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Kantronics has led the amateur community in software and total computer communications systems with our original program, HAMSOFT. With five-computer compatibility and reasonable prices HAMSOFT has become the industry standard. HAMSOFT includes split screen display, type ahead buffer, message ports, and complete keyboard control for Morse CodeP Radioteietype, and ASCII communications. With THE INTERFACE or INTERFACE ltr HAMSOFT can make any of five computers a complete amateur communications...

Micro Control Specialties

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700 FJecrrel Condenser Mie. wilh flexible boom, and separate STAND-BY box built in UP DOWN switch and 5 fninute Time-Qut-Tifti r, A I60-m 2-m, B 2-m - 70-cm. 150 W S W R PO WER V LT Meter Co ri pa ci design with separate coupler, ideal for nobile use. Built-in 0-20 V vMtmeter Jp to 3 separate directional couplers may be connected OncSWC-3 is siipfilied.) Optional couple SWC-2 T-ni 70-cm, 200 ' ) & SWC 3 (ltSO - 6 tri, 2 KW). MC-60A Deluxe desk top micro Shone with UP DOWN swit h. (8-p n)...

Meter Base Antennas

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India

35 77 Monastery Road Cochin 692011 India HIMALAYAN CAR RALLY Photo* by C. P. Rivindranath The 1 n 1 rc Himalayan Car Rally was one of the toughest rallies m the world and therefore was indeeo a challenge tor the motorists So was it also lor the hams who provided communications for the orga nilers. They travelled over the most diffl cut tracks of tne rally along spme-chill ing cut beautiful mouniain roads high up tn the Himalayas. Thirty radio amateurs from different parts of Ihe country...

Helical Resonator Preamps

Our lab has developed a new line of low-noise recefver preamps with helical resonator filters built m The combination of a low noise amplifier similar totheLNAsenesand the sharp selectivity of a 3 or 4 section helical resonator provides increased sensitivity while reducing intermod and cross-band interference in critical applications, See selectivity curves at right. Noise figure - 1 to 1.2 dB. Gain 12 to 15 dB,

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For a Catalog Please Send S1.00 (Refunded on First order). 2704 E. 22nd St. Tucson, Arizona 85713 L lit of A Civet 11 Si-J- L- on u gc ' A These modifications for Comtronix and Azden rigs will get you on your feet in a hurry. hat aspect of modern ham radio could cause a 75-year-old ' recycled teenager to tumble back into a medium which devoured his spare time as far back as 1928 The excitement and freshness of FM on ten meters did itp coupled with the fact that you can carry by shoulder strap a...

Exchange

RSm QTH, and TASYL numtw dm members). Scof one point per QSO and multiply hy 2 If on CW Multiply gam by 2 if TASYL member Multiply QSO points by number of dilfernnt ARRL secllons and DX countries worked. Send logs to TASYL President Carol Hall WDSDQG. 465i Cardinal Dr Mi Pleasant Ml 8858 Entries must be received by February 25th The TASYL Certificate may also oe earned during the QSO Party for working TASYL members Charter members 1 Ihru 50 count 2 points while all other members count point....

Hf Antennas

M TTERNUT t-F& V lO-BOH & 30M VLFTICAL___10 .75 butternut rf fevx as above in shall box 121-73 cushcraft av-3 io-20h trap vertical. . . . . 47. 93 cushcraft av-4 10-40m trap vert ical. . . . . bs. 93 cuskfipft av-5 10-80h trap vertical 9* . 95 CUSHCRAFT LO- CD lOM + ELEftN BEAM ,.IOI.95 CUSHCRAFT I 5-3C0 15 3 ELEMI NT BE AH H + t . i .fi. 95

Rotor

ALLIANCE HD-73 Du Sptrf fotor Iot Medium sized Hani jntenrus. Strong aluminum construction wftti hardened heavy pitch steel gears & 100 ball bearings. Rated for up to 10 7 ft Windl load area A 1000 lii vertical load. 450 in lbs starting tn-rque Mounts In fewer, on towei or accepts 1V-2J O.D mast Rotates ai fl) RPM lor moving over a large arc or ilow for peaking signals Automatic brake system, 3 ' meter calibrated S W N E S in 10c increments Back Case bfushed aEummufn fron 17 Itis Order...

Amateur Electronic Supply

Fond du Lac Avenue Milwaukee, Wl 53216 - Phone (414) 442-4200 From September 15th, 1983 to January 15th, 1984 purchase a Corsair at our Sale Price and receive a COUPON for (1) FREE accessory Crystal Filter of your choice (a 59.00 value) direc t from TEN-TEC, Also - Operate the Corsair for 30 Days. If you are dissatisfied tor ant reason, you may return i( to AES for FULL CREDIT toward other merchandise or a FU .L REFUND, not including am Shipping C harges. TEN-TEC 560 Corsair 9*band...

Ces Introduces

The State of the Art Simplex Interconnect Communications I lectfonics Spec uiltie* introduces thr Ci S M SA Snurt Simple* Aut fxttch. with nun> important ru*v h ilutfhs never jv.nl ble More * rhree digit control codes with user programming * A sophisticated toll restuct provides positive long distant t* Un K out Firm* out imui COR Jitivity timers wiih warning Iveps mmi ihftitjl pro iVjnmimt Rotary or ItMF itultry. Phont* line in use deletUv prevents interrupting a call in progress, and sends...

Wipa Award

Sponson d by the Grupo Pralano de CW (GPCW), the WIPA Award is available to all licensee amateurs for confirmed contacts with 10 teni different cities wnictt have international po*ts (t itiorsl m at least three continents No more man two oitJes tor each country For example In Brazil, ihe oily of Santos nnd the clly of RIo de Janeiro Contacts must have been made after January 1, TflB3. on any amateur band. Only wo-way CVY mode with a minimum report ol iRST) 338. No OSLs. Send GCR list of...

Umtk

N*JM nmm rfg i o mf old TSt& S VST new Mit .lp wjir tfreinwf H th uM . t, Sp T u ir impro smafli in 556 toc Mij . Compartir ttv n * fw CW fJflwi . Simp * m a ft 3 tfon . . ax c fa rt t im I ructions Swircfl*d rtf fl new MOS wAfln i ifflifflJ my okt W0 i un m W impro vom tri t . The 2 ikha bandwidth Fox Tango ssb (IHors am notably superior 10 both pflfllMl TKH2 BW nlii bul apaelq Ihfc rfttuJSSt gornmic Bocond IF our substitutes if* ti th & -pp)e discrets-cryAtfiS cornil fuel i n Compara...

Trade In Your Old Rtty Tu For A New Flesher Tu

The Flesher Corporation dares to make an offer you can't refuse. Now you can move up to a high quality RTTY terminal unit without throwing away money you have already invested. Your present name brand RTTY terminal unit s worth up to full retail value' when you trade up to a Flesher TU-470 priced at 499.95. Most RTTY CW software works with the TU-470 without modification. So while the offer lasts, call our toll free number for more information and a no-obligation estimate of your trade-in...

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The Earthquake

H,There can be, at this time, no more topical or important subject than the calamitous earthquake that has almost razed to the ground the towns of Napier and Hastings. The day of February 3rd, 1931, will remain for Eong a day of grief and consternation for the country as a whole, even as for years the date '79 A.D was significant for the annihilation of the cities of Hercula-neum and Pompeii by Vesuvius. So went the editorial from Break-in for the month of February. 1931. It goes on to extol...

Relocated Beacon

Thanh you lor pi i& hiftg ifte nformaiion on Tty iefurater beacon Unfortunately due io the lead time for publication the information was published after i moved. The KA1YEJ8 beacon has been moved to the Rochester NY area in western Ne* York, ft is about TO m es south ot ihe city a 43c 02' N. 77 W, tn giid square FN 13 ot tie Maidenhead grid locator system The t> ower 15 stilt 4 watts, anrt the antenna js a diipole, The beacon is on 2'i hours a day on 28.2B6 MHz CVJ W. Keith Hibbert KAlYE...

Idahgs Largest Dfalef

- - . , Hustler's new 6-BTV six-band trap vertical fixed station antenna offers afl band operation with unmatched convenience. The 6-BTV offers lO, 15, 20, 30, 40, and 75 SO meter coverage with excellent bandwidth and low VSWR. Its durable heavy gauge aluminum construction with fiberglass trap forms and stain- . less steel hard- m ware ensures iff . -.- -.-.-. - . - - . -' -. - iw.- . y d> v. . _ o - -L- - - - - - - _ ra- -- - high stability prompt service cost savings vivv.vv. - - - . . ra...

Guide To Rtty Frequencies

Interest In monitoring RTTY signals in the shortwava spectrum has caught I he fancy of thousands of hams and SWLs. Receiving RTTV signals has been grealiy simplified through the use of computer technology and stabfe HF receiving equip ment. in Keeping pace with this explosive groAlh ihe second edition of the Gutce to RTTv Frequencies has double the amount ot information and number qt pages as the 1960 first edition. Compiled and edited by O P Ferret , the Guide to RTTY frequencies details the...

Silver Stap

Lunar's fine of RF actuated in-line receding presm-piiiie s can sparv up Tfkat aflierwise oenc land Missing trwse weak ones7 3econ a eiep am wilti fie ears Mtweis avaitaDie tnjm 28-220 MHz Danes Srrnp y i sea Detvveen your iransceivef and antenna apply 12 VDC enjoy. S fwarc SO-239 correctors on pons 6 available 7ypicai ps--temiance a 144 MHz 1 A cB NF 10 dB in Low noise performance from Lunar - simply, Ihe best. Tellone's TRK-957 KM makes it easier and less expensive to breadboard a low power...

The Heath Kit Ss

From the t mi about two years ago hat i had he opportunity 0 try out a prototype of the SS-9000. I have looked forward ith anticjpaticn to seeing it on the market While the unit has many features attractive to the 5SB operator. it should have- special appeal to the computer-Qfiemod operator who likes to jump from band to band and frequency to traquen-c gt in search of a good OSO or rare DX The CV- operator car rs e advantage of two t-Miremely effective narrow filters m addat on lo the above...

Fully Assembled And Tested

HAL PA-1.4 WIDE BAND PRE AMPLIFIER, 10 MHz TO 1 -I GH l2dB GAIN CLOCK KIT HAL 79 FOUR-DlGrr SPECIAL-S7 95. Q ERATES ON 12 VOLT AC NOT SUPPLIED PROVISIONS FOR DC AND ALARM OPERATION COMPLETE KIT CONSISTING OF 2 PC G 10 PRE-DRILLED PC BOARDS, 1 CLOCK CHIP, 6 FNDCOMM CATH READOUTS. T3 TRANS 3 CAPS. 9 RESISTORS. 5 DIODES. 3 PUSHBUTTON SWITCHES AND INSTRUCTIONS DON'T BE FOOLED BY PARTIAL KITS WHERE YOU HAVE TO SUY EVERYTHING EXTRA WILL RUN OFF ANY 12 VOLT AC SUPPLY PRICED At 12,95 CLOCK CASE...

Pac

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Transmatch network in the minibox. from Alexander Mfg. Co. in Mason City, Iowa and their 20-11 charger is guaranteed not to overcharge this unit. Fufly charged in 10 hours, its 14 volts provides about three hours of operating fun. Silver duct tape secures the battery pack and swr meter case to the clamshell. In passing, A den Com-tronix-type transceivers intended for portable use will eventually have to go to LCD frequency channel read outs since LFDs in daylight are useless. While...

Scoring

CW contact 1.060 to 21 099 MHz. 5 points CW contact 21 100 to 21 200 MHz. 10 points SSB contact 21 350 to 2V450MH 2 points. A station may be contacted once on SSB and once on CW. Each tiupe the contest committee finds Is penalized by a loss of to points. Bonus points awarded as follows each new state worked, 3 points worked aM seven t h-c lit area states 8i 50 poinis worked all states 50 1 75 points eacr. new call area worked. 5 points. wOfKed all ten US C5 arfiiS 35 points or more CW com acts....

Info

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Amateur Television

Crystal controlled continuous duty transmitter. Specify 439.25, 434.0, 426.25 standard or other 70 cm frequency. 2 freq option add 26. BASE, MOBILE, or PORTABLE. Use the buiitin AC supply or external 13 8 vdc. Do parades, Marathons, etc. TWO VIDEO AND AUDIO INPUTS for camera. TVRO, VCR, or computer Wide bandwidth for broadcast quality color video and computer graphics. Standard broadcast subcarner sound which is heard thai the TV speaker RECEIVE ON YOUR STANDARD TV...

Aba Rtty Software

AEA has released several new RTTY software packages for rhe Commodore machines The MBAToxi Is an advanced Morse, Baudot, ana RTTY package for the VI gt 20 or C-6 . and includes a keyboard overlay for easy operation Trie program includes RTTy and ASCII speed-estimate mode as well as automatic speed tracking no lock-on cap Diht es Dec c a ted functor keys, message buffers and naro-copy and magnetic med a storage all make for easy fultaapabllity operator The AEA icropatch is a fow-cost Morse....

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Wwkz built this box it's small and it works The question is whether voure ready for et VV1UKZ With a body-bag ng and gas from a htke, a h lt im hustled home the news. Here's history happening., ,, LK1XR,NiIKK his is the only note h filter for windows we've ever seen li you can figure if out, you'll beat the feedline flu KCflUD EHere s the perfect S-meter add-on tor the repeater that has everything The hi h r the beep tht- better tie signal

General Ixense Study Cuide

Learn electronics with this hands-on course. This collection of electronics projects starts with simple concepts end takes you on to building your own small computer. You'll learn electronics theory and get the practice you need to master digital electrons 14.95 BK7386 393 pp. Find out what it takes to communicate across the globe This book answers your questions from getting a license to setting up your station and broadcasting. You'll learn to use voice, Morse code, teletype, television and...

Rtty Loop

M.DL WA3AJR 6 Jenny Lane Pikesvilie MD 27208 happy New Yea j' I don t know how Jong i have been aihng tor this year to finally rnve I guess tt has been ever since i read the book George Orwell's, that is But this year seems no more frightening than iasi, von hough the technology tor some of Mr. Orwell's more frightening machinery does exist. Hopefully, however, we will uso this technology for good, progressive communication, We do have a touch of newspeak ' however Ewer near of a...

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Switch to 24 hour GMT or 12 hour format maintains time during power outage. ID timer alerts every 9 minutes after reset. Switchable seconds readout. Elapsed timer. Just start clock from zero and note time of event up to 24 hours. Bright blue 6 digits. Alarm with snooze function. Synchronizable with WWV, Lock function prevents mis-setting. Power outr alarm on Indicators BEack. 5x2x3 in. 110 VAC, 60 Hz. Dual filters give unmatched performance The primary fitter lets you peak, notch, tow pass or...

The Answers

1 1 Made by Phelps-Dodge and very popular 2 2 Doesn'i make much sense, does It 2f Slang for a repeater contra operator 3 3 Ever notice how many subaudibie 3 The name of Motorola's repeater line 2 in most ham applications, Motorola's 5 2 Major Edwin H. ArmstrongH who lat VKr 2 L. 3.P 4.H. 5-U, ft-B 7-N, amp -M A, 10-E, 11-0. 13 3 14 S 15-C. i i T7-0 Reading from lefi to right JAMMER,

New Discone Antenna For Amateur Service

For the past twenty yearsh the discone antenna has been a very popular item among military communicators, and until recently, the only source for such antennas was the military surplus business. But things are changing, and in the last few months. TET Taniguchi-Engineering' Traders, Yokohama. Japan has introduced a discone antenna for amateur use. The useful frequency range of the aih tenna is an impresssive 50 to 480 Mega hertz continuous. That's one of the big-gesl payoffs of a discone about...

Svalbard Expedition

A Swedish group of four made a second expedition in the summer of 1983 to ihe Svalbard Eslands In the Arctic Ocean, The group members do this fptirejy of personal interest on their own vacation lime. Two members of ihe group were ham operators. Kjell SM2AZH and Sigvard SM2EJE The purpose of this expedition was to study the fJora and fossils. Svalbard has an interesting history and has a geological structure of scientific importance. From the ham-radio point of view, the first trip in 1982 was...

Cushcraft Cd Oh Element Beam

CUSHCRAM 4-2CU 40H 2 ELEMENT Ut AM, 271. 93 MINI-PR0 Hfl-1 AM-20M MINI QUAD 129.50 MINI ti-24 6H 2 ELEMENT BEAM. 95 50 MlNi PRUD C- '1 fi M 20M VERTICAl 54.50 WILS N MACO SY-33 10-20M 3 ELE. SEAM 193.93 W1LSON lt MACO gt SY-3A 10-20M 6 ELE. BEAM 258.TO WILSON MACO 33-tMK 40M ADD ON KIT .7.95 WILSON MACO WV-IA I0-40M TRAP VERTICAL-68.95 W1LSON MACOi Gft-1 CifiOU lt D RAOI At KIT 26.93 gt -73 ALLIANCE HtAVV DUTY ROTOR 69.OO U-lOO ALLIANCE LIGHT DUTY ROTOR. . .42.00 HDR-3W HYGA IN SUPER HEAVY DUTY...

AEA

We are pleased to announce three new AMTOR products. Our new software package that will allow you to operate AMTOR with your CP-1 is called AMTORTEXT , A complete hardware terminal unit and AMTORTEXT software plugin cartridge for the Commodore 64 computer fs called the MICROAMTOR PATCH'. We also have new applications software packages for the AMT-t and Commodore 64 or VtC-20 computers. . lf.IJf AMTORTEXT is a LOW COST software package that will allow the CP-1 and Commodore 64 computer to be...

Yig

The baften is usuall dry cells wh cb are periodically tested and replacedI The systems described here all rely on a local bell to scare the intruder away and or notify the occupants Commercial alarms must also notify the police or fire department or some other private security office Normally this is done over leased phone lines pairs of wires leased from the phone company which connect the alarm panel to the central office. mal status is indicated by plus six...