[Chugalug] chugalug ham net?

Rod rod-lists at epbfi.com
Sat Mar 15 19:32:07 UTC 2014


Glass mount is the easiest.  
http://www.alpharubicon.com/bovstuff/hamantennainstallspitfire.htm
Depending on how old your car is bumper mount.
Most cars/trucks  have these pugged holes that you can route wiring and  
cables out thru.


I saw this  
http://www.nevadaradio.co.uk/amateur-radio/transceivers/mobile-transceivers/yaesu-ft-8900r


On Sat, 15 Mar 2014 14:35:53 -0400, Alex Smith (K4RNT)  
<shadowhunter at gmail.com> wrote:

> I know I'm out of reach of most of you, but I want to occasionally  
> visit, and I have 2m and 440 capabilities. However, I have yet to  
> install a >mobile rig into my vehicle, and if I get another vehicle in  
> the short term, I'd look at getting a 2m or dual band 2m/440 capable  
> rig. I still am >not sure how antenna mounting is really done, I've  
> heard that some people drill holes into the car to have antennae  
> flush-mounted out of the car, >I'd really need guidance on something  
> like that.
>
> Whenever I get to visit, I'd love to do a Chugalunch. I heard that there  
> is a Mellow Mushroom both in downtown and Waterside.
>
> Hope this is of use - 73 de K4RNT
>
> " ' With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censured,  
> the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all  
> >irrevocably.' Those words were uttered by Judge Aaron Satie as wisdom  
> and warning... The first time any man's freedom is trodden on we’re all  
> >damaged." - Jean-Luc Picard, quoting Judge Aaron Satie, Star Trek: TNG  
> episode "The Drumhead"
> - Alex Smith
> - Dulles Technology Corridor (Chantilly/Ashburn/Dulles), Virginia USA
>
>
> On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 2:20 PM, Rod <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>> I should ask what every is active or capable of.
>> White Oak mountain and wJ9J both linked into one of those mass nets.
>>
>> Who has 6 or 10m capability?
>> On Sat, 15 Mar 2014 14:14:07 -0400, Alex Smith (K4RNT)  
>> <shadowhunter at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> 440 is pretty active in middle Tennessee, they have the MTEARS  
>>> repeater network, which goes as far south as Lawrenceburg, as far east  
>>> as >>>Cookeville, and connections in Dickson and Gallatin.
>>>
>>> It looks like they have expanded since I was there, they have a  
>>> repeater now on Signal Mtn. which links into Nashville.
>>>
>>> www.mtears.org
>>>
>>> Hope this helps. :)
>>>
>>> 73 de K4RNT
>>>
>>> " ' With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech  
>>> censured, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied,  
>>> chains us all >>>irrevocably.' Those words were uttered by Judge Aaron  
>>> Satie as wisdom and warning... The first time any man's freedom is  
>>> trodden on we’re all >>>damaged." - Jean-Luc Picard, quoting Judge  
>>> Aaron Satie, Star Trek: TNG episode "The Drumhead"
>>> - Alex Smith
>>> - Dulles Technology Corridor (Chantilly/Ashburn/Dulles), Virginia USA
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 1:10 PM, Rod <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>>>> Any one know of some good deals on a 10 meter?
>>>> I saw this.
>>>> http://www.ebay.com/itm/Stryker-SR-89MC-Compact-10-Meter-Amateur-Mobile-Radio-Optional-400-Channels-/141206632889
>>>>
>>>> Also I was wondering if y'all had ideas for an alternative to D-star,  
>>>> which seems to have taken off?
>>>> I thinking just using mesh tech on ham bands.
>>>> Question is which band? Microwave has some issues here perhaps 440?  
>>>> 1.25 meter is mostly relays and controls in this area.
>>>> Thoughts?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:37:03 -0500, Rod <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Been pricing  a baefong receiver to get back in the game. How many  
>>>>> hams on the list are local?
>>>>> How many are in the south east or south central region?
>>>>>
>>>>> I think we could reach K4RNT on six with a good band opening.
>>>>>
>>>>> rod
>>>>> KF4UWL
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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