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    Re: Solarcon A99 for portable?

    Hi John,
    As it says here: http://www.universal-radio.com/catalog/hamants/1001.html the Solarcon A99 could work from 10 to 17m...
    I didn't test this antenna, but I could tell you that my Sigma Venom...
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    Re: IC-703 or FT-817

    A vote from me for the 703 from Icom. The issue of the current draw in reception of 1.2A is not entirely truth: it is valid only for MAXIMUM AUDIO. Usually a confusion made by 817 lovers... :p
    At...
  3. Thread: HFpacker amp.

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    Re: HFpacker amp.

    Depends of the power you will use. If not exceed 20W, you could use any of the LDG Z-817 or Elecraft T1. For power between 20W and 50W you could use LDG Z-817H or SGC 211 and for power between 50W...
  4. Thread: SOTA YO/WC tour

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    Re: SOTA YO/WC tour

    Tour performed in excellent conditions. Clear sky, 15 degrees Celsius, no wind and no problems with the logistics. The Cushcraft R7 was replaced with my Inv. L home made antenna due to the lack of a...
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    Re: My portable shack

    Wow! Nice info about the Conex store! I saw a little black briefcase that will fits my needs.
    Another info for you: you can make your own size of a briefcase, with internal sponge designed specific...
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    Re: My portable shack

    Nice setup Catalin! I like that you have also a DX 5000. It's a great rig! I have an Avanti Grande based on the same platform and it's awesome.
    Speaking about briefcases, I found exactly the same...
  7. Thread: SOTA YO/WC tour

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    SOTA YO/WC tour

    Saturday 03rd of October I will be QRV from the Western Carpathians, working some SOTA summits if the weather will be good: YO/WC-002 Vladeasa, YO/WC-044 Varfurasu and YO/WC-043 Tarnita. Live spots...
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    Re: YO2MSB will be /P in Italy

    Salut prieten drag, nu am reusit sa activez decat din SOTA pana acum, pe malul marii este un vant de minim 50km/h care imi face viata de radioamator imposibila... Incerc in seara asta precum si in...
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    Re: YO2MSB will be /P in Italy

    Tnx John! It seems that the WX will be good next week, so hope to have some evening beach session with openings to NA.
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    YO2MSB will be /P in Italy

    Between 05th and 11th of September I will be QRV from North-East Italy. I will take with me the manpack, so I will be able to transmit with 50W from an Kenwood TS-50. There are 3 possible locations:...
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    YO SOTA Marathon 2015

    After a successful YO SOTA Marathon performed in August 2014, this year we made between 10 and 15 of August the second edition of this mass-activation concept: the YO SOTA Marathon 2015.
    It is the...
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    Re: My portable gizmos

    SG-2020 is an outstanding transceiver for portable: powerful modulation, very sensitive reception, built like a rock. You cannot fail with it. In the last 4 years I made more than 50 SOTA activations...
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    Re: My portable gizmos

    Depends of the type of activation / local conditions / propagation. I can choose between:
    - 13,5m EFHW antenna helical wrapped around a 7m fishpole - works great above 20m;
    - horizontal dipole made...
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    My portable gizmos

    Depends on what type of portable activation I do, 3 different equipment sets can be used:

    - for heavy portable activations (50...100W): manpack with Kenwood TS-50 transceiver, LDG AT-100Pro2...
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