Ecuador

HC2PP PO Box 511 Guayaquil, Ecuador The Guayaquil Radio Club is the oldest ctub iri Ecuador. It was founded on May 1923, by ignacio WoHT who was a iso Its first president. Our annrversary meeMig was held last May, with a party and a nice session, trie same day as the founding ol me club, in this session, diplomas were given to members who have been radio amaleurs tor more than 30 years. The club also received congratulations In special speeches by civil-detense officials,...

Fox Tango Corporation

FL 33416 Tol fjrifint 1305 583-9587 pa is may oper is a maximum of 24 hours during the contest period. Members RS(TJ, state, province, or country, and QRP ARC I membership number. Non members RS(T> . state, province, or country, power output. Each member QSO counts 5 poinls regardless of location. Non member QSOs are 2 points with US and Canadian stations others, 4 points each. Multipliers are as follows i-5 Watts outpul CW or B-10 Watts output PEP y 2, 3-4...

Value

Box 411S, Greenville, NH 03048 (603) 878-1033 See Lisi ot Advertisers on page 114 on 2 Meter Handhelds with this MF J VHF Converter. New MFJ VHF converter turns your synthesized scanning 2 meter handheld into a hot Police Fire Weather band scanner, 144-148 MHz handhelds receive Police Fire on 154-158 MHz with direct frequency readout. Hear NOAA weather, maritime coastal plus more on 160-164 MHz, Mounts between handheld and rubber ducky. Feedthru allows simultaneous scanning of both 2 meters and...

Keep Standards High

I feel that your editorial it rlgh on the money when you talk about people with no knowledge of radio practice. 3ut, I here always were a few Individuals that knew rcrh'.-uj bout ham radio and were Gener-a ciass licensees in the early 1960s, a lot of nams thought that the Technicians were mostly licensed by friends gmng the less and 'helping them pass. There wait a radio ciub that would give (literally each new member the Technician exam, naturally, a knowledge of code or theory was not re...

Tokyo Hypwer

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New Catalog From Unioue Communications

Unique Communications has released its new 72-pege catalog of telephones and accessories, This catalog ll& ts a varied of products ranging from desk-type rotary telephones complete with memory Jiaitn . mute switch, and automalic redial. Recon ditione and new telephones areav& llabte m many price ranges. Other telephones available from Unique Communications include one piece rotary Eind touchtone phones. SH mil ne-style phones, and cordless extension phones. For mote information, contact...

Info

Power of 500 watts shall not be capable of amplifying the input RF driving signal by more than IG dedbetc, In an attempt to clarify the rules covering business communications in amateur fatha the FCC amended portions of Fart 97. According to Ihe Commission, the pro hlbltion against business use was Impllod (n ihe rules but limiis were not explicitly delined The FCC s modification, as II ap peaied in the Federal Register, is reprinted below t Part 97 of Chapter I of Title A of the Code of...

Turning The Trs Color Computer Into A Cw Morsecode Terminal

A recently Introduced modem called the KA9FSQ CW modem interface changes the RX tone into a signal pulse This makes H possible for ham-radio operators to transmit or receive Morse code on theiT TRS-80 Color Computers. A visual indicator (signal LED) mounted on the unit for the indication that you re locked in on the signal and ft is being received. Whife other units use a mechanical relay iof TX, the KA9FSO CW modem uses an optoisotator to keep key-trig voltages away from your computer ami give...

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The Super Santecs

A short time ago. wtitte discussing ihe r-o-tode license proposal on a 'ocal repeater a user jvitn views different Ina -, mine accused mc of not even knowing nat time it was he had failed to reckon with hp tact tha was using a Sartre ST 440-uP. 0y merely throwing a iront-paie-' switch on the rad -or i was able to hold my Own Lr the con, salior- as the San ec instantly displayed tne correct time. In addition to Ibeu timekeeping abilities, the Santec ST uP nandie-taLkies are lightweight,...

Best

PSE- , PSE 4 Thir, ts Iti ultimate In rotor control Nothing loo lt i one it has all the feature of the other models, plus If talks, Yes, ii inlkii The DFl UX has a voice nynlhe-ji er which noti firms your ontriei. plus tells you your heading a , you enter It and wtu-n your anlenna arrives AM commends are spoken plus aa your antenna turns you hear a 400HZ tone going m one direction nd a 00HZ tone in the olhei This gives you positive verific anon of movement This unit as the others. wiil t ombme...

Dtmf Decoder

The LJM ftK decoder krC OQtiverl your recover into a special receiver Of cantrot. Whfrn a iimt- lone combination 1 received. The oulpu E provides 2 reiay cantrol ior activating ipeafcera or other devices. The LJM ftK decoder krC OQtiverl your recover into a special receiver Of cantrot. Whfrn a iimt- lone combination 1 received. The oulpu E provides 2 reiay cantrol ior activating ipeafcera or other devices. INPUT Atidio from transceiver. scanner, elc. OUTPUT SPST N.O relay. FEATURES Single or...

Sf Radio Desk

Designed with angled rear shelf for your viewing comfort and ease 0f operation. Checks, M amp ney Orders. BankA nericwd F O B Culver City In Calif Add Sales Tar 5199,50 S-f Amateur Radio emce 4384 KEYSTONE AVENUE CULVER CITY, CALIF. 90230 PHONE 213 837-4870 2 Meter Crystals 3.95 each 10 or More S3.50 each P.O. Box 436 Department 7 Dunellen M.J. 08812

Rf Transistors

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For Further Information

To find out more about packet radio, TNC boards, manuals, and parts kits, you may contact Tucson Amateur Packet Radio at PO Box 22886, Tucson AZ 85734. There may be a TAPR beta site in your area, if soT talking on one of the local repeaters may lead you to someone with a packet station on the air. Numerous local groups are spring ing up, and many FM repeater groups are beginning to incor porate packet operations Into their systems. Subscribing to 73 will provide you with other articles on...

Brazilian Tiic Transceiver

Manufactured by the Intraco Co., Ihla all-soll staie. 100-W.output, Brazilian transceiver is the moat up-io-date electronic jewel offered to Brazilian amateurradio operators. It works on all bands from 10 to 30 meters. including the new 12-, t7 and 30-mslef bands. It also comes with a 12-V-dc power supply and a 110 120-Vac unit and has e peak power consumption of 250 W. Trie THC-i can be used as a base or mobile station The frequency range is as follow 3.5-4 0 MHz 7.0-7 5 MHz 10.1-10.15 MHz...

Rtty

Marc I Leawey, M.D, WA3AJR 6 Jenny Lane Pikesvitle MD 21208 Let me take a wild guess. I will bet that many of you active on RTTY are still using some form of old, boat-anchor type of equipment. Flight f thought so. For just because this equipment is old does not mean it cannot still put out a fine signal on RTTY. With proper interfacing such as we have covered here in months gone by even a thirl y-year-old transmitter can be connected to a modern RTTY terminal. But just as there are changes...

India

1983 is a remarkably good year for amateur radio m India. Thanks to our govern ment and the Federation of Amateur Radio Societies of India tFARSl , we now have a few WARC bands and more privileges more power for the Advanced class, more modes for Grade l. and more bands for the Grade II licensees. The Wireless Planning and Coordlna-lion CWPC Wing of the Ministry of Com-fi'Li meat ions, which regulates amateur radjo in India, has recently released two WARC bands 18 MHz and 24 MHz-for use by...

M F J Rtty Asci I C W Computer Interface

Lets you send and receive computerized RTTY ASCII CW. Copies all shifts and all speeds. Copies on both mark and space. Sharp 8 Pole active filter for 170 Hz shift and CW. Plugs between your rig and VIC-20, Apple, TRS-80C, Atari, TI-99, Commodore 64 or most other personal computers. Uses Kantronics software and most other RTTY CW software. Plugs between rig and VIC-20, Apple, TBS-80C', Atari, TI-99, Commodore 64 and most other personal computers. Uses Kantronics software and most other RTTY CW...

Spratly Continued

The rescue of Baldur DJGSI see this column, last month and the other survivors ot his ill-fated DXpedition did not end Ihe story of Spratly, 19 amp 3. First, there ware the mysterious CW signals, without call-sigh, saying that Baldur's group had befifl picked up by a Russian submarine. Some southeast Asian am amp ieurs lear a radio hoax, one with the elemeni of tun removed, More serious, however, was ihe reaction oi the German press to the disaster. The sudden, unexplained disappear anca of a...

Great Britain

Jaff Waynard G4EJA 10 Choreftfwlds Widnes WA8 9HP Chesfttre England By the time you read this, you will probably have heard some new prefixes from the UK. On the HF bands, G9 calls will be active, whiksi G1 calls will be on VHF and may bn heard In the US vis satellite, of course . It occurs to me, therefore, that an ex p la nation of the UK calls ign allocation system ould be of help. Even without considering speca event cairns or experimental licenses, the UK contributes no less than 56...

Mfj Noise Bridge

Adjust antenna for maximum performance. Measure resonant frequency, radiation resistance, reactance. Individually calibrated resistance scale, expanded capacitance range, built-in range extender gives accurate extended measuring range. Individually calibrated resistance range NEW FEATURES Individually hand calibrated resistance sca e, exoandecf capacitance range 150 pf , buNt-in range extender gives accurate measurements and much extended measuring range, MOO MHz. Simple to use. Comprehensive...

New Hustler Antennas

Willi the renewed interest in 6-meter amateur operation. Hustler has added three new models to fulfill most antenna requirements. The 6-MB3 3-element yagi features a 6-dS forward gain while maintaining a front-to-back ratio of 28 dB. Bandwidth is 2 MH with an swr under 2 1. Resonance is centered at 50.1 MHz with an swr under Model G-3754 is an omnidirectional ven tical endfed col linear antenna for fixed-station use, appropriate for repeater af gt plications. Bandwidth is i MHz with an swr...

3395 Khz Filter

Precision Cut Land Mobiles Available According to Kenwood's Parts Department, all CW and other crys tai Altera lor Its older models such as I he TS511, R599, TS520, and TS820 have been discontinued. If so, FOX TANGO becomes the sole known source of high-qualily 3-pole crystal filters for drop-in Installation in these fine rigs, all of which have a 3395 kHz intermediate frequency. and2.1 kHz . 60each For newer models like the TS130, TS430, TSS30, TSa30h TS930, and RS20, FOX TANGO is the sole...

MFJ

MFJ-312, like MFJ-313 but for mobile 2 meter rigs. Transmit up to 40 watts thru con-verier without damage. 50-239 connectors. Mobile mounting brackets. Rugged, ON LED, Use 12 VDC or AAA battery. 3x4x1 In. Order from MFJ and try it-no obligation. If not delighted, return it within 30 days tor refund less shipping One year unconditional guarantee. Order today. Call toll free 800-647-1800. Charge VISA. MC or mail check, money order for amount indicated plus 4,00 each shipping. Hear po I ice fire...

Microlog

The AIRWAVES that is, thru the Microlog AIR-1, a single board terminal unit AND operating program that needs no external power supply or dangling ex tras to put your VJC-20 computer on CW amp RTTY, And what a program The famous Microlog CW decoding algorithms, superior computer enhanced RTTY detection, all the features that have made Microlog terminals the standard by which others are compared. Convenient plug-in jacks make connection to your radio a snap. On screen tuning Indicator and audio...

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W8VF T Let your swr meter stop this demon before it creeps up on you . Flush high cost down the drain and build these cheap antennas. The gain is free l If you're still not on 30 meters, the Hanging Helix may be your tast chance - h , K9AZG Are trees an antenna hindrance Or are they the means to the best antenna collection you ever had It just depends on your outlook K9AZG The Phase-Shift Oscillator Goes Hollywood This circuit can be the star of your audio...

Ptn Amateur Radio

Blue Spruce Rond L vergreen CO 30439 A clean signal starts with a good earth ground. Make yours better with some coax and capacitors As a long-time denizen of 10 meters, I have learned along with my like- fer when the band is really running well and our friends from 80, 40, and 20 come up to partake of I he fun and games. Suffer You bet A ground wire is totally ineffective over 1 8 wavelength on the frequency in use Dc yes, rf no This works out to about 4 feet on...