Radio Amateur 10-2002

Inside Todays Kit

Drake Schematic

An interview with Marshall Emm N1FN. (remember the first kit built It was a 40-meter DC receiver I had no idea how the circuits worked. The building in itself fascinated me. start a radio company today, what are the top three items you would advise them to prepare for in the business NIFN In order disappointment, disappointment, and success. Seriously. go lo the local community college and take Business 101. A business is a business, and it doesn't matter whether it is a radio company or a...

Close Encounters of the R Kind

Our Fearless Phi moseys out to Madagascar. The OH2MCN Wch site http wmv.qslnet ohZmcn license.htm let me down this lime, In the past, this site has been a source of extremely valuable information on obtaining a license in a country which fan and I are planning to visit, hut all that was listed at the time first made enquiries in April 2000 was the address of the Ministere des Postes et Telecommunications in Antananarivo (Tana). Thankfully, this has now been considerably updated as a result of...

Alinco Delivers HF Adventure

Alinco's HF ltansceivers Deliver Incredible Performance at a Tiny Price You're only a few hundred dollars away from a brand new Alinco HF Transceiver. That's right Just a lew hundred dollars gets you on the air with a nig 100-watt signal, great audio and an easy-to-operate package that's perfect for base, portable or mobile operations. The Alinco DX-70 and DX-77 make it easy for everyone to enjoy HF with a dependable transceiver that's backed by Alinco's 1 year warranty. The world of HF is...

QSL Archiving Made Easy

know that I'm not alone in my desire to show off the QSL cards that prove my consummate abilities to work DXstations that others can X even hear It just comes with the territory. Each of us wants to believe that were among the best and the cards we ve garnered are our only proof. c pin them up on the wall of our ham shack until thev take over all the available room that wc desperately need to mount another coaxial switch. Then, with a heavy heart, the plainer ones get delegated to a shoe bo or...

IF Test

IF cans are difficult to hold and measure because of their size, etc This unit enables the builder experimenter to place the unknown can in a convenient holder lo perform measurementsi and has an oscillator circuit to experiment with. Easy and inexpensive, this is an excellent project for the home-brewer Have you ever tried lo hold leads on the pins of a 10 mm IF ucan to take continuity or inductance measurements Ifs not an easy task, even at the best of times. Building home-brew ham gear is my...

Hi Pro Repeaters

Specializing in repeaters, links, crossband repeaters, receivers and transmitters separately or in housings Maggiore Electronic Lab, 600 Westtown Rd., West Chester, PA 19382 PH 610 436-6051 FAX 610 436-6268 http www.hiprorepeaters.com 37 E1A t n- s 27 ngn-staniiard lores Irani 33 0 id 254 .1 tfz included Reverse Burst built-in - Easy 3 wiin hookup SSHM CTCSS Encoder G6n t Off 21' SS 64 DIP Switch Programmable CTCSS Encoder 2fl,95 Air 32 ElA Tones Irom 67. to- 2 3.5 Hz included Perfect tor mob...