[AMRadio] Viking 1


Rob Atkinson ranchorobbo at gmail.com
Sun Dec 20 21:48:09 EST 2015


Jim, all you have to do is read the monthly Q&A column in QST.  The
Jan. issue has a Q from an Extra class ham asking why, after he made
his 20 m. dipole a half wave on 40, it no longer works on 20 m.
("Works" in this context means a reasonably close Z match to a 50 ohm
coaxial line).

73
Rob
K5UJ

On Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 5:16 PM, Jim Tonne <Tonne at comcast.net> wrote:
> Adding on to Larry, NE1S:
>
> I was approached recently by a fellow with an NC183D.  He was about to
> send it to the junk pile because he plugged it in and no sound came out
> of the loudspeaker and also there was no microphone connector.  A guy
> told him it might need a capacitor.  He thought he would go to the local
> parts outfit and get a capacitor and fix it himself.  He was a licensed ham.
> - Jim W4ENE


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