Hamfest Enhancing Hints

The success of a hamfest or convention rests almost entirety on the support of the focal amateur community. Though this may seem to be a statement of the obvious, you'd be surprised at how many hamfest committees seem not yet to have figured this out. IVe been attending hamfests for over fifty years now, so I have a pretty good perspective on 'em. For the last 18 years Tve been bringing a 2m HT with me and talking over the local repeaters dunng my visit and a surprising number of the people I...

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Of ham radio is a lot more complex than it used to hL We have new modes pt p-ping up every da> , sutellitcs racing around the globe, computers, spread*spectrum. ,, how can you keep up with it all It's easy. Every month. 73 Magazine covers the whole spectrum of amateur radio wiih a light, easygoing style. We ll keep you up-to-date on what 's happening in your hobby you may even learn something new Just 19.97 will bring you 12 issues ot 73. A monthly trip to the newsstand would cosi over 35-...

Oklahoma City Jul

Central Oklahoma Radio Amateur's (CORA's) Ham Holiday and Oklahoma State ARRL Convention will convene July 31 through August 2 at Lincoln Plaza, 4445 North Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City. Features mclud hi-tech programs and demonstrations, VE tests, the ARRL forum, and other events. The two-day flea market wilt be open Saturday and Sunday. Talk-in on 147.63 147.03. Pre-registralion is S7.00 before July 22. Reg-istraiion is 9.00 at ihe door. FEea market tables are 2.00 with pre-registralion. For...

Amsatoscar

After a two-month silence, AQ-10 has been released for guarded operation, On May 1st, spacecraft command stations around the world concluded that the batteries needed a few more weeks to recover from the period of low illumination of the solar panels. The IHU (Internal Housekeeping Unit) was successfully reset even though the on-board memory has been heavily damaged by radiation. As long as the batteries can continue to survive the deep discharge periods caused by uncontrollable satellite...

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Table of Contents The National Championships Finally, there's a contest where the Little Gun has a chance, where guile wins out over gigawatts KE7C Build this VMOS transverter and use all of your Kenwood TS-940's -tells and whistles Oil two meters ., W6YUY With the help of a mainframe computer. K1TE can control a packet station from his desk or from around the world. KITE New Life on I wo The Yaesu FT-290R II 144-MHz Mobile Portable Transceiver and the Tonna F9FT 9-Element 144-MHz Portable...

Info

MFJ Hs cross-needle SWR Watt meter gives you SWRt forward and reflected power -all at a single glance SWfl is automatically computed no controls to adjust. Easy to use push buttons select three power ranges that give you OflP to lull legal limit power readings Reads 20 200 2000 W forward. 5 50 500 W reflected and 11 to 1 5 SWR on easy to-read two color scale. Lighted meier needs 12 V i.10 lull scale accuracy. 6V2x3V< x4V* inches Mobile speaker, flit bracket on magnetic base. 3V* mm phone plug...

Australia

Jim Joyce VK3YJ 44 Wren Street Altona 3018 Victoria Australia Why another article on VK8 The article in the May tssue was about Alice Springs which is in the crocs last March, one in full vfew of a busload of American tourists, A cartoon in a Toca paper shows a crocodile reading a newspaper headline, Croc Attacks Boost Tourism. and saying to a companion, ' Perhaps if we stop eating them+ they'll go away. Mt is a sad fact that in the last two years more people have been attacked or eaten by...

The Two Meter Transverter Project

Build this VMOS transverter and use all of your Kenwood TS-940's bells and whistles on two meters You are the proud owner of Kenwood's _ amazing TS-940S. After about two months of discovering new buttons every day + you've run across the transverter access jack on the rear panel. Now that you have found it. what do you do wi*h it Interfacing a transverter with the 940 not only allows you to expand the 940*s frequency range into the VHF or UHF range bui also enables you to use ail of the 940* s...

Compact Amplifier

Tokyo Hy-Power Labs introduces the HL-37V, a compact am-pijfier designed for 144-MHz FM SSB hand-held and portable transceiver operation. The unit has a built-in variable-gain RX preamp which uses a low-noise GaAsFET. The HL-37V will allow you to enjoy comfortable DX GSOs by expanding the communication range limit of hand-held radios. The front panel has a smoked polycarbonate sub-panel so that the LED lights can be recognized only when they are lit. Combined with an HTr the HL-37V will boost...

Custom Leather Radio Cases

Free info. Alexander, Box 1556, Kitchener Ontario N2G 4P2 Canada. BNB577 THE ORIGJNAL HAM SACK, Deluxe soft padded case for all popular hand-helds with battery packs. Three zippered compartments for radio, antenna, and accessories including spare battery pack Belt loops and detachable shoulder strap. Tough Dupont Cordura nylon. We are hams and we know you will like this case. Full refund guarantee. 12.50 includes shipping. Frank amp Linda Reed KC1DM A N1EUR, 15C...

Docking Booster

Naval Electronics makes a Docking Booster for the Santec ST-20T ST-200ET hand-heid transceivers. The Docking Booster turns the ST-20T into a power ful mobile unit with 30- or 50-Watt ouiput Receiver sensnivity ts also boosted through a low-noise GaAsFET preamplifier 16 dB . The booster is designed to attach quickly to most car doors and it provides connections to the car battery and the outside antenna. It also comes with mike hangup clip. For further information, circle number 211 on your...

Home Base Station Even

PHONE REMOTE is an interface between your home base station and your home telephone line. It allows operation of your home base station from any touch tone telephone usino the touch tone pad io control PUSH-TOTALS PHONE REMOTE works with any transceiver, HF, VHF or UHF, ACTIVITY and PUSH-TOTALK timers are provided in case the telephone connection is lost. All operational features are switch programmable. E O, Box 4075 Winter Springs, FL 32706 E O, Box 4075 Winter Springs, FL 32706 Your mag iine...

Msm

BANDWIDTHS , 14,0-14.350 MHz GAIN 8,5-9dS BOOM LENGTH . .32 ft.x3O.D. TURN RADIUS 21 5 ft MAST 20,0, standard Mechanically, the KT-34XA has been built to survive the toughest weather conditions. All aluminum, including the boom, is strong 6063-T832 alloy. All electrical hardware is stainless steeL Virtually indestructible l,Lexanh lt insufators, just like those on KLM's 40 meter Big Sticker 1 are used for mounting the elements and insulating them from the boom- KLM's 3-60 MHz 4 1 balun is...

Barry International Telex Merchandise Taken On Consignment For Top Prices

Thursday to 8 P M. Saturday .s Sunday 10 A.M. lo5 PM Free Parking AUTHORIZED DISTS MCKAY DYMEK FOR SHORTWAVE ANTENNAS amp RECEIVERS. IRT LEX-Spfing St. St tion Subwiy BMT Prince St Station IND-F Train-Bwy. Station Bus Broadway 6 to Spring St. 9th St. 6th Ave. Station. Commercial Equipment Slocked ICOM. MAXGN, Midland, Standard. Wil son, Yaesu, We serve municipaJiIfes. businesses. Civil Defense, etc. Portables, mobiles, bases, repealers We Stock AEA, ARRL....

Apr-86 Superscaf

W- ed and tested S to 12 Volts User programable to 50,000 codes All 16 digits Send code once to turn on, again to turn off Momentary amp Latching output drives relay ltD latch indicator Optional A digit extra custom tal.cn ic's JB 95 eacn aadas many latches as you want to your external board Model T5D 59.95 ftow amp Column control interface, all on one tioard, remote control of any 16 d t lt eyoaa with tauontor gt es Simple stanoalone control card Wired ano tested Model RAP JM9,95 TeHone, 5...

ICOM

IC-761 IC 375A, 275A H 3200 4 75A H 735. IC 900 FT-767GX, FT-980, FT-757GX II, FRG-8800. FT 726h FRG-96Q0, FT-211 711RH, FT-2700RH TS440S AT, R-5000, R-2000, TS-940 SVAT, TM 22 1A 421A. TM-2570A 50A 30A, TR-7S1A, Wewood Sefvice fflepatr Th Ji 31 41 BT TS 711A811A. TM3530A. TH205AT. TH215Ar TW-4100A Mcoia Meniors Jrr 4tcuf Radio Co 9 95 VoCom Mirage Alinco Tokyo Hy-Power TE SYSTEMS Amplifiers amp VAE SU FT-23 73 727R FT2 1 709WH fT.1903 1123 IG02AT Wilson Maxon...

70cm Tonna Assembly

144 Mhz Antennas Design

Yaesu USA 17210 Edwards Road Cerntos CA 90701 Pnce Class 580 Yaesu FT-290R II 144-IVIHz Mobile Portable Transceiver Yaesu USA 17210 Edwards Road Cerntos CA 90701 Pnce Class 580 Tonna F9FT 9-Element 144-MHz Portable Yagi The PX Shack 52 Stonewyck Drive Belle Meade NJ 08502 Pnce Class S60 Photo A The Yaesu FT-290R It configured for mobile operation with the FL-2025 amplifier. Photo A The Yaesu FT-290R It configured for mobile operation with the FL-2025 amplifier. This review is dedicated to all...

Duplex Interconnect

Merely connect a CSI Model 8000 to any duplex base such as the Yaesu FT-2700RH and presto .you have an instant full duplex mobile telephone system Or, the 8000 can be connected to any repeater for shared use. A landline caller can selectively cail any motoHe on the system with end to end regenerated DTMF standard , CTCSS optional or two tone sequential optional . Mobiles can even selectively call each other Knowing the correct code, a caller can take control of the 8000 from any touch phone and...

Dayton Recap

The 1987 Dayton Hamvention is now history Friday was a rainy disaster for the flea markei but sunny skies prevailed on Saturday and Sunday for busy sales An estimated 30,000 amateurs from all over the world attended the affair if you haven't made it out there, you should go it is a real experience Let me tell you what took place as far as fast- and slow-scan TV and FAX. We rode out with John Gebuhr WBGCMC of the Greater Omaha ATV System G.O.A.T.S. how's that for a name We stayed overnight in...

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T miniature TPDT switch Pin special DIN plug from Kenwood Pin mike jack, male from Henry Radio Pin mike plug, female from Henry Radio 4-pole double-throw 12-volt small RY with stout contacts SPOT 12-volt heavy gold-flashed contacts A small relay similar to RY2 to be situated in the power amplifier for antenna switching 3 each, to be used as transient suppressors across the relay coils Except for critical circuits, most values of capacitors and resistors are 30 o.

Portugal

Louis Miguel de Sousa CT4UE PO Box 32 Been out of Portugal several months and didn't have a chance to do a column. A couple of things happenedf Wayne Green is back, and I missed Never Say DieM while I was awayf It is so sad when we have bad news like this, Don Riebhoff is a Silent Key. Don was a telecommunications officer for the American Embassy, assigned to Lisbon in 1985. He died in an automobile accident in Spain last January, on his way back to his post. Who doesn't remember Don and his...

Circle On Reader Service Card

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Dentronics

Ml 46433 Kantronics AEA Terminal programs for popular computers Software K cmtron lc Software Connects rig to TNC properly Front panel gain controls Solves HT PTT keying problem ' Directly plugs into TNCf Directly plugs into many rigs Internal spkr amp for Eocal spkt f 1 10 VAC power supply included Front panel TX test button Work a with any rig and TNC No need to modify rig for packet

Military Technical Manuals

For old and obsolete equipment. 80-page catalog, 5. Military Technical Manual Service, 2266 Senasac Ave., Long Beach CA 90815 BNB045 MARINE RADIO Marconi Canada CH-125 synthesized AM SSB transceiver, 22 channels on 4, 8, and 12 MHz, 125 Watts, 12 V dc. Never used, list 1,995. asking 1,495. Stu Norwood, 70 Rte. 202 North, Peterborough NH 03458-SNB047 QSLs to order. Variety of styles, colors, card stock. W4BPD QSLs, PO Drawer DX, Cordova SC 29039, BNB260 THE DX'ERS MAGAZINE. Up-to-date,...