Radio Amateur 10-1986

Power Amplifiers

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Volunteer Examiner Coordinators

Have now been given the responsibility for maintaining the question poof used for ham license examinations. This latest action deregulating the volunteer-exam system was announced at a meeting between VECs and the FCC in mid-August. The Report and Order also specifies that volunteer examiners are the final judges lo determine whether or not a question has been answered correctly. The volunteer examiner will atso design each exam along guidelines set up by the VEC The new rules are flexible...

Old Friends

Are you taking advantage of the opportunities amateur radio offers you to find and develop friendships Despite my wide range of interests, the friends I remember most fondly over the years have been ham friends. Sack in the late 40s I shared the low end of 75m with one Sam Harris W8UKS. Sam had a wonderfully wry sense of humor, so we got on famously, it was a bit frustrating for me when his 50 Watts of AM would knock my kilowatt out of the picture in South Africa, I had a pretty good dipole Sam...

Watt Pep Transmatch

1 - rotary inductor 28,DVK.l00 0 ita Vojce Keyer 2-6 1 ball drives available through Radio Kit 2 - variable capacitors 23-208 pf 3500 v rms OPTIONS enclosure pictured in Sept. 86 CQ 60 00 diaisT terminals, ceramic slandoffs, tiardware, ate. available send lor catalog. ff YAKSU moot zRANsCtivLfi l'T-767QX iJi n il MBhl - Hw - I I -T, HA Yaesu's FT-767GX Multi-mode HF VHF UHF transceiver It's everywhere Yaesurs hot new FT 767GX is an all-mode, ali-band HF transceiver and a sophisticated VHJ LTHF...

Official Rules

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City Of Jerusalem

Readers of my April and September columns last year here in 73 International, will recali the 4X50S expedition to the lowest spot on the face of the Earth, the Dead Sea. The Holon Bat-Yam Club, which putled off that operation, decided that this year they would do a similar week-long stmt, but this time, as Aharon 4X4AT put it, to the highest spot in the world spiritually speaking, Hence, the 4X5J operation. After careful preparation of equipment and skyhooks and securing the necessary...

Tguchtone Decoder

ssf 20 1 dtmf recelutr kl rece i ue rll 16 dtrif digits output bcd or hex formrt *LCL pouer orr i nt2 mr l2u> kit includes 3 58 mhz xtrl socket, resistor dlcaprcj-tors. dat r sheet ersv to build T utreo rnd tested,5 to 12u *user programable 50,oog coilb i nations rnv 16 dtmf t0ttes*send cdoe once to turn 0n,rgain to turn off* momemtrrv and lrtching open collector trans i stop outputs*custom ic assures high reliabilitv led decode indicator * instructions schemrtic jse your computer to decode...

Packet Radio Connectalarm

THE MAftTIN CO. (206)653-9596 P.0* BOX 982 MAttYSVItLEr WA 98270 This TNC accessory emits a loud beep when another station connects to you. Quick and simple installation in the TAPR TNC-2, Pac-Com TNC OO, AEA PK-80. and MFJ-1270. Adjustable beep 1-9 seconds Comptetft Kit 16 89 Assemb ed Unit 22 W nipping add 52 00 IflOS) 364-0099-l Ch into Visa Mastercard Acceplvd

Product Report Results

The following Is a compilation the Product Report cards we have received, Equipment Is rated on a scale from 0 to 9, and the average rating for each product is shown A piece of equipment is included in the list c nty if il has been rated by five or more readers. AEA PK-64 Azden PCS-3* Azden PCS-4000 Butternut HF6V Drake TR-7 Heath HW-101 ICOM IC-02AT ICO M IC-04AT ICOM IC-2AT ICOM IC-25A ICOM IC-251A 8 22 7.00 6,00 8.30 7.86 6.40 8.25 7.60 8.42 5,75 7.20 Kenwood TW-2550 Kenwood TR-260 A Kenwood...

Advertisers

4 Access Software 53 I Advanced Computer Controls. Inc 7& 143 Advanced Computer Onntrols, Inc 77 1Advanced Computer ContfoJs. Inc 79 105 Aero Electronics M Amateur Electronic Supply 45 202 Am 141 Antennas Elc -. 63 116 ArnaJd Company 22 53 Barker & Williamson 63 41 Barry Electronics Corp 37 Sell Northern Research -.41 9 6 Hi Ash by S Son 75 102 Brincomm Technology 65 92 Burghafdt Amateur Radio CSC I nta 68 CES, 43 CeCo 46 Charge-Rite 53 134 Colorado Com m. Center 31 149 Com Wesl Radio...

Remote Active Antenna

The authoritative World Radio TV Handbook rates the MFJ-1024 as 4 a first-rate ea y-to-oper-ate active ahtenna Quiet with excellent dynamic range and good gain .k Very low noise fac* tor Broad frequency coverage,,, the MFJ-1024 Is an excellent choice in an active antenna. 54 inch remote active antenna mounts outdoor afo from electricat noise for maximum signal ana minimum noise pickup. Often outperforms long* wlr hundreds of feet long. Mount anywhere-atop s, buildings, balconies, apartments,...

Free Heath Catalog

The new Heathkit catalog is now available. Completely redesigned, this edition includes many new kits, as well as a line of beginner's kits pnced ai less than 5, For your free copy, check Reader Service number 209. just the kit for you .whether you're* just tartuigS out or havebeen jH Hthem t oget her** JP for Dick Smith 440-MHz Mobile Transceiver Dick Srmth Electronics PO Box 8021 Redwood City CA 94063 Price class 170 You say you'd like to get on 440 mobile but all the new radios are too pricy...

Mfj Antenna Bridge Mfjwb Roller Inductor Tuner

Now you can quickly optimize your antenna for peak performance with this portable, totally self-contained antenna bridge that you can take to your ahtenna site no other equipment is needed. You can determine If your antenna is too long or too short, measure Its resonant frequency and antenna resistance to 500 ohms. It's the easiest and most convenient v.ay to determine antenna performance available today to anyone There's nothing else like it and only MFJ has it. Built-in resistance bridge,...

Bove And Beyond

PutmanKTZB 84 8urn ham Road Morris Plains NJ 07950 A few months ago, I touched on the importance of 6 meters during the early (June and July) VHF contests. Many a great effort has been made by the grace of a strong Es opening on 50 MHz It's been a few months since the running of the 1986 CQ WW VHF WPX Contest, but 6 meters came through in a big way to help our group (SCORE, operating KC2PX) ring up some interesting totals. Overall, 6-meter activity was fairly good locally. But when the...

Test Any Scanner

Tesl any scanner purchased from Communications Electronics for 31 days before you decide to keep it. ff for any reason you are not completely satisfied, return it In original Condition with all parts in 31 days, for a prompt refund iless shipping handling charges and rebate credits . List price 499,95 CE price 317.95 12-Band, 40 Channel No-crystal scanner Priority control Search Scan AC DC Bands 29-54, 118-174, 406-512, 806-912 MHz. The Uniden800XLT receives 40 channels in two banks. Scans 15...

Electronics

KPA51 WATT ATV TRANSMITTER BOARD FEATURES * 1 watt pep minimum RF output on sync tip. * Full color and sound on one small 3.25 x 4 board, * Composite video input from camera, VCR, etc. * Runs on externa) 1 3.8 vdcat3G0 rna supply or battery. * Wired and tested board covers 421 to 439 mHz. + Supplied with one xtal on 426.25, 434.0, or 439.25 mHz but capable of 2 freq operation with the addition of 2nd xtal (add 15), Other 70cm freq. available on speciai order * Mic input from a low Z dynamic and...

Where To Tune

By far the best facsimile signals at my location are from the Naval Eastern Oceanography Cenjer (NAM) on 3.357. 8 080.10,865 I6.410t and 20.225 MHz. Weather charts and satellite photographs of alt types are broadcast nearly continuously. Canadian station CFH out of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 4.271. .330, 10.536. and 13.520 MHz also transmits interesting weather charts, CFH usually broadcasts one or two charts for the first 15 to 30 minutes of each hour. Coastal station WLO broadcasts on 6,852,...

Pr Counter Preamp

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Mfj Electronic Keyer

> *r> M L LE nttCftTD i - MFJ-407 Deluxe Electronic Keyer sends lafnCiic. alitomatfc. semi-aiito or manual. Use squeeze single lever or straight key. Plus minus keying. 8 to 50 WPM. Speed, weight, tone, volume controls, On Off, Tune, Seml-aoto switches. Speaker RF proof. 7x2x6 Inches. Uses 9 V battery, 8-9 VDC or 110 VAC with AC aoapter. MFJ-1305. 59.95 ORDER ANY PRODUCT FROM MFJ AND TRY IT-NO OBLIGATION. IF NOT SATISFIED, RETURN WITHIN 30 DAYS FOR PROMPT REFUND (less shipping) One year...

Homebrew Projects List

SASE to WB2EUF, PO Box 708, East Hampton NY 11937. BNB388 XEROX MEMORY WRITER parts, assemblies, boards, manuals. Free help with service problems, W6NTH, BOX 250. Benton AR 72015 (50l)-776-0920. BNB404 our 24th year. Buy, swap, sell ham-radio gear. Published twice a month. Ads quickly circulate no long wait for results SASE for sample copy. 12 for one year (24 issues) PO Box 2057, Glen Ellyn IL 60136-2057. BNB412 QSL CARDS -Look good with top quality printing. Choose standard designs or fully...

Glass Houses

Though once considered a man's hobby, amateur radio 35 now seeing a growing infiu* of YLs. Some narrow-minded OMs are voicing their concerns about the growing number of licensed YLs and the long-term effect on 'their repeaters Many have expressed fears that the bands will soon be overrun by inexperienced YLs who will turn two meters into a glorified CB band filled with meaningless gossip, To be adequately prepared for entering the world of repeater operations, I, a newiy licensed Technician,...

Watt Versa Tuner

IMFJ s smallest 200 watt Versa Tuner matches coax, random wires and balanced lines from 1.8 thru 30 MHz. Works with all solid state and tuoe rigs, Very popular for use between transceiver and final amplifier Efficient air-wound inductor gives more wafts out 4 1 tetun, 5x2x6 in Mfj'i Dry dummy loads are air cooled no messy oil. Just right for tests and fast tune up. Non-inductive 50 ohm resistor in aluminum housing with 50-239. Full load to 30 seconds, de-rating curve to 5 minutes. MFJ-260 (300...

The First Controller Designed For Portable And Solarpowered Stations

Wired i Tested List price 209 Amateur net 179.95 LOW 25 rriA Current drain. Minlsiufe size Lightweight All metal, shielded enclosure, On-board Lithium Battery RAM backup. On-board watchdog for reliability. Standard D6-25 Connectors, Output signal indicates Connected1' Status. Does not require squelched audio. K RAM'32K ROM. Remote Command Mode for Unattended operation. Hardware command lockout fcr security. Commands compalibfe with our Model PK1_ Retains all othe features of rhe Model PK1....

Kits Available

E shortwave converter described in this article is available as both a kit and an assembled unit. The version for sale looks a bit fancier than the one pictured on the cover (we wanted to get your attention). Send 49 for the kit or 69 for the assembled version (postpaid) to Conelec Corp., Box 538 Peterborough NH 03458, Attn Kit Sales Three add-ons witl be available for the shortwave converter not too Jong from now they have been designed and tested and work well. They do not require any...

Norfolk Island

Kirsti Jen kins-Smith VK9NL PO Box 90 Norfolk Islandt 2899 Australia When the Pitcairners stepped ashore on Norfolk island in 1856, they looked around them in amazement. These were the second and third generation de* scendants of the famous Bounty mutineers who had sought refuge on Pitcairn Island after casting Captain Qtigh adrift in an open boat. As generation fotlowed generation. Pitcairn Island had become too small for the 193 descendants. A larger istand was needed, preferably one where...

Amateur Electronic Supply

Fond du Lac Avenue Milwaukee, Wl 53216 Phone (414) 442-42( WICKLIFFE, Ohio 44092 28940 Euclid Avenue Phone (216) 585-73M Ohio WATS 1-800-362-0290 ORLANDO. Fla. 32803 621 Commonwealth Ave. Phone (305) 894-3238 Fla. WATS 1-800-432-9424 CLEARWATER, Fla. 33575 LAS VEGAS, Nev. 89106 CHICAGO. Illinois 60630 'SET 1-800-321-3594 ffi 1-80 -327-1917 1898 Drew Street 1072 N, Rancho Onve Phone (813) 461-4267 Phone (702) 647 3114 No In State WATS No In-State WATS No Nationwide WATS SSS'di...

Winner S Edge Software

Winner's Edge Software has announced a new module for their Contester II computer-aided contesting system. The CO WW module is designed for use during the CO Worldwide phone and CW contests. It keeps the operator up lo date on contest statistics such as running score and the number of QSOs and multipliers (both in the contest and on ihe current band), as well as automatically jogging contacts, duping, and even sending CW. The CQWW module ( 16.95) requires the Contester II Basic system ( 39.95)...

Visitor Licensing

It s time to remind you that when you visit here you should bring along a small, two-metre hand-held and meet the hams here, thus adding a beautiful human dimension to your trip to Israel On a radio program recently I heard the figures regarding the number of murders per capita in large cites in America and Europe, It was interesting to note that in spite of the bjg terrorist scare keeping people from going outside the borders of the U.S the number of those meeting violence in Israel is...

Me And President Fahrquar

Have you ever heard of former ARRL president Roland P. Fahrquar Neither have I, But since Tm about to tell you a slightly embarrassing story about an ARRL president we have all known, and since I don't want to lose my house to a messy libel suit, let s just give him that name. Roland P. Fahrquar. President Roland P, Fahrquar Sounds like a League president's moniker, doesn't it Anyway, our story begins at a League convention some years back. My brother Jim WB2LWJ and I had just been licensed for...

Rapid Systems X

A new digital oscilloscope peripheral for IBM-compatibie computers has been announced by Rapid Systems. The 4X4. which retails for 1,995. features four channels of simultaneous sanv pling with a 32K data buffer on each channel, The A Ds have programmable gains from 10 mV The 4X4 digital oscilloscope from Rapid Systems. to 20 V per division, sampling rates from 0.1 Hz to 500 kHz, user-definable pre- and posttrigger buffers, and both analog and digitai triggers. The menu-driven software includes...

Fm If

You can set the gain from 20 to 200 by simply swapping a few parts, This versatile i-f amplifier is so eas to build and use it will amaze you. The heart of this project is the Signeties FM radio integrated circuit. Feu external components are required to construct this very good quality, low-cost (S3 for the chip, in single quantities) FM radio or, in m> application, an i-f strip. This is the first one-chip radio that Tve made and the performance has...

Ooking West

Bill Pasternak WA6ITF 28197Robin Avenue Saugus CA 91350 If Milt Jensen N5IA had not believed that dreams could be made into reality, the Zia Connection would never have been born. What is (he Zia Connection, you ask It's many things. Technically speaking, it is simply a bunch of repeaters that have been interconnected to let hams in one town talk to hams in another and to those on the road in between Obvtously, ihere are some who look at the Zia Connection as a marvel of modern technology. It...

Mfj Hour Lcd Clocks

These MFJ 24 tour clocks malce your DXingt contesting, logging ahd SKEDlng easier, more precise. Raid both UTC end local time it i Glance with the MFJ-108, 119,95, cuaT clock that displays 24 and 12 hour time simultaneously Or choose the MFJ-107, S9.9S single clock for 24 hour UTC time. Both are mounted in a brushed aruminum frame, feature huge easy-to-tea 5 0 Inch LCD numerals and a sloped face thai manes reading across-the-sftaLk easy ahd pleasant*

The American Radio Relay League

Has filed a petition with the FCC seeking early access to the 18-MHz amateur band defined in the last World Administrative Radio Council, The ARRL feels that there is plenty of room for U.S. hams on the band, and pointed out that the government has shifted its stations off of 18 MHz, and lhat the few nongovernmental users have long since vacated. Fitly-seven countries currently permit amateur activity on the band, THE WINNER of the first Ham Ambassador Award sponsored by Advanced Electronic...

Ever Say

Thing for win be high-speed automatic communications systems using emergency-powered repeaters which will take typed messages and relay them where directed with no human help. We have the technology to set up such a system right now What we donT have is the manpower to put it together and make it work. We don't have half the hams we need to set up the system we need According to the best count we have a bit over 400,000 licensed amateurs in the U.S. Of those it's estimated that 50 at most could...

Qsl Of The Month

To enter your QSLt mail ii in an envelope to 73. WGE Center, 70 Rte. 202 N., Peterborough NH 03458. Attn GSL of the Month Winners receive a one-year subscription for extension) to 73. Entries not in envelopes cannot be accepted Have you been trawling the bounding main for anew product We have just netted it the TP-38 microprocessor controlled community repeater panel which provides the complete interface between the m repeater receiver and transmitter Scuttle m individual tone cards, all 38 EI...

Videoterminal

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Equipment In Stock

Hy-Gam Towers i Antennas and floters wilf be shipped direct to you FREE of Shipping cost. New TEN-TEC 2591HT, Corsair III, Argosy IJ, Century 22, 2510 RX-325 Hy-Gam Towers i Antennas and floters wilf be shipped direct to you FREE of Shipping cost. New TEN-TEC 2591HT, Corsair III, Argosy IJ, Century 22, 2510 RX-325 MAIL ALL ORDERS TO BARRY ELECTRONICS CORP., 512 BROADWAY. NEW YORK CITY, N Y 10012. Maw Yftrk Pitu * LARGEST STOCKING HAM DEALER turn viiy 9 COMPLETE REPAIR LAS ON PREMISES BARRY...

And Airrom Cartridge

For both the COMMODORE 64 and VIC 20 Works with all these tine terminal units to bring you the ultimate in RTTY CW AMT0R performance. New AMTOR + program with variable PTT delay for slower rigs and high rate bit sync to compensate for computer ciock crystal variations, it's the best 39.95 you'll ever spend to improve your station. Don't have a disk drive, then use the ROM cartridge at S59.95. On performance and features vs. cost, nothing even comes close1 No complicated menus lo bog you down No...

Telex Ramsey Ci

A heavy duty and accural r r service as as production use Features tnc iKte ande frequency bandwidth optimal sensitivity * exiremefy bright display delayed triggering sweep hold ott ALT logger prqle sweep + TV sync * 5X ntagrnT.caiton * XV or XVZ oi-eraiion HF _F norSC reduclion T1 A r RAMSEY 20MHz I & 9 (Jnsurpassea quality at an J j-, .jnbeatafele price ihe A' y L Ramsey oscilloscope com a j__pi E pares ro olhers costing . j -fc hundreds more FeaJijres ________' w include a component lest...

Ramsey Compact

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Switched Capacitor Filter

If an 800-Hz offset is chosen, the dividers are j i and 4 to produce a clock frequency of 81,353 Hz. The coupling caps for U I cause the total response to peak at 732 and 846 Hz+ but the response at 700 and 800 Hz is less than 0.2 dB down from maximum. The clock signal for the upper formant gets changed during CW operation at 800 Hz since divider U9 (Fig, 2(g)) is sel to 11 rather than to 13, he audio input to the upper formant BPF is ac grounded at U4 pin 14 (Fig,...

Build The

A complete set of parts, incfuding everything required to build the kit, is available from .J - UMi J f U. . , Valley Electronics. The kit version is slightly different from the unit presented in this article. The kit includes the optional capacitor and resistor for additional gain, a headphone jack, and a filter in filter out switch The circuit board is double-sided, and the entire unit is housed in an attractive cabinet with wood-grain end panels Order Number Description Price The price...

Vanguard Labs

Hoi lis MY 11423 Phone 71S. 6 -272Q Mon -Thum * Ntrvi* - rub you. again w.m th evaipr system Antenna and relator tnouni on haZEP complete tow& r m e't-cie upnghfl po rijon * Safety gc* tystem -fAZEF tJpers w+iile raitmg-i T.na & non a' posit or can fftJt Wei grit irartsttfred dtrscliy to lower Winch caG & usad otily for rafSFnc 4 3 (o rtslfi- an jm * Wil iuppon moat artenra arrays * Saf y - spwC QQnv*r -.Qrce - in penjj.fi * Complete includes IOC fl catjte harOrt...

Ever Say Die

Ago I don't recall if I ever wrote about Ihis. It seemed that one of the graduates of a local Brooklyn street gang had come to him with a wild story. Several of his gang had joined the Air Force and had managed to get assigned to the same SAC group. They were waiting for the time when three were on the same flight together and then they planned to take over the plane and grab the nuclear bombs. The idea was to set one up in Manhattan with a remote trigger and then demand a one-billion-dollar...

Cw Golden Hours

It happened in Rolandia, Parana State, when Ftores PY5BXW suffered a heart attack which damaged almost three-fourths ot his heart and left him unable to move except for slight finger wiggles and winking eyelids. Taken to the hospital, almost no hope given him by the medical team, unable to communicate in any way, Flores seemed condemned when his wife. Ci-da, remembered CW and asked her son if he thought Ftores would be able to understand a CW message. Her son called on a friend ot Flores,...

Philippines

(We are half chagrined, half confusedt and half pleasantly mystified about the material we pubhshed in the March, 1986. issue from Senor Leo Almazon WA6LOS DU2 our Philippines correspondentft included interesting information about a February, 1985, Hamvention not exactly hot newsf but in this column that doesn t matter and weni on to mention the plan for the next SEANET convention in DU-land (and the tentative dates are November 22 through 24____ (It was too late to do anything about that when...

Speccom Journ

Jowa Residents Add 4 State Sate Tax I 7 Amateur Radio October, 1986 89 Imagine our surprise when we opened the premier installment of our new DX column and read Please don't give me a byline this month fr Seems our man is a bit harried and felt that there wasn f enough time to put togeth era respectable column. Heck, we gave him a week. Of courset we'd already set aside the space for a couple of introductory paragraphs telling you how wonderful this fellow is, and what a Big Gun he is you know,...

Band Kit Wired

(Atso available for commercial bands) SENSITIVITY SECOND TO NONE 0.15 uV(VHF)p 0.2 uV(UHF) TYP, SELECTIVITY THAT CANT BE BEAT BOTH S POLE XTAL FILTER & CERAMIC FILTER FOR > 100dBAT 12KHZ HELICAL RESONATOR FRONT ENDS TO FIGHT DESENSE& INTERMOO. OTHER GREAT RECEIVER FEATURES FLUTTER-PROOF SQUELCH, AFC TO COMPENSATE FOR OFF-FREQ TRANSMITTERS, SEPARATE LOCAL SPEAKER AMPLIFIER & CONTROL CLEAN, EASY TU NE TRANSMITTER UP TO 20 WATTS OUT (UP TO 5QW WITH OPTION AL PA). NOW FCC TYPE ACCEPTED...