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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
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. Thread: Moorse Groups

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    Loved it! Thank you. Charlie

    Loved it! Thank you.
    Charlie
  11. Thread: Hello

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    Hello

    I'm a newbie here of about a week. I retired tool-making (33 1/2 Years) and became a ham in 1962. Played with electronics since 1947, but had to leave the hobby in the early 90's. Just getting back...
  12. Thread: Moorse Groups

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    Looking

    My friend, you are there!! Anything you want to know, just ask. Someone will have the answer for you.
    Charlie
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    Active again

    Depending how long ago you left the hobby, you might find you're talking to yourself. I left in the early 90's and, getting back in, I've discovered everything has shrunk down to where a magnifying...
  14. Thread: QRP Pixie

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    Oh, I can see it now. Thanks. I guess I'll have...

    Oh, I can see it now. Thanks. I guess I'll have to get a "keypad". "Interupts" and "Switch" are/were unknown to me. Much to learn. LOL
    Charlie
  15. Thread: QRP Pixie

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    CART One way

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/0-55MHz-DDS-Signal...XQAAOSwgQ9Vs~1c
    This one. Look like something you can help me with?
    Charlie
    K3UIM
    On edit: Click on the one on the left, the 36.52 priced one and see...
  16. Thread: DDS VFO

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    DDS VFO

    Dan, I too have gotten stung by the ebay bee, but have sold and bought there since the early 80's and can't complain with our successes being great. I can find a lot about how wonderful the unit is,...
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    Chinese Freq Counter

    Weller, I purchased the "0-55 Mhz DDS Signal Generator HAM Radio Kit VFO" on ebay and I'm hoping it matches the one you're using. My question is, (since there was no paperwork sent with it,) how in...
  18. Thread: QRP Pixie

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    DDS VFO

    I sent for one and it came today. Yoiks! No paperwork. It sounds like the ideal VFO, but how to use it?? Any ideas?
    Charlie
    K3UIM
  19. Thread: DDS VFO

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    DDS VFO

    I purchased a "DDS Signal Generator, Ham Radio RIT VFO SSB" from ebay since it professed the makings of a very stable VFO. I want to use it with my 40 meter home-brew transceiver.
    It arrived today...
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