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Re: Today's Funny Story

JEFF WALSH
 

I  just run 35 watts max ..... psk only .... on the off frequencies ...but good advice to keep in mind ...tnx JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 11:13 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Hope you weren't running a lot of power.  A friend who used to live here in town did that with some power on SSB and ended up with "flaming traps" (might have been a KW).  I would recommend erring on side of caution.  That was why I went to trapless Force 12 antenna.  Traps can be lossy. I know I can load up Force 12 on 12 & 17 m  with a tuner, but with the WARC dipole on tower above the Force 12, the WARC dipole works much better without tuner, Performance is better than the Force 12 and I think the Force 12 works backwards on 12/17m, at least that what  manual said. Had warning not to use either antenna on 40m  and that was why I put up both vertical and a sloper. Have few friends who share info with ne and they're usually right; so I listen. jerry  

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 9:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Gotta agree with u Jerry on best antenna by Mosley  ...... I researched a lot b4 purchasing the TA33 and it has not disappointed ... I know it is designed for 10M 15M 20M but I have been able to load it up from 40M to 10M including 17M and 30M with my MFJ-993B auto tuner   .... I just finished working Lewis K4ARE and Rene HP1DCP on 30M 
JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:51 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Got my TA-33 back in 1978 and it was used (3rd , maybe 4th hand).  Whoever had it last had left it laying on ground with trap drain holes looking at sky.  Water got into traps and Northern Winter turned it to ice which cracked plastic coil forms in traps.   Disassembled traps carefully and got to coil forms that were cracked.  Heated up traps the metal part with a torch and quickly tapped forms back together with small hammer.  Put TA-33 back up and it was an excellent performer for many years from 4 or 5 QTHs.  It's been said that this was the best antenna "old man Mosely'  ever designed which I tend to agree with.   It's currently in storage  in garage.  Have intentions to use it again - someday. BTW, on 10m the SWR was pretty much flat from 28.300  up to 28.900.   Jerry  n9avy

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 8:30 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Jerry ...my TA33 has only been up for about 2 years on a 40' tower ... most it has been exposed to so far has been 60mph winds with no problems .... this has been a great antenna !  JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:23 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Jeff: My TA-33 survived 95 mph winds that ripped it off 80 tower back in 80's. Tower never moved. Jerry  n9avy

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 8:14 PM
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  Joe ...good info .... I will keep that in mind when shopping for the centrifuge ...... do you know how much a Mosley TA33 beam can handle ?.....this is just one of the many reasons I enjoy reading the posts on the reflector ...so much good info out there  JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:04 PM, "'ljl2002@att.net' joe_molon@yahoo.com [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Jeff,
No can do.  Overkill.My vertical is only rated to withstand 2G.I like the bucket idea but I have made a fair amount of /MM lately so I'm good.
JoeKA1PPV  #1482

On Friday, July 21, 2017 4:36 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Has anybody had any luck finding the  " NASA 20G centrifuge" on e-Bay ? JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 12:55 PM, "Jerry Heien n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  No Jeff ...  Works best when attached to a NASA 20G centrifuge
Jerry

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On 21 Jul 2017, at 12:33, "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Jerry ..is it true that when working with a tilted vertical it is best mounted on rotator ? ...inquiring minds want to know.
 sorry i couldn't resist ... hi hi
JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.!



On Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:28 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  ... and if you want to work /mm  stations put antenna is a barrel of water ! 

From: "Mike Besemer mwbesemer@cox.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  No, no.  If you want to work across the equater, you turn it upside down.  If you want to work the opposite hemisphere, you turn it sideways.
MikeWM4B#348On Jul 20, 2017 4:23 PM, "'ljl2002@att.net' joe_molon@yahoo.com [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

  Barry,
I asked him.  I had made several contacts there in the weeks before including him (VK3BM).  The mornings we talked with his beam oriented toward Europe and I also was able to work Reunion Island at the same time. Later on he said that he swung it around and came across the Pacific. I googled his QTH and immediately understood why we had the QSO.  The beam antenna on his tower was bigger than his house.
I was curious as to why I got him both times that is why I asked.   I did the same thing with a station near Adeleide too.
When the prop is in, it is in even for qrp stations.  Sure do miss those days though.  Haven't had contact with the Aussie's in quite a while now.
Jerry I tried to rotate the vertical but nothing changed???????  Maybe I should mount it upside down but then I would have to operate prq. Ya had to go there didn't ya.
73JoeKA1PPV  #1482



On Thursday, July 20, 2017 3:32 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Rotate the vertical, of course ! Jerry  N9AVY

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Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:57 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Joe
When using a vertical how do you determine if your contact is long path or short path.
TVMBarry


---In 070@yahoogroups.com, <joe_molon@...> wrote :

Steve,
Great catch!  I've seen him at my QTH but no joy here.
I was blown away when I reached Australia on long path.  I was on 20m using a vertical on the roof with 1.5 watts.As you said, "when it's in it's in!  Ya gotta love this mode!
73  GDX!!JoeKA1PPV  #1482
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Re: Today's Funny Story

ljl2002@att.net
 

Jeff,
Well you know the 20G would work if someone could come up with a 10db attenuator that was big enough. 
73JoeKA1PPV  #1482

On Saturday, July 22, 2017 12:13 AM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Hope you weren't running a lot of power.  A friend who used to live here in town did that with some power on SSB and ended up with "flaming traps" (might have been a KW).  I would recommend erring on side of caution.  That was why I went to trapless Force 12 antenna.  Traps can be lossy. I know I can load up Force 12 on 12 & 17 m  with a tuner, but with the WARC dipole on tower above the Force 12, the WARC dipole works much better without tuner, Performance is better than the Force 12 and I think the Force 12 works backwards on 12/17m, at least that what  manual said. Had warning not to use either antenna on 40m  and that was why I put up both vertical and a sloper. Have few friends who share info with ne and they're usually right; so I listen. jerry  

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 9:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Gotta agree with u Jerry on best antenna by Mosley  ...... I researched a lot b4 purchasing the TA33 and it has not disappointed ... I know it is designed for 10M 15M 20M but I have been able to load it up from 40M to 10M including 17M and 30M with my MFJ-993B auto tuner   .... I just finished working Lewis K4ARE and Rene HP1DCP on 30M 
JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:51 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Got my TA-33 back in 1978 and it was used (3rd , maybe 4th hand).  Whoever had it last had left it laying on ground with trap drain holes looking at sky.  Water got into traps and Northern Winter turned it to ice which cracked plastic coil forms in traps.   Disassembled traps carefully and got to coil forms that were cracked.  Heated up traps the metal part with a torch and quickly tapped forms back together with small hammer.  Put TA-33 back up and it was an excellent performer for many years from 4 or 5 QTHs.  It's been said that this was the best antenna "old man Mosely'  ever designed which I tend to agree with.   It's currently in storage  in garage.  Have intentions to use it again - someday. BTW, on 10m the SWR was pretty much flat from 28.300  up to 28.900.   Jerry  n9avy

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 8:30 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Jerry ...my TA33 has only been up for about 2 years on a 40' tower ... most it has been exposed to so far has been 60mph winds with no problems .... this has been a great antenna !  JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:23 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Jeff: My TA-33 survived 95 mph winds that ripped it off 80 tower back in 80's. Tower never moved. Jerry  n9avy

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 8:14 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Joe ...good info .... I will keep that in mind when shopping for the centrifuge ...... do you know how much a Mosley TA33 beam can handle ?.....this is just one of the many reasons I enjoy reading the posts on the reflector ...so much good info out there  JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:04 PM, "'ljl2002@att.net' joe_molon@yahoo.com [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Jeff,
No can do.  Overkill.My vertical is only rated to withstand 2G.I like the bucket idea but I have made a fair amount of /MM lately so I'm good.
JoeKA1PPV  #1482

On Friday, July 21, 2017 4:36 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Has anybody had any luck finding the  " NASA 20G centrifuge" on e-Bay ? JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 12:55 PM, "Jerry Heien n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  No Jeff ...  Works best when attached to a NASA 20G centrifuge
Jerry

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On 21 Jul 2017, at 12:33, "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Jerry ..is it true that when working with a tilted vertical it is best mounted on rotator ? ...inquiring minds want to know.
 sorry i couldn't resist ... hi hi
JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.!



On Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:28 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  ... and if you want to work /mm  stations put antenna is a barrel of water ! 

From: "Mike Besemer mwbesemer@cox.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  No, no.  If you want to work across the equater, you turn it upside down.  If you want to work the opposite hemisphere, you turn it sideways.
MikeWM4B#348On Jul 20, 2017 4:23 PM, "'ljl2002@att.net' joe_molon@yahoo.com [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

  Barry,
I asked him.  I had made several contacts there in the weeks before including him (VK3BM).  The mornings we talked with his beam oriented toward Europe and I also was able to work Reunion Island at the same time. Later on he said that he swung it around and came across the Pacific. I googled his QTH and immediately understood why we had the QSO.  The beam antenna on his tower was bigger than his house.
I was curious as to why I got him both times that is why I asked.   I did the same thing with a station near Adeleide too.
When the prop is in, it is in even for qrp stations.  Sure do miss those days though.  Haven't had contact with the Aussie's in quite a while now.
Jerry I tried to rotate the vertical but nothing changed???????  Maybe I should mount it upside down but then I would have to operate prq. Ya had to go there didn't ya.
73JoeKA1PPV  #1482



On Thursday, July 20, 2017 3:32 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Rotate the vertical, of course ! Jerry  N9AVY

From: "boat.anchor@yahoo.ca [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:57 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Joe
When using a vertical how do you determine if your contact is long path or short path.
TVMBarry


---In 070@yahoogroups.com, <joe_molon@...> wrote :

Steve,
Great catch!  I've seen him at my QTH but no joy here.
I was blown away when I reached Australia on long path.  I was on 20m using a vertical on the roof with 1.5 watts.As you said, "when it's in it's in!  Ya gotta love this mode!
73  GDX!!JoeKA1PPV  #1482
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Re: Today's Funny Story

Jerry N9AVY
 

Hope you weren't running a lot of power.  A friend who used to live here in town did that with some power on SSB and ended up with "flaming traps" (might have been a KW).  I would recommend erring on side of caution.  That was why I went to trapless Force 12 antenna.  Traps can be lossy. I know I can load up Force 12 on 12 & 17 m  with a tuner, but with the WARC dipole on tower above the Force 12, the WARC dipole works much better without tuner, Performance is better than the Force 12 and I think the Force 12 works backwards on 12/17m, at least that what  manual said. Had warning not to use either antenna on 40m  and that was why I put up both vertical and a sloper. Have few friends who share info with ne and they're usually right; so I listen. jerry  

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 9:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Gotta agree with u Jerry on best antenna by Mosley  ...... I researched a lot b4 purchasing the TA33 and it has not disappointed ... I know it is designed for 10M 15M 20M but I have been able to load it up from 40M to 10M including 17M and 30M with my MFJ-993B auto tuner   .... I just finished working Lewis K4ARE and Rene HP1DCP on 30M 
JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:51 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Got my TA-33 back in 1978 and it was used (3rd , maybe 4th hand).  Whoever had it last had left it laying on ground with trap drain holes looking at sky.  Water got into traps and Northern Winter turned it to ice which cracked plastic coil forms in traps.   Disassembled traps carefully and got to coil forms that were cracked.  Heated up traps the metal part with a torch and quickly tapped forms back together with small hammer.  Put TA-33 back up and it was an excellent performer for many years from 4 or 5 QTHs.  It's been said that this was the best antenna "old man Mosely'  ever designed which I tend to agree with.   It's currently in storage  in garage.  Have intentions to use it again - someday. BTW, on 10m the SWR was pretty much flat from 28.300  up to 28.900.   Jerry  n9avy

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 8:30 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Jerry ...my TA33 has only been up for about 2 years on a 40' tower ... most it has been exposed to so far has been 60mph winds with no problems .... this has been a great antenna !  JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:23 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Jeff: My TA-33 survived 95 mph winds that ripped it off 80 tower back in 80's. Tower never moved. Jerry  n9avy

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 8:14 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Joe ...good info .... I will keep that in mind when shopping for the centrifuge ...... do you know how much a Mosley TA33 beam can handle ?.....this is just one of the many reasons I enjoy reading the posts on the reflector ...so much good info out there  JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:04 PM, "'ljl2002@att.net' joe_molon@yahoo.com [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Jeff,
No can do.  Overkill.My vertical is only rated to withstand 2G.I like the bucket idea but I have made a fair amount of /MM lately so I'm good.
JoeKA1PPV  #1482

On Friday, July 21, 2017 4:36 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Has anybody had any luck finding the  " NASA 20G centrifuge" on e-Bay ? JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 12:55 PM, "Jerry Heien n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  No Jeff ...  Works best when attached to a NASA 20G centrifuge
Jerry

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On 21 Jul 2017, at 12:33, "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Jerry ..is it true that when working with a tilted vertical it is best mounted on rotator ? ...inquiring minds want to know.
 sorry i couldn't resist ... hi hi
JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.!



On Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:28 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  ... and if you want to work /mm  stations put antenna is a barrel of water ! 

From: "Mike Besemer mwbesemer@cox.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  No, no.  If you want to work across the equater, you turn it upside down.  If you want to work the opposite hemisphere, you turn it sideways.
MikeWM4B#348On Jul 20, 2017 4:23 PM, "'ljl2002@att.net' joe_molon@yahoo.com [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

  Barry,
I asked him.  I had made several contacts there in the weeks before including him (VK3BM).  The mornings we talked with his beam oriented toward Europe and I also was able to work Reunion Island at the same time. Later on he said that he swung it around and came across the Pacific. I googled his QTH and immediately understood why we had the QSO.  The beam antenna on his tower was bigger than his house.
I was curious as to why I got him both times that is why I asked.   I did the same thing with a station near Adeleide too.
When the prop is in, it is in even for qrp stations.  Sure do miss those days though.  Haven't had contact with the Aussie's in quite a while now.
Jerry I tried to rotate the vertical but nothing changed???????  Maybe I should mount it upside down but then I would have to operate prq. Ya had to go there didn't ya.
73JoeKA1PPV  #1482



On Thursday, July 20, 2017 3:32 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Rotate the vertical, of course ! Jerry  N9AVY

From: "boat.anchor@yahoo.ca [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:57 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Joe
When using a vertical how do you determine if your contact is long path or short path.
TVMBarry


---In 070@yahoogroups.com, <joe_molon@...> wrote :

Steve,
Great catch!  I've seen him at my QTH but no joy here.
I was blown away when I reached Australia on long path.  I was on 20m using a vertical on the roof with 1.5 watts.As you said, "when it's in it's in!  Ya gotta love this mode!
73  GDX!!JoeKA1PPV  #1482
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Re: 30 meters tonight

Bill Garwood
 

Worked a few on 30 tonight including David.  Signals were not decoding very well.  40 meter PSK31 looks good. Seeing several DX stations on 7.070.  If you are not in the tstorms, you might try 40 tonight.


73,


Bill N4GBK #1688 in NC


From: 070@... <070@...> on behalf of David Rock david@... [070] <070@...>
Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2017 1:51:12 AM
To: 070@...
Subject: Re: [070] 30 meters tonight
 
I’m hiding inside with my attic antenna :-)


David, K9DWR
#1604 LONP #255
david@...

> On Jul 21, 2017, at 20:25, Jerry n9avy@... [070] <070@...> wrote:
>
> Dang !  T-storms in area with major warnings across IL/IN.  No 30m  for me tonite !
>





Re: Today's Funny Story

JEFF WALSH
 

Gotta agree with u Jerry on best antenna by Mosley  ...... I researched a lot b4 purchasing the TA33 and it has not disappointed ... I know it is designed for 10M 15M 20M but I have been able to load it up from 40M to 10M including 17M and 30M with my MFJ-993B auto tuner   .... I just finished working Lewis K4ARE and Rene HP1DCP on 30M 
JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:51 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Got my TA-33 back in 1978 and it was used (3rd , maybe 4th hand).  Whoever had it last had left it laying on ground with trap drain holes looking at sky.  Water got into traps and Northern Winter turned it to ice which cracked plastic coil forms in traps.   Disassembled traps carefully and got to coil forms that were cracked.  Heated up traps the metal part with a torch and quickly tapped forms back together with small hammer.  Put TA-33 back up and it was an excellent performer for many years from 4 or 5 QTHs.  It's been said that this was the best antenna "old man Mosely'  ever designed which I tend to agree with.   It's currently in storage  in garage.  Have intentions to use it again - someday. BTW, on 10m the SWR was pretty much flat from 28.300  up to 28.900.   Jerry  n9avy

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 8:30 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Jerry ...my TA33 has only been up for about 2 years on a 40' tower ... most it has been exposed to so far has been 60mph winds with no problems .... this has been a great antenna !  JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:23 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Jeff: My TA-33 survived 95 mph winds that ripped it off 80 tower back in 80's. Tower never moved. Jerry  n9avy

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 8:14 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Joe ...good info .... I will keep that in mind when shopping for the centrifuge ...... do you know how much a Mosley TA33 beam can handle ?.....this is just one of the many reasons I enjoy reading the posts on the reflector ...so much good info out there  JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:04 PM, "'ljl2002@att.net' joe_molon@yahoo.com [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Jeff,
No can do.  Overkill.My vertical is only rated to withstand 2G.I like the bucket idea but I have made a fair amount of /MM lately so I'm good.
JoeKA1PPV  #1482

On Friday, July 21, 2017 4:36 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 

From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: "070@yahoogroups.com" <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Has anybody had any luck finding the  " NASA 20G centrifuge" on e-Bay ? JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.

On Friday, July 21, 2017 12:55 PM, "Jerry Heien n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  No Jeff ...  Works best when attached to a NASA 20G centrifuge
Jerry

Sent from my iPhone
On 21 Jul 2017, at 12:33, "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@att.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Jerry ..is it true that when working with a tilted vertical it is best mounted on rotator ? ...inquiring minds want to know.
 sorry i couldn't resist ... hi hi
JEFF WALSHW3WMU#1673BUBBAWOODWORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERSSTURGIS, MS.!



On Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:28 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  ... and if you want to work /mm  stations put antenna is a barrel of water ! 

From: "Mike Besemer mwbesemer@cox.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  No, no.  If you want to work across the equater, you turn it upside down.  If you want to work the opposite hemisphere, you turn it sideways.
MikeWM4B#348On Jul 20, 2017 4:23 PM, "'ljl2002@att.net' joe_molon@yahoo.com [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

  Barry,
I asked him.  I had made several contacts there in the weeks before including him (VK3BM).  The mornings we talked with his beam oriented toward Europe and I also was able to work Reunion Island at the same time. Later on he said that he swung it around and came across the Pacific. I googled his QTH and immediately understood why we had the QSO.  The beam antenna on his tower was bigger than his house.
I was curious as to why I got him both times that is why I asked.   I did the same thing with a station near Adeleide too.
When the prop is in, it is in even for qrp stations.  Sure do miss those days though.  Haven't had contact with the Aussie's in quite a while now.
Jerry I tried to rotate the vertical but nothing changed???????  Maybe I should mount it upside down but then I would have to operate prq. Ya had to go there didn't ya.
73JoeKA1PPV  #1482



On Thursday, July 20, 2017 3:32 PM, "Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


  Rotate the vertical, of course ! Jerry  N9AVY

From: "boat.anchor@yahoo.ca [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:57 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

  Joe
When using a vertical how do you determine if your contact is long path or short path.
TVMBarry


---In 070@yahoogroups.com, <joe_molon@...> wrote :

Steve,
Great catch!  I've seen him at my QTH but no joy here.
I was blown away when I reached Australia on long path.  I was on 20m using a vertical on the roof with 1.5 watts.As you said, "when it's in it's in!  Ya gotta love this mode!
73  GDX!!JoeKA1PPV  #1482
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Re: Today's Funny Story

Jerry N9AVY
 

Got my TA-33 back in 1978 and it was used (3rd , maybe 4th hand).  Whoever had it last had left it laying on ground with trap drain holes looking at sky.  Water got into traps and Northern Winter turned it to ice which cracked plastic coil forms in traps.   Disassembled traps carefully and got to coil forms that were cracked.  Heated up traps the metal part with a torch and quickly tapped forms back together with small hammer.  Put TA-33 back up and it was an excellent performer for many years from 4 or 5 QTHs.
 
It's been said that this was the best antenna "old man Mosely'  ever designed which I tend to agree with.   It's currently in storage  in garage.  Have intentions to use it again - someday. BTW, on 10m the SWR was pretty much flat from 28.300  up to 28.900.
 
 
Jerry  n9avy



From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@... [070]" <070@...>
To: "070@..." <070@...>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 8:30 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
Jerry ...my TA33 has only been up for about 2 years on a 40' tower ... most it has been exposed to so far has been 60mph winds with no problems .... this has been a great antenna !
  
JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.


On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:23 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 
Jeff:
 
My TA-33 survived 95 mph winds that ripped it off 80 tower back in 80's. Tower never moved.
 
Jerry  n9avy



From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@... [070]" <070@...>
To: "070@..." <070@...>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 8:14 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
Joe ...good info .... I will keep that in mind when shopping for the centrifuge ...... do you know how much a Mosley TA33 beam can handle ?
.....this is just one of the many reasons I enjoy reading the posts on the reflector ...so much good info out there
 
JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.


On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:04 PM, "'ljl2002@...' joe_molon@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 
Jeff,

No can do.  Overkill.
My vertical is only rated to withstand 2G.
I like the bucket idea but I have made a fair amount of /MM lately so I'm good.

Joe
KA1PPV  #1482


On Friday, July 21, 2017 4:36 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 



From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@... [070]" <070@...>
To: "070@..." <070@...>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
Has anybody had any luck finding the  " NASA 20G centrifuge" on e-Bay ?
 
JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.


On Friday, July 21, 2017 12:55 PM, "Jerry Heien n9avy@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 
No Jeff ...  Works best when attached to a NASA 20G centrifuge

Jerry

Sent from my iPhone

On 21 Jul 2017, at 12:33, "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

 
Jerry ..is it true that when working with a tilted vertical it is best mounted on rotator ? ...inquiring minds want to know.

 sorry i couldn't resist ... hi hi

JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.
!




On Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:28 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 
... and if you want to work /mm  stations put antenna is a barrel of water !
 



From: "Mike Besemer mwbesemer@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
No, no.  If you want to work across the equater, you turn it upside down.  If you want to work the opposite hemisphere, you turn it sideways.

Mike
WM4B
#348
On Jul 20, 2017 4:23 PM, "'ljl2002@...' joe_molon@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
 
Barry,

I asked him.  I had made several contacts there in the weeks before including him (VK3BM).  The mornings we talked with his beam oriented toward Europe and I also was able to work Reunion Island at the same time. Later on he said that he swung it around and came across the Pacific. I googled his QTH and immediately understood why we had the QSO.  The beam antenna on his tower was bigger than his house.

I was curious as to why I got him both times that is why I asked.   I did the same thing with a station near Adeleide too.

When the prop is in, it is in even for qrp stations.  Sure do miss those days though.  Haven't had contact with the Aussie's in quite a while now.

Jerry I tried to rotate the vertical but nothing changed???????  Maybe I should mount it upside down but then I would have to operate prq. Ya had to go there didn't ya.

73
Joe
KA1PPV  #1482




On Thursday, July 20, 2017 3:32 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 
Rotate the vertical, of course !
 
Jerry  N9AVY



From: "boat.anchor@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:57 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
Joe

When using a vertical how do you determine if your contact is long path or short path.

TVM
Barry



---In 070@yahoogroups.com, wrote :

Steve,

Great catch!  I've seen him at my QTH but no joy here.

I was blown away when I reached Australia on long path.  I was on 20m using a vertical on the roof with 1.5 watts.
As you said, "when it's in it's in!  Ya gotta love this mode!

73  GDX!!
Joe
KA1PPV  #1482
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Re: 30 meters tonight

David, K9DWR
 

I’m hiding inside with my attic antenna :-)


David, K9DWR
#1604 LONP #255
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On Jul 21, 2017, at 20:25, Jerry n9avy@sbcglobal.net [070] <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

Dang ! T-storms in area with major warnings across IL/IN. No 30m for me tonite !


Re: Today's Funny Story

JEFF WALSH
 

Jerry ...my TA33 has only been up for about 2 years on a 40' tower ... most it has been exposed to so far has been 60mph winds with no problems .... this has been a great antenna !
  
JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.


On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:23 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 
Jeff:
 
My TA-33 survived 95 mph winds that ripped it off 80 tower back in 80's. Tower never moved.
 
Jerry  n9avy



From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@... [070]" <070@...>
To: "070@..." <070@...>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 8:14 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
Joe ...good info .... I will keep that in mind when shopping for the centrifuge ...... do you know how much a Mosley TA33 beam can handle ?
.....this is just one of the many reasons I enjoy reading the posts on the reflector ...so much good info out there
 
JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.


On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:04 PM, "'ljl2002@...' joe_molon@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 
Jeff,

No can do.  Overkill.
My vertical is only rated to withstand 2G.
I like the bucket idea but I have made a fair amount of /MM lately so I'm good.

Joe
KA1PPV  #1482


On Friday, July 21, 2017 4:36 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 



From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@... [070]" <070@...>
To: "070@..." <070@...>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
Has anybody had any luck finding the  " NASA 20G centrifuge" on e-Bay ?
 
JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.


On Friday, July 21, 2017 12:55 PM, "Jerry Heien n9avy@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 
No Jeff ...  Works best when attached to a NASA 20G centrifuge

Jerry

Sent from my iPhone

On 21 Jul 2017, at 12:33, "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

 
Jerry ..is it true that when working with a tilted vertical it is best mounted on rotator ? ...inquiring minds want to know.

 sorry i couldn't resist ... hi hi

JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.
!




On Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:28 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 
... and if you want to work /mm  stations put antenna is a barrel of water !
 



From: "Mike Besemer mwbesemer@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
No, no.  If you want to work across the equater, you turn it upside down.  If you want to work the opposite hemisphere, you turn it sideways.

Mike
WM4B
#348
On Jul 20, 2017 4:23 PM, "'ljl2002@...' joe_molon@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
 
Barry,

I asked him.  I had made several contacts there in the weeks before including him (VK3BM).  The mornings we talked with his beam oriented toward Europe and I also was able to work Reunion Island at the same time. Later on he said that he swung it around and came across the Pacific. I googled his QTH and immediately understood why we had the QSO.  The beam antenna on his tower was bigger than his house.

I was curious as to why I got him both times that is why I asked.   I did the same thing with a station near Adeleide too.

When the prop is in, it is in even for qrp stations.  Sure do miss those days though.  Haven't had contact with the Aussie's in quite a while now.

Jerry I tried to rotate the vertical but nothing changed???????  Maybe I should mount it upside down but then I would have to operate prq. Ya had to go there didn't ya.

73
Joe
KA1PPV  #1482




On Thursday, July 20, 2017 3:32 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 
Rotate the vertical, of course !
 
Jerry  N9AVY



From: "boat.anchor@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:57 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
Joe

When using a vertical how do you determine if your contact is long path or short path.

TVM
Barry



---In 070@yahoogroups.com, wrote :

Steve,

Great catch!  I've seen him at my QTH but no joy here.

I was blown away when I reached Australia on long path.  I was on 20m using a vertical on the roof with 1.5 watts.
As you said, "when it's in it's in!  Ya gotta love this mode!

73  GDX!!
Joe
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Re: 30 meters tonight

Jerry N9AVY
 

Dang !  T-storms in area with major warnings across IL/IN.  No 30m  for me tonite !
 
Jerry  n9avy



From: "Bill Garwood n4gbk@... [070]" <070@...>
To: "070@..." <070@...>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 8:21 PM
Subject: [070] 30 meters tonight

 
I'm on 30 meter PSK31 right now... 0115 UTC.. anyone needing a contact for the 30-30 award let me know and I'll give it a try...If not, I'll move to 40 or 80 and work some others.

73,

Bill N4GBK  FM16 NC



Re: Today's Funny Story

Jerry N9AVY
 

Jeff:
 
My TA-33 survived 95 mph winds that ripped it off 80 tower back in 80's. Tower never moved.
 
Jerry  n9avy



From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@... [070]" <070@...>
To: "070@..." <070@...>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 8:14 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
Joe ...good info .... I will keep that in mind when shopping for the centrifuge ...... do you know how much a Mosley TA33 beam can handle ?
.....this is just one of the many reasons I enjoy reading the posts on the reflector ...so much good info out there
 
JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
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WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.


On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:04 PM, "'ljl2002@...' joe_molon@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 
Jeff,

No can do.  Overkill.
My vertical is only rated to withstand 2G.
I like the bucket idea but I have made a fair amount of /MM lately so I'm good.

Joe
KA1PPV  #1482


On Friday, July 21, 2017 4:36 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 



From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@... [070]" <070@...>
To: "070@..." <070@...>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
Has anybody had any luck finding the  " NASA 20G centrifuge" on e-Bay ?
 
JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.


On Friday, July 21, 2017 12:55 PM, "Jerry Heien n9avy@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 
No Jeff ...  Works best when attached to a NASA 20G centrifuge

Jerry

Sent from my iPhone

On 21 Jul 2017, at 12:33, "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

 
Jerry ..is it true that when working with a tilted vertical it is best mounted on rotator ? ...inquiring minds want to know.

 sorry i couldn't resist ... hi hi

JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.
!




On Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:28 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 
... and if you want to work /mm  stations put antenna is a barrel of water !
 



From: "Mike Besemer mwbesemer@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
No, no.  If you want to work across the equater, you turn it upside down.  If you want to work the opposite hemisphere, you turn it sideways.

Mike
WM4B
#348
On Jul 20, 2017 4:23 PM, "'ljl2002@...' joe_molon@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
 
Barry,

I asked him.  I had made several contacts there in the weeks before including him (VK3BM).  The mornings we talked with his beam oriented toward Europe and I also was able to work Reunion Island at the same time. Later on he said that he swung it around and came across the Pacific. I googled his QTH and immediately understood why we had the QSO.  The beam antenna on his tower was bigger than his house.

I was curious as to why I got him both times that is why I asked.   I did the same thing with a station near Adeleide too.

When the prop is in, it is in even for qrp stations.  Sure do miss those days though.  Haven't had contact with the Aussie's in quite a while now.

Jerry I tried to rotate the vertical but nothing changed???????  Maybe I should mount it upside down but then I would have to operate prq. Ya had to go there didn't ya.

73
Joe
KA1PPV  #1482




On Thursday, July 20, 2017 3:32 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 
Rotate the vertical, of course !
 
Jerry  N9AVY



From: "boat.anchor@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:57 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
Joe

When using a vertical how do you determine if your contact is long path or short path.

TVM
Barry



---In 070@yahoogroups.com, wrote :

Steve,

Great catch!  I've seen him at my QTH but no joy here.

I was blown away when I reached Australia on long path.  I was on 20m using a vertical on the roof with 1.5 watts.
As you said, "when it's in it's in!  Ya gotta love this mode!

73  GDX!!
Joe
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30 meters tonight

Bill Garwood
 

I'm on 30 meter PSK31 right now... 0115 UTC.. anyone needing a contact for the 30-30 award let me know and I'll give it a try...If not, I'll move to 40 or 80 and work some others.


73,


Bill N4GBK  FM16 NC


Re: Today's Funny Story

JEFF WALSH
 

Joe ...good info .... I will keep that in mind when shopping for the centrifuge ...... do you know how much a Mosley TA33 beam can handle ?
.....this is just one of the many reasons I enjoy reading the posts on the reflector ...so much good info out there
 
JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.


On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:04 PM, "'ljl2002@...' joe_molon@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 
Jeff,

No can do.  Overkill.
My vertical is only rated to withstand 2G.
I like the bucket idea but I have made a fair amount of /MM lately so I'm good.

Joe
KA1PPV  #1482


On Friday, July 21, 2017 4:36 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 



From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@... [070]" <070@...>
To: "070@..." <070@...>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
Has anybody had any luck finding the  " NASA 20G centrifuge" on e-Bay ?
 
JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.


On Friday, July 21, 2017 12:55 PM, "Jerry Heien n9avy@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 
No Jeff ...  Works best when attached to a NASA 20G centrifuge

Jerry

Sent from my iPhone

On 21 Jul 2017, at 12:33, "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

 
Jerry ..is it true that when working with a tilted vertical it is best mounted on rotator ? ...inquiring minds want to know.

 sorry i couldn't resist ... hi hi

JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.
!




On Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:28 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 
... and if you want to work /mm  stations put antenna is a barrel of water !
 



From: "Mike Besemer mwbesemer@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
No, no.  If you want to work across the equater, you turn it upside down.  If you want to work the opposite hemisphere, you turn it sideways.

Mike
WM4B
#348
On Jul 20, 2017 4:23 PM, "'ljl2002@...' joe_molon@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
 
Barry,

I asked him.  I had made several contacts there in the weeks before including him (VK3BM).  The mornings we talked with his beam oriented toward Europe and I also was able to work Reunion Island at the same time. Later on he said that he swung it around and came across the Pacific. I googled his QTH and immediately understood why we had the QSO.  The beam antenna on his tower was bigger than his house.

I was curious as to why I got him both times that is why I asked.   I did the same thing with a station near Adeleide too.

When the prop is in, it is in even for qrp stations.  Sure do miss those days though.  Haven't had contact with the Aussie's in quite a while now.

Jerry I tried to rotate the vertical but nothing changed???????  Maybe I should mount it upside down but then I would have to operate prq. Ya had to go there didn't ya.

73
Joe
KA1PPV  #1482




On Thursday, July 20, 2017 3:32 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 
Rotate the vertical, of course !
 
Jerry  N9AVY



From: "boat.anchor@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:57 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
Joe

When using a vertical how do you determine if your contact is long path or short path.

TVM
Barry



---In 070@yahoogroups.com, wrote :

Steve,

Great catch!  I've seen him at my QTH but no joy here.

I was blown away when I reached Australia on long path.  I was on 20m using a vertical on the roof with 1.5 watts.
As you said, "when it's in it's in!  Ya gotta love this mode!

73  GDX!!
Joe
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Re: Two new 366ers!

ljl2002@att.net
 

Denny & Dave,
So how does it feel to summit Everest???
Great job!!!
Joe
KA1PPV  #1482


On Friday, July 21, 2017 8:57 PM, "ak7db@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 
Very glad to make this milestone!  Now I can put away the calendar with the days I needed circled on it and just make contacts for the fun of it!  I was completing a mission before today.

Glad the club has fun endorsements to work towards, now it's on to finishing the last remaining 20 timeslots I have left.  Lots of 3 and 4am mornings to finish out.

Dave, AK7DB



Interfered with

Dan Morris - KZ3T
 

Well, this is the first time this has happened to me by an 070 member!!!

I was trying to work a 3 land station and all of a sudden a NJ station came
on and just started calling CQ CQ DX CQ DX. I tried to let him know he was
on top of another ongoing QSO but I think there was a DX station calling him.

After he finished, he started just transmitting a steady carrier. Wow, I could
not believe it. I finally just moved naturally as nothing I could do and he was very
strong here in NC. Like I said, first time for an 070 member.

Oh well, maybe he could not here me but I wonder especially since the steady carrier
followed after I continued to try and make my QSO to no avail.

Dan Morris KZ3T 070-1065
dbmorris315@gmail.com

I live to live for Him!


Re: Today's Funny Story [1 Attachment]

ljl2002@att.net
 

Jeff,

No can do.  Overkill.
My vertical is only rated to withstand 2G.
I like the bucket idea but I have made a fair amount of /MM lately so I'm good.

Joe
KA1PPV  #1482


On Friday, July 21, 2017 4:36 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 



From: "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@... [070]" <070@...>
To: "070@..." <070@...>
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
Has anybody had any luck finding the  " NASA 20G centrifuge" on e-Bay ?
 
JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.


On Friday, July 21, 2017 12:55 PM, "Jerry Heien n9avy@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:


 
No Jeff ...  Works best when attached to a NASA 20G centrifuge

Jerry

Sent from my iPhone

On 21 Jul 2017, at 12:33, "JEFF WALSH jeffwalsh1644@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

 
Jerry ..is it true that when working with a tilted vertical it is best mounted on rotator ? ...inquiring minds want to know.

 sorry i couldn't resist ... hi hi

JEFF WALSH
W3WMU
#1673
BUBBAWOOD
WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS
STURGIS, MS.
!




On Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:28 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 
... and if you want to work /mm  stations put antenna is a barrel of water !
 



From: "Mike Besemer mwbesemer@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
No, no.  If you want to work across the equater, you turn it upside down.  If you want to work the opposite hemisphere, you turn it sideways.

Mike
WM4B
#348
On Jul 20, 2017 4:23 PM, "'ljl2002@...' joe_molon@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:
 
Barry,

I asked him.  I had made several contacts there in the weeks before including him (VK3BM).  The mornings we talked with his beam oriented toward Europe and I also was able to work Reunion Island at the same time. Later on he said that he swung it around and came across the Pacific. I googled his QTH and immediately understood why we had the QSO.  The beam antenna on his tower was bigger than his house.

I was curious as to why I got him both times that is why I asked.   I did the same thing with a station near Adeleide too.

When the prop is in, it is in even for qrp stations.  Sure do miss those days though.  Haven't had contact with the Aussie's in quite a while now.

Jerry I tried to rotate the vertical but nothing changed???????  Maybe I should mount it upside down but then I would have to operate prq. Ya had to go there didn't ya.

73
Joe
KA1PPV  #1482




On Thursday, July 20, 2017 3:32 PM, "Jerry n9avy@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com> wrote:


 
Rotate the vertical, of course !
 
Jerry  N9AVY



From: "boat.anchor@... [070]" <070@yahoogroups.com>
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:57 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Today's Funny Story

 
Joe

When using a vertical how do you determine if your contact is long path or short path.

TVM
Barry



---In 070@yahoogroups.com, wrote :

Steve,

Great catch!  I've seen him at my QTH but no joy here.

I was blown away when I reached Australia on long path.  I was on 20m using a vertical on the roof with 1.5 watts.
As you said, "when it's in it's in!  Ya gotta love this mode!

73  GDX!!
Joe
KA1PPV  #1482
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Re: Two new 366ers!

Jerry N9AVY
 

Approved your endorsement sticker  for 365 !   Congrats !



From: "Dennis Rayfield ki3fdar@... [070]" <070@...>
To: 070@...
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 7:52 PM
Subject: Re: [070] Two new 366ers!

 
Thanks very much to Rick and all of the other members that provided the support, encouragement and contacts over the past 18 months for me to complete this endorsement.  This award is really a team effort of many members of the club.

Regards,

Denny - KI3F

On Jul 21, 2017, at 8:38 PM, n7we1980@... [070] <070@...> wrote:

 
Just worked Denny KI3F to complete his last needed qso for 366.  Then saw Dave AK7DB for a station to complete his 366.  Please join me in congratulating them on reaching this mile stone!  I believe they will be the 15th and 16th to complete this very difficult endorsement.  Well done to both of you!

Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602



Re: Two new 366ers!

David Blankenburg, AK7DB
 

Very glad to make this milestone!  Now I can put away the calendar with the days I needed circled on it and just make contacts for the fun of it!  I was completing a mission before today.

Glad the club has fun endorsements to work towards, now it's on to finishing the last remaining 20 timeslots I have left.  Lots of 3 and 4am mornings to finish out.

Dave, AK7DB


Re: Two new 366ers!

Dennis Rayfield
 

Thanks very much to Rick and all of the other members that provided the support, encouragement and contacts over the past 18 months for me to complete this endorsement.  This award is really a team effort of many members of the club.

Regards,

Denny - KI3F

On Jul 21, 2017, at 8:38 PM, n7we1980@... [070] <070@...> wrote:

 

Just worked Denny KI3F to complete his last needed qso for 366.  Then saw Dave AK7DB for a station to complete his 366.  Please join me in congratulating them on reaching this mile stone!  I believe they will be the 15th and 16th to complete this very difficult endorsement.  Well done to both of you!


Rick - N7WE

070 - #1602


Re: Two new 366ers!

Paula K7PAX #1739
 

Well done you two! I hope to join that prestigious rank in November! Got 12 dates to fill yet.

Paula K7PAX

On Jul 21, 2017, at 5:38 PM, n7we1980@... [070] <070@...> wrote:

 

Just worked Denny KI3F to complete his last needed qso for 366.  Then saw Dave AK7DB for a station to complete his 366.  Please join me in congratulating them on reaching this mile stone!  I believe they will be the 15th and 16th to complete this very difficult endorsement.  Well done to both of you!


Rick - N7WE

070 - #1602


Two new 366ers!

Rick - N7WE
 

Just worked Denny KI3F to complete his last needed qso for 366.  Then saw Dave AK7DB for a station to complete his 366.  Please join me in congratulating them on reaching this mile stone!  I believe they will be the 15th and 16th to complete this very difficult endorsement.  Well done to both of you!


Rick - N7WE

070 - #1602

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