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Norm Hediger K8CPT, who operates from Dear born, Michigan, sent some in QSOmg. He wrote. Along with making the contact is the problem of what to do during the contact. His tips include, and I quote 1. When you operate, be alert and attentive to what you are doing and hearing. Sit in a comfortable position. Don t slouch if s too easy to doze off or let your mind wander 2. For making notes or copying, use a good pen or pencil one that you are familiar with and which is comfortable to you. Don't...

Jbeam

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The Colatchco Meter Instarray

Since i975r Dana Atchley, then W1HKK and now WlCFt has been writing aboul vertical phased arrays. There are some of us who think that ne may have the premier signal in me world on 80-meter phone. Re centty e ra teamed p with Fred C Jtns W1FC, a co orfcer al M A-COM formerly Microwave Associates). to create d new entry in me ham-radio antenna manulac turing held. CoiAtchCo formed by mm

Santec Stet And Stet

Encomm1 inc., has introduced me San-tec ST-2Q0ET and 5T-400ET hand eJds to the American amateur the radios *re designed as work-alikes of the popular iCOfcfl IC-2A and iG-4A. and most ICOM accessories are usable on ihe San tec HTs The units are backed by Encomm's two year extended-service plan and may be serviced at Encomm's facilities In Piano, Texas. For further Information about San loc's nev, line of hand talkies, contact En-comm, Inc., 2000 Avenue G.r Suite 800 Piano VC 75074

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Ast

Fig gt 4 The ring for the apex of the cone is constructed using no. 12 wire and four c amp-and-screw-type TV standoff insulators The cone w ires are attached in bunches of eight, one bunch to the center of each side of the square, Fig, 5. Padja eg of square d sfc- Three concenfric square rings of no. 22 wire ioin the radial tubing sections. The dtsk is mounted at the top of the mast using a plastic quad spider The mast is wrapped with electrical tape to ensure a tight it for the spider and also...

Bnq

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Tet Hb Dx

I have some good news for you DXers and 40-meter operators. There's a new hid on the block who's here to answer your smail-foi prayers It's the TET HB 443 DX and TET's DX sulllx is no exaggeration. Bits four-element antenna has full band coverage on 10. 15, and 20 meieis and 50 kHz Oi bandwidth fonder 2,0 t swr on the 40-meter band The antenna weighs m at a mere 39 lbs OS kg.i. Boom lengih is t amp .B ft 5 meters Maximum element lengih is 30 ft .9 me tersi. The antenna is capable of over 1 kilo...

Com Rad Untenna

ConvRad Industries has expanded their hne ot low-profile Untannas with the introduction of their CR109A helical Weighing only ihree pounds and standing a mere 53 4 inches tali, the CR1D9A will handle up lo 200 Watts of rf from 27 to 65 MHz. A tuning slide allocs easy frequency selecci n. Uniennas are constructed ol durable stainless SteaJ, aluminum, phosphor bronze, and chrome plate and use non-metal he suppoM structures. Also available from Com Rad is a protective radomt The r adorne is made...

Waxjng Philosophic

Or ail the many exciting exotic, and enjoyable aspects of amateur radio, the most r a isfying ol at may very well be philosophy An incongruity you say Perhaps, but bear wllh me for a Tew minutes and think aboul it as I explain. My recent change ol careers has given me the latitude to pause and reflect upon amateur radio not only as a technical nobby and public scryico. which it cer tatnly is, but as a social mechanism which needs maintenance every bit as much as the- equipment the hobby...

Connector

This requires some thought concerning how you will lay out and bury the feedline so as to account tor the extra 33 feet of cable coming from the antenna nearest the house I looped the near-antenna coax 15 feet towards the far antenna, then back again for 15 feet to take up roughly 30 feet Two 125-foot sections of RC-flU connet t the antennas to the phasing system, which is located in the shack. After tuning each vertical individually for the bands I was interested in, I built the 0 phase-shift...

Gallos

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A L Mode Mobile Telephone Interface

Phone Patch Ham Radio Homemade

HOTLINE-007 is a fully automatic simplex telephone interconnect. Operates through any base transceiver with FM-AM-Sqtielched SideBand mode. No modifications to the transceiver, just connect to the external speaker, microphone and phone line. VOX operation both transmit and receive. Selectable tone or rotary dialing. Repeater pickup operational also. Programmable access code Adjustable VOX both transceiver and phone line. Will not transmit when frequency is busy. 7 second clear time Adjustable...

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Antenna is mounted on a 52-foot tower Ail contacts were made siateside In every instance the HB 443 DX jave me 2 to 3 S-uhlts higher signal than ihe dipole or ihe inverted tee In many cases 1 could not even hear the stations when 1 switched over to Ihe dipole or the inverted vee. I might add that the TET antenna did a good job ol nulling down the broadcast station noise on the band when turned away from the source So, to rap 1 an up in my opinion TET has really got a super antenna here thai is...

Larsen Halfwave Uhf Antenna

Larsen Antennas new KD 1-S 450-HW anienna is a full half-wave UHF antenna for portables which interfaces any portable using a BNC connector The KO U-450-HW js an excellent antenna for any UHF application requiring rfiFLJC muir, performance. Because of its inherent resonance, it may be easily remoled via a coaxial line from I he portable. The overall whip length is 2. and the Impedance transformer at the base of the whip Is 3.25' long. For more information, contact Larsen Electronics PO Box...

Whae

Arthur C Ford W2HAI , of Melbourne, Florida, submitted these tips 1, The newcomer must be acquainted with his equip ment what it can or cannot do. The current transceivers are gems in flexibility if owners will take the time to read the manuals and experiment. 2- If the swr is poor, find out why and adjust the antenna for maximum efficiency or generally minimum swr 3H Another overlooked item is the position of the antenna-loading switch. One position will give you 4. Avoid CQing on top of a...

Edited By Perry Don H Am Kw

Ham in space, Owen Garriott W5LFL, will be back in space on a mission coming up next year HAVE YOU EVER transmitted with excessive power You know, thai time the rare DX was on and just a few more Watts helped you break the pileup. Of course, we alt have heard of the California Kilowatt, but now a new definition has arisen the Texas Triplewattr Jerry Dyke WB5LEU was caught driving a Drake linear with his Collins S-line. The linear was driving a 3CX10000T with a rating of about 48,000 Watts Jerry...

Jensen Computer

Nance Kit horn Jensen Tools coniajns a complete selection of tools lor In-me-tield troubleshooting, service, and repair of CPUs, desktop computers, highspeed The A amp 200XL antenna rotor from CMC Communications The JTK-76 Computer Systems Maintenance Kit from Jensen Tools printers, and word processors, The JTK-7G hit Features fong-toladed screwdrivers, a 7-mch extension blade for use wlttl the select ion of nut drivers and he driver b ades a peniigiit and complete sets of combination wenches...

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