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    It could be that anybody with an interest in...

    It could be that anybody with an interest in electronics, who sees inside some of the hi tech items being sold today, may be scared off of going any farther in the field. With the miniaturization of...
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    Want 40 Meter Receiver

    I wonder if there would be a 40 meter receiver, (hopefully Direct Conversion), on someone's shelf that they wouldn't mind parting with? Let me know what condition it's in and your asking price. Have...
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    How to change password? K3UIM

    How to change password?
    K3UIM
  4. Thread: Classifieds?

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    I know that and totally understand.

    I know that and totally understand.
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    It works very well on another forum and I was...

    It works very well on another forum and I was surprised to not find it here also. (No names.) I've had good luck with them on it.
    I have put together many kits and am only stumped when it comes to...
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    I was thinking along the lines of finding a 40...

    I was thinking along the lines of finding a 40 meter receiver, (hopefully a direct conversion,) either in working order, needing some TLC, or complete or partially assembled kit form. In the...
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    Classifieds?

    Is it possible to have a "Classifieds" thread? I imagine I'm not the only one looking for kits, radio parts, etc.
    TIA,
    Charlie, K3UIM
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    Were you able to get rid of the noise?? If so,...

    Were you able to get rid of the noise?? If so, how?
    Charlie, K3UIM
  9. Thread: Veractor Chart

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    Veractor Chart

    Does anyone know of a varactor characteristics chart?
    Charlie
  10. Thread: MV-2109

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    Thank you, Martin. I didn't want to post an...

    Thank you, Martin.
    I didn't want to post an ignorant question in the regular forum so brought it here.
    And there you were! LOL
    Charlie
  11. Thread: MV-2109

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    MV-2109

    On a MV 2109, facing the flat side, which lead is the Cathode?
    TIA,
    Charlie
  12. Thread: Welcome Back

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    Welcome Back

    Glad to see you back! Hope nothing serious.
    Charlie
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    WOW!!! Thank you!! That's getting saved!! I ask...

    WOW!!! Thank you!! That's getting saved!! I ask for a penny and get 50 dollars. LOL
    Thanks!
    Charlie
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    Like what? Nothing came through. I purchased...

    Like what? Nothing came through.

    I purchased two Broadband Amplifiers and they each have a pair of female coax connectors, (input and output) that I need male mates for. Using my micrometer, I...
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    Coax Connectors

    Does anyone know of a coax connector chart that I can use for a reference?
    Thanks in advance,
    Charlie
    On edit: I need the OD dimension. 1/4 inch?? Seems to be two of them and one is .249 inch od.
  16. Thread: Hi from NW Pa

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    Hi from NW Pa

    Hi,
    I'm Charlie, K3UIM, 86 years old and waiting for God to call me home.
    I love ham radio, WordPerfect as a word processor and BMW motorcycles. (Stopped riding at 75. sigh ...)
    I retired from...
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    40 Meter receiver

    I'm looking for a 40 meter "direct conversion" receiver. Nothing crystal controlled, with 7.0 to 7.3 Mc coverage. (That's Mhz today, I think, LOL)
    I had to strip out a Ramsey HR-40 that I built in...
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    Ten Tec R4020 Question

    Is it possible to delete some of the Saved frequencies or, do I just save over the ones I do not wish to keep?
    Charlie, K3UIM
  19. Thread: Is it me?

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    I took my General Test in Buffalo in 1962 and...

    I took my General Test in Buffalo in 1962 and after the 13 wpm cw test we took the written one. I do not recall the number of questions, but one of them was a schematic of either a radio receiver or...
  20. Thread: "The Truck"

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    "The Truck"

    A funny joke kept running through my mind and I thought it would make a great poem, so here it is.

    The Truck

    One day Sam took his truck to town to find a hardware shop.
    The parking garage was...
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    Many thanks, Dan. Gives me something to consider....

    Many thanks, Dan. Gives me something to consider. All I worked for 25 years was 40 cw except for a lil am in 62.
    Charlie
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    In the late 70's I was a patrolman in the local...

    In the late 70's I was a patrolman in the local police dept. I happened to be parked near our fairgrounds and the skip was coming in from the south.
    I was doing paperwork when I heard (southern)...
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    Band Conditions

    When would be the best times, day or night, to work these bands, 15, 30 and 40? Been out of hamming for 25 years and trying to get back on the code with my tri-bander.
    TIA,
    Charlie
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    I believe the word used in this case is...

    I believe the word used in this case is "Entitlements" and I must admit that I hate the very thought of the entitlement generation! I've worked hard for everything I have and see too many able...
  25. Thread: Moorse Groups

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    Yah! What he said! With practice comes...

    Yah! What he said! With practice comes competence. With competence comes speed. Etc.
    Hang in there. These guys only mean well, with an especially hard passion for the CW love affair holding all of...
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