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Forum: Eyeball QSO 01-08-2018, 07:14 PM
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Posted By N3LYT
I had an old Collins receiver tuning around the...

I had an old Collins receiver tuning around the bands will give you carpal tunnel!
Forum: Eyeball QSO 12-26-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By N3LYT
There is no way all that will fit in the MH! Have...

There is no way all that will fit in the MH! Have you considered a school bus?
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 12-22-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By N3LYT
We are in the foothills of the Presidentials on...

We are in the foothills of the Presidentials on 80 acres in western Maine short trip to NH. and Mt Washington. If your in the area our club has 3 repeaters two in Conway NH and one on Mt Washington....
Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 12-22-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By N3LYT
We have a HARP (N.H. Hospitle Amature Radio...

We have a HARP (N.H. Hospitle Amature Radio Program) radio network in NH with several hospitals involved due to the distances we use repeaters throughout the state it's a good setup, our 3 club...
Forum: Operating Modes - CW, SSB, AM, FM, APRS 12-11-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By N3LYT
DMR right now is probably the most popular mode.

DMR right now is probably the most popular mode.
Forum: Gadgets 12-05-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By N3LYT
At present you do not have to register your drone...

At present you do not have to register your drone due to a lawsuit that was filed this does not mean you don't have to follow the rules. Right now you can be flying a nice drone for about $500 with a...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 12-03-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,150
Posted By N3LYT
Thank you Carl. Since that I have added a cap hat...

Thank you Carl. Since that I have added a cap hat the results are not in yet as camping season came to a halt months ago in the north country. We will start again in early May at Near Fest 2018...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 10-25-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By N3LYT
And some of use are real good at explanations...

And some of use are real good at explanations that make absolutely no sense at all.
Forum: The Funnies 10-22-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,147
Posted By N3LYT
There was a fire at Ringling Brothers it was in...

There was a fire at Ringling Brothers it was in tents.
Forum: Gadgets 07-25-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By N3LYT
Yeah I thought about that but decided about the...

Yeah I thought about that but decided about the time I went over the top the line would get tangled and there would be my drone hanging from the top of the tree. I thought about scotch tape on a...
Forum: Gadgets 07-24-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By N3LYT
If you fly as a hobby it does not have to be...

If you fly as a hobby it does not have to be registered if it's less than .55# However a lawsuit was filed and at this point you do not have to register a personal quad at all it is uncertain if the...
Forum: DX, Island Hopping, Special Events, Contests 07-23-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By N3LYT
Doesn't matter it will be dark any way!

Doesn't matter it will be dark any way!
Forum: Gadgets 07-21-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By N3LYT
Without a "follow me" control and good cell phone...

Without a "follow me" control and good cell phone coverage driving won't work and they are not as fast as an RV about 20 minutes is about it for the battery to. Yes quality drones are $500 up. There...
Forum: Motorhomes 07-09-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,264
Posted By N3LYT
For commercial buss that's not a huge amount of...

For commercial buss that's not a huge amount of miles.
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 06-15-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By N3LYT
That's going to more and more complex none are...

That's going to more and more complex none are really user friendly they just do too much. They do sell scanners that operate by aera that's kind of push button. Cell boosters are readily available...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 06-15-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By N3LYT
A good RV radio would be a DC to day light ...

A good RV radio would be a DC to day light something like an Icom 706 with 2 to 160 or any of the multi band radios with dual inputs gives you all the options.
Forum: Under the Awning 06-14-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,098
Posted By N3LYT
We tried a long wire on top of a train car...

We tried a long wire on top of a train car thinking the roof might make a ground plane ended up with an Out Back stuck to the rear of the car worked much better.
Forum: Under the Awning 06-01-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,098
Posted By N3LYT
I have seen several auto tuners, the one I have...

I have seen several auto tuners, the one I have in the truck is manual similar to setting the button on a car radio set the SWR with the radio or a meter press and hold the button it remembers the...
Forum: Junk Box 05-03-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By N3LYT
I got one all the way from Mexico after 13 years...

I got one all the way from Mexico after 13 years I was impressed it had been sent 2 days after the QSO.
Forum: Under the Awning 04-16-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,272
Posted By N3LYT
Isn't the glass textured? The reason I ask the...

Isn't the glass textured? The reason I ask the decal is pretty much the same thing I put on my camper and I had to remove the entire assemble and turn the glass around so the smooth side was inside...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 04-12-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,310
Posted By N3LYT
That works. At a 100 watts you are sucking up a...

That works. At a 100 watts you are sucking up a great deal of battery power figure on a good 20 amps so you will need a battery with a lot of amp hours if you expect to stay on the air very long and...
Forum: Motorhomes 04-12-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,746
Posted By N3LYT
I have fiberglass poles like 24' of them for my...

I have fiberglass poles like 24' of them for my rotatable dipole, at 17 meters it's 36' I made a walk up device fastened to the rear bumper of the camper and in that case guying is a must. I have an...
Forum: Motorhomes 04-11-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,746
Posted By N3LYT
Replace the vent with a 14X14 aluminum plate and...

Replace the vent with a 14X14 aluminum plate and mount any vertical. This thing is going to be parked any way, you in a tornado area? If so I think the last place in would want to be in is a trailer.
Forum: Motorhomes 04-11-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,746
Posted By N3LYT
Height does not matter it is the surface area...

Height does not matter it is the surface area that produces wind load. Leverage maybe I have a 21 foot dual band fastened to my tower 40 feet up with hose clamps. No metal in my 14X14's makes it's...
Forum: Motorhomes 04-10-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,746
Posted By N3LYT
If your parked any thing goes the 14X14 vent...

If your parked any thing goes the 14X14 vent openings are strong enough to hold an AC unit so it should not be a problem to box in some thing to support your antenna lot more wind loading on an AC...
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