lightning. Well, i couid not get any of he elec rones service places to repair i Tney all oW me that tftey don t service Swan ny nore Fina y I got a couple of hams io ook at it and they toiid me il was damaged oobaoiytofix I sent The...

Basic System Necessary To Get On Color

You may purchase either High Resolution or Standard Resolution, which you may later upgrade. 3GG0-C Conversion. This system contains twelve 16K memory chips. This board is completely assembled, aligned and tested. Kit includes all installation parts ana instructions. Kit 485 3064-C Conversion, This is the 3000-C system upgraded for high resolution. It contains twelve 64K memory chips. Kit includes all installation parts and instructions. ISTV-3. This system is instailed in your television set....