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PSKFest 2016 is just a few days away!

 

Good morning Ladies, Gents & Others,

This is just a nudge to remind everybody of our upcoming operating event, PSKFest, 2016.

Complete info can be found at:

http://www.podxs070.com/o7o-club-sponsored-contests/pskfest


What a great way to start the new year! We've got 24/7, 24/7/365, WABOL, WTW, LONP...and the list goes on and on!

As is the custom, all contest related email traffic during our operating events should go through our PODXS 070 Club email Yahoo contest reflector. Info at: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/070_contest/info
I suppose I should mention that this starts at 0000-Z (Zulu, UTC, GMT, depending on how long you've been licensed),  on Saturday, and runs for 24 hours.
(0000-Z on Saturday is Friday evening for us in North America)

Newer members? A great way to meet other members and to get started on your LONP, etc.

More nudges will follow as we get closer.

Vy 73 es dx de,
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
070 Club's Director of Public Relations




Re: Trying 12 meters on Tuesday

Kevin Lemon
 

I'm planning to on Friday. Anxious to see how you do.


On Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 7:18 PM, farquharson_lee@... [070]
<070@...> wrote:
 

I'm going to try for some contacts on 12 meters on Tuesday the 29th starting about 1600 UTC.  I'll be there for about an hour unless I get contacts than I'll stay on longer.

Thanks,

Lee, KD8ZWG



Trying 12 meters on Tuesday

farquharson_lee@...
 

I'm going to try for some contacts on 12 meters on Tuesday the 29th starting about 1600 UTC.  I'll be there for about an hour unless I get contacts than I'll stay on longer.

Thanks,

Lee, KD8ZWG



Re: 30M ?

John Bower <poppajohnbower@...>
 

Will check 30m out in a min see if you are still there.
Would vbe a new band for us.
John KE4JB

On Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 6:44 PM, Ted pegduck56@... [070] <070@...> wrote:
 

anyone on 30m?
73, Ted
K7TRK



Re: Pop ups

Morris WA4MIT
 

Download and run Malwarebytes the free version. It might even take couple of passes to fully clean your infected machine. Then make sure your firewall and Ms virus are on and working.

wa4mit


On Monday, December 28, 2015 6:34 PM, "Dan Morris dbmorris315@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 
Thanks Les, that was one of the first things I did when installing Firefox but these were actually malware of some sort — Playthroughplayer and several others.

Dan Morris







On Dec 28, 2015, at 6:46 PM, Les Alverson kd4sfd2@... [070] <070@...> wrote:

Get ad block plus for firefox, it is a free blocker extension. It 
should take care of about 99% of them.

Les k4lea




Non PSK question

N9JCA Chris Matthews <n9jca.chris@...>
 

Dan
More than willing to help
Shoot me your Phone number we can take it from there
I also use Firefox

N9JCA Chris PODXS 797 LONP 165
73
-- 
" I am always doing that which I CANNOT do; in order that I may LEARN how to do it "


Re: Pop ups

Dan Morris - KZ3T
 

Thanks Les, that was one of the first things I did when installing Firefox but these were actually malware of some sort — Playthroughplayer and several others.

Dan Morris







On Dec 28, 2015, at 6:46 PM, Les Alverson kd4sfd2@... [070] <070@...> wrote:

Get ad block plus for firefox, it is a free blocker extension. It 
should take care of about 99% of them.

Les k4lea



Re: 6m open

Brian (N2MLP)
 

 


Re: 30M ?

Brian (N2MLP)
 

Was on 30m saw no one  monitoring 40m now

 

========================

         de N2MLP Brian

       Monroe County PA

 

 

========================

 

 

From: 070@... [mailto:070@...]
Sent: Monday, December 28, 2015 6:44 PM
To: yahoogroups
Subject: [070] 30M ?

 

 

anyone on 30m?

73, Ted

K7TRK


Pop ups

Les Alverson <kd4sfd2@...>
 

Get ad block plus for firefox, it is a free blocker extension. It should take care of about 99% of them.

Les k4lea


30M ?

Ted <pegduck56@...>
 

anyone on 30m?
73, Ted
K7TRK


Non-psk question

Dan Morris - KZ3T
 

If anyone can help me, please contact me off-list. I am having some browser problems on our computer at our church. It has to do with Mozilla Firefox. I was using Windows 7 and upgraded to Windows 10. Now, I’m getting these off-the-wall external pop-ups and can’t figure out where they are coming from and how to stop them!!!

Thanks

Dan Morris KZ3T 070-1065
dbmorris315@gmail.com


Re: What do you hope to achieve in 2016?

John Etling
 

Well let me see…

 

1.  Raise my shorty tower and get my 2m, 440 and 6m beam back in operation.

2.  Work a few more DX countries so I can at least say I am near 200 countries worked (currently at 128).

3.  Install the new 80/160m add-on to my vertical that is supposed to help in antenna efficiency on those bands.

4.  Learn to operate RTTY

5.  Re-Learn CW so I can join in on the CW portion of the band. Basically time to relearn code as has been 12+ years since I even attempted to do code. Learned it to take General test, then promptly dropped it as had no interest in it at the time.

6.  Anything else I may have not mentioned or even become aware of yet.

 

… I’m just sayin’

 

73 de K3JAE

John Etling

k3jae@...

070 #1820   LONP #321

PODXS 070 – Nobody Special – Just a Member

 

 

 


WARC Bands

Jerry N9AVY
 

After reading something here about WARC bands recently, I hooked up the old WARC dipole (Cushcraft C-3)  and looked on 17m.  Worked KF7VQO for a new one (state) on 17m.

Then went to 30m to see w\if any activity there.  No PSK, but did work a F8 station on RTTY. 

Happiness may be on WARC bands...


Jerry  N9AVY


Re: What do you hope to achieve in 2016?

Lee Farquharson <farquharson_lee@...>
 

1. I would like to finish WAS with PSK31.  (Does anyone live in Utah?)
2. Get the WARC bands endorsements.
3. Get at least 25 DX stations.

Lee, KD8ZWG



Re: What do you hope to achieve in 2016?

Jerry N9AVY
 

Hey,   some of us  OT's licensed back in the day can't work paddles because we learned on straight keys.... straight key goes up & down while paddles works sideways !   Too much retraining !   :-) 

Jerry n9avy




From: "N9JCA Chris Matthews n9jca.chris@... [070]" <070@...>
To: 070@...
Sent: Monday, December 28, 2015 3:31 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Re: What do you hope to achieve in 2016?

 
Larry
You might want to use a paddle a little bit easier than a fist pounder
N9JCA Chris PODXS #797 LONP #165
73
" I am always doing that which I CANNOT do; in order that I may LEARN how to do it "
On 12/28/15 3:10 PM, Ld Rockne pops435@... [070] wrote:
 

2016 Goals:

1. Work at least 1 psk-31 station/day including Feb. 29th. (365+1)

2. Put up a 40 meter antenna, so I can work on my third leg of 24/7.

3. Get on the air with my new Yaesu I purchased in the 4th Qtr of 2015,
    and work toward my 6-meter endorsement.

4. This year, I am going APE again! Hope band condx are better.
     Would also like to try NPOTA.

5. Finally, like Paula, I would like to try my hand at CW. Dropped it
over 40 yrs ago     when I upgraded from novice, so I am really sloooow now.   
    Bought a new straight key for the event, but did not realize how
rusty I really am.

Whew! I'm tired now, tnx fore the idea!

Larry WA7HDZ #404

   


On Monday, December 28, 2015 8:27 AM, "n7we1980@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:




Here's my list.

#1 - This if nothing else!  Work a PSK31 contact on Monday Feb 29, 2016 so I've covered the +1 portion of 24/7, 365, +1.  If I miss this one....well, it will take another 4 years for the opportunity to come around again!

#2 - Activate some of the NPOTA sites using PSK31.  I'll post here on the list when I plan to activate.  Really want to make a PSK31 presence in this ARRL event.

#3 - This it the tough one.  Get an antenna up and make some 160m contacts.  I'm on a small lot with HOA restrictions.  Got to do some thinking on this one!

Rick - N7WE - #1602







Re: What do you hope to achieve in 2016?

N9JCA Chris Matthews <n9jca.chris@...>
 

Larry
You might want to use a paddle a little bit easier than a fist pounder
N9JCA Chris PODXS #797 LONP #165
73
" I am always doing that which I CANNOT do; in order that I may LEARN how to do it "
On 12/28/15 3:10 PM, Ld Rockne pops435@... [070] wrote:

 

2016 Goals:

1. Work at least 1 psk-31 station/day including Feb. 29th. (365+1)

2. Put up a 40 meter antenna, so I can work on my third leg of 24/7.

3. Get on the air with my new Yaesu I purchased in the 4th Qtr of 2015,
    and work toward my 6-meter endorsement.

4. This year, I am going APE again! Hope band condx are better.
     Would also like to try NPOTA.

5. Finally, like Paula, I would like to try my hand at CW. Dropped it
over 40 yrs ago     when I upgraded from novice, so I am really sloooow now.   
    Bought a new straight key for the event, but did not realize how
rusty I really am.

Whew! I'm tired now, tnx fore the idea!

Larry WA7HDZ #404

   


On Monday, December 28, 2015 8:27 AM, "n7we1980@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:




Here's my list.

#1 - This if nothing else!  Work a PSK31 contact on Monday Feb 29, 2016 so I've covered the +1 portion of 24/7, 365, +1.  If I miss this one....well, it will take another 4 years for the opportunity to come around again!

#2 - Activate some of the NPOTA sites using PSK31.  I'll post here on the list when I plan to activate.  Really want to make a PSK31 presence in this ARRL event.

#3 - This it the tough one.  Get an antenna up and make some 160m contacts.  I'm on a small lot with HOA restrictions.  Got to do some thinking on this one!

Rick - N7WE - #1602





Re: What do you hope to achieve in 2016?

Kevin Lemon
 

17 has been good. Fourteen contacts day before yesterday.


On Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 2:37 PM, Justin Mattes--KC2GIK kc2gik@... [070]
<070@...> wrote:
 

I just want to get some help getting back on the air!!
Justin,KC2GIK

On 12/28/2015 10:42 AM, 'Milton Garb' n6mg@... [070] wrote:
 

The only thing I’d like to pass on for 2016, is to empathize my promotion of broad mindedness to anyone that can see my views.

 

Then, I have a 3 el Mosely tribander that covers 12m-17m and 30m. I’d like to get it up on my tower. It’ll be a few years until I can take advantage of the 12m and 17m potions, but I am so looking forward to 3 elements on 30m.

 

Milt.

N6MG

070-650

LONP #76

 

 

From: 070@... [mailto:070@...]
Sent: Monday, December 28, 2015 7:17 AM
To: 070@...
Subject: RE: [070] What do you hope to achieve in 2016?

 

 

My goal for 2016 is to work P5 and Juan de Nova to finish  #1 Honor Role. In between do lots more PSK. That should leave most of 2016 for PSK and rag chewing and maybe some antenna work.

 

73/88

Darl  NA8W 



Re: What do you hope to achieve in 2016?

Jerry N9AVY
 

If we were closer,I'd drop by to help.

jerry  n9avy




From: "Matthew King - KK4CPS mrk.twg@... [070]" <070@...>
To: 070@...
Sent: Monday, December 28, 2015 2:59 PM
Subject: Re: [070] What do you hope to achieve in 2016?

 
Justin - what is keeping you off the air? Something we can help you with?


73

Matt King
070 #1708 LONP #261
PODXS 070 Club Executive Director

This email has been sent from a virus-free computer protected by Avast.
www.avast.com

On Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 3:37 PM, Justin Mattes--KC2GIK kc2gik@... [070] <070@...> wrote:
 
I just want to get some help getting back on the air!!
Justin,KC2GIK

On 12/28/2015 10:42 AM, 'Milton Garb' n6mg@... [070] wrote:
 
The only thing I’d like to pass on for 2016, is to empathize my promotion of broad mindedness to anyone that can see my views.
 
Then, I have a 3 el Mosely tribander that covers 12m-17m and 30m. I’d like to get it up on my tower. It’ll be a few years until I can take advantage of the 12m and 17m potions, but I am so looking forward to 3 elements on 30m.
 
Milt.
N6MG
070-650
LONP #76
 
 
From: 070@... [mailto:070@...]
Sent: Monday, December 28, 2015 7:17 AM
To: 070@...
Subject: RE: [070] What do you hope to achieve in 2016?
 
 
My goal for 2016 is to work P5 and Juan de Nova to finish  #1 Honor Role. In between do lots more PSK. That should leave most of 2016 for PSK and rag chewing and maybe some antenna work.
 
73/88
Darl  NA8W 





Re: What do you hope to achieve in 2016?

Larry
 


2016 Goals:

1. Work at least 1 psk-31 station/day including Feb. 29th. (365+1)

2. Put up a 40 meter antenna, so I can work on my third leg of 24/7.

3. Get on the air with my new Yaesu I purchased in the 4th Qtr of 2015,
    and work toward my 6-meter endorsement.

4. This year, I am going APE again! Hope band condx are better.
     Would also like to try NPOTA.

5. Finally, like Paula, I would like to try my hand at CW. Dropped it
over 40 yrs ago     when I upgraded from novice, so I am really sloooow now.   
    Bought a new straight key for the event, but did not realize how
rusty I really am.

Whew! I'm tired now, tnx fore the idea!

Larry WA7HDZ #404

   


On Monday, December 28, 2015 8:27 AM, "n7we1980@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:




Here's my list.

#1 - This if nothing else!  Work a PSK31 contact on Monday Feb 29, 2016 so I've covered the +1 portion of 24/7, 365, +1.  If I miss this one....well, it will take another 4 years for the opportunity to come around again!

#2 - Activate some of the NPOTA sites using PSK31.  I'll post here on the list when I plan to activate.  Really want to make a PSK31 presence in this ARRL event.

#3 - This it the tough one.  Get an antenna up and make some 160m contacts.  I'm on a small lot with HOA restrictions.  Got to do some thinking on this one!

Rick - N7WE - #1602