Mfjb

The best ol all CW worlds a deluxe MFJ Keyer using a Curtis 0044ABM chip n a compact configuration thai fits right on ttie Bencher iambic paddle This MFJ Keyer is small in size but big in features It features jambic keying, adjustable * eight and tone and has front paner volume and speed controls (8 50 WPM)P doi dash memories, speaker sideione and push button selection of semi automata tune of automatic modes it's aiso totally RF prool and has ultra reliable solid state outputs that key both...

Aes Branch Stores

WJCKUFFt Ohio 44092 28940 Euclid Avenue Phone (216) 585-7388 Ohio WATS 1 800-362 0290 ORLANDO, Fla, 32803 621 Com mon wealth Ave. Phone (305) 894-3238 Fla WATS 1-300-432 9424 Outside 1 onrt oi7 i on CLEARWATER.Fla, 33575 LAS VEGAS, Nev, S9106 CHICAGO. Illinois 60630 1898 Drew Street Phone (813) 461-4267 No In-State WATS 1072 N. Rancho Drive Phone (702)647-3114 Ho In-State WATS EROSON COMMUNICATIONS 5456 N. Milwaukee Avenue Phone (312) 31-5181 1-800-321-3594 ff 1-800-32M917 No Nationwide WATS ZZ...

Radar Jamming

The battle between motorists and moving tax units also known as radar-bearing police cars continues to escalate. Since they're mostly using 10.5 GHz, which almost amounts to sharing our 1 0.0-1 0.5-GHz ham band, perhaps we should keep up with what's been happening. It alt started years ago with the first police radar units, It didn't take long before Regency came out with a detector. Alas, it wasn't sensitive enough to be of any real value which made it worse than nothing because impressionable...

Packet Interface

Use WBSWSV's external PTT circuit to get on packet I have been using the MFJ-1270 TAPR TNC-2 clone for about three months and have been very pleased with ihe unit s performance. 1 connected the MFJ-1270 to my Atari 52QST and old ICOM iC-2 15 and experienced no interfacing problems I didn't even have lo mess with my NCs output levels. However, I was more eager to use my more modern, synthesized ICOM 1C-2AT in order to expand the frequencies on which 1 could work packet. This effort became an...

The Banker

Inventron Labs has introduced an exciling new accessory tor owners of the Kenwood TS-940S transceiver. The Banker offers front-panel control of ihe radio's four memory banks, via the votce switch. The circuit board installs in the space intended for te voice synthesizer and simply plugs in. No modifications to the radio are necessary Pressing the voice switch per rnits trie operator to select any of the four memeory banks, without using ihe radio's top-mounted bank switch tn fact, the switch...

Qrp And Tentec

Last month we talked about the Heath series of ORP radios. This month we'll take a close look at Ten-Tec, a company which some people call The Cadillac of GRP. ' Ten-Tec was founded in 1966 by Albert Kahn K4FW and Jack Burchfield K4KU. The first products they sold were small electronic modules fot the home builder. Those modules were so successful thai Ten-Tec built up a smaliT low-powered transceiver called the PM2 The PM stood for Power Mite ' The PM2A and PM3 followed, each one betler that...

All

Chod Harris VP2ML PO Box 4831 Santa Rosa CA 95402 Lonely Macquarie Island lies midway between New Zealand and the icy coast of Antarctica (see VKOGC's QSL card) A year-round crew of 22 researchers and staff inhabit the isolated island. with a handful of scientists joining them for a few months in the summer. They study cosmic rays, v eather, and the upper atmosphere. Fortunately for DXers, at least one of the permanent staff has been a ham radio operator Graham Curhe VK0GC lived on the island...

Siam

Well, if that does not impress you, this will. The PK-232 can tell you what you're listening to. Not with 100 i accuracy but it's a lot better than your ears. With a mode called SIAM standing for Signal Identification and Acquisition Mode, and trademarked by AEA. the PK-232 can identify the type and speed of digital signals, and has the Russian Cyrillic and Japanese Katakana character sets as part of its repertoire. After setting the appropriate mode and tuning in a signal, the PK-232 will...

Easter In The Holyland

Last year I reported on the Holon-Bat Yam Radio Club's week-long operation from ihe ofd City of Jerusalem, using 4X5J. See 73 International, October. 1986 This year they really outdid themselves, operating during the week of Apnf 14-21 with stalions operating simultaneously from five different locations of Biblical significance From Bethlehem, wrth antennas on a high water tower 916 meters above sea level, 4X9B tallied 15.000 GSOs Operating three separate transceivers on different bands, the...

Peut On Trouver Lcd Ft290r

For fflnmetfate service. call toll-free 1-800-722-7790 Offer valid m the U.S. and fKK amp essJons for a ftmrted dmeorty. I i. - l l J Jj'.r r _ - _ ' Please alio 6 wee for p oce ng of first issue 7788DX Mail to 73 Magazine, Circulation Dept., 70 Ate 202JV, Peterborough, 1V.H. 03458-9995 Yaesu FT-690R II 6-Meter Multimode Transceiver Put man KT2B 8elte Mead NJ 08502 Photo A, The Yaesu FT-690RII configured for mobile operation. Photo A, The Yaesu FT-690RII configured for mobile operation. Readers...

U N P R

The ORIGINATOR of the VHP AMP PREAMP C0MB0I YOU KNOW THE LUNAR NAME. NOW OWN THE BEST. Solid State Amplifiers lor 50, 144. 220T 440 MHz NEW GaAs FET Receive Preamp Built-in 500 Watts Output in a Deluxe Package Full line of separate preamps available COMMUNlCA-iDNS amp SYSTEMS DIVISION 7930 Arjons Drive San Diego, CA 92126 Telephone 619 549-9555 Telex 181747 EXCELLENT REVIEWS JUST DON'T HAPPEN BY CHANCE.

Info

D1GI, My neareftt PIGJ neighbor DOf in Bastrop, there 1ft also one in iiyvi I I rr, tdbout 20 all e e a 1 I as PAV.,,tHtO N G l EAT 'Hjvr nice nrt-dl r I rjnly I trpflfi , O GD IQ 9Uf'M , I , Li njee meal, f rlng ae b cl- a Fe W TE-t-HK MtfMA t. the -idie as uso l it thla tuf cf -ear mt ' Q mTS',m 73'S to you too I've en joyed the GSO verv uch. , I AT DO VDL1 DO . Wt11 1 , I don't do m t uL I Hi i I torr . an BASIC,I proqra ,-t-th.i- BVE.-See VA Utw AND CIUJ, 'WW, fm u raid my electrons, have...

Miniaturized Dtmfencoders

Pipo Communications has just developed a new line of Touch Tone Encoders, the P-7 and P-8 series These encoders are the first of there kind in this industry and have steel keys and sealed gold dome contacts. They are miniaturized and designed to fit The Quick Course from Gordon West. rnosfl radios The dimensions of the P-7 12-Key encoder, vertical P-7V or horizontal P-7H . are 2 16 X 1.5 X 0.20 . The dimensions of the P-8 16-Key. vertical only P-V8 are 2.16 x 1.9 x 0,20 This series is available...

Rfifree Choke

MFJ Enterprises, Inc. is introducing its new MFJ-701 RFI-free Choke kit thai eliminates RFI radio frequency interference problems that affect TVs, radios, stereos telephones, VCRs, computers, PA systems, burglar and fire alarms, test equipment, modems, monitors, and other electronic devices A highly effective solution for eliminating RFI is to wind an offending cable or wire around a ferrite toroid to choke off RFI, but it difficult to find a toroid with the proper characteristics which has a...

Active Audio Filter From Beltek

BEL-TEK introduces he CW-1 Active Audio Filter, which eliminates QRM and easily connects beiween the transceiver and speaker The CW-1 has three selectable bandwidths ot 90, 130, and 200 Hz with a center frequency of 200 Hz. it has a built-in audio amplifier to directly drive a loudspeaker The kit comes complete wilh all the parts needed to make The CW-1 functional. The CW-1 measures 2 x 3 4 and can be powered by a 9-voil battery. Price 19.95. For more information, please circle Reader Service...

Heathkit Multimode

Heaihkit is introducing their new HK-232 Pack-Kir Multi-mode Terminal Node Controller. The Pack-Kit TNC operates on RTTY, lets users run CW at speeds from 5 to 99 wpm and works on AMTOR, ASCII. HF 300 baud , and VHF 1200 or up to 9600 baud with an external modem Packet, It is also capable of decoding weather facsimile onto an Epson-compatible printer. Adding the HK-232 to a radio and a computer lets the ariateur get on the air in every mode, lit connects to the radio's PPT tine, speaker output,...