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  1. Thread: ARRL in history.

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    ARRL is a non-profit organization, and was...

    ARRL is a non-profit organization, and was co-founded on April 6, 1914, by Hiram Percy Maxim and Clarence D. Tuska of Hartford, Connecticut.
    ...
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    Since Monday is Morse Code Day, it would be a...

    Since Monday is Morse Code Day, it would be a good day to start.


    https://ayearofholidays.wordpress.com/2012/04/27/april-27-morse-code-day/...
  3. Thread: Username Change

    by kc5fm
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    You might get faster service by messaging the...

    You might get faster service by messaging the admins directly.



    Lloyd Colston, KC5FM
    Twitter.com/kc5fm
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    Welcome to the best hobby on the Planet. 73 ...

    Welcome to the best hobby on the Planet.

    73

    Lloyd, kc5fm
  5. What’s wrong with “This is kc5fm listening WX5EM...

    What’s wrong with “This is kc5fm listening WX5EM repeater”?

    You have identified the repeater and your crossband link.

    Don’t make it harder than it really is. Automatic identification is only...
  6. Thread: OTR HAM

    by kc5fm
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    Hope you will enjoy some simplex radio...

    Hope you will enjoy some simplex radio frequencies in your trips.

    73

    Lloyd, KC5FM


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  7. Thread: HamFest Software

    by kc5fm
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    Software

    What was your predecessor using? No sense in reinventing the wheel.

    Management software such as Microsoft Office or OpenOffice are excellent tools. Excel is worthy of your consideration.

    73
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    Contact the ARRL

    Please consider contacting your friends at the American Radio Relay League with this.

    Email [email protected]

    73

    Lloyd
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    As you have mentioned, weight is going to be a...

    As you have mentioned, weight is going to be a problem. It's not one that can't be overcome, but a tethered ballon would be a better option.

    Something built around the Pi would be possible.

    As...
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    Dated but worth a look. “THE 2004-2005...

    Dated but worth a look.

    “THE 2004-2005 BONEYARD RADIO PRICE GUIDE
    Used Amateur Radio Prices Seen Various Places in 2004-2005”

    “AF4K's BUY & SELL PARTS, RADIOS etc. PAGE”

    If you talked...
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    DMR versus Dstar

    Frankly, not much.

    I continue to use Echolink and am not venturing into Allstar. Both are analog over IP. Allstar allows one to have Echolink AND Allstar on the same node.

    I currently am on...
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    You need to get a better quality of friends. ;)...

    You need to get a better quality of friends. ;)

    Email [email protected] and ask the American Radio Relay League to help you find a local source of assistance, if you are unwilling to talk to him or he...
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    Yes but outside would be better. Lloyd

    Yes but outside would be better.

    Lloyd
  14. Thread: Silent Key

    by kc5fm
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    (SK)

    More often than not, I see (SK) in notices online.

    IF I were you, I'd consider an upgrate to Extra so you can get the callsign before a non-family member does. That's the most fitting tribute one...
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    Suppressed Carrier

    You are missing Suppressed Carrier Single Sideband ...

    Put the radio in AM or CW. Key. Your carrier will be there. Be careful tuning in CW, if you are listening to a QSO. Tune off 2 kHz to...
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    What would be wrong with LISTENING on one of...

    What would be wrong with LISTENING on one of those two repeaters (determined with your wife which one)? You say "KX6XXX listening" and she says "KX6YYY listening". You both know the other is fine. ...
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    The Considerate Guide...

    The Considerate Guide from your friends at the American Radio Relay League was not helpful? I normally find the information the League provides to be topnotch.

    73
  18. APRS 1. Use APRS.fi (https://aprs.fi/#!call=kj0ekr)...

    1. Use APRS.fi for a definitive guide to your success.

    2. I use APRSIS32 without a radio. Considering joining their group for excellent support for the product.

    Please consider joining the...
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    Much of the information you seek and will seek is...

    Much of the information you seek and will seek is covered by the Repeater Builders site while this site will give you a starting point for antenna height over range.

    As another contributor...
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    Considerate Operator

    Try this from your friends at the American Radio Relay League.

    The League also has an Operating Manual.

    Repeaters have their own guidelines and each repeater system writes their own. This one...
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    Balloons way up there

    You might ask the folks at the Amateur Radio High Altitude Balloon project.

    As you can see there are regular mentions of missions up there. The Great Plains Super Launch is worth your look too....
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    40 meter antenna

    Probably your research could conclude that the 40-meter band is so narrow that an inverted VEE would cover the whole band with a reasonable Standing Wave Ratio with no tuner required.

    Most hams...
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    Ask the ARRL VEC ([email protected]). Maybe they can...

    Ask the ARRL VEC. Maybe they can help.

    73

    Lloyd, KC5FM
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    Did your club reach out to your friends at the...

    Did your club reach out to your friends at the American Radio Relay League? There's a page for Slow Scan Television and Fast Scan Television.

    That's a noble project. I hope you can get that bird...
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    After viewing the chart from W4RP...

    After viewing the chart from W4RP, one can conclude a number of things that apply to your amateur radio situation.

    1. Your loss, given your choice of feedline, can improve, if you choose a...
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