From k4kyv at charter.net Sat Apr 2 19:26:47 2016 From: k4kyv at charter.net (Donald Chester) Date: Sat, 2 Apr 2016 18:26:47 -0500 Subject: [AMRadio] New AM discussion forum on QRZ.com Message-ID: <001001d18d37$20921fa0$61b65ee0$@charter.net> Thanks to Billy N6YW and to Fred AA7BQ, founder of QRZ.com https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?forums/amplitude-modulation-am-fans.108/ From k4kyv at charter.net Sun Apr 3 21:14:09 2016 From: k4kyv at charter.net (Donald Chester) Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2016 20:14:09 -0500 Subject: [AMRadio] Gates BC1-G for sale Message-ID: <002501d18e0f$4a8d1a70$dfa74f50$@charter.net> I just received this e-mail, and I'm forwarding it FWIW. I have no interest in this sale myself. I won't bother to forward the photos. One shows the exterior cabinet, which looks to be in real good shape. The other shows the plate transformer and rectifiers. It looks clean on the inside. Hello Don, This is Randy Fish, N?KO in Vanzant, Missouri, Douglas County, Grid EM36UV. I have enjoyed listening to you on 80m AM for some time now and am currently listening to you on 3.885. My reason for contacting you is to ask your assistance. I have a Gates BC1-G that I am needing to sell and was hoping that you might be able to put out the word to any of your friends? When I purchased it, it was in working condition. I had to remove most of the transformers from the deck in order to lay it down to transport it to my location. All the tubes, transformers and removable items are safely in my living room now. 833s are in very good condition. Transmitter is currently on 1985khz. Whoever purchases this will have to hook the transformers back up, everything is number coded on the wires. I have attached a couple of pics of the transmitter taken when I picked it up. I have more pics of the transformer deck that I took for my information so I could rewire everything up. I am only asking $500 for this unit as is. I hope that you will be able to help me out as I am planning on moving from my current location out here in the sticks to a more urban location and cannot take this with me. Thank you for your time. Vry 73 de N?KO Randy Fish RR1 Box 265 Vanzant, Missouri 65768 Address and email verified on QRZ dot com Home phone 417-261-1717 From k4kyv at charter.net Sun Apr 3 21:49:57 2016 From: k4kyv at charter.net (Donald Chester) Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2016 20:49:57 -0500 Subject: [AMRadio] Gates BC1-G for sale In-Reply-To: <002501d18e0f$4a8d1a70$dfa74f50$@charter.net> References: <002501d18e0f$4a8d1a70$dfa74f50$@charter.net> Message-ID: <002801d18e14$4b2d11b0$e1873510$@charter.net> I thought the sender's e-mail address would be included in the forwarded message automatically, but apparently it isn't. Here it is: fishtail at centurylink.net From jtml at losalamos.com Sun Apr 3 21:56:46 2016 From: jtml at losalamos.com (John Lyles) Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2016 19:56:46 -0600 Subject: [AMRadio] AM Transmitter Performance without Filter Chokes In-Reply-To: References: Message-ID: <5701C9DE.70807@losalamos.com> This is the same article that I scanned and posted on AM Window Tutorials page some years ago, things seem to get around on the internet. http://www.amwindow.org/tech/htm/tutor.htm John K5PRO > Message: 2 > Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:39:41 -0500 > From: "Donald Chester" > To: "'AM Radio List'" > Subject: [AMRadio] AM Transmitter Performance without Filter Chokes > Message-ID: <000301d18b8d$73bcfcf0$5b36f6d0$@charter.net> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" > > By Wallace W. Walhgren. Electro Engineering Works, San Leandro, CA > > "Common problems in AM transmitters due to filter chokes, tubes, etc." > > http://bh.hallikainen.org//wiki/uploads/ElectroImpulsePaper.pdf From joe at tronixland.com Sun Apr 3 23:59:09 2016 From: joe at tronixland.com (Joe Bucher) Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2016 23:59:09 -0400 Subject: [AMRadio] Heathkits, Columbus Hamfest Indiana Message-ID: <4qtnw9vri15mrrnit7ea8uh1.1459742349492@email.android.com> A nice little hamfest this Saturday April 9 at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds in Columbus Indiana. Www.carnet.net We will be tailgating outside offering a Heathkit Apache transmitter, RX1 receiver with original matching speaker, all in excellent physical condition. ?Also we will have other other BA items on the tailgate. Tnx 73 Joe KF9EU Sent from Samsung tablet From joe at tronixland.com Mon Apr 4 00:25:08 2016 From: joe at tronixland.com (Joe Bucher) Date: Mon, 04 Apr 2016 00:25:08 -0400 Subject: [AMRadio] Heathkits, Columbus Hamfest Indiana Message-ID: <52xhqhphavi3yjitgt49mj77.1459743851547@email.android.com> Correction: www.carcnet.net Sent from Samsung tablet -------- Original message -------- From Joe Bucher Date: 04/03/2016 11:59 PM (GMT-05:00) To amradio at mailman.qth.net Subject Heathkits, Columbus Hamfest Indiana A nice little hamfest this Saturday April 9 at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds in Columbus Indiana. Www.carnet.net We will be tailgating outside offering a Heathkit Apache transmitter, RX1 receiver with original matching speaker, all in excellent physical condition. ?Also we will have other other BA items on the tailgate. Tnx 73 Joe KF9EU Sent from Samsung tablet From ranchorobbo at gmail.com Sun Apr 10 15:07:05 2016 From: ranchorobbo at gmail.com (Rob Atkinson) Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2016 14:07:05 -0500 Subject: [AMRadio] Couple of questions: Message-ID: 1. Bands seem to stink today (I'm talking about HF). Anyone know if there was some kind of solar disturbance like a CME? 2. There's been a continual dead carrier on 3888 for the past several days. It fades in and out so I know it isn't local. Anyone know what's up with that? Thanks 73 Rob K5UJ From manualman at juno.com Sun Apr 10 15:21:24 2016 From: manualman at juno.com (manualman at juno.com) Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2016 15:21:24 -0400 Subject: [AMRadio] Couple of questions: Message-ID: At 3PM EDT, 20 meters is great coast to coast, down to the Caribbean, and to everywhere in Europe. 40 meters is showing lots of activity in the central, eastern, and southern states and all over Europe and Asia. 15 and 10 meters show minimal activity although 10 meters has a good bit of transequatorial and sporadic E activity. 75/80 meters many are doing siesta. http://www.dxmaps.com/spots/map.php Pete, wa2cwa On Sun, 10 Apr 2016 14:07:05 -0500 Rob Atkinson writes: > 1. Bands seem to stink today (I'm talking about HF). Anyone know > if > there was some kind of solar disturbance like a CME? > > 2. There's been a continual dead carrier on 3888 for the past > several > days. It fades in and out so I know it isn't local. Anyone know > what's up with that? > > Thanks 73 > > Rob > K5UJ From w5jo at brightok.net Sun Apr 10 16:43:38 2016 From: w5jo at brightok.net (w5jo at brightok.net) Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2016 15:43:38 -0500 Subject: [AMRadio] Couple of questions: In-Reply-To: References: Message-ID: <8F84125960AA4E37A1111E2832E8FEE4@JimPC> The past few days 40 meters has been weird. I have a daily schedule at 1:PM on forty meters with a station 120 miles away and the past few days, until today, we could not contact each other at all. Forty was long each day but today was fine with a few low fades. I regularly tune up to 20 through 10 and there is a lot of activity on 20 but nothing on the upper bands. About the only time I tune around on 75 is late afternoon and evenings but don't hear a carrier. Maybe someone testing a new piece of equipment near you??? Jim W5JO -----Original Message----- 1. Bands seem to stink today (I'm talking about HF). Anyone know if there was some kind of solar disturbance like a CME? 2. There's been a continual dead carrier on 3888 for the past several days. It fades in and out so I know it isn't local. Anyone know what's up with that? Thanks 73 Rob K5UJ From k4kyv at charter.net Sun Apr 10 19:53:37 2016 From: k4kyv at charter.net (Donald Chester) Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2016 18:53:37 -0500 Subject: [AMRadio] Couple of questions: In-Reply-To: <8F84125960AA4E37A1111E2832E8FEE4@JimPC> References: <8F84125960AA4E37A1111E2832E8FEE4@JimPC> Message-ID: <004201d19384$339b7fd0$9ad27f70$@charter.net> > About the only time I tune around on 75 is late afternoon and evenings but > don't hear a carrier. Maybe someone testing a new piece of equipment near > you??? > > Jim > W5JO I've been hearing it here for more than a week. Originally, it appeared on 3880, then moved to 3888. A couple of nights ago I heard it on both frequencies. No audio or other type of modulation, and the signal fades, so I know it isn't local. Could be something out of Europe. The amateur band over there is only 3500-3800. Don k4kyv From ranchorobbo at gmail.com Sun Apr 10 20:49:22 2016 From: ranchorobbo at gmail.com (Rob Atkinson) Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2016 19:49:22 -0500 Subject: [AMRadio] Couple of questions: In-Reply-To: <004201d19384$339b7fd0$9ad27f70$@charter.net> References: <8F84125960AA4E37A1111E2832E8FEE4@JimPC> <004201d19384$339b7fd0$9ad27f70$@charter.net> Message-ID: Yeah I was pretty sure it wasn't nearby. I wonder if it is a spurious signal from a sw bc rig. Rob K5UJ On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 6:53 PM, Donald Chester wrote: >> About the only time I tune around on 75 is late afternoon and evenings but >> don't hear a carrier. Maybe someone testing a new piece of equipment near >> you??? >> >> Jim >> W5JO > > I've been hearing it here for more than a week. Originally, it appeared on > 3880, then moved to 3888. A couple of nights ago I heard it on both > frequencies. No audio or other type of modulation, and the signal fades, so > I know it isn't local. Could be something out of Europe. The amateur band > over there is only 3500-3800. > > > Don k4kyv > > ______________________________________________________________ > Our Main Website: http://www.amfone.net > AMRadio mailing list > Archives: http://mailman.qth.net/pipermail/amradio/ > List Rules (must read!): http://w5ami.net/amradiofaq.html > List Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/amradio > Post: AMRadio at mailman.qth.net > To unsubscribe, send an email to amradio-request at mailman.qth.net with > the word unsubscribe in the message body. > > This list hosted by: http://www.qsl.net > Please help support this email list: http://www.qsl.net/donate.html > Message delivered to ranchorobbo at gmail.com From ranchorobbo at gmail.com Tue Apr 12 13:56:17 2016 From: ranchorobbo at gmail.com (Rob Atkinson) Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2016 12:56:17 -0500 Subject: [AMRadio] HT-20 for sale Message-ID: Saw this on qth.com: http://swap.qth.com/view_ad.php?counter=1259116 73 Rob K5UJ From kenw8ek at gmail.com Wed Apr 13 10:05:20 2016 From: kenw8ek at gmail.com (Ken, W8EK) Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2016 10:05:20 -0400 Subject: [AMRadio] Power Supplies FS Message-ID: <570E5220.9050005@gmail.com> Power Supplies For Sale: These are all power supplies that produce in the neighborhood of 13.8 Volts DC, unless listed otherwise. All are regulated. Icom PS-30 Deluxe Power Supply: The Icom PS-30 power supply delivers 13.8 VDC at up to 25 amps. This power supply features a large lighted meter which can be set to display amperage or voltage. Four outputs are provided on the rear panel. Output 1 is a hard wired, high amperage cable with the Icom standard 6 pin Molex plug. Outputs 2, 3 and 4 provide lower current outputs. This switching power supply has a snap-out tilt bracket, and is 9.5 x 5 x 12.5 inches. This one works 100% and looks very close to new. With paper work for $175. Astron RS-20 A, 20 amp Power Supply: The Astron RS-20 A is a very common power supply around most ham shacks. It provides 13 V DC for many ham rigs. Features: Solid State Electronically Regulated Fold-Back Current Limiting Protects Power Supply from ...excessive current & continuous shorted output Crowbar Over Voltage Protection Excellent Regulation & Low Ripple at low line input voltage. Heavy Duty Heat Sink Chassis Mount Fuse Three Conductor Power Cord Specifications: Input Voltage 105-125Vac Output Voltage 13.8Vdc (internally Adjustable 11-15V) Ripple Less than 5mV peak-peak (full load & low line) Continuous Duty 16 Amps; ICS 20 Amps Size 5" x 9" x 10-1/2" This particular supply works great. It only varies 0.01 Volts with a load! Cosmetically it looks great. With paper work for only $65. Pyramid Phase III, PS-35 G: This power supply will furnish up to 35 amps. The voltage is front panel adjustable from 4.5 to 15 V DC. It includes a front panel ammeter and a voltmeter, and has many extra protection features. It would be ideal for a high current bench supply, as well as for a rig. $100 Very heavy duty homebrew supply This power supply is a real brute. It is well regulated, and has locking trimpots on the front panel for fine adjustment of voltage (from about 10 to 15 volts), and also to set the voltage where the over voltage protection kicks in. There is a large voltmeter and separate ammeter on the front panel, with pilot lights for AC power, DC power, and one for when the over voltage protection activates. As I said this is a brute. It has a very large transformer, and three HUGE capacitors, among other things. The output pass transistors are five 2N3771's on a very large heat sink. The output is fused at 30 amps, but the supply is probably good for at least 45 amps, if not more. This unit weighs over 35 pounds, and is about 8 inches wide, 6 inches high, and 16 inches deep. It works great. Cosmetically, the builder used nice lettering on the front panel, but the heavy steel case has been reused. It does not look bad, but it is not 100% professional. Buy this brute for only $100. Staco RPS-6, 6 amp regulated power supply Ideal for 25 watt VHF or dual band rigs. $30 Stinger 6 amp regulated power supply Similar to RPS-6 above. $30 EVG Model 10-395, 4 amp power supply $28 Micronta 22-120A Rated at 2.5 amps, it is well regulated. The case is a heat sink. $30 Homebrew Power Supply This power supply is in a very nice gray and black enclosure and is good for about 1.5 amps. $15 Kepco Variable Bench Power Supply: This is an ideal bench power supply! It is a Kepco Model ABC 40-0.5, which means that it will produce from zero up to 40 V DC at up to 1/2 amp. Great for the bench. The voltage is adjustable with a 10 turn pot from close to zero, up to about 40 volts. There is a fairly large analog meter that reads the voltage. There is also current limiting built in that is adjustable from about 100 ma to up to about 700 ma. The same meter that reads voltage can be switched to read current, or short circuit current (the point that the current limit is set). In addition, there are connections on the back to allow remote sensing and remote programming. This is a quality regulated power supply! This particular unit works 100%, and looks extremely nice. Only $85. Prices do not include shipping from Florida. I also have many other accessories available such as many different types of microphones, HTs, HF, VHF and UHF rigs, HF and VHF/UHF antennas, etc. Just too many to list here. Please e-mail your requests. Thanks. 73, Ken, W8EK Ken Simpson E-mail to W8EK at FLHam.net or W8EK at arrl.net Voice Phone (352) 732-8400 From k4kyv at charter.net Sun Apr 17 21:40:10 2016 From: k4kyv at charter.net (Donald Chester) Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2016 20:40:10 -0500 Subject: [AMRadio] League Spin Message-ID: <000901d19913$3ee92470$bcbb6d50$@charter.net> The "League" is not much different from the national and state politicians we read and hear about in the news every day. They sometimes give the former USSR a run for its money, when it comes to spinning the truth with propaganda to support their agenda. Case in point: from the outset, comments to the FCC on the 75/80m "readjustment" petition RM-11759, the League's proposal to take away the bottom 50 kHz of the 75m phone band, have been running anywhere from 2:1 to 3:1 in opposition. But QST (see p. 74, May issue) reports that "by mid-March, the number of comments in favor of the changes were about equal to the number of comments opposing the changes". To see the real tally for yourself, copy and paste the following URL into your browser's address bar (be sure to include all lines of the URL; this mailing list tends to insert line breaks into URLs making links inoperative). Then read through the comments or at least a random sample from the list : http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/comment_search/paginate?sortColumn=proceeding.name& pageNumber=1&sortDirection=&pageView=Tabular&proceeding=RM-11759&pageSize=25 In apparent desperation, in view of the overwhelmingly negative responses in the comments, the League took the unusual measure of filing a comment to its own petition. These comments added nothing new, but essentially reiterated what they had already stated in the original filing: http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/comment/view?id=60001518667 Don k4kyv From w3slk at verizon.net Mon Apr 18 08:48:41 2016 From: w3slk at verizon.net (Mike Sawyer) Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:48:41 -0400 Subject: [AMRadio] League Spin In-Reply-To: <000901d19913$3ee92470$bcbb6d50$@charter.net> References: <000901d19913$3ee92470$bcbb6d50$@charter.net> Message-ID: <000901d19970$a3c2bb10$eb483130$@verizon.net> I guess they counted the guy who made his rebuttals twice. But I agree, most are con! Mod-U-Lator, Mike(y)/W3SLK -----Original Message----- From: AMRadio [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Donald Chester Sent: Sunday, April 17, 2016 9:40 PM To: amradio at mailman.qth.net Subject: [AMRadio] League Spin The "League" is not much different from the national and state politicians we read and hear about in the news every day. They sometimes give the former USSR a run for its money, when it comes to spinning the truth with propaganda to support their agenda. Case in point: from the outset, comments to the FCC on the 75/80m "readjustment" petition RM-11759, the League's proposal to take away the bottom 50 kHz of the 75m phone band, have been running anywhere from 2:1 to 3:1 in opposition. But QST (see p. 74, May issue) reports that "by mid-March, the number of comments in favor of the changes were about equal to the number of comments opposing the changes". To see the real tally for yourself, copy and paste the following URL into your browser's address bar (be sure to include all lines of the URL; this mailing list tends to insert line breaks into URLs making links inoperative). Then read through the comments or at least a random sample from the list : http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/comment_search/paginate?sortColumn=proceeding.name& pageNumber=1&sortDirection=&pageView=Tabular&proceeding=RM-11759&pageSize=25 In apparent desperation, in view of the overwhelmingly negative responses in the comments, the League took the unusual measure of filing a comment to its own petition. These comments added nothing new, but essentially reiterated what they had already stated in the original filing: http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/comment/view?id=60001518667 Don k4kyv From w5jo at brightok.net Sat Apr 23 12:02:00 2016 From: w5jo at brightok.net (w5jo at brightok.net) Date: Sat, 23 Apr 2016 11:02:00 -0500 Subject: [AMRadio] For sale Message-ID: <5A97374EBA1A4BCCA47D2CC3ADABB72F@JimPC> I have four 811A tubes for sale. They are Penta brand sold by RF Parts and date coded 1990. All are marked made in England and are NOS. I checked them in a Western Electric KS-15550 tester and all have rated readings or a bit more. $125 plus shipping. This is the same price for the current Chinese tubes they sell. Jim W5JO From w5jo at brightok.net Sat Apr 23 12:11:01 2016 From: w5jo at brightok.net (w5jo at brightok.net) Date: Sat, 23 Apr 2016 11:11:01 -0500 Subject: [AMRadio] For sale Message-ID: I have a used 1:1 current balun made by DX Engineering. It is the 5 KW model for 50 ohm to balanced feed. I checked it using a MFJ 269 for balance and it showed to be good. It is the recommended balun for adding 160 meters to the Hy-tower made by Hy-Gain. If you have a Hy-tower and need the base loading coil for 160 new in the box, never used. Either or both plus shipping. $100 for the balun and $50 for the coil Jim W5JO From w4wsz at embarqmail.com Sat Apr 23 12:52:44 2016 From: w4wsz at embarqmail.com (Bob. W4WSZ) Date: Sat, 23 Apr 2016 12:52:44 -0400 Subject: [AMRadio] FS: Johnson Valiant Message-ID: <001e01d19d80$8f36c100$ada44300$@embarqmail.com> I have decided to sell one of my Johnson Valiants. The transmitter is all original with no modifications. The under rated resistor in the vfo section has been replaced. I will not ship this unit, however, I will meet someone within 150 miles from Tallahassee, Fl. The price is $350.00 with manual. E-mail only, no phone calls 73, Bob, W4WSZ --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. https://www.avast.com/antivirus From kenw8ek at gmail.com Sun Apr 24 15:43:15 2016 From: kenw8ek at gmail.com (Ken, W8EK) Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2016 15:43:15 -0400 Subject: [AMRadio] HF Antennas and related items FS Message-ID: HF Antennas and related For Sale: Wire Antenna, Vertical Antennas, Antenna spring, antenna switches, antenna books, Coax connectors, and more Radio Works "Carolina Windom" HF Antenna: This antenna covers all amateur HF bands with one antenna. Freq. coverage: 80-6 meters Gain: As much as 10 dBd Radiator length: Horiz. = 132' + Vertical = 22' Polarization: Both vertical and horizontal components Feed line: 50 ohm Coaxial cable Tuner needed: Yes Power Rating: 1500 Watts (HF)**Depending on duty cycle Recommended Height: > 35' - Usable at 30' Radials Not required Outstanding on all bands covered Great WARC band performance An antenna that does it all Easily beats G5RV, dipoles, trap antennas Special Matching Transformer Enhanced, low angle, Vertical Radiator The secret is the inverted VERTICAL RADIATOR Matching Unit enhances vertical radiation Automatic tuners in most current rigs will tune this antenna. Chosen by 'Big Gun' DX'ers and DX'peditions. This one is still in its package, new, unused. Radio Works sells it for $160. Buy this one for only $100 plus shipping from Florida. Force 12 FPA-15 Flagpole Antenna: The Force 12 FPA-15 "flagpole" antenna is designed to be a stealth antenna, yet permit a ham to get a signal on most ham bands. It is a flagpole about 16 feet tall, making it a quarter wave on 20 meters. It can be used on other ham bands with an antenna tuner. This one was removed from the QTH of a silent key. The base could not be removed, but can be purchased from Force 12, or fabricated. Force 12 sells these for about $500. Buy this one for $200, with the paper work. Pick up near Ocala FL preferred. Flag is not included! Solarcon A-99 Vertical HF Antenna: Although this antenna is often used on the 11 meter band, it can also be used on the 10 and 12 meter ham bands. Solarcon give the following features: Handles 2000 Watts Full 5/8 Wave Antenna 17' Antenna in Three Easy to Assemble Sections SWR Tuning Broad Bandwidth that Covers Far Above and ....Below the Traditional CB Channels DC Grounded Insulated up to 14,500 Volts Can be Used for Export, Commercial and 10 Meter Ham Highest Gain Fiberglass Antenna on the Market I do not think this antenna has ever been used. The XYL of the SK it came from said he bought a lot of ham gear just before he passed. It looks new, although it is not in its original box. Pick up near Ocala FL would be great, but it can be shipped. Paper work included for only $50. Hustler RSS-2 Stainless Steel Resonator Spring Appears to be unused. No blemishes. $10 Coaxial Antenna Switches: All work fine, look fine, and use SO-239 connectors. Two position "Strip Line" Coax Switch The MFJ 1702 C switch utilizes metal cavity construction for max efficiency and high isolation. This two position coax switch has a new center ground protection! Better than 60 dB isolation at 300 MHz and better than 50 dB at 450MHz. 50 Ohm. The unused terminal is automatically grounded for static and RF protection. It has less than 0.2 dB insertion loss and SWR below 1.2:1. Heavy cavity type construction and SO-239 connectors. Mounting holes. It looks very close to new. With paper work for $22. Pace 5621, 3 position Coax Switch Common connection on the front of the rectangular box, with the 3 switched connectors out the back. Rated 1 KW. $20 Avanti 3 position Coax Switch Rectangular box with slightly sloped switch panel on top. SO-239 connectors on back. $18 Avanti 2 position Coax Switch As above, but 2 position instead of three. $14 Homebrew 2 position Coax Switch Rectangular box. Two switch connectors out back, with common connector out the front. $10 Antenna Books: All are paper back, in nice condition. All about Cubical Quad Antennas This is the Bible on Quad antennas written by Bill Orr, W6SAI, in 1959. Extremely nice condition for $15. The ARRL Antenna Book - 13th Edition - 1974 Close to new condition - $12 The ARRL Antenna Book - 14th Edition - 1984 Close to new condition, $12 Well used condition, $8 The ARRL Antenna Book - 17th Edition - 1994 Several inches thick! - $18 The ARRL Antenna Book - 21st Edition - 2007 The book is very thick, but the book itself is dog eared and not in real good shape, BUT it has the original CD with it. $20 Antennas - Selection, Installation, and Projects Published by Radio Shack - 3rd Edition by Evans and Britain - $6 UHF Antennas, Converters, and Tuners by Milton Kiver Sams Book - $10 Coax connectors and adapters: Prices are per connector. Several of each are available. Most are unused. SPECIAL: Buy 5 and take 10% off. Buy 10 or more and take 20% off. UHF double female Barrel connector Joins two PL-259's. $3 UHF Bulkhead Connector with mounting hardware Double female, about 2 inches long $6 Screw type coupler to join two RG-58 cables. $1 UHF T connector with two female and one male Joins two PL-259's and one SO-239. $5 UG-175 reducing adapters for PL-259 for RG-58 $.50 BNC female to type N female adapter Joins standard BNC and N cables Still sealed in package $8 Male N connector to BNC female $10 BNC HT to PL-259 adapter (BNC male to UHF female) $5 BNC female to UHF male (reverse of above) $5 BNC male for coax cables $2 BNC L elbow, right angle $3 BNC double female $3 Chassis mount BNC female square mount (uses 4 screws) $3 Amphenol screw in type, sealed in package $4 BNC T, two female and one male $3 I also have many other accessories available. Just too many to list here. Please e-mail your requests. Prices do not include shipping from Florida. Thanks. 73, Ken, W8EK Ken Simpson E-mail to W8EK at FLHam.net or W8EK at arrl.net Voice Phone (352) 732-8400 From Ron.K3PID at sbcglobal.net Mon Apr 25 16:23:33 2016 From: Ron.K3PID at sbcglobal.net (K3PID) Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:23:33 -0500 Subject: [AMRadio] Where do you guys hangout? Message-ID: Say a guy wanted to try out some AM equipment on either 40M or 75M, where do you folks generally listen? Ron K3PID From steinerviolinist at gmail.com Mon Apr 25 16:48:24 2016 From: steinerviolinist at gmail.com (Oliver Steiner) Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:48:24 -0400 Subject: [AMRadio] Where do you guys hangout? In-Reply-To: References: Message-ID: Hi Ron, 3885 KHz, 3880 KHz, 3873 KHz, sometimes 3705 KHz, 7290 KHz and 7295 KHz. 73, Ollie W2QXR On 4/25/16, K3PID wrote: > Say a guy wanted to try out some AM equipment on either 40M or 75M, where do > you folks generally listen? > > Ron K3PID > > ______________________________________________________________ > Our Main Website: http://www.amfone.net > AMRadio mailing list > Archives: http://mailman.qth.net/pipermail/amradio/ > List Rules (must read!): http://w5ami.net/amradiofaq.html > List Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/amradio > Post: AMRadio at mailman.qth.net > To unsubscribe, send an email to amradio-request at mailman.qth.net with > the word unsubscribe in the message body. > > This list hosted by: http://www.qsl.net > Please help support this email list: http://www.qsl.net/donate.html > Message delivered to steinerviolinist at gmail.com > -- http://oliversteiner.com From manualman at juno.com Mon Apr 25 16:52:42 2016 From: manualman at juno.com (manualman at juno.com) Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:52:42 -0400 Subject: [AMRadio] Where do you guys hangout? Message-ID: AM carriers are easy to find on the band. The AM calling frequency on 75 is 3885 KHz and on 40, it is 7290 KHz. Since the majority of us have tunable receivers and VFO's we can operate AM anywhere in the phone band as per our license class. Find a clear frequency and just call CQ a few times. You might be surprised at the response. Pete, wa2cwa On Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:23:33 -0500 "K3PID" writes: > Say a guy wanted to try out some AM equipment on either 40M or 75M, > where do you folks generally listen? > > Ron K3PID From w5jo at brightok.net Wed Apr 27 17:56:52 2016 From: w5jo at brightok.net (w5jo at brightok.net) Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:56:52 -0500 Subject: [AMRadio] Fw: West Gulf Division Newsletter Special Oklahoma Edition Message-ID: <40B94D9449A34B9C854C262444DCF37E@JimPC> Everyone may not agree with this but I urge you to consider it. The message was tailored to Oklahoma but, I am including a link that will take you to the congressional membership list. From it you can go to the individual member's page and contact your congress member. You can go to the ARRL website and simply copy the letter then paste it into the members contact page. I am not sure but you may be able to send it from the ARRL site. I could because I am a member but do not know about others. Just give it a try. https://www.congress.gov/members Jim W5JO -----Original Message----- From: ARRL Members Only Web site Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:54 AM To: w5jo at brightok.net Subject: West Gulf Division Newsletter Special Oklahoma Edition West Gulf Division Newsletter Special Oklahoma Edition April 2016 ---The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 H.R. 1301 If you don?t know the details about H.R. 1301, please log on to the ARRL website (www.arrl.org) and type ?HR 1301? in the Website Search box located in the upper right hand corner of the ARRL Home Page. H.R. 1301 has made good progress in this session of Congress. The ARRL Washington Group made up of Chris Imlay, ARRL Chief Counsel and Director Mike Lisenco, Hudson Division have made three attempts to arrange a compromise with Home Owner Association?s lobbyists who oppose the legislation. I did not approve of the compromise attempts as I felt the compromises offered would result in a weak bill which would not protect amateurs living in HOA?s. As it turns out, all of the compromise attempts were rejected by the HOA lobbyists and we are now back to the original language of the bill. I don?t anticipate any further efforts to compromise. So far, the bill, in its original form, has attracted 125 cosponsors in the House. It takes 218 positive votes to pass legislation so, as you can see, we need to collect more cosponsors. Recently, I reviewed the list of cosponsors and found that none of the Oklahoma delegation has signed on to the bill! When I was at the Green Country Convention earlier this month, I asked the hams there why there were no one on the Oklahoma delegation listed as cosponsors. I was told that the Oklahoma Congressmen that had been contacted by members stated that they were concerned about the federal government interfering in ?private contracts?. As you know, CC&R?s are Convenants, Conditions & Restrictions imposed on a home buyer when a home located in a Home Owners Association is purchased. CC&R?s are NOT contracts. For more details on CC&R?s go to: http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/what-are-convenants-conditions-restrictions-ccrs-hoas.html You might want to view the ARRL produced video, The Amateur Radio Parity Act: Separating Fact from Fiction, on Youtube. It is only 5 minutes in length and it addresses the complaints lodged by opposition HOA?s lobbyists. Go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMY-5U1cJ6E Residents of Oklahoma are represented in United States House of Representatives by 5 Representatives. They are: Member Name DC Phone Representative Jim Bridenstine 202-225-2211 Representative Markwayne Mullin 202-225-2701 Representative Frank Lucas 202-225-5565 Representative Tom Cole 202-225-6165 Representative Steve Russell 202-225-2132l Complete information on the Oklahoma delegation is available at this URL. www.contactingthecongress.org/cgi-bin/newseek.cgi?site=ctc2011&state=ok Why am I sending you this E-Mail? The answer is that I will be at Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, May 3rd. It is my intent to visit each of the Oklahoma Congressmen to ask for their support of H.R. 1301. In order for me to be successful, I need your help?..and there is not much time. If each of you will send a member specific letter to your Congressman asking them to cosponsor H.R. 1301, it will make my job easier. If there are no supporting letters, it is likely that I will be shown the door without delay. After all, why should a Congressman agree to cosponsor legislation unless his/her constituents ask them to? There is no such thing as too many letters. As soon as you receive this newsletter go to this web address, fill out the form and send it. The letters will be delivered and I might just get the attention of staff when I visit your Congressman?s office. Go to this address https://arrl.rallycongress.net/ctas/urge-congress-to-support-amateur-radio-parity-act On that page, type in your Zip Code and click On the next page you fill in your personal information (name, address, etc). You may also edit the pre-loaded letter in the box if you wish. Click When you are ready to send the letter, click the button. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE When you receive this newsletter, immediately go to the address listed above and fill in your information. The more letters the more likely your Congressman will cosponsor H.R. 1301. Thanks for your support and wish me luck. David -------------------------------------------------------------------- ARRL West Gulf Division Director: David A Woolweaver, K5RAV k5rav at arrl.org -------------------------------------------------------------------- To unsubscribe from messages, go to: http://p1k.arrl.org/oo/6ce17e349be96311b55adf34774bf795 From ranchorobbo at gmail.com Thu Apr 28 10:01:33 2016 From: ranchorobbo at gmail.com (Rob Atkinson) Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:01:33 -0500 Subject: [AMRadio] Pair of Gates rigs for sale in Alabama Message-ID: BC1T and BC500K. $300 each or both for $500. Not a bad deal. http://amfone.net/Amforum/index.php?topic=41669.0 Here's the whole listing minus photo: I have two GATES AM Broadcast Transmitters for sale. (1)BC1T and (1) BC500K. Price is $500 for One, or $300 for BOTH. Again $500 = 1, $300 = 2. Firm, Cash. I will NOT sell any parts and do not want any trades. Some of the 833 tubes are New. I think I have everything for both Transmitters except Drivers 807 for BC1T. I have driver board for the 5 pin and 8 pin for 6BG6G. RCA 1kva mod x-former in 500K, Vac. variable and 4500 volt 0-500pf dual cap. You will need 2 trucks or a trailer, Plenty of rope and means to protect transformers and components. I have all tools and a backhoe to lift anything. Plan on arriving early enough to finish loading and departing in a few hours at most. Again if you leave with one transmitter it will be $500. Location is in Alabama approx. 30 miles West of exit 120 on I-59/20. Or 14 miles from exit 72 or exit 78 on I-22. Contact Wayne Wilkes N4YI w4il-kb4ei at juno.com I check this once a day. it happens every time. Please do not write to me about the rigs. I am not selling them; I know nothing about them except what's above and will ignore emailed questions about the sale. 73 Rob K5UJ From ne1s at securespeed.us Thu Apr 28 10:13:43 2016 From: ne1s at securespeed.us (Larry Szendrei) Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:13:43 -0400 Subject: [AMRadio] Pair of Gates rigs for sale in Alabama In-Reply-To: References: Message-ID: <57221A97.6050301@securespeed.us> Rob, the way I read his listing, it's $500 for one, and $300 for both! Easy mistake to make, as it's not very logical unless you figure the guy is highly motivated to unload them both. 73, -Larry/NE1S On 4/28/16 10:01 AM, Rob Atkinson wrote: > BC1T and BC500K. > > $300 each or both for $500. Not a bad deal. > > http://amfone.net/Amforum/index.php?topic=41669.0 > > Here's the whole listing minus photo: > > I have two GATES AM Broadcast Transmitters for sale. > (1)BC1T and (1) BC500K. > Price is $500 for One, or $300 for BOTH. > Again $500 = 1, $300 = 2. Firm, Cash. >

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