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Forum: The Road Ahead 03-29-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By N7OQ
Yeah did a search on ARRL and it took me to the...

Yeah did a search on ARRL and it took me to the most confusing page, I was more confused after going to ARRL. Kinda like their Log Book of the World. I do think I have to sign with my call and a...
Forum: The Road Ahead 03-12-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By N7OQ
RVing in Canada Question

Hi I'm thinking of making a trip to Canada soon and what to know what I need to do to operate In Canada? Do I need a reciprocal license?
thanks,
Bill N7OQ
Forum: Antenna Solutions 09-03-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,722
Posted By N7OQ
OK I will, I did make a test one out of 1/4" soft...

OK I will, I did make a test one out of 1/4" soft copper tubing and it loaded up very well with a 1:1 swr on any of the bands but my varable cap was not big enough to put any power to it.

You can...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 08-22-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,722
Posted By N7OQ
Anyone ever use Magnetic loop antennas

I have been looking for a replacement for my Buddipole antenna while camping. The Buddipole is a good antenna but I'm tired of taking it down to change bands and finding enough room in the campsite...
Forum: Ham Radio Kits, Homebrew and Projects 03-30-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,117
Posted By N7OQ
Picastar Homebrew radio project

Though I would share come pictures of the boards I have made so for on my Picastar HF project. I only have to build 2 more boards then I can start to mount them in my case and interconnect them and...
Forum: Rag Chew 03-24-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By N7OQ
Man that gave me goose bumps, We have real heroes...

Man that gave me goose bumps, We have real heroes like him through out the US but all we here about is some over paid sports jock that is the worst person on the world to look up to. The Hospital I...
Forum: Ham Radio Kits, Homebrew and Projects 03-14-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,119
Posted By N7OQ
We use lots of start and run caps I have never...

We use lots of start and run caps I have never used a run cap that big what kind of motor needs that much capacitance? Are you sure it's 120uf and not 12.0 uf ? or it's a motor start cap and not a...
Forum: Rag Chew 02-13-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,355
Posted By N7OQ
Mike it is so good to here the chemo is working I...

Mike it is so good to here the chemo is working I hope it does it's jop and wipes out the cancer. Congratulations on the new radio equipment, I love new toys. Let me know how you like the Kenwood...
Forum: Rag Chew 01-30-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,299
Posted By N7OQ
No you should not have to move, the net need to...

No you should not have to move, the net need to find another clear frequency and then should move. This would not be a problem if they didn't have the I own the frequency attitude and would use some...
Forum: Rag Chew 01-29-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,299
Posted By N7OQ
I have also been exposed to this kind of rude...

I have also been exposed to this kind of rude behavior from nets, I have been in a QSO when a net controller comes on and tells us to QSY not please QSY but move now we are starting a net or they...
Forum: Rag Chew 12-19-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,324
Posted By N7OQ
Mike I will put you on the top of my prayer list....

Mike I will put you on the top of my prayer list.

I want to share a story about a friend who last year about this time was told that she had a Blood cancer and has tumors through her body. She was...
Forum: Rag Chew 11-30-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
Posted By N7OQ
I have a lot to be Thankful for but I too hate...

I have a lot to be Thankful for but I too hate the stress of fighting the crowds at the grocery stores, spending 2 days getting ready for a dinner that is over in 15 minutes.

So we decided that...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-28-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,832
Posted By N7OQ
New Tow vehicle

Bought a new TV last week it is a 2008 Chevy 2500HD Duramax diesel & Allison Transmission, Crew cab. I was planing on just getting a 1/2 ton gasser but the prices were so good I got 3/4 ton diesel...
Forum: Ham Radio Kits, Homebrew and Projects 10-05-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,345
Posted By N7OQ
Well this uses a ft232r chip that was featured in...

Well this uses a ft232r chip that was featured in a QST article for a cheap USB radio interface and I found this one already on a break out board and at a very cheap price and all the hard work is...
Forum: Ham Radio Kits, Homebrew and Projects 10-04-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,345
Posted By N7OQ
Some kits of interest

I bought a couple neat kits that might interest some of you.

The 1st item is a little USB FT232RL breakout board that you can buy from Sparkfun Electronics...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 10-03-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,206
Posted By N7OQ
Yeah I've seen this and several others who make...

Yeah I've seen this and several others who make them but I don't want to pay that much for a simple wire antenna that I could easily make myself for a fraction of the price. I have never understood...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 10-01-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,518
Posted By N7OQ
In this case it is a combination of a Balun and a...

In this case it is a combination of a Balun and a UnUn. If you want to build one here is the site that shows you how. http://www.qsl.net/wb6zqz/trb/ This is the Guy who came up with the design that...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 09-28-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,518
Posted By N7OQ
I have the Buddipole and really like it, I bought...

I have the Buddipole and really like it, I bought just the antenna and now wish I had bought the deluxe. I now have purchased the longer whips, the rotating arm kit, and more clips, use it on a...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 09-24-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,389
Posted By N7OQ
I saw the same article and thought it was a need...

I saw the same article and thought it was a need idea, but I think that was a rotatable Dipole not vertical.
Forum: Antenna Solutions 09-23-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,389
Posted By N7OQ
I have a Hygain 14AVQ that I have been using...

I have a Hygain 14AVQ that I have been using sense 1978 and have used in many different configurations, Ground mounted roof mounted, mounted on top of the Barracks, with and without radials. Great...
Forum: Junk Box 09-23-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,297
Posted By N7OQ
I see fake moons at both Jupiter and Saturn all...

I see fake moons at both Jupiter and Saturn all the time Have to look at a up to date moon position chart and see which ones are moons and which ones are stars in the back ground. I just got a new...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 09-21-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,206
Posted By N7OQ
OK here is a QRP version...

OK here is a QRP version http://www.qsl.net/ka1ddb/20meterhalfsquare.html I have not been able to find a lot of info on it like formulas to size it for the different bands. I see a people selling...
Forum: Rag Chew 09-16-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 43,579
Posted By N7OQ
Solder is to iron

Solder is to iron
Forum: Antenna Solutions 09-16-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,206
Posted By N7OQ
Half square antenna, anyone use one

I've seen articles about the half square antenna for HF and from what I can see it is loaded between the vertical and horizontal leg. From what I read this antenna has some gain. So anyone out ther...
Forum: Ham Radio Clubs and Net Operations 09-07-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,087
Posted By N7OQ
Pacificon 2008 anyone going?

Well Pacificon 2008 http://www.pacificon.org/ will be here next month and wondering if anyone here will be attending? I'm still up in the air but but thinking about going at least one day.
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