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121. Topband: Conditions On Topband... (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2013 09:28:39 -0500
Greetings All, So--with DX conditions being the way they are on 160 this season, & all...anyone read any good books lately...?! Hi Hi The band still does hold surprises to the patient & dedicated her
/archives//html/Topband/2013-01/msg00129.html (6,597 bytes)

122. Re: Topband: Problem with Sensor Lamps (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2013 07:57:14 -0500
Hi Martin, Awhile back my son installed a set of those hand-capacity sensor lights for us here beneath the kitchen cupboards--they are quite nice-looking when activated, & are the type that if you to
/archives//html/Topband/2013-01/msg00139.html (7,784 bytes)

123. Topband: My Source of RFI... (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 09:58:54 -0500
Hi Guys, If you'll recall my request for help ID'ing the "...daily-at-7:30-AM-sharp" RFI that I'm experiencing here on 160-meters, a number of respondents suggested that it's probably my northern nei
/archives//html/Topband/2013-01/msg00153.html (7,119 bytes)

124. Re: Topband: alternative to vacuum variables (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 07:42:39 -0500
Hi Pete, I've used a short length of RG-58 coax for just that purpose in one application here, to supplement the "C" from my air variable at the base of one of my extended inverted "L's"... There's n
/archives//html/Topband/2013-01/msg00193.html (8,729 bytes)

125. Re: Topband: Coupla things (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2013 09:46:58 -0500
Hi Gary, The old saying of "...All's fair in love & war" applies here, I'm afraid! "bullying" just goes with the turf, & I will admit that non-practitioners DO have quite a "learning curve" to go thr
/archives//html/Topband/2013-01/msg00219.html (11,377 bytes)

126. Re: Topband: Coupla things (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2013 08:54:11 -0500
Hi Tom et al, Alas & alack, that sort of thing simply does NOT happen in to-day's Topband world... Far too often, the unwitting "perpetrator" is often lambasted & skewered--behind his back, of course
/archives//html/Topband/2013-01/msg00239.html (10,575 bytes)

127. Re: Topband: Coupla things (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2013 09:58:40 -0500
Hi Tom, I agree 100% with the idea of of somehow having a central repository of click ailments & cures: that would offer a struggling newbie to the ailment a quick & ready source of ideas & possible
/archives//html/Topband/2013-01/msg00243.html (10,076 bytes)

128. Re: Topband: Signal complaints and auto bias (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:50:37 -0500
That statement alone pretty much says it all, Tom--it is, indeed, the entire SYSTEM that needs to be scrutinized in cases of key clicks, which only serves to make the ailment just that much more comp
/archives//html/Topband/2013-01/msg00266.html (8,446 bytes)

129. Re: Topband: Snap and seal connectors (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2013 16:03:47 -0500
Standard practice with some cable TV systems here in Ontario is to use Vaseline-brand petroleum jelly as an aid against water intrusion & corrosion... Here, with my "L's", I use ordinary PL-259 / SO-
/archives//html/Topband/2013-02/msg00066.html (8,331 bytes)

130. Re: Topband: G3FPQ SK (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 07:50:50 -0500
Hi Roger, That is very sad news, indeed... I always likened David's signal akin to being "...the beacon of Britain"--if HIS signal couldn't be heard, it was of little use to tune around the band! Bes
/archives//html/Topband/2013-02/msg00085.html (6,897 bytes)

131. Re: Topband: Genius I tells ya, pure Genius (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2013 08:30:47 -0500
Hi Gary, Don't feel so bad... Back in the mid-70's--when my Ham buddies & I were so much younger, and indulged on a semi-regular basis in liquid refreshments that were a tad "spunkier" than your usua
/archives//html/Topband/2013-02/msg00109.html (7,930 bytes)

132. Re: Topband: Webinar - The first Top Band DX Contest ?" the 1921 Transatlantic Test (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:25:11 -0500
Hi Guys, There was once a rather extensive collection of QSTs from the 1920's that originally belonged to the original 3XN, whose "new" home was the reference section at the University of Western Ont
/archives//html/Topband/2013-02/msg00164.html (9,445 bytes)

133. Topband: New ARRL Book (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 07:10:43 -0500
Hi Guys, I just noticed what is to me a new ARRL book on 160-meters, i.e. "Short Antennas for 160 Meter Radio"... Has anyone purchased & read it yet...? If so, is it a worthwhile acquisition, or mere
/archives//html/Topband/2013-02/msg00175.html (6,375 bytes)

134. Topband: Elevated Radials (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Fri, 1 Mar 2013 09:51:45 -0500
Hi Guys, Forgive me, please, if I'm re-hashing a bit of the "...same-old, same-old" here, but I am really curious as to any "real world" experiences that might be out there in the matter of elevated
/archives//html/Topband/2013-03/msg00000.html (7,345 bytes)

135. Re: Topband: Elevated Radials (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Sat, 2 Mar 2013 07:32:57 -0500
Good Day All, Wow...! I received well over TWENTY responses from the Topband crowd in the matter of elevated radials vs. those simply laid atop the ground--many thanks to all for sharing your insight
/archives//html/Topband/2013-03/msg00008.html (8,484 bytes)

136. Re: Topband: Elevated Radials (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Sat, 2 Mar 2013 08:47:39 -0500
Good Day Again All, Well, I've done my best to summarize all the respondents' comments in the matter of elevated vs. ground-mounted radials--and I'll try now to summarize these in a single-page forma
/archives//html/Topband/2013-03/msg00011.html (11,480 bytes)

137. Re: Topband: Elevated Radials EPILOGUE (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Sun, 3 Mar 2013 08:24:18 -0500
Good Day All, Well, after sifting through all of the responses to my original posting, and reviewing the different sites recommended by specific denizens of Topband, I've come to the conclusion that
/archives//html/Topband/2013-03/msg00015.html (7,685 bytes)

138. Topband: TX5K (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2013 07:12:35 -0500
Good Day All, The superlative performance being executed currently on 160-meters by the TX5K expedition is, I feel, a tribute to the operators' style of: (A) Sending their call sign REPEATEDLY after
/archives//html/Topband/2013-03/msg00032.html (6,771 bytes)

139. Re: Topband: Using GE silicone as antenna sealant. (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 07:40:38 -0400
Be sure to pick SILICONE II sealant (with emphasis on the "II"), no matter the brand...! It's true: the "regular" stuff exudes that vinegary-smelling stuff as it cures that is VERY corrosive. Back so
/archives//html/Topband/2013-03/msg00117.html (8,315 bytes)

140. Re: Topband: Fw: Mike, VK6Hd. (score: 1)
Author: Eddy Swynar <deswynar@xplornet.ca>
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 09:41:42 -0400
Hi Bruce, Gosh, but that is VERY sad news indeed... Mike's signal was doubtlessly the very first "VK6" Topband log entries with MORE than a few stations on this side. I will miss his presence on the
/archives//html/Topband/2013-04/msg00022.html (7,904 bytes)


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