[AMRadio] New Year's Resolution-Getting Back on AM!


Bob Scupp k5sep at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 25 22:00:28 EST 2006


Craig K6QI-

Thanks! Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year to
you and all others in this Group!

Bob K5SEP

--- Craig Carter <craig-carter at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Welcome Bob!
> 
> Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year!
> 
> The same to all on this list also!
> 
> 73 Craig K6QI
> 
> 
> 
> 
> At 01:54 PM 12/25/2006, Bob Scupp wrote:
> >Fellow Amer's-
> >
> >Hi! My name is Bob K5SEP living in Mountainair, New
> >Mexico. The town is about 75 miles Southeast of
> >Albuquerque on the East side of the Rockies. The
> town
> >is about one square mile in physical size with a
> >population of 1,300. Mountainair is just under
> 6,500
> >feet above sea level (almost geographically the
> center
> >of the State). It is extremely rural with mainly
> >farming and ranch land.
> >
> >Probably the first quarter of 2007, I will be
> moving
> >to the new K5SEP Radio Ranch. I work for UPHI.NET,
> a
> >local high speed wireless Internet company
> providing
> >service to residential/businesses in this portion
> of
> >Torrance County. The head end of our system is on
> the
> >West side of town on a hill overlooking the
> Estancia
> >Valley. I will have my own mobile home on their
> >property. I should be getting a large storage shed
> >too.
> >
> >I have been continuously licensed since my senior
> year
> >of high school (1967-68). My Novice station back in
> my
> >hometown of Passaic, New Jersey was a Heathkit
> DX-60B
> >transmitter and Lafayette HA-63A receiver (as
> WN2CXS).
> >My second station when I upgraded to General after
> >1968 was an E.F. Johnson Viking II with matching
> VFO,
> >National NC-300 receiver and 40 meter dipole. Wish
> I
> >had not sold the gear when I moved to NM in 1976.
> >
> >I recently purchased a close facsimile which
> includes
> >the E.F. Johnson Viking II w/matching VFO w/ten
> 40/75
> >meter AM phone crystals, National NC-109 receiver
> >w/manuals, D-104 mike and other accessories. Found
> an
> >Amateur North of me who needed the cash. To my
> >knowledge, he electronically went through
> everything,
> >replacing electrolytic caps, etc. It was fully
> >operational when he took it off the air very
> recently.
> >
> >There is a 55-60 foot self supporting tower on the
> >property where the mobile home will be. It is used
> for
> >a microwave repeater for the high speed wireless
> >Internet network. Since the two owners are both
> >Amateurs, no problem using it for my antennas.
> >
> >I actually have not be on HF AM in many years, so
> when
> >this comes together next year it will be great! I
> am
> >also into collection/repairs antique radios.
> >Looking forward towards an exciting 2007 meeting
> some
> >of you on the air.
> >
> >Bob K5SEP
> >
> >
> >
>
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