Radio Amateur 05-1987

Dse Field Strength Meter

Ham Radio Field Strength Meter Schematic

Dick Smith Electronics Inc has announced a new field strength meter kit. The field strength meter is buiti on a smalt PCB that mounts directly on the meter terminals. Only the sensitivity pot and power switch are offboard. The telescopic antenna mounts via a small right-angle bracket which bolts to the board The case provides additional support for the antenna via a grom-meted hole in the case top. The DSE field strength meter is priced at 39.95 plus 3,50 shipping and handling. For more...

Far East Electronics Technology Tour

It's the best way to keep pace with the explosive consumer electronics marketplace. he Japan Electronics ShowThe Korea Electronics Show'The Taiwan Electronics ShowThe Canton Trade Fair*The Singapore Electronics Show * The Japan Technology Updates Seminar * Korea Business Opportunities Seminar * Taiwan Business Opportunities Seminar China Business Opportunities Seminar * Singapore Business Opportunities Seminar * Visits to Factories and Research Facilities * Business Meetings with Foreign...

Tokyo Hypower Labs W Meter

Tokyo Hy-Power Labs, a subsidiary of Encomm, Inc has released their model HL-160V25A Hamtronics' CA137 28 weather satelliie converter 2-meter amplifier. This amplifer provides 160 Watts of output from 25 Watts of input across the entire 2-meter band. The HL-160V25A amp can be used for FM. SS8. and CW operation and includes an internal GaAsFET preamp. The HL-160V25A is priced at 269.95, For more information about Tokyo Hy-Power Labs amplifiers, circle number 215 on your Reader Service card.

Fun Things To Do

Now that Ive had a miserable time trying to operate portable during winter contests, it's time to plan the summer contest schedule. The problem has always been one of portability being able to bring the most' in a station with the least in weight Up until now. that meant 2- and 6-meter multimodes with linear transverters for each band. It shouldn't surprise you, ihen, that the ads for Yaesu's new FT-290R and FT-690R MKII series caught my eye. at department, I was able to procure one of each for...

Madison Meets Your New Band Needs

NOVICES WELCOME TO YOUR NEW OPERATING PRIVILEGES ON THE 10M, 220 MHz, and 1265 MHz AMATEUR BANDS. Here's just a sample of some of the things Madison can provide to get you started ARRL Tune in the World book and tapes 10.00 Gordon West Code Practice Oscillator A Key 20.00 Cushcraft Ringo AR-10 Cushcraft 10-3 CD three-element beam 99.00 Create 7-elements on 42-foot boom 469.00 KLM 10-meter, 6-elemeint beam 252.00 Equipment for Ten Meter Clear Channet AR-3300 Ten-meter transceiver 100 watts input...

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(optronal) I I n Kto 70 ni amp la.flwd 9 a zs .2 50 as s RF of capacitors along with a 5k pot that would vary the dc voltage (.9 V dc was 430 MHz), is usually ali that is needed to get ft going. One advantage of this device over a fixed downconverter is that you can tune the ATV band and then slide on up through the commercial UHF TV channels (420884 MHz) as well. Once built and preamped. the device made a good ATV receiver that could fit inside a home-brew transceiver cabinet. Dale WA4BDX of...

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LI MARC will sponsor (he ARRL Long Kland H mfairon May 17 beginning at 9 a m at the New York insiiium of Tecnnotogy1 Rte 25A The RC-850 controller oilers your group the most advanced repeater control technology available anywhere. Through ongoing hardware and software enhancements even our first CListomers enjoy new features that keep it ahead of the pack, With the *850, your repeater becomes fully remotely programmable. From command codes to the repeater s operating schedule, virtually...

Hamtroncs Wxsat Converter

Hamtronics , Inc., has introduced the CA137-28 receiver converter for reception of weath-erfax pictures from satellites transmitting in the 137-MHz band. The CA137-28 translates all signals received in the 136-138-MHz satellite band for reception on lunabJe 28-30-MHz wideband FM receivers. To make the conversion in dial frequency, subtract 108,000 from the frequency you want to receive. The receiver uses a low-noise front end to provide sensitivity of less than 0 2 uV. It operates on 13.6 V dc...

Fraction Of Our Huge Inventory

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TCOM AMERICA AND 73 are proud to an* nounce that Ihe first Golden Gigahertz Contest will be heid from 0001 UTC Jufy 13th through 2400 UTC July 14th. The contest frequencies are 1.260-1.300 GHz. Ail participants will receive a T-shirt and a hat, courtesy of ICOM, A Golden Gigahertz1 mounted on a plaque will be presented to the winner Next month in 73 we7II print the complete rules and there'll be a coupon for you to send in to receive your log sheets and your T-shirt hat. In the meantime, get on...

Comwest Radio Systems

8179 Main Street Vancouver, BC Canada V5X 3L2 The AUTO-KALL AK 10 is a OTMF selective caNing unit li connecis 50 Ite external speaker jack on pur VHFJUHF FM transceiver scanner etc Your speakei remains silent until someone sends your personal 3-digit Touch-Tone code That means an and ttieXYU don't have tofisten roatl rhechaMerall ttie hme 8ulif someonf wants to reach yQkjttie yean Great toe am witMwoor more hams, act ,-atior of irrierger.cy nets etc

Kant Ron Ics K Pc Dualport Communicator

The KPC-4 Dual-Port Communicator is Kantronics' newest packet unit, ft features two fully functional VHF packet ports, digipeating on each port. VHP gateway between ports, and an RS-232 computer porr Digipeating and gateway operations occur simultaneously whiie you're connected on one or both ports. The RS-232 TTL terminal interfacing provides compatibility to all computers. Stream switching provides for access to both radio ports, each of which supports AX.25 protocol. The KPC-4 also contains...

Piracy On The Hertzian Waves

Shiver me timbers and avast ye transmissions, matey Tjs time to talk about a subject near and dear to all hams' hearts radio piracy. Who among us has not, at one point or another, contemplated the pleasures of running an illicit radio station Who among us has never accidentally slipped his vfo into a subband reserved for the exclusive use of higher-class licensees9 Who among us can look into the mirror each and every morning, with a face covered by Gillette Foamy, and say, iLl...

Soud State Buzzer

H14L ADT4 TO , TQU fMt L ELECTRONICS P 0 m 3pm t .,. H W r Photo B A medium-resolution quad from a METEOR 2-15 pass. The area covered here is about 1 4 of the full frame with an effective resolution of 512 x 512. Lake Superior ties along the lower left of the image lt Photo C A high-resofulion quadrant from the METEOR pass in PhoioA The white circle at the right is Lake Manicouagan 1,024 x 768 effective resolution lt better off to use the additional memory to store more pictures or store 6- or...

Pania Of The Reef Award

All contacts, any mode, any band, except WARO Net contacts or contest contacts are eligible. GSLsnoi required, send certified list to Award Custodian, Vickt Shaw ZLIOC, PO Box 2088, WhaKatane, N.Z., with sufficient iRCs for mailing you the certificate. DX stations work six resident ZL WARO members from June 1, 1969. to date VK and ZL work 12 resident members. Endorsement seals available for each six additional contacts (DX) or 12 contacts (VK, ZL), with contacts with overseas members ot WARO...

The Standard Of Performance

One Newtronics Place Mineral Walls, Texas 76067 One Newtronics Place Mineral Walls, Texas 76067 mation and an application form, write to the DARA Scholarship Committee. 3t7 Ernst Avenue, Dayton OH 45405. THE FOUNDATION FOR AMATEUR RADIO (FAR) has announced that twenty-six scholarships will be awarded lor the 1987-88 aca* demic year. Any licensed amateur pursuing full-time studies at an accredited college, university. or technical school is eligible to compete for these awards. Most of the...