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by w0rw
Sat Feb 24, 2024 1:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What QRP Rigs do you have, and how do you use them?
Replies: 20
Views: 9521

Re: What QRP Rigs do you have, and how do you use them?

i got my QRP DXCC with my Wilderness Sierra. It was the blue rig seen here: https://www.qsl.net/g3vgr/sierra.html It had the little plug in modules for each band. Mine had the KC-2 LCD Display and the DL-PA mounted on the back wall for 5W output. All done on a dipole in a tree. What a great rig ! Ma...
by w0rw
Sun Feb 04, 2024 2:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: QRP Books Available in W0RW Lending Library
Replies: 0
Views: 671

QRP Books Available in W0RW Lending Library

There are still QRP books available in the W0RW Lending Library. See books at the 'TinyCat', (That is short for Tiny CATalog). https://www.librarycat.org/lib/W0RW This is a No Smoking Lending Library. Most of these books are hard copies requiring them to be mailed, a few are free downloads..... Feb,...
by w0rw
Tue Jan 16, 2024 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cold Temperature Testing Your Rigs.
Replies: 4
Views: 2180

Re: Cold Temperature Testing Your Rigs.

Here is the information, The link apparently doesn't work. “Cold Temperature Testing Your Rigs” When you are going to be out in the field for Winter Field Day, SOTA, POTA, FYBO (Brrrr), or Polar Bear (Grrrrr) operations you want to make sure your rig is still going to work in those cold environments...
by w0rw
Sat Jan 13, 2024 4:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cold Temperature Testing Your Rigs.
Replies: 4
Views: 2180

Cold Temperature Testing Your Rigs.

Cold Temperature Testing Your Rigs.
See details here:
http://tinyurl.com/3ekaanw3
Has anyone tested the KH-1 yet?
Paul w0rw
Colorado
by w0rw
Wed Jan 10, 2024 2:49 pm
Forum: Field Kits and Reports
Topic: “Zebulon Pike’s Purple Mountain Operation”
Replies: 1
Views: 2109

“Zebulon Pike’s Purple Mountain Operation”

“Zebulon Pike’s Purple Mountain Operation”
This is a PRC319 hike uphill.
Pikes Peak, Colorado.
Paul w0rw
https://www.eham.net/article/49743
by w0rw
Tue Jan 09, 2024 8:53 pm
Forum: Field Kits and Reports
Topic: Bear Interrupts DX Operation
Replies: 2
Views: 1826

Re: Bear Interrupts DX Operation

My XYL is usually with me for night operations.
When i operate on 160 meters she follows the drag-wire (counterpoise) with a water bottle to
extinguish grass fires. She also does my logging and has a flashlight.
Paul w0rw
by w0rw
Tue Jan 09, 2024 5:37 pm
Forum: Field Kits and Reports
Topic: Bear Interrupts DX Operation
Replies: 2
Views: 1826

Bear Interrupts DX Operation

Bear Interrupts DX Operation October 1, 2004 Last night there was a 20-Meter contest on with lots of strong European stations coming in so I took my Elecraft KX-1 out in the backyard to try for a few. I was outside walking around just after midnight when I worked Alex, YL2KO, Latvia, on 14,060. This...
by w0rw
Mon Jan 08, 2024 6:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are you a Genuine Radio Collector
Replies: 3
Views: 2134

Re: Are you a Genuine Radio Collector

Yes, you can be in several categories.
You might even be an 'Inherited Collector', If you got all of some one else's gear and don't know what to do with it.
Just makes you think.
Paul w0rw
by w0rw
Sun Jan 07, 2024 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are you a Genuine Radio Collector
Replies: 3
Views: 2134

Are you a Genuine Radio Collector

Are you a Genuine Radio Collector, Investor Collector (Flipper), Hoarder, Socialite or User? 1. A Genuine Collector is one who finds, acquires, and restores equipment and accessories to transport themselves back to a bygone era, A respite from ordinary life. It is a pervasive human trait driven by a...
by w0rw
Fri Dec 01, 2023 4:41 pm
Forum: Field Kits and Reports
Topic: 10M is still good for Pedestrian Mobile Ops
Replies: 0
Views: 5695

10M is still good for Pedestrian Mobile Ops

W0RW/pm, on 28,465 kHz, 22 Nov. 2023. Just to give you an example what a PRC319 on an 8 foot whip can do, here is my log, 1725Z to 1933Z: KJ5BJZ Reno LA. N8HLH Joe MI. NN4DX Don GA. K8CAR Ralph MI. KB4IY Joe AL. W8DOF Doug WV. KC3WNX Rich PA. WA9YI Tom IN. W4GAD Jerry MI. W4MLN Marty NC. K8ICB Rober...