Jordanian Israeli Operation

One peace process dividend DXpeditions to Amman and Mt. Nebo, celebrating the first anniversary of the Washington Declaration peace accords. The preliminary arrangements had been going on for a very shon period of lime. Every thing was set and the final word would be coming from the Royal Palace in Amman, depending on His Majesty's schedule. Word of the proposed dare was transmitted by fax to Amir 4X6TT, and he made all the calls and arrangements. On Wednesday evening I received a call, just...

And Aviation Radios

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MAR

TMOMUM, NID Ihe Baltimore ARC will operate W3FT to commemorate the 25th nniYcn> ar of the G realer Baltimore Hamboree and Computeilesi. W3FT will operate on 14240,7,240 ai*i 146535 MHz from 120QZ-200 Z Mar. 30th and fnxn 120 Z-200QZ cm Mar. 31st For a certificate, send a 9 hT'x 12 S SL. QSL caM, aixl contact number to llu C nxtier Baltimore Hainboree oj I ConymierfesL PO. Box 95 Tumniutn MD 21094, Phone 800-274-7373 or GO -924-0058J PAX 603-9 4-& 613* or see order form on page SK rot...

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Ponahle operation, it weighs in at five pounds I had the feeling ihat I w as holding a radio brick. if you drop it on your foot, I'll bet on the radio, it uses an SO-239 jack for the antenna, and a standard DC plug for the 12-voll input. It requires an accessory speakertype microphone commonly used in VHF and UHF handie-talkies. Since there are no mounting holes or a mobile bracket, you will have to be resource I id to mount the rig in your automobile. The radio's extremely small size required...

BARC Jr

It's ihc Boulder Aviateur Radio Club Junior. Founded in 1993, ii is a club for kids under age 18. Today, three y ears later it is a club with more than 40 kids ranging in a e from 6 to 16 Its purpose is to gel more young people into ham radio. This is done by demonstrations, participating in Field Day, and so on. At swapfests, BARC Jr. sells J-pole antennas made by rhe members, plus donated items, and uses the money to buy kits for the kids lo huild. buying leaner equipment,...

Anten

CtNrtfl PiM REMOVED MAX fi AIQ LH, Df 1FD OH SOCKET OUTER i 7ig. I. A simple preamp that actually works. Photo A. A bipolar transistor prea nplifier at the top MRFWh. and an FET pmtmp at the bottom iBFV amp l . Both have the Mime RXTX sh itching using a angle relay aiuf tiu die-cast baxas tin grmuui reference for tht' pntesnp. The box also is in the diner return path from the antewui. Photo A. A bipolar transistor prea nplifier at the top MRFWh. and an FET pmtmp...

Facts and Fibs about Preamps

When a satellite downlink bareiy makes it through the noise, one immediately think.s of using a preamplifier I have built two samples each, one tuing a bipolar transistor MRF901 , and ihe other using an FET BF981 Both types have a switched bypass to allow transmitting. It's important that the switching works well- have 30 dead preamps sitting on a shelf. All hail RF up their rear ends, noted friend and fellow ham Irvin Spackirum ZL1MO. 1 use a type of single relay That loc al radiotelephone...

Calling Unit

In general, ham radio operators Jo just about everything with their radios. If a mode exists, there's a ham somewhere vising it. However, one of the most interesting modes oi radio operation also happens to be one that mos hams know little about. That mode is the l ield of radio telemetry the process of measuring and controlling values and processes via the radio waxes. I his mode is a little less understood than most, pcrhap- because the equipment necessary to implement it is fairly expensive...

Iee

The Marriott Catering Service, with a most unforgettable view as background. From Mount Nebo one can oversee the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea on one side, Jericho and the river Jordan on ihe oiher. As the sun sel, the colors ol Ihe landscape below and on the horizon were exquisite. Here on this gt poi Moses went to Lhe top of Mount Nebo and The Lord said u gt him, This is the land which I swore to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob thai 1 would give to iheir descendants'1 Deuteronomy . Later that...

Qrp

Michael Bryce WB8VGE 2225 Mayflower NW Massilton OH 44646 Remember where we left off last month Inside the poWer amplifier of the Century 21 you find four ac ve devices two drivers and a pair of llnal Lransistors, Looking inside the PA compartment of my .mil, it became quite clear to me that 1 was 0t the first person to visit. 11 seemed that at otic lime, or more, the two final transistors had been replaced. In fact, the solder pads for line device had been lifted from the Fiberglas board. The...

Tm

The MFJ-259 gives you a complete picture of your antennas performance anywhere between 1.8 and 170 MHz you can even check SWR outside he ham bands u ithout violating FCC rules. Set the hands witch and tune the dial just like your transceiver. SWR is displayed instanily RF Resistance Meter1 Does 2 1 SWR mean 25 ohms or tower and watch SWR change instantly as you make each adjustment. You'll know exactly what to do by simply watching the display. Time critical HF mobile antennas in seconds...

Whats New In Kits

Kit Ohr 400

Capon WA3ULH 322 Burlage Circle Chapel Hill NC 27514 Kit enthusiasts have been rewarded this year with some new kits with great features, and they start at about i00, so there's never been a better time to discover the joy of building your own radio. Your knowledge of amateur radio will be greatly enhanced, and you may discover thai one QSO made on your home-brew rig is more satisfying than 10 QSOs made on a commercial transceiver. This article wilt provide you with a road map to the...

Wbs

Wimnv i.uh.iii. v.tk,'1 t2 -i mihi . m-.- Publications, Box 493, Lake Geneva WI 53147. Get your Advanced ticket and come up and play with the big boys. New Version of Computer-to-Scanner Interface new version of its computer-t6 scanner interface software. Probe Version 2.0. The program will allow scanning enthusiasts to lock into aciive sets of frequencies, and return to normal scanning when traffic diminishes. Pro he was developed exclusively for Opt0etcctronic7s OploScan 456 and 535...

Info

Fig. 3-2. digital signal, before and after Have fun building your own with this simple construction project Grab bags of capacitors, as well ais similar assortments of small components including capacitors, are often offered at low priccs by mail-order surplus parts dealers, Similar opportunities for stocking up cheaply on small parts present themselves at every ha tien feo marine, methods used for compasses those capacity values which usually must be known. In only a few circuits AF and RF...

QRP Plus Transceiver

Check out this tiny, full-function QRP HF transceiver Robert S, Capon WA3ULH 322 Burlage Circle Chapel Hill NC 27514 Index Laboratories has introduced a new version of its QRP Plus HF transceiver an all-band, digital, 5-watt transceiver with many of the features usually found in full-sized transceivers. New features include a speech processor. improved AGO and a significant improved front end to the receiver The feature set is impressive Variable power output 0 - 5 W General coverage receiver...

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