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Forum: The Funnies 11-10-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By coupevillefish
We grew up on a farm near a small town in...

We grew up on a farm near a small town in northern Idaho. My granddad worked for the county and drove the road grader. He had an ongoing thing with "Nip", the local barber. During the winter, he...
Forum: Product Review, Bargains and Good Deals (RV) 09-02-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By coupevillefish
Great ideas. I think your wife must have...

Great ideas.

I think your wife must have learned her packing ideas from mine.
Forum: Junk Box 07-15-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By coupevillefish
I remember that when I was in school in NW...

I remember that when I was in school in NW Washington or northern Idaho. I don't remember the year but I do remember the box. Guess I'll see a partial eclipse because I'm not headed south where the...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 05-20-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By coupevillefish
I recently set up my very small camp trailer...

I recently set up my very small camp trailer (think VERY little ground plain) with an ATAS 120a behind my FT897. I used a duplexor to split 2/.7 meters. I'm still testing but I have successfully...
Forum: Other Hobbies 04-28-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,068
Posted By coupevillefish
We created a nest with an access to get the eggs,...

We created a nest with an access to get the eggs, but guess what. The chick's didn't get the message. A previous batch of hens layer in the nest but the current ones have picked a different area...
Forum: Other Hobbies 04-26-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,068
Posted By coupevillefish
Green eggs and ham! We have 3 bantees, OK,...

Green eggs and ham!

We have 3 bantees, OK, my wife does. We built the little chicken house to match our house. They strut around all day in their run and give us 2-3 Itty bitty eggs per day. They...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 04-07-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By coupevillefish
A handheld with an external antenna such as a...

A handheld with an external antenna such as a dual band on your ladder should let you reach local and sometime not so local repeaters. I have reached repeaters well over 25 miles away with a 5w...
Forum: Under the Awning 04-04-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By coupevillefish
Here are some inside pics. The yellow at the top...

Here are some inside pics. The yellow at the top is the canvas curtain for the pop up giving 6'4" headroom in the kitchen area. The red glow under the table is the controller for the solar panel....
Forum: Under the Awning 04-03-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By coupevillefish
It has had some refurbishing. There's not much...

It has had some refurbishing. There's not much history on these but a prior owner removed the propane cook top and extended the tongue by 2 feet. He put a dorm fridge in the cubby where there was...
Forum: Under the Awning 04-02-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By coupevillefish
We are going retro, selling our Georgetown and...

We are going retro, selling our Georgetown and downsizing to a 1970 Trails West Campster. It will also be my Go Box for the radio. I have VHF/UHF now and working on HF.

Solar 12v and shore power...
Forum: The Funnies 04-01-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By coupevillefish
FCC Rules Proposal

From N7MZ


FCC Rule Proposal:

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will accept comments on Notice of Proposed Rule Making #15-BS9871, which if approved would reinstate Morse code as an...
Forum: The Road Ahead 02-14-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,747
Posted By coupevillefish
We did it solo one-way in a class C 1986 and my...

We did it solo one-way in a class C 1986 and my folks did it several times in their RV. We took the ferry northbound because we wanted to stop in Juneau. We have friends that have done it solo and as...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 02-12-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,242
Posted By coupevillefish
I'm not sure about the others but the Yaesu...

I'm not sure about the others but the Yaesu Fusion radios basically operate at two levels. The digital modes can be used on repeaters and on simplex, producing excellent sound quality. Depending on...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 02-09-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,242
Posted By coupevillefish
Just learning about DMR and Fusion. I have a...

Just learning about DMR and Fusion. I have a Fusion radio and have heard crystal clear conversations on the Wires-X network.

We have two Fusion repeaters here but the Fusion side is not turned...
Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 01-28-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,010
Posted By coupevillefish
We had 4 test today for the technicians. When I...

We had 4 test today for the technicians. When I keft, 3 had passed, one with 100%. The forth was struggling. I hope he made it.
Forum: Other Hobbies 01-27-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,843
Posted By coupevillefish
I still have my Sony digital and maybe the Pentax...

I still have my Sony digital and maybe the Pentax 35mm as well as a couple of video cameras. I also have some older ones dating back to 1910ish. The Kodak Pony and the one video camera were my dad's.
Forum: The Funnies 01-08-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,828
Posted By coupevillefish
There's a fine line between a numerator and a...

There's a fine line between a numerator and a denominator.




Only a fraction of the population will understand.
Forum: Our Favorite Places 09-05-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,743
Posted By coupevillefish
I read that the museum had been split off into a...

I read that the museum had been split off into a separate organization before the bankruptcy. I hope I'm right.
Forum: Polls 09-02-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Poll: Social Life
Views: 6,942
Posted By coupevillefish
In addition to being treasure of our local radio...

In addition to being treasure of our local radio club, I am very busy with volunteer activities through our Lions Club.
Forum: Gadgets 09-02-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,269
Posted By coupevillefish
I have used the ARRL version for the last couple...

I have used the ARRL version for the last couple of years. I have never looked for repeaters outside US and Canada. My version will not create a ,csv file as far as I j n ow.

I use RTSystems for...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 08-23-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,806
Posted By coupevillefish
I also belong to a couple of the forums - Forest...

I also belong to a couple of the forums - Forest River and IRV2 nets as well as FiberglassRV, which is the same format but I'm not sure if it is managed by Social Knowledge. I appreciate the Android...
Forum: Not Good News 08-20-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,387
Posted By coupevillefish
I understand that HRO bought a couple of their...

I understand that HRO bought a couple of their locations. I don't remember which ones.
Forum: Junk Box 08-12-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,637
Posted By coupevillefish
My granddaughter is a pallet creater. She has...

My granddaughter is a pallet creater. She has built chicken/duck pens and a fenced the yard with them. She finds them on Craigslist.

I have seen the play kitchen b idea before and think that...
Forum: Ham Radio Clubs and Net Operations 07-04-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,844
Posted By coupevillefish
I don't have the direct link but it was the June...

I don't have the direct link but it was the June issue where they featured field day. The inset picture on the front and on the advertising insert was from our operation, I think 2014.

On Ebay. ...
Forum: Ham Radio Clubs and Net Operations 07-03-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,844
Posted By coupevillefish
Our field day from a year or two ago made the...

Our field day from a year or two ago made the cover of QST this year. Does that count?
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