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  1. Thread: hi

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    Re: hi

    Welcome Peter from Kentucky, USA
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    Re: WD5IKX Portable Pro - Bronze

    Great job John.
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    Re: End Fed Antenna Length

    Thanks. I got the job. triple the hourly rate. so ya better than minimum which is what I was at. Should have some savings and all that cayght up in a few months and then start paying the house off....
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    Re: End Fed Antenna Length

    Would love to also. I am in the process of getting a different job. One thaw pays enough so I can afford more toys and also has a set schedual. This way I can plan ahead and actually do some things
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    Re: End Fed Antenna Length

    I have an FT817nd with a Z817 autotuner and a 53 foot wire thrown into a BIG tree out in my back yard. I bust pile ups many times with this. This is my home setup. But I use it with another 53 foot...
  6. Thread: Hi All

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    Re: Hi All

    give us a heads up when we can catch you on. I am about 5 hours off your time.
  7. Thread: France calling

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    Re: France calling

    I'm out of the 2M party but would love to talk on 20M. :D
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    Life's a beach Re: Definition of Beach location?

    I like that definition. Sorry I am just chiming in. Working a bunch. Anyway. I guess I will have to bite the bullet on the no river shores. But that OK by me.
    Steve
  9. Thread: Promoting ARPOC

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    Re: Promoting ARPOC

    I just made a post on both the KY QRP yahoo group. And the Bluegrass Amateur radio club site on Facebook. Hope that helps.
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    General discussion Re: Low power awards

    Yes Matt I think that our club as stated in it's name is a portable promoting club. QRP or QRO should not matter. That being said there are many other groups that have awards for QRP operations do we...
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    Re: Portable and mobile in west Texas

    Congratulations John. Glad to hear you had a great time. Sorry I was unable to contact you portable. Work gets in the way. But nice QSO we had shack to mobile. 73's
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    Re: Short but sweet!

    SLAB stands for Sealed Lead Acid Battery.
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    Re: Greetings from Colchester

    Welcome. Always like to see new faces. I am in the states myself. Maybe we can work each other DX sometime. 73's
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    Re: Short but sweet!

    Well done. No need to apologize for more than QRP. If you have a set up that will do it why not. I only have QRP but thats me. Lol.
  15. Thread: Marathon?

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    General discussion Re: Marathon?

    Or if you trying to get 26 miles then 27 qso's
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    Re: Practice Run Tonight

    I guess I should write up something on the match box I made for my back pack. It is put into 2 1 1/4 PVC caps pushed onto a minimum length of pipe. I use T80-2 toroids and 18awg wire. The wire fits...
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    Re: Practice Run Tonight

    I use an FT817nd with a Z817 autotuner into a home made matchbox end fed dipole. With this rig I have talked all over Europe, including the UK
    And at least one contact on every continent. And just...
  18. Thread: Marathon?

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    General discussion Re: Marathon?

    I love this idea. I do think that 1 mile should be the minimum. However this could be 1 mile from the last QSO. So one could perhaps. Setup and make a QSO.
    Walk 1 mile set up and make another, And...
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    I will definitely be on looking for club members....

    I will definitely be on looking for club members. But until I find a different job afternoon portable just is not possible. And night time isn't going to happen unless I can setup before sun down. I...
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    Re: Pictures of me and my radio.

    Thank for the complement on the table. My dad made them many years ago. I have a set of four and would be in really hour water with the yl. If I took them out anywhere that was really portable. ...
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    Pictures of me and my radio.

    I knew I had taken pictures of my setup at Easter. But I was perusing through my computer files and found a picture of me and my radio. So without further a due

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    Re: A little something I threw together.

    Ya I think it does to. I haven't tried 6 but mine loads from 80 to 10 on a single end feed dipole. Great little atu
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    A little something I threw together.

    I have moved my FT817 to my computer desk and found it hard to see. So I started cutting up some 1/4 inch (6mm) Baltic Birch Plywood. And this is what I came up with. A happy accident it that the...
  24. Thread: My setup.

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    Re: My setup.

    I bought it at Amazon. Not cheap but is very small and fairly light. Here is the link
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    Re: Best HF antenna for portable use?

    Very nice. That light wieght Moxon might be just the ticket here are the house. The 15 would be really nice.
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