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Box 452 Marlborough NH 03458 ow that the prices of some handheld frequency counters are dropping to the 100 range, more and more hams are tltiding themselves in the market for one. Let's look at the ATH-50 Counter from International. This top-of-the-line unit has all the functions and features you could want in a piece of handheld equipment. By reviewing each of these functions you'll be able to decide which ones are more important for your application, and you'll...

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Duplexer Diagram

Photo 2 Quality construction is evident in this close up of the I HF driven element and gamma match. Photo 2 Quality construction is evident in this close up of the I HF driven element and gamma match. have created a dual-hand version of the corner ret lector. The 146 435 consists of twu separate corner reflectors sharing the same boom structure. The shorter UHF dements are interspersed with ihe longer VHF elements, and both driven elements share the center boom. Because of the vast difference...

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Marly Gammel KAONANi 1703 Hewitt Avenue West St. Paul MN 55104-1128 Why pay commercial prices for a UHF antenna you can hiiild at a fraction of the cost Here's a great antenna you can build for less than at current prices . Even betten once you have all the materials in hand, it should slip together in less than an hour. Then you can brag thai you made it yourself First, clean the areas of the tubing that will be soldered. Use a scrubbing pad or fine emen paper to gel good, long lasting solder...

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DES MOINES, lA A Hamfest will be held by the Oes Moines Radio Amateur Assn. at Iowa State Fairgrounds Tourism Bldg 8 AM-1 PM. Tatk-ln on 146.94. VE Exams. Contact Duane Bower WBOUCY 207 DiehiAve Des Moines IA 50315. Tel. 515 287-6542 after 5 PM FLATWOODS, WV The 3rd Annual Central WV Hamfest sponsored by the Pioneer ARA will be held 9 AM-3 PM at Braxton County H.S Motels available. Dealers welcome, Talk-In on 145.29, 146,655. Contact Ed Messenger N80YY, 304 462-5312 or Vic Moyers N8MJO, 304...

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Lam Luchi W7KZE has been at it again with this 160-page 1995 edition of his Tech license guide. Latest question pool. Answers. And good explanations so you can lake the lest understanding what it's all about instead of trying to memorize hundreds of Qs amp As. None of this stuff is very difficult col cam and you'11 need to have a good grasp of the fundamentals to go on to your General licensc. Unless, of course, you are a gutless, wishy-washy, namby-pamby dullard with no ambition to do anything...

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Jim Bellini K9HKS 817 East 15th Street Sterling IL 61081 As most of the ham radio community is aware, the amateur bands were not at their best during the months of October and November of 995. So was that a good lime to in 10 evaluate an antenna Well, after thinking about it, I believe it was If it will work under poor conditions we all know it is going to really perform under great conditions I received a letter from Ralph Bilal asking me if I would like to review one of his ISOTRON antennas...

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Dipole Antenna Facts

System which presents endless opportunities for anyone with their antennas up looking for lhem. And a third, which is a real corker on a new way to clean bacteria from water without using chemicals, heat or radiation. This is a real simple approach which makes good sense and it's been tested and confirmed at Idaho University. So ihc answer to your first skeptical question is, yes, it really does work. The process starts out by running the water through a pipe in the dark so that the bacteria...

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Ramsey breaks the pnce barrier on FM rigs The FX is ideal for shack, portable or mobile. The wide frequency coverage arid programmable repeater spEits makes the FX the perfect rig for Amateur. CAP or MARS applications. Packeteers really appreciate the dedicated patkei port, -TRUtW signal and almosi instant T 8 switching High speed packet5 r.,No problem Twelve diode programmed channels 5W RF output sen amp tive cfeial conversion receiver and proven EASY assembv Why pay more for a used foreign...

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An easy construction project and a chance to experiment, L Scott Hall KA0DAQ 3001 8 St, N, Saint Cloud MN 56303 LScottH aol.com Don't you just hate it when antenna articles lei I you how great the antenna is and then leave out some important piece of information This happened with the hentenna. I've only seen two articles on it. one in QST Feb. '82 and the other in Antenna-X May ' 89 . They both described its his-tor gt and wonderful performance, hut gave only the vaguest indication where the...

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Hentenna 20m

73 Amateur Radio Today - April 1996 15 Sacrificing another wire for another hand. 1 grabbed ihe handie-talkie and headed tor the calculator I'd make a 2 meter version with the ratios from the 10 meter hentenna. I was sick of converting decimals to English measurements, so metric was the rule of the day land it was a lot easier . Rewriting the little program to come out in meters was easy 1 was just replacing one formula. After doing the calculations and construction in metric it'll be tough to...

Johnson Matchbox Renaissance

A flea market winner Or build one yourself. Arecem article in QST which evaluated a number of different antenna-matching devices caught my attention. The venerable Johnson Matchbox got high marks for efficiency and decree of uas an uncertain affair because i had only a small photo of the innards of a Matchbox to guide me. Matchboxes are somewhat hard to find they haven't been made for about 35 years so I think that others misht want to The Real McCoy may be hard to find but dedicated hams can...

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The Corner Reflector Antenna Dimensions

Big dual band signals are just around the cornet After years and years of doing prod uei reviews, you tend 10 get fairly immune to boastful claims from various manufacturers. Of course people tend to exaggerate when they're talking about their oun products this is expected, and you learn to filter out the facts from the hyperbole- Si ill. some products come along described in Such glowing terms by their makers that it's hard to keep an open mind when review ing the product As an example. I...