[Chugalug] chugalug ham net?

Bret McHone dbmchone at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 16:15:59 UTC 2014


The power is suposed to be "no more than necessary". Unless otherwise
specified then a ham can operate up to 1500Watts.
On Mar 27, 2014 12:12 PM, "Rod" <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:

>
> WellLynn Dixon is interested if the price is right. And I'll put you the
> list to when I get that quote. Though I will try to get some others as
> well.
>
> The at-6666, the blue one on top in the video, can do 60watts in  SSB.
> The at-5555N can peak at 30 watts ssb.
>
> I better check allowed power.
>
> http://youtu.be/R6BeaZzXy0k
>
> On Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:56:20 -0400, Alex Smith (K4RNT) <
> shadowhunter at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I know that we have a *sliver* of privileges on 10 meters at the
> Technician level, I just don't have the equipment, nor a proper environment
> for HF at this time.
>
> " ' 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 22, 2014 at 7:37 PM, Rod <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>
>> Found this:*Technician Privileges*
>> *200W Max. on the following*
>>
>>    - 28.000-28.300Mhz RTTY/DATA
>>    - 28.300-28.500Mhz SSB Phone
>>    - 21.025-21.200Mhz CW only
>>    - 7.025-7.125Mhz CW only
>>    - 3.525-3.600Mhz CW only
>>    - That Jawbreaker is looking better all the time
>>
>>
>> On Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:08:52 -0500, Bret McHone <dbmchone at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> you get a small chunk of 10M for FM and CW, pretty much full reign on 6M,
>> VHF & UHF.
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 11:03 AM, Rod <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>>
>>> What are rules for techs on 10 these days? As I recall you had pass code
>>> or have the pre tech License. But I think that has changed when they
>>> dropped the code requirement.
>>>
>>> On Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:04:08 -0500, Bret McHone <dbmchone at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> I would *love* to build something to connect between Chattanooga and
>>> Knoxville that didn't require internet or repeaters. I was thinking about
>>> 10Meters with an NVIS antenna to see how well that worked.
>>>
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Near_Vertical_Incidence_Skywave
>>>
>>> I have family there that's trying to get their license and I want to get
>>> the FM portion of the 10M band working (so that a tech class could use it)
>>> so that we could communicate. Antennas and theory are really my love right
>>> now. I've got a long way to go to learn about it and I'm reading some
>>> books, but this stuff is seriously fascinating.
>>>
>>> -B
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 6:59 PM, Lynn Dixon <boodaddy at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I am local and just at the foot of the mountain where wd4des is
>>>> located. In down for a ham net on 2m or 440.
>>>>
>>>> I have a Yaseu FT8800 and love it. The 8900 does a few more bands but
>>>> they are essentially the same radio.
>>>> On Mar 5, 2014 6:44 PM, "Rod" <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I LOVE six. But I haven't had a 6 meter rig in awhile.
>>>>> We have 6 meter repeater that is tied into hf in the city.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:23:48 -0500, Alex Smith (K4RNT) <
>>>>> shadowhunter at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I want a 6-meter rig *so* bad. Even with my Tech-class license I can
>>>>> have some fun. :)
>>>>>
>>>>> BTW I have a Baofeng UV-5R, and absolutely love it. Just be sure to
>>>>> get the programming cable as well as the radio.
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers and happy QSOing, de K4RNT Loudoun County, Virginia
>>>>>
>>>>> " ' 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 Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 6:11 PM, Bret McHone <dbmchone at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Currently I think I would recommend the UV-5Re+. I have the GT-3 and
>>>>>> my first one had a faulty mic port that causes it to constantly transmit
>>>>>> until you torque the port a bit with a screwdriver to make it stop. I just
>>>>>> got my replacement today.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> the replacement came with a different rubber ducky antenna than the
>>>>>> original I bought and it is terrible. From just west of Strawberry Plains I
>>>>>> could hit a repeater in Bean station on 2 Meter with the original ducky. I
>>>>>> couldn't even get the repeater to respond with the one that came on my
>>>>>> replacement.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I built a nice J-Pole for about $25 that works VERY well.
>>>>>> http://www.fwarc.org/Ant%20articles/J%20Pole%20Antenna.htm
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I bought a patch cable and SMA Female to SO239 adapter and even with
>>>>>> my little HT I get perfect signal reports on repeaters 30-40 miles out.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> As an alternative you can just find repeaters that support EchoLink
>>>>>> and just use them, though your session will timeout if you are just
>>>>>> listening.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -Bret
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 5:37 PM, 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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