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The Kansas City Tracker is a hardware and software package that connects between your rotor controller and an EBM XT, AT or clone It controls your antenna array, letting your PC track any satellite or orbital body The Kansas City Tracker hardware consists of a half sue interface card that plugs into your PC It can be connected directly to a Yaesu .Ken pro 5400A iBQOA rotor controller. Ii can he connected 10 other rotor assemblies using our Rotor Interface Option The Kansas City Tuner is a...

Hamlog Computer Program

Auto-logs, 7-band WAS DXCC, Apple 19.95, IBM, CP M, KAYPRO, TANDY, CR8 24.95. 73-KA1AWH, PB 2015, Pea-body MA 01960. BNB775 WE DID lT Ht At last a BETTER MOUSE TRAP, Quick, Easy, and Simple Study Cards covering Novice Tech General Advanced and Extra All questions answers and drawings at your fingertips Key words underlined no fighting for computer time and panic attacks trying to read books. Custom-made for the lady of the house by ONE SUPER EASY TO USE. Successful...

Edited By Bryan Hastings

Ao Brian Lloyd WB6RQN, for coordinating this month's Special Packet Issue, and especially for his editorial contributions, His efforts in gathering the editorial material were key to the formation of this issue. Thanks very much, Brian The verdict is In for the top three articles for the Home-Brew fV contest The four-member evaluation panel, consisting of Jeff DeTray NK1 Ft Perry Donham KWlO, Bryan Hastings NSlBh and Walter Lewandowski WA2VSN. spent many hours in late July carefully reviewing...

Kenwood

The call channel key allows instant recall of your most commonly used frequency data. Selectable CTCSS tone built-in. Tone alert system for true quiet monitoring'* When activated this function will cause a distinct beeper tone to be emitted from the transceiver for approximately 10 seconds to signal the presence of an incoming signai. Easy-to-operate multi-mode scanning. Band scan, Program band scan, Memory scan plus programmable memory channel fecl-out,...

Callbooks

Extending a 69 year tradition, we bring you tnree new CaNbooks for 1990 with more features than ever before. Trie 1990 North American Callbook Jrsts the caifs, names, and address information fori over 500,000 licensed radio amateurs in all countries of North America, from Panama to Canada including Greenland, Bermuda, and the Caribbean Islands plus Hawaii and The U.S. possessions. The new J 990 International Calibook Ustsi 500,000 licensed radio amateurs in the countries outside North America....

Australia

What's new (or news) in VK-land On the awards front, we have a Worked All VK Call Areas award which is far and away the most popular WIA Award, t recently had a batch of 29 applications in one envelope (naturally, a big one) from the USSR, about half from hams and the rest from SWLs, since the award afso exists in an SWL form There ts also a VHF version of it. Recently the first VHF WAVKCA award went to Yoshiteru Mori JA2BZY. Apparency there are lots of J hams, including Yoshiteru, who only...

Oxpeqition To

HOW ABOUT PUTTING LACCADIVES VU7 ON THE RTTY MAP FOR THE BARTG CONTEST This early morning call from JTS, (VU2JX) to me did unleash a whoEe chain of the most unexpected events. It was 4 March 1989. Within the hour, a member of a DXpedition already in the Lac-cadives was contacted on 40m to check if they would let us operate RTTY for the BARTG contest but no enthusiasm showed up. Before the night was out, Nat (VU2NTA) and Vidi (VU2DVP) swelled the size of the leam to a forcefui four John Troost...

Radio Manual

Simple, highperformance old time shortwave radios Ail of the secrets are here the circuit diagrams, parts layout, coll specifications, construction details, operation hints, and much more This is a compilation of shortwave construction articles from Shorf Wave Craft' magazines published in the 20 s & 30*s, It's wall-to-wall how-to * Included are circuit diagrams, photographs. and design secrets of all shortwave receivers being manufactured in 1934 including some of the most famous SW-3, the...

Ala Linear Amplifier

The AL 80A wilt provide a signal output that is within J 2 S unit of the signal output of the most expensive amplifier on the market and at much lower cost The Ameritron AL-SOA combines tne economical 3-500Z with a heavy duty tank circuit to achieve nearly 70 efficiency from 160 to 15 meters ft has wide frequency coverage for MAPS and other authorized services. Typical drive is 65 watts to give over IQOO watts PEP SSB and 850 watts CW RF output. A new Pi-L output circuit for 80 and 160 gives...

Model Rsm

ICS Intermittent Communication Service (50 Duty Cycle 5mm on 5 min. off) Patch any rig to any TNC or data controller in just a few moments If youVe like me, you want your packet station to perform welL To thai endt you've carefully constructed a cable that connects your TNC to your radio, The cable has the appropriate TNC connector on one end and the appropriate radio connector on the other You've also carefully adjusted sour TNC to produce the proper signal level to modulate your rig to...

Aea Pk

It s easy to interface the new DCD circuit to the PK-87, You don't have to sw itch back to the internal DCD circuit once you install the mod, The data signal comes from the ccrUer pin of JP4. and the carrier detect Signal from the end of JP5, which connects to the modem chip. Insert the DCD output signal from the new circuit at the center pin of JP5, and use the negative true output. Remove the jumper originally installed at JP5. The DCD indicator on the front panel will show the action of the...

Full Duplex Autopatch Using Dual Band Radios

Most people are within radio range of their base station 90 of the time. Why not install an 8200 and enjoy your own private full duplex mobile telephone system Oniy 3 connections are required. The 8200 provides both full duplex and half duplex operation, Inquire about Private Patch V for simplex operation. Operates in enhanced sampling or VOX modes user selectable. The 8200 incorporates many features which are simply not available in any other product. For example, 90 Phone Number Auto Dialer...

Carolina Windom

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Communications

His strength physical and moral as we put the antennae up and set out the rigs Utterly unmindful of the strong superstition of the Islands of not climbing trees after dusk an admirably agile angel went up and down the sky-reaching coconut-trees and strung up our dipoles for 40 and 80 metres. In the cool breeze of the early morn at 2130 hrs UTC it was 3 AM local time on 17 March VU7JXNs first call emanated from the palm-thatched, airy cottaget set right on the very lap of the loveliest lagoon...

Drsi Packet Radio

Revolutionizes the PC transceiver interface. Tel 800 990-0204. Price Class 140-170. three models The DRSi PC Packet adaptor interface board The DRSi PC Packet adaptor interface board Do you have an IBM-PC0CI7 AT computer and operate packet radio It so, you wiJI want to take a serious look at the DRSI PC'Packei Adaptor PCPA . This board plugs into your IBM or compatible and turns it into a complete packet radio communications system, With the PCPAt you no longer need a TNC the PC Packet Adaptor...

Interconnect

ISI , VCS-2100, uses a combination of VOX control from telephone line audio, and sampling of receiver noise, to achieve the optimum control method for a simplex interconnect. No sampling interruptions occur during normal conversation, Turn-a-round beeps make operation very smooth and easy. The VCS-2100 features the ISI exclusive, Automatic Setup. This feature eliminates the trial and error method of sample window setup. Our Quick Start Set-up procedure gets the...

Butternut Electronics Co

Aw right, a ready NOWf ze popular electronics and amateur radio books you 've been hounding poor old Uncle Wayne for are here Now you can build up your hamshack library with these soft-cover favorites At Juniilhisn ,. VfiKe A f evcelfcal piete of urk. WclF worth reading k b ihe eJipeneneed and the ne psdw-trei r e tkftniIi c f uide t lt -inu-leur futkn operation OJCIJ0 Shortwave Clnndesline Confident ml Fasclfial ng rr idiri t in tu jji clandestine brande i amp t-iri j, . ipunin, hy country...

The Hazer

Low-cost packet solution for your portable C-64 By now, most packet radio enthusiasts are probably aware of the excellent public domain software TNC-2 emulator called Digicom gt 64, which runs on Commodore C-64 computers. It was originally written by West German hams Stefan Eckart DL2MDL and Florian Radleherr DL8MBT, See Barry Kutner W2UP s article on Digicom in the August 1988 issue of 73. Digicom is a great way of getting on packer radio, assuming you have a C-64 computer or a compatible...

Antennas

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