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Re: 070 Sprint

Matthew King - AK4MK
 

That's right. It's one 6 hr block per UTC day.

Your first block was 0026-0626 9DEC *UTC*, so your next block needs to be on 10DEC *UTC*.

For instance, I need to wait another 25 minutes or so to start my 2nd block since I'm in the Eastern time zone.

Hope that helps!

73

Matt King
AK4MK - 070 #1708
PODXS 070 Club Executive Director


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On Sat, Dec 9, 2017 at 6:33 PM, Dan Morris <dbmorris315@...> wrote:
If I understand correctly about this Sprint.  I started last night after the 0000Z UTC at 0026Z 9 Dec — Does that mean I have to wait till after 2359Z tonight to start another 6 hour block??

Dan Morris  KZ3T  070-1065
dbmorris315@...

I live to live for Him!









070 Sprint

Dan Morris - KZ3T
 

If I understand correctly about this Sprint. I started last night after the 0000Z UTC at 0026Z 9 Dec — Does that mean I have to wait till after 2359Z tonight to start another 6 hour block??

Dan Morris KZ3T 070-1065
dbmorris315@gmail.com

I live to live for Him!


Re: Chile

Joseph Molon <ljl2002@...>
 

Boy, if that thing can drive straight up and out a chimney then I need to get one!
 
Joe
KA1PPV  #1482
 
 
 

On Fri, Dec 08, 2017 at 07:05 PM, Barry 1470 via Groups.Io wrote:
 
 
Joe

We have big chimneys here, just like Texas. hi hi
Need the tracks as a tire machine would not cope
with the 40 degree driveway.

Jerry
If you were inferring the toy came from you Yankees, no way.
It is Japanese made in Canada.
Barry


Re: Chile

Barry 1470 <boat.anchor@...>
 

Joe

We have big chimneys here, just like Texas. hi hi
Need the tracks as a tire machine would not cope
with the 40 degree driveway.

Jerry
If you were inferring the toy came from you Yankees, no way.
It is Japanese made in Canada.
Barry


Re: Chile

Joseph Molon <ljl2002@...>
 

Barry,
OOOOhhhhh.   Very nice.  Night light and tracks!
How the heck did Santa get that down the chimney?????

Joe
KA1PPV  #1482


On Fri, Dec 08, 2017 at 06:18 PM, Barry 1470 via Groups.Io wrote:

Keith
That sounds nice.

Waiting for the same here so I can test Santa’s new toy.


Re: Chile

Jerry N9AVY
 

That's  the Christmas present to y'all  from us Yankees  !    
Jerry  N9AVY


From: Keith Cox <n9vel@...>
To: 070Club@groups.io
Sent: Friday, December 8, 2017 4:02 PM
Subject: Re: [070Club] Chile

I thought that I was back in Indiana. We are not supposed to get this much snow in Atlanta Ga. Currently we have about 5 inches and it is still snowing. But I still plan to get in the triple play.

73 de Keith N9VEL #771

Sent from my iPad

On Dec 8, 2017, at 3:32 PM, Joseph Molon <ljl2002@...> wrote:

Jerry,
Yeah it's chilly (Chile) here too.  Expecting 3-5 inches of the white stuff for tomorrow.
Time to work radio!!  Perfect timing with the 070 test!

Joe
KA1PPV  #1482


On Thu, Dec 07, 2017 at 05:22 PM, Jerry N9AVY wrote:

Got him, but barely. He came back with correct name and call ... then QSB took over.  Curse these lousy conditions !

Jerry  n9avy



From: Jerry N9AVY <n9avy@...>
To: 070Club@groups.io
Sent: Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:12 PM
Subject: [070Club] Chile

CE3FIK    on 20m  calling CQ  DX at 2207 UTC   .

Called him several times, but I guess I'm not right kind of DX   


Jerry   N9AVY





Re: Chile

Barry 1470 <boat.anchor@...>
 

Keith
That sounds nice.

Waiting for the same here so I can test Santa’s new toy.


Re: Chile

 

I thought that I was back in Indiana. We are not supposed to get this much snow in Atlanta Ga. Currently we have about 5 inches and it is still snowing. But I still plan to get in the triple play.

73 de Keith N9VEL #771

Sent from my iPad

On Dec 8, 2017, at 3:32 PM, Joseph Molon <ljl2002@...> wrote:

Jerry,
Yeah it's chilly (Chile) here too.  Expecting 3-5 inches of the white stuff for tomorrow.
Time to work radio!!  Perfect timing with the 070 test!

Joe
KA1PPV  #1482


On Thu, Dec 07, 2017 at 05:22 PM, Jerry N9AVY wrote:

Got him, but barely. He came back with correct name and call ... then QSB took over.  Curse these lousy conditions !

Jerry  n9avy



From: Jerry N9AVY <n9avy@...>
To: 070Club@groups.io
Sent: Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:12 PM
Subject: [070Club] Chile

CE3FIK    on 20m  calling CQ  DX at 2207 UTC   .

Called him several times, but I guess I'm not right kind of DX   


Jerry   N9AVY



Re: A/C Replacement Advice Pls! #acreplacement

 

I have 2, 4 ton Lennox HVAC units here...1 on each side of the house. One is about 6' from my west facing shack window. I have no audible interference from either unit.

Milt.

N6MG

070-650

LONP #76

 

Rick
My 10yr old Lennox G71 furnace will be replaced on Tuesday with a Lennox SLP98 due to a flood.
It comes with a "no RFI" guarantee.
GL de Barry


Re: A/C Replacement Advice Pls! #acreplacement

Barry 1470 <boat.anchor@...>
 

Rick
My 10yr old Lennox G71 furnace will be replaced on Tuesday with a Lennox SLP98 due to a flood.
It comes with a "no RFI" guarantee.
GL de Barry


Re: Chile

Joseph Molon <ljl2002@...>
 

Jerry,
Yeah it's chilly (Chile) here too.  Expecting 3-5 inches of the white stuff for tomorrow.
Time to work radio!!  Perfect timing with the 070 test!

Joe
KA1PPV  #1482


On Thu, Dec 07, 2017 at 05:22 PM, Jerry N9AVY wrote:

Got him, but barely. He came back with correct name and call ... then QSB took over.  Curse these lousy conditions !

Jerry  n9avy



From: Jerry N9AVY <n9avy@...>
To: 070Club@groups.io
Sent: Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:12 PM
Subject: [070Club] Chile

CE3FIK    on 20m  calling CQ  DX at 2207 UTC   .

Called him several times, but I guess I'm not right kind of DX   


Jerry   N9AVY



Re: KN4 calls - blast from the past !

ljl2002@...
 

Mike,
Ka-ching!!  You are right again  When I got licensed as a Novice in 1987 they gave me KA1PPV which I have to this day.

Joe
KA1PPV (forever) #1482


On Thu, Dec 07, 2017 at 08:39 PM, Jerry N9AVY wrote:

Print out those emails , frame tem and hang them on the wall  !!!

Jerry  N9AVY



From: Mike Besemer <mwbesemer@...>
To: 070Club@groups.io
Sent: Thursday, December 7, 2017 7:19 PM
Subject: Re: [070Club] KN4 calls - blast from the past !

Holy cow... TWO people said I was right today!

I need to buy a lottery ticket!

Mike
WM4B

-----Original Message-----
From: 070Club@groups.io [mailto:070Club@groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick - N7WE
Sent: Thursday, December 7, 2017 8:01 PM
Subject: Re: [070Club] KN4 calls - blast from the past !

You are right Mike.  I first licensed as a Novice in January of 1980. My call was KA7GIV.



--
*Rick - N7WE*
*070 - #1602*








Re: A/C Replacement Advice Pls! #acreplacement

Jerry N9AVY
 

ipes !  That's hot.

At least we don't have any 17 ft snakes up here !

Jerry  n9avy



From: Rick - N7WE <n7we1980@...>
To: 070Club@groups.io
Sent: Friday, December 8, 2017 1:26 PM
Subject: Re: [070Club] A/C Replacement Advice Pls! #ACReplacement

Current temp - 83F - 28C.  Humidity 65%.  Heat index 86.5.  All ceiling fans running. 
To do list:
1) Get AC fixed
2) Get AC fixed
3) Get AC fixed

You get the idea!



--
Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602



Re: A/C Replacement Advice Pls! #acreplacement

Charles Odom, KI4VMK # 2542
 

Northwest Florida current temp: 43°f rain, wind possibility of snow tonight. I'm ready for summer ☉😎

KI4VMK
# 2542 

On Dec 8, 2017, at 1:26 PM, Rick - N7WE <n7we1980@...> wrote:

Current temp - 83F - 28C.  Humidity 65%.  Heat index 86.5.  All ceiling fans running. 

To do list:

1) Get AC fixed
2) Get AC fixed
3) Get AC fixed

You get the idea!



--
Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602


Re: A/C Replacement Advice Pls! #acreplacement

Rick - N7WE
 

Current temp - 83F - 28C.  Humidity 65%.  Heat index 86.5.  All ceiling fans running. 

To do list:

1) Get AC fixed
2) Get AC fixed
3) Get AC fixed

You get the idea!



--
Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602


Re: A/C Replacement Advice Pls! #acreplacement

Jerry N9AVY
 

Wow !  This is a really helpful place !  Rick got most of the right information here from a few down his way. 

I admit I know very little about A/C units because up North we don't use them as much because when summer is over we need heat.  Woke up the other day freezing (forgot to put plastic barrier on window) and the temp was 20F with snow on ground. 

Judging from the wx reports I get from FL parts it can get hot down there and A/C is not a luxury.

Good work with the info !


Jerry   n9avy



From: Rick - N7WE <n7we1980@...>
To: 070Club@groups.io
Sent: Friday, December 8, 2017 12:35 PM
Subject: Re: [070Club] A/C Replacement Advice Pls! #ACReplacement

Thjanks for the quick responses and the advice guys.  Greatly appreciated.  Here's what I know so far:
1) Our 16 year old unit is a Lennox that uses R-22 refrigerant.  R-22 will no longer be manufactured or sold after 2020 (Thank you government!)  So even if I repair and recharge the current one, it can't be repaired after 2020. - New unit is only reasonable answer.
2) The contract will definitely have a "no RFI" clause added.
3) Rheem and Goodman get good internet reviews.
4) From what I read on the internet, the RFI problems come mostly from the "variable speed" models.  They are supposedly the best for comfort, but 2 stage compressor models and single stage compressor models are still made.  So I think we are looking at an old style single stage compressor, and do not replace the constant speed air handler motor please!  Our old unit made no RFI from the compressor, the control unit, nor the air handler.  More later.  Again many many tnz
--
Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602



Re: A/C Replacement Advice Pls! #acreplacement

Mike Besemer <mwbesemer@...>
 

Matt beat me to the punch.  Exact same scenario here with the new Trane.  Electric bill cut exactly in half, system runs much less, extremely quiet, controls humidity in the house +/- 2% and zero RFI. 

Mike
WM4B


On Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 1:41 PM, Matthew King - KK4CPS wrote:

 Mine is a two stage compressor and variable speed blower in the air handler, just for an FYI.  I've not noticed any RFI on any band.  I can't promise that you won't, but I haven't.

You can realize real cost savings with a new blower and two stage compressor. We have a 4 ton unit and went from the old system running 18 hrs a day and it still remaining 82-84 degrees in the house on 95+ degree days to running reasonably and maintaining it at 75 in the house with no trouble. Dang near cut our power bill in half.


Food for thought...


Matt
AK4MK

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On Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 1:35 PM, Rick - N7WE < n7we1980@...> wrote:
Thjanks for the quick responses and the advice guys.  Greatly appreciated.  Here's what I know so far:
1) Our 16 year old unit is a Lennox that uses R-22 refrigerant.  R-22 will no longer be manufactured or sold after 2020 (Thank you government!)  So even if I repair and recharge the current one, it can't be repaired after 2020. - New unit is only reasonable answer.
2) The contract will definitely have a "no RFI" clause added.
3) Rheem and Goodman get good internet reviews.
4) From what I read on the internet, the RFI problems come mostly from the "variable speed" models.  They are supposedly the best for comfort, but 2 stage compressor models and single stage compressor models are still made.  So I think we are looking at an old style single stage compressor, and do not replace the constant speed air handler motor please!  Our old unit made no RFI from the compressor, the control unit, nor the air handler.  More later.  Again many many tnz
--
Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602


Re: A/C Replacement Advice Pls! #acreplacement

Matthew King - AK4MK
 

Mine is a two stage compressor and variable speed blower in the air handler, just for an FYI.  I've not noticed any RFI on any band.  I can't promise that you won't, but I haven't.

You can realize real cost savings with a new blower and two stage compressor. We have a 4 ton unit and went from the old system running 18 hrs a day and it still remaining 82-84 degrees in the house on 95+ degree days to running reasonably and maintaining it at 75 in the house with no trouble. Dang near cut our power bill in half.

Food for thought...

Matt
AK4MK

Virus-free. www.avast.com

On Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 1:35 PM, Rick - N7WE <n7we1980@...> wrote:
Thjanks for the quick responses and the advice guys.  Greatly appreciated.  Here's what I know so far:
1) Our 16 year old unit is a Lennox that uses R-22 refrigerant.  R-22 will no longer be manufactured or sold after 2020 (Thank you government!)  So even if I repair and recharge the current one, it can't be repaired after 2020. - New unit is only reasonable answer.
2) The contract will definitely have a "no RFI" clause added.
3) Rheem and Goodman get good internet reviews.
4) From what I read on the internet, the RFI problems come mostly from the "variable speed" models.  They are supposedly the best for comfort, but 2 stage compressor models and single stage compressor models are still made.  So I think we are looking at an old style single stage compressor, and do not replace the constant speed air handler motor please!  Our old unit made no RFI from the compressor, the control unit, nor the air handler.  More later.  Again many many tnz
--
Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602



Re: A/C Replacement Advice Pls! #acreplacement

Rick - N7WE
 

Thjanks for the quick responses and the advice guys.  Greatly appreciated.  Here's what I know so far:
1) Our 16 year old unit is a Lennox that uses R-22 refrigerant.  R-22 will no longer be manufactured or sold after 2020 (Thank you government!)  So even if I repair and recharge the current one, it can't be repaired after 2020. - New unit is only reasonable answer.
2) The contract will definitely have a "no RFI" clause added.
3) Rheem and Goodman get good internet reviews.
4) From what I read on the internet, the RFI problems come mostly from the "variable speed" models.  They are supposedly the best for comfort, but 2 stage compressor models and single stage compressor models are still made.  So I think we are looking at an old style single stage compressor, and do not replace the constant speed air handler motor please!  Our old unit made no RFI from the compressor, the control unit, nor the air handler.  More later.  Again many many tnz
--
Rick - N7WE
070 - #1602


Re: KN4 calls - blast from the past !

Mike - W0TMW #2207
 

Some call areas ran out of the KN/WN pre-fixes before other call areas. I vaguely remember an article in QST/73/Ham Radio/CQ about it. Sometime in the '70s.

Mike - W0TMW #2207

--

"Lose not thy airspeed, lest the ground rises up and smites thee."
  -- William Kershner
http://crucis-court.com
http://www.crucis.net/1632search
On 12/07/2017 06:40 PM, Mike Besemer wrote:

I’m pretty sure they stopped the ‘N’ long before the novice went away.  I seem to recall guys getting KA8 or KB8 calls as novices.

Mike
WM4B

From: 070Club@groups.io [mailto:070Club@groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike W0TMW
Sent: Thursday, December 7, 2017 7:32 PM
To: 070Club@groups.io
Subject: Re: [070Club] KN4 calls - blast from the past !

I had a WN0 in the early '70s. They stopped the 'N' when the FCC killed the Novice license.
Mike - W0TMW #2207
--

"Lose not thy airspeed, lest the ground rises up and smites thee."
  -- William Kershner
http://crucis-court.com
http://www.crucis.net/1632search
On 12/07/2017 06:05 PM, Jerry N9AVY wrote:
Probably early 60's.   .....  Lost records ?    You believed those goldbricks who avoid work at all costs at FCC ???   All you need do is pick up an old callbook from the time you had WN call and look in up.

Jerry  n9avy
________________________________________
From: Steve R via Groups.Io <oldjavadrinker@...>
To: 070Club@groups.io 
Sent: Thursday, December 7, 2017 5:59 PM
Subject: Re: [070Club] KN4 calls - blast from the past !

When did the WN stop being issued? I got my novice sometime around 1973 or 74. My call was WA4QZP. I could never find my original ticket....buried in 40 years of stuff at Mom and Dad”s place. I was told all those old records were lost at the FCC.

Steve
KM4FLF

Sent from my iPhone

On Dec 7, 2017, at 18:53, Jerry N9AVY <n9avy@...> wrote:
Those 2x1 and  1x2 calls go like hot cakes.  People are waiting for years and pounce on them.   There are web pages devoted to them with lots of data as to when they expire, belong to an SK, etc.   If you know the SK's heirs, you can get one of them to sign off on it and the FCC will give you a grant almost immediately.   That's how W9CA  got reissued as a Club call. Yet, the original W9CA's license plate "W9CA"  (IL  white letters on red background) still hangs in the Elmhurst (IL) Portillo's.


My old WD9HQQ call has not been reissued and rightfully so  ...  it was a pain in CW.

Jerry  n9avy
________________________________________
From: Mike Besemer <mwbesemer@...>
To: 070Club@groups.io 
Sent: Thursday, December 7, 2017 5:40 PM
Subject: Re: [070Club] KN4 calls - blast from the past !

I started out as WN8AGD, then became WD8AGD when I upgraded to Technician.  When I got my Extra in 1980 (I was a H.S. senior), I became KG8L. I kept that call until we built the house here in Georgia; figured I was gonna stay here – I ought to get a ‘4’ call!

I checked the other day, and WD8AGD has not been reissued.  KG8L has been reissued twice.

73,

Mike
WM4B
#348

From: 070Club@groups.io [mailto:070Club@groups.io] On Behalf Of Matthew King - KK4CPS
Sent: Thursday, December 7, 2017 6:18 PM
To: 070Club@groups.io
Subject: Re: [070Club] KN4 calls - blast from the past !

Yup, all the new Technician calls here are KN4 here lately. I didn't realize that they were old novice calls. Neat!

73

Matt King
AK4MK - 070 #1708
PODXS 070 Club Executive Director


On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 6:01 PM, Jerry N9AVY <n9avy@...> wrote:
Those of us who were around in the 50's & 60's might remember the KN prefix as that  for Novice licensees. If you don't that's okay.

Have worked/heard about 3  in the past few days.  Looks like the FCC ran out of prefixes and has opened up the KN4 block... figuring no one will not if they not told they have recycled calls,  hi ! hi!

It's good to see them back on the air.  My club call , K9ATI, was originally that of a high school buddy  Skip Dewell, KN9ATI, and later K9ATI.  Searched for him, but no sign anywhere.  Anyhow,  I you work a KN call outside of 4-land, you might ask if that was operators original call.

What's next ?  Reissueing W, WB, WA, WD ,K and back to N calls ???

Jerry n9avy















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