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Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:08:23 PM EDT
[#1]



Originally Posted By RedHotChiliPepper:


Nobody wants to play with me


Where you at?

I can do a quickie



 
Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:09:37 PM EDT
[#2]



Originally Posted By VRMN8R:





Originally Posted By RedHotChiliPepper:

Nobody wants to play with me


Where you at?

I can do a quickie

 


I thought I was supposed to be on 14.305



 
Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:11:33 PM EDT
[#3]
Originally Posted By km:
17 had been up  and down today.  One minute a signal may be 20 over 9 and a few minutes later completely fades out... then back up.

Worked CU7AA in the Azores again.   Got him  on the first call again.  He is usually easy for me.


I worked him too.  18.160 at around lunchtime.  and G4YIT in England.
Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:11:40 PM EDT
[#4]



Originally Posted By RedHotChiliPepper:





Originally Posted By VRMN8R:




Originally Posted By RedHotChiliPepper:

Nobody wants to play with me


Where you at?

I can do a quickie

 


I thought I was supposed to be on 14.305

 
Just checking



Probably need to go down to 40





 
Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:12:37 PM EDT
[#5]



Originally Posted By VRMN8R:





Originally Posted By RedHotChiliPepper:




Originally Posted By VRMN8R:




Originally Posted By RedHotChiliPepper:

Nobody wants to play with me


Where you at?

I can do a quickie

 


I thought I was supposed to be on 14.305

 
Just checking



Probably need to go down to 40



 


I would, but I'm about to hit the hay.  Good luck and good DX, or at least LX (local).



 
Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:15:41 PM EDT
[#6]
I went inside to warm up, going to try and set the antenna up for 40 m

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Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:20:02 PM EDT
[#7]
I am ready to go on 40, I think my antenna mods may have worked, there is only one way yo find out for sure!
Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:29:19 PM EDT
[#8]
Think I got it tuned gunna go set up outside again, wanna find a freq?

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Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:32:26 PM EDT
[#9]
7.215 and waiting
Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:40:28 PM EDT
[Last Edit: tesla120] [#10]
Tuning issues 1 sec

Edit RF issues, never used this antenna on 40

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Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:51:39 PM EDT
[#11]
Who's on 7215?
Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:52:56 PM EDT
[#12]
I heard something faint, It wasnt me
Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:53:19 PM EDT
[#13]



Originally Posted By stanprophet09:


I heard something faint, It wasnt me


Someone mentioned something about a Cushcraft.



 
Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:55:33 PM EDT
[Last Edit: RedHotChiliPepper] [#14]
Whiskey Zulu is coming in a nice 57.



Wasn't WZ but the other station in QSO.

Link Posted: 4/1/2011 10:58:45 PM EDT
[#15]
Gunna throw out a dipole, gimme a few more min

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Link Posted: 4/1/2011 11:22:07 PM EDT
[#16]
You guys still on?

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Link Posted: 4/2/2011 6:21:54 PM EDT
[Last Edit: NAM] [#17]
Hopefully will be on later tonight. Moving the dipole higher up. Got the new mounting point set with zip ties, and BROKE MY WIRE SNIP ON THE PLASTIC ZIP TIE! made in china...go figure.

EDIT: On the air and testing. So far, all SWR's are good, no major issues. Center feedpoint is at about 40 feet AGL, ends are about 15 and 10 feet. More of an inverted vee at this point. Hopefully tomorrow I can get the ends higher.


Will hop on later tonight.
Link Posted: 4/2/2011 8:47:38 PM EDT
[Last Edit: aa777888-2] [#18]
7034.5 + 750, MT63-500.

Call CQ arfcom and if I see you I will answer.


Packing it in for now...
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 3:15:59 PM EDT
[#19]
Ok...Someone tell me where you are.  I am in MS and can tune 40-10m.  Lets see if we can talk.
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 6:14:12 PM EDT
[#20]
tuning around on 40. So pick a freq.
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 7:09:30 PM EDT
[#21]
Well, I'm off now.  Sorry.  Did string an Attic Dipole in my boredom and if you are in Columbia South America or Puerto Rico, I may have heard you....
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 7:36:00 PM EDT
[Last Edit: NAM] [#22]
Just finished raising/moving the other end of the dipole. It's now much more a dipole than an inverted vee. old termination point was a tree about 1 foot from a metal barn roof (best I could do). Now it's about 15 feet from the roof, and about 15 feet higher.

I'm sore as hell, but ready to test it out. Previously, I could not tune on 30m. It now tunes without a problem. I just hope I didn't lose any performance in the process.

ETA: off the air for a bit. Will be back on a little later.
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 8:57:20 PM EDT
[#23]
Anybody near or around Cullman, AL.  I'm located in Kingston Springs, TN and  want to test an attic dipole on 40.
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 9:07:26 PM EDT
[Last Edit: VRMN8R] [#24]





Originally Posted By rangerm1a:



Anybody near or around Cullman, AL.  I'm located in Kingston Springs, TN and  want to test an attic dipole on 40.
Have you found a frequency?



ETA: Welcome to the board. You picked a good place for your first post
 
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 9:12:30 PM EDT
[#25]
How about 7.220.
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 9:12:30 PM EDT
[#26]
Originally Posted By VRMN8R:

Originally Posted By rangerm1a:
Anybody near or around Cullman, AL.  I'm located in Kingston Springs, TN and  want to test an attic dipole on 40.
Have you found a frequency?

ETA: Welcome to the board. You picked a good place for your first post

 


I'm waiting too.  I got my lucky ham radio club shirt on.
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 9:18:28 PM EDT
[Last Edit: VRMN8R] [#27]
7..220 Roger



Calling CQ ARFCOM
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 9:20:23 PM EDT
[#28]
Im sending
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 9:22:51 PM EDT
[Last Edit: VRMN8R] [#29]




Originally Posted By rangerm1a:

Im sending
THANKS!!!

Link Posted: 4/3/2011 9:35:37 PM EDT
[#30]
What type antenna were you using
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 9:44:00 PM EDT
[#31]
Nothing on this end.

I did flip over to 20m and hit LU3OE out of Argentina.  
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 9:45:08 PM EDT
[#32]




Originally Posted By rangerm1a:

What type antenna were you using
3 band dipole thats about 22 feet in the air.



Link Posted: 4/3/2011 9:52:38 PM EDT
[#33]
I just made a contact with an Arfcommer in NH on that very same frequency.  Odd, the 40M band is.
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 9:58:29 PM EDT
[#34]
Originally Posted By KwaiChangCaine:
I just made a contact with an Arfcommer in NH on that very same frequency.  Odd, the 40M band is.


Yep, that was me! Thanks!

I'm now in digital mode. MT63-500. 7034 dial 750 center on waterfall. Will monitor for CQ ARFCOM for a short while.
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 10:19:27 PM EDT
[#35]
Originally Posted By aa777888-2:
Originally Posted By KwaiChangCaine:
I just made a contact with an Arfcommer in NH on that very same frequency.  Odd, the 40M band is.


Yep, that was me! Thanks!

I'm now in digital mode. MT63-500. 7034 dial 750 center on waterfall. Will monitor for CQ ARFCOM for a short while.


Just as I got your response, the wife pulled in. Got off work early, so it's going to be a short QSO.
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 10:28:37 PM EDT
[#36]
Me and NAM had a good MT63 contact. You guys need to get your digital mojo going.

Hanging it up for the evening.
Link Posted: 4/3/2011 10:41:04 PM EDT
[#37]
could hear plenty of stations but couldnt get a contact. this vertical i have built is pissing me off. on 40m its below 1.5:1 across the band but i be damned if i can get out. i need to get a power meter and make sure this radio is putting out what it should be.
Link Posted: 4/4/2011 8:44:24 AM EDT
[#38]
Originally Posted By aa777888-2:
Me and NAM had a good MT63 contact. You guys need to get your digital mojo going.

Hanging it up for the evening.


Thanks again. I'll have to do some research and see how to change the frequency calibration/zero. There's gotta be a way.
Link Posted: 4/4/2011 9:10:05 PM EDT
[#39]
Originally Posted By NAM:
Originally Posted By aa777888-2:
Me and NAM had a good MT63 contact. You guys need to get your digital mojo going.

Hanging it up for the evening.


Thanks again. I'll have to do some research and see how to change the frequency calibration/zero. There's gotta be a way.


Display Shift: Finally, depending on how you wish the display to respond, you may program in a corresponding
display shift, using Menu Mode No-036 [DIG DISP]


This is only for digital mode. Which is good, as only my digital mode is off. Tuning to voice signals, I'm on the ball.
Link Posted: 4/4/2011 9:34:08 PM EDT
[#40]
Digital. MT63-500. 14073 dial + 750 waterfall. For next 20 minutes or so. Call CQ arfcom.
Link Posted: 4/4/2011 10:14:54 PM EDT
[#41]
Originally Posted By aa777888-2:
Digital. MT63-500. 14073 dial + 750 waterfall. For next 20 minutes or so. Call CQ arfcom.


I'm guessing I missed ya, but if you hop back on in the next 15 or so, let me know.
Link Posted: 4/4/2011 10:54:06 PM EDT
[#42]
Got my digimojo on and listening! let me know when and where

Link Posted: 4/5/2011 8:19:15 PM EDT
[#43]
Playing with WSPR, but can switch to another digital mode if anyone's around.
Link Posted: 4/6/2011 9:08:39 PM EDT
[#44]
Anyone on?
Link Posted: 4/6/2011 9:11:08 PM EDT
[#45]



Originally Posted By VRMN8R:


Anyone on?


I was on 3718 a half hour ago.   but a lot of QRM there now.



 
Link Posted: 4/6/2011 10:36:15 PM EDT
[Last Edit: mcooper] [#46]
I'm on 7.259 now.

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I'm off Now...odd. My at-100pro2 tuner can't tune my 40,20,10m dan dipole on 20 but does great on 10,15, and 40. The tuner also cycles despite having tuned a frequency when I key up after calling my first cq.
Link Posted: 4/7/2011 9:23:00 PM EDT
[#47]



Originally Posted By mcooper:




I'm off Now...odd. My at-100pro2 tuner can't tune my 40,20,10m dan dipole on 20 but does great on 10,15, and 40. The tuner also cycles despite having tuned a frequency when I key up after calling my first cq.


My tuner cannot tune 10, but 20 and 40 will tune to 1.5:1 or less.  15 tunes 1:1 in a heartbeat.



Are you tuning on the frequency on which you call CQ?



 
Link Posted: 4/7/2011 9:24:52 PM EDT
[Last Edit: RatSass] [#48]
I'm on 7.245 now if you want to give it a try.  

Off


Link Posted: 4/7/2011 9:44:12 PM EDT
[#49]
I hear a station calling regular CQ 40 on that freq right now, but way too down in the noise to catch the call.
Link Posted: 4/7/2011 10:01:31 PM EDT
[Last Edit: odontia32m] [#50]
KD0DOE I hear you, W1UZI
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