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Re: Another new 24/7 !

Charles Odom <ki4vmk@...>
 

Wow, that would take a lot of coffee. Well done  👍👍
Charles
KI4VMK #2542

On Jul 24, 2017, at 9:32 AM, "'Paula Johnson' hamette@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:
 

Welcome to the branch of the night-owl tree! Well Done!

 

K7PAX – Paula - #1739

 

From: 070@... [mailto:070@...]
Sent: Monday, July 24, 2017 7:19 AM
To: 070@...
Subject: [070] Another new 24/7 !

 

 

Last Wednesday 7/19, SA7BXU - Torbjorn, became the 31st member to complete the 24/7 Endorsement. Please join me in congratulating him on this outstanding achievement.  24/7 requires completing a QSO in each of the 168 hour blocks making up the week.  It takes dedication, perseverance, and missing a lot of sleep!

 

Well done Torbjorn!  And welcome to the Branch with all the other 30 Hoot Owls!  We were each crazy to do it, but it was a Hoot!

 

Rick - N7WE

070 - #1602


Re: Another new 24/7 !

Paula K7PAX #1739
 

Welcome to the branch of the night-owl tree! Well Done!

 

K7PAX – Paula - #1739

 

From: 070@... [mailto:070@...]
Sent: Monday, July 24, 2017 7:19 AM
To: 070@...
Subject: [070] Another new 24/7 !

 

 

Last Wednesday 7/19, SA7BXU - Torbjorn, became the 31st member to complete the 24/7 Endorsement. Please join me in congratulating him on this outstanding achievement.  24/7 requires completing a QSO in each of the 168 hour blocks making up the week.  It takes dedication, perseverance, and missing a lot of sleep!

 

Well done Torbjorn!  And welcome to the Branch with all the other 30 Hoot Owls!  We were each crazy to do it, but it was a Hoot!

 

Rick - N7WE

070 - #1602


Another new 24/7 !

Rick - N7WE
 

Last Wednesday 7/19, SA7BXU - Torbjorn, became the 31st member to complete the 24/7 Endorsement. Please join me in congratulating him on this outstanding achievement.  24/7 requires completing a QSO in each of the 168 hour blocks making up the week.  It takes dedication, perseverance, and missing a lot of sleep!


Well done Torbjorn!  And welcome to the Branch with all the other 30 Hoot Owls!  We were each crazy to do it, but it was a Hoot!


Rick - N7WE

070 - #1602


Re: Cobweb Antenna

declan lennon
 

Used 2 of them in napel in march work great just be carful how you are buying off one guy that's builds them in Poland is very poor on delivery he says 4 weeks but I know of a few people that had to wait 5 to 8 months for it to get the their door 

Declan ei9hq/9n7ei 

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On Jul 24, 2017, at 12:57, Christopher J LaRue NO7E no7e@... [070] <070@...> wrote:

 

Hi Steve,

I have a friend here in Las Vegas that is using one due to antenna restrictions and he loves it.  He works mostly JT65 and other digital modes, he has a cap over his MIC connection on his IC-7300 lol I guess he is afraid to talk.  His is only mounted at 12 feet so the HOA can not see it and he works the world on it, he had to make some adjustments with it so make sure you have an analyzer when you set it up but once set up it is great.

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73 de Chris NO7E
no7e@...

On 7/23/17 9:33 AM, Jerry n9avy@... [070] wrote:
 
Got a bunch of cobwebs in basement  if you're looking for parts 

Jerry n9avy

From: "Steve P oldjavadrinker@... [070]" <070@...>
To: "070@..." <070@...>
Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2017 11:30 AM
Subject: [070] Cobweb Antenna

 
Anyone used or is using the 5 band Cobweb? I'm looking at going that route for a few reasons...price...lightweight...reviews seem pretty good.

Wondering if anyone in group has any thoughts on this critter?

Steve
2301

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Re: Cobweb Antenna

Chris J LaRue NO7E
 

Hi Steve,

I have a friend here in Las Vegas that is using one due to antenna restrictions and he loves it.  He works mostly JT65 and other digital modes, he has a cap over his MIC connection on his IC-7300 lol I guess he is afraid to talk.  His is only mounted at 12 feet so the HOA can not see it and he works the world on it, he had to make some adjustments with it so make sure you have an analyzer when you set it up but once set up it is great.

- 
73 de Chris NO7E
no7e@...

On 7/23/17 9:33 AM, Jerry n9avy@... [070] wrote:
 
Got a bunch of cobwebs in basement  if you're looking for parts 

Jerry n9avy

From: "Steve P oldjavadrinker@... [070]" <070@...>
To: "070@..." <070@...>
Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2017 11:30 AM
Subject: [070] Cobweb Antenna

 
Anyone used or is using the 5 band Cobweb? I'm looking at going that route for a few reasons...price...lightweight...reviews seem pretty good.

Wondering if anyone in group has any thoughts on this critter?

Steve
2301

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30M CQ

Randy True
 

Calling now


Randy W4RTT



Spots - Suriname, Belgium, Haiti

Rick - N7WE
 

PZ5RA CQing on 14.070 + about 1200 at 22:52 UTC.  Strong into central Florida.

OT9Z CQing on 14.070 + about 750 at 22:52 UTC.  Strong into central Florida.

4V1TL CQing on 14.070 + about 1600 at 22:54 UTC.  Strong into central Florida.


Rick - N7WE

070 - #1602


Re: MACRO's

Randy True
 

If you want to make use of PSK Reporter as in DM780, you have to give your call 3 times.


Randy W4RTT




From: 070@... <070@...> on behalf of Marty martygrove@... [070] <070@...>
Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2017 12:21 PM
To: 070@...
Subject: Re: [070] MACRO's
 
 

I have set my macro's up a couple of different ways...

For casual QSO's I usually reply with two of my callsigns:  de k

For contests I reply with a single return of my call:   k

You can always hit the reply macro again if you don't get a reply from the other station. 

If calling CQ you might want to send your call sign a few times.... maybe three times.  Gives other stations a bit of time to tune to your freq. 

Marty - KJ4LQX


On 07/22/2017 11:42 AM, Jon Greene - wx5nco wx5nco@... [070] wrote:
 
Good morning all,

While the bands are dead this morning, I'm fixing my macros.  Question for the group.  When starting (answering) a QSO, how many times do you call their call and your call.. for example, do you do one of the following?

1.  de 
2.  de  
or 3.  de 

Years ago, when I was active, I'd do #3.  HRD shows #2 and thats what I've done lately.  But I see #1 being shown in the beginners guide to PSK web site.  

Thoughts??


73
Jon Greene WX5NCO
Tulsa, Oklahoma EM26
070 - 592
30DMC - 1233
DMC - 741
EPC - 5134
1010 - 74420

 


Re: Two new 366ers!

John Etling
 

And hope they do not forget it in 4 years’ time!

 

I’m Just Sayin’

73 de K3JAE

 

John

 

 

 

 

From: 070@... [mailto:070@...]
Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2017 11:44
To: [070] <070@...>
Subject: Re: [070] Two new 366ers!

 

 


> On Jul 23, 2017, at 11:14, k9wis@... [070] <070@...> wrote:
>
> I thought you had to do it in 366 consecutive days? hmmm..I may have to check the logs
> Brian K9WIS

While it would have been nice to get the “honor” of a straight 366 in one go, it’s not necessary.
As already mentioned, if you didn’t get Feb 29 last year, that’s going to be the real bugger for most folks having to wait for it.


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


Re: Two new 366ers!

David, K9DWR
 

On Jul 23, 2017, at 11:14, k9wis@... [070] <070@...> wrote:

I thought you had to do it in 366 consecutive days? hmmm..I may have to check the logs
Brian K9WIS
While it would have been nice to get the “honor” of a straight 366 in one go, it’s not necessary.
As already mentioned, if you didn’t get Feb 29 last year, that’s going to be the real bugger for most folks having to wait for it.



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


Re: Two new 366ers!

Rick - N7WE
 

Nope - you can take as long as you like.  This started 01-01-2016.  There is no end.  Here's the rules:

The Challenge ..... There are 366 calendar days in the year ... have a PSK31 qso in as many different blocks as you can! e.g. January 1, February 29, etc.
  • Levels: 90, 180, 270, 360, 365, 366
  • PSK31 QSO's on/after 2016-01-01
  • The ADIF fields of QSO_DATE (qso start) are used to determine the calendar day.
  • No restriction on band or stations worked (can work same station multiple times).
  • Use of the online 070 Endorsement Checker is required.
  • Customized electronic (PDF; 11x8.5") certificates.
The tough one for the full 366 is Feb 29...it only comes around once every 4 years!

Every time you upload to the 070 Endorsement Checker, it updates your standing. If you click on 070-365 option on the Awards Progress menu bar in Endorsement Checker, it will show you everyone's progress.  Find your own call and click on it and it will bring up a grid showing days you have worked and days still open. 

Thanks to David for this very neat addition to the Endorsement Checker.

Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602


Re: Off Topic - Antennas

Bill Garwood
 

I am using a Carolina Windom 160.  I use it on all bands from 6 to 160 meters.  Works with the built in tuner on my TS-590SG on all bands.  170 countries and a pile of 070 Club awards and contests all on one antenna, one feed-line and one radio all on PSK31.  Simple station for a simple operator.  If you don’t have the space, I understand similar performance is available with the Carolina Windom 80 without 160 meters.  Mine is low to the ground but works for me.  Worst band is 30 meters and it really rocks on 40 meters.  I’m afraid it does nothing to improve the poor propagation we are having right now.

 

Happy Radio!

 

Bill N4GBK #1688 in NC

 

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From: Radio radio@... [070]
Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2017 12:12 PM
To: 070@...
Subject: Re: [070] Off Topic - Antennas

 

 

I second that.  I’ve had a lot of different wires in the air, but I always come back to long doublets as high as I can get them.

 

You’ll get 30m, 17m and 12m in the bargain.

 

73 de Eric, KG6MZS

 

On Jul 23, 2017, at 7:18 AM, Keith Cox n9vel@... [070] <070@...> wrote:

 

Jon

 

I would go with a doublet and cut it a little long for 80 meters about 130 feet total. That way you will get all of the ham bands with tuner and single run of wire.

 

73 de Keith N9VEL

 

 


Re: Cobweb Antenna

Jerry N9AVY
 

Got a bunch of cobwebs in basement  if you're looking for parts 

Jerry n9avy


From: "Steve P oldjavadrinker@... [070]" <070@...>
To: "070@..." <070@...>
Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2017 11:30 AM
Subject: [070] Cobweb Antenna

 
Anyone used or is using the 5 band Cobweb? I'm looking at going that route for a few reasons...price...lightweight...reviews seem pretty good.

Wondering if anyone in group has any thoughts on this critter?

Steve
2301

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Cobweb Antenna

Steve R
 

Anyone used or is using the 5 band Cobweb? I'm looking at going that route for a few reasons...price...lightweight...reviews seem pretty good.

Wondering if anyone in group has any thoughts on this critter?

Steve
2301

Sent from my iPhone


Re: Two new 366ers!

k9wis@...
 

I thought you had to do it in 366 consecutive days? hmmm..I may have to check the logs
Brian K9WIS

---- "'ljl2002@...' joe_molon@... [070]" <070@...> wrote:

Denny & Dave,So how does it feel to summit Everest???Great job!!!JoeKA1PPV  #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


Re: Off Topic - Antennas

Radio <radio@...>
 

I second that.  I’ve had a lot of different wires in the air, but I always come back to long doublets as high as I can get them.

You’ll get 30m, 17m and 12m in the bargain.

73 de Eric, KG6MZS

On Jul 23, 2017, at 7:18 AM, Keith Cox n9vel@... [070] <070@...> wrote:

Jon

I would go with a doublet and cut it a little long for 80 meters about 130 feet total. That way you will get all of the ham bands with tuner and single run of wire.

73 de Keith N9VEL


Re: Off Topic - Antennas

 

Jon

I would go with a doublet and cut it a little long for 80 meters about 130 feet total. That way you will get all of the ham bands with tuner and single run of wire.

73 de Keith N9VEL

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On Jul 22, 2017, at 11:38 PM, Jon Greene - wx5nco wx5nco@... [070] <070@...> wrote:

 

First, I hope this  is post is "ok".  I'm not a member of any other active ham radio e-lists.  

I'm debating on whether or not to put up a 40 meter double bazooka, or put up an OCF 40-6 dipole.  So far, my antenna of choice is the double bazooka.  I have a 10, 20, and 80.  The question is, whether to put up another bazooka and run another feed line into the shack, OR take down what I have and put up 1 antenna to do it all.....  This may be a no brainer to some, but I've been thinking about this for about a week now.

Thoughts?
 
73
Jon Greene WX5NCO
Tulsa, Oklahoma EM26
PODXS-070 - #592


Re: 366 Endorsement Status

boat.anchor@...
 

Stan
Thanks vy much but surgery was last year. Same time Jim had no AC. That is why we both need the time slots.
Barry

---In 070@..., <robinstan@...> wrote :

Barry,


Our thoughts and prayers will be with you. 


Stan

W9SMR

#1611




From: 070@... <070@...> on behalf of boat.anchor@... [070] <070@...>
Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2017 8:17 PM
To: 070@...
Subject: Re: [070] 366 Endorsement Status
 


Jim
I will be there to help as I need from Sat till Aug05 - Quintuple Cardiac Bypass
Barry
VB7150



---In 070@..., <jinnis@...> wrote :

I plan on filling those days from when my A.C. went out last year and had to stay in motel until repaired.  

Look for me every day from Monday until Aug 3.

JIM K5SP 





Re: 366 Endorsement Status

Rick - N7WE
 

Same from here Barry.  Thoughts and prayers and speedy recovery.  Hope to see that Canada Sesquicentennial call back on the air in no time!  

Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602


Off Topic - Antennas

Jon Greene - wx5nco <wx5nco@...>
 

First, I hope this  is post is "ok".  I'm not a member of any other active ham radio e-lists.  

I'm debating on whether or not to put up a 40 meter double bazooka, or put up an OCF 40-6 dipole.  So far, my antenna of choice is the double bazooka.  I have a 10, 20, and 80.  The question is, whether to put up another bazooka and run another feed line into the shack, OR take down what I have and put up 1 antenna to do it all.....  This may be a no brainer to some, but I've been thinking about this for about a week now.

Thoughts?
 
73
Jon Greene WX5NCO
Tulsa, Oklahoma EM26
PODXS-070 - #592