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1. Re: Topband: Where are the JA stations? (score: 1)
Author: "Diane and Edward Swynar" <>
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2010 15:38:21 -0500
"...The question I ask is the following: What happened to all the JA stations on 160?" ** Hi Bob, I would go even one step further with that question, and ask, "What happened to all the *DX* stations
/archives//html/Topband/2010-12/msg00094.html (7,971 bytes)

2. Re: Topband: Any ideas on the legal outcome here? (score: 1)
Author: "Diane and Edward Swynar" <>
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2010 14:00:52 -0500
"...The long term result is a collapse of our hobby market structure where only the wealthy can afford to buy anything to augment their ham shack..." ** Hi Herb, If it'll inspire more than a few of u
/archives//html/Topband/2010-12/msg00139.html (8,567 bytes)

3. Topband: Topband Conditions: CONSOLATION (score: 1)
Author: "Diane and Edward Swynar" <>
Date: Sat, 8 Jan 2011 11:14:12 -0500
Good Day All, While the current doldrums on 160-meters have been more than a bit of a "drag" therein of late, it's certainly been a boon to creating interest in the re-discovery of other bands... Cas
/archives//html/Topband/2011-01/msg00041.html (7,581 bytes)

4. Re: Topband: DX Window No Long Relevant (score: 1)
Author: "Diane and Edward Swynar" <>
Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2011 07:48:38 -0500
"...Not all of us can afford or own 'world class radios', John. It isn't true in North America and it certainly isn't true in the rest of the world..." ** Formal contest rules notwithstanding, I find
/archives//html/Topband/2011-02/msg00045.html (8,298 bytes)

5. Re: Topband: Chat Room Confirmation (score: 1)
Author: "Diane and Edward Swynar" <>
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 07:38:00 -0500
"...I'm not advocating chat room confirmation, but I'm not sure what, if any, harm is caused by this practice..." ** I was always lukewarm, at BEST, when it came to such things as "The ON4KST Low-Ban
/archives//html/Topband/2011-02/msg00151.html (8,878 bytes)

6. Topband: Topband INactivity (score: 1)
Author: "Diane and Edward Swynar" <>
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2011 08:38:18 -0500
Good Day All, Is it just my singular imagination here, or has general activity on 160-meters declined significantly in the past few weeks...? With the exception of contests, the number of CW stations
/archives//html/Topband/2011-03/msg00000.html (6,299 bytes)

7. Re: Topband: T30RH (score: 1)
Author: "Diane and Edward Swynar" <>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 11:29:23 -0500
"...Jacek is active again on TB...160m is OK..." ** Hi Rys, YES...! I had the privilege of working Jacek this morning on 160-meters, for a new one there... He was a barely readable (in QSB) 449 here,
/archives//html/Topband/2011-03/msg00010.html (7,446 bytes)

8. Topband: T30RH & Pile-Up Decorum (score: 1)
Author: "Diane & Edward Swynar" <>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 07:57:57 -0500
Good Day All, This morning as I was monitoring the assembled multitude attempting to contact T30RH, it really struck me as to how folks like Jacek must have the patience of Job to endure what they do
/archives//html/Topband/2011-03/msg00048.html (8,429 bytes)

9. Topband: End Of The Season (SIGH!) (score: 1)
Author: "Diane & Edward Swynar" <>
Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2011 14:48:02 -0400
Hi Guys, Well, it was bound to happen...and to-day it finally did: the XYL announced, "It's time we started raking the lawns!"--thus ends my 2010-11 Topband season...! Still, with the exception of th
/archives//html/Topband/2011-04/msg00011.html (7,226 bytes)

10. Re: Topband: Pseudo Inverted L & Radial Field (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 10:22:00 -0400
Hi Steve, I highly recommend that you check into this EXCELLENT website for answers to your queries re. radial fields:
/archives//html/Topband/2011-10/msg00201.html (7,396 bytes)

11. Re: Topband: Receive ant question (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 10:47:18 -0400
Hi Rik, I can only share my own personal experience here with you, for what it's worth... First-off, I use TWO old transceivers for 160-meters, i.e. a Yaesu FT-980, & an Icom 751A. I use them (separa
/archives//html/Topband/2011-10/msg00204.html (8,750 bytes)

12. Re: Topband: Hindering factors in the science of back yard 160m vertical installations (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <>
Date: Sun, 6 Nov 2011 09:04:33 -0500
Hi Guy, Gosh--and no offence meant here, believe me--but I sure am glad that I got active on the band FIRST, and BEFORE I read your "rant"...! Hi Hi Back before I knew any better & when I started to
/archives//html/Topband/2011-11/msg00022.html (8,373 bytes)

13. Re: Topband: 160M Beverage antenna help requested (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <>
Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2011 09:21:55 -0500
Hi Jim, I think length IS critical in the matter of Beverage antennas, and the old axiom of "...the longer, the better" may not especially hold true... I am speaking from personal experience here. I
/archives//html/Topband/2011-11/msg00038.html (9,260 bytes)

14. Re: Topband: Beverage transformer enclosures (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 11:32:00 -0500
Hi Paul, Here in THe Great White North of Canada I've used two types of "el-cheapo" enclosures quite successfully, i.e.: (1) Metal cookie tins (the British ones seem to be best, and their contents a
/archives//html/Topband/2011-11/msg00076.html (9,372 bytes)

15. Re: Topband: Inverted L (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 10:51:41 -0500
Hi Phil, All I do here to make my terminations / connections is employ standard PL-259 plugs, with RG-59 reducers... The RG-6 fits very nicely into those. Because I use aluminum foil shielding in min
/archives//html/Topband/2011-11/msg00297.html (9,088 bytes)

16. Re: Topband: ARRL 160 (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <>
Date: Sat, 3 Dec 2011 13:40:32 -0500
Hi Gary, The conditions just do NOT seem to be there--at least not that I can detect... Only DX stations heard & worked here were "VP2M" & PJ5". Nothing from overseas at all. And the furthest west th
/archives//html/Topband/2011-12/msg00014.html (7,325 bytes)

17. Re: Topband: My take on ARRL 160 (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <>
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2011 10:09:44 -0500
Hi All, Well, my station here is HARDLY the "...last word" when it comes to contesting & the 160-meter band... But I must say, I really & truly enjoy getting on the ARRL Topband event (been doing it,
/archives//html/Topband/2011-12/msg00034.html (8,709 bytes)

18. Re: Topband: My take on ARRL 160 (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <>
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2011 11:01:08 -0500
hi Mike, Well it certainly was for me! Topband and--believe it, or not--Field Day were probably two of the biggest contest / antenna improvement influencers in my Ham career... When you start out in
/archives//html/Topband/2011-12/msg00039.html (8,554 bytes)

19. Topband: My Take on ARRL 160 (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <>
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2011 11:27:18 -0500
"MAR" section includes NB (VE9), NS (VE1) and VY2 (PEI).....sometimes MAR even included VO1 and VO2 !!! We have to compete against hams in three provinces for most ARRL contests. Does RI get lumped i
/archives//html/Topband/2011-12/msg00040.html (8,688 bytes)

20. Topband: Zero Beat (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <>
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2011 10:01:03 -0500
Hi All, Well, for the life of me, I don't understand why anyone would get their shorts in a such knots over the issue of zero beating... The big advantage of CW over other modes that's been touted fo
/archives//html/Topband/2011-12/msg00085.html (8,416 bytes)

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