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1. Re: Topband: CQ 160 CW Contest (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 07:35:10 -0800 (PST)
First post to the group. Had to defend my title as last years winner for W/VE QRP, so I had to miss most of the DX-fest. So I spent 30 hours in the chair and improved my score by 25,000 points (112,0
/archives//html/Topband/2009-01/msg00282.html (8,655 bytes)

2. Re: Topband: TX3A the cheap way (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2009 06:13:10 -0800 (PST)
Oops, I forgot to delete the previous posts. Sorry Hi Topbanders Just to give hope to those new to 160m... after several frustrating mornings pounding the F1 key, I finally busted the pileup to work
/archives//html/Topband/2009-11/msg00399.html (7,594 bytes)

3. Topband: Ladderline: To Twist or Not to Twist? (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 07:12:37 -0700 (PDT)
My old Saxton Products C-4-100-6 ladderline used in my 80m Zepp and 160m top-loader vertical is showing signs of UV-degradation Some of the plastic 1" spacers have cracked in half. So I am planning t
/archives//html/Topband/2010-03/msg00124.html (20,017 bytes)

4. Topband: Ladder line - Twist Away: Summary (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 07:08:41 -0700 (PDT)
Thanks to all who provided words of wisdom re twisting the ladderline in a top-loaded vertical. Seems its a good thing to do to "delay" wind damage without degrading radiation efficiency. So twist aw
/archives//html/Topband/2010-03/msg00146.html (6,723 bytes)

5. Topband: Turbo Wire for Beverages? (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2010 13:43:53 -0700 (PDT)
Hi Topbanders, I am planning a new temporary (seasonal) 160/80 phased Beverage compromise array (580ft long separated by 270ft). I was in my local TSC Store (Canada) (Tractor Supply Co. in the USA) a
/archives//html/Topband/2010-09/msg00031.html (8,117 bytes)

6. Topband: Need info on Comscope CATV Cable (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 13:16:56 -0700 (PDT)
I picked up about 350 ft of CATV cable at a yard sale for $10 for use in a phased 160/80 Beverage that I am putting up soon. I need the velocity factor for this cable. Only info on Google yielded som
/archives//html/Topband/2010-10/msg00118.html (7,128 bytes)

7. Re: Topband: Commscope CATV Cable - Thanks (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 20:52:01 -0700 (PDT)
Thanks to all the great topbanders who replied to my request. At least 15! I sure didn't htink it would be this difficult. It is old cable, but looks brand new to me. Must be at least 15 years old. N
/archives//html/Topband/2010-10/msg00132.html (7,286 bytes)

8. Re: Topband: Boring Report - December (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2011 06:25:55 -0800 (PST)
Thanks for starting this string. I put up my first temporary Beverage (6 deg) in November and another in late December (280 deg - to KH6,VK), which involved struggling with an 8ft step ladder, rebar,
/archives//html/Topband/2011-01/msg00026.html (8,620 bytes)

9. Topband: 4A4A on 160m CW (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 13:41:58 -0700 (PDT)
This morning 4A4A was 10 over S9 on 80 CW at 1000Z to past 1130Z at which point they were CQing for contacts. Got them with one call on 80 and 40 last two mornings. No 160 this morning at all. Is the
/archives//html/Topband/2011-03/msg00058.html (7,012 bytes)

10. Re: Topband: 4A4A on 160m CW (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 06:11:36 -0700 (PDT)
Well I finally figured it out and sat waiting for 4A4A to come on at his sunset (0130-0200Z). Waiting with baited breath with the split set 1.1 up and antennas tuned. So they come on and so does the
/archives//html/Topband/2011-03/msg00064.html (7,475 bytes)

11. Topband: Antennas down at VE3CV - Ice Storm! (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Wed, 25 Dec 2013 06:40:04 -0800 (PST)
Well the ice storm did a job here.  My DXE 5 band hexxbeam looks like a bowl of spaghetti...just one broken spreader tip! My main mast that supports the 80 doublet I use for 160m and my 80m delta loo
/archives//html/Topband/2013-12/msg00230.html (7,822 bytes)

12. Re: Topband: Topband Digest, Vol 132, Issue 25 (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2013 14:06:23 -0800 (PST)
Sorry to hear of the other topbanders who lost their antennas and may still be without power!  We went 58 hours with power but it came on at 2PM Tuesday and I was able to cook the Christmas turkey ye
/archives//html/Topband/2013-12/msg00240.html (8,197 bytes)

13. Topband: V5/DL3DXX on LOTW (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Thu, 2 Jan 2014 11:12:39 -0800 (PST)
Well what a nice New Years' surprise.  I worked V5/DL3DXX last Friday during the RAC contest with the new doublet I put up in the snow squall. Now confirmed for #108 on Top Band.  I wish it was alway
/archives//html/Topband/2014-01/msg00012.html (6,810 bytes)

14. Re: Topband: Low Band Noise (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2014 11:47:54 -0800 (PST)
________________________________ Hi Brian, Thanks for posting your interesting wind farm noise report.  As I type, my nice quiet lowband DXing QTH is being assaulted by a new wind turbine installatio
/archives//html/Topband/2014-02/msg00403.html (11,783 bytes)

15. Re: Topband: KP1 (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:34:47 +0000 (UTC)
Thanks for the memories Herb.....I was surprised to see you had the KV4FZ call way back then! I just dug out my K4IA/KC4 Navassa Island SWL QSL to VE3PE2NL (thanks Popular Electronics!)  from June 24
/archives//html/Topband/2014-10/msg00147.html (8,571 bytes)

16. Re: Topband: K1N On Line Log (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2015 20:05:14 +0000 (UTC)
Well scratch tomorow's 5AM alarm for an insurance QSO, my Feb 04 contact just showed up.  Check yours now.Also, is the 10m CW operation an addition to their posted plan? WFWL  Sure sounds legit to me
/archives//html/Topband/2015-02/msg00271.html (8,633 bytes)

17. Re: Topband: HVDC (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:16:49 +0000 (UTC)
I think my message was sent prematurely......sorry.As I was saying, my DXers dream location is located only 1/2 mile from the main 550kV line from the nuclear plant on Lake Huron to London, ON.  I ha
/archives//html/Topband/2015-02/msg00394.html (9,124 bytes)

18. Re: Topband: TI9/3Z9DX, etc. (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:58:09 +0000 (UTC)
Wow!  I guess I also have to thank Mike W0BTU for my TI9/3Z9DX contact. Doing a SO160(A) for DXing only I thought they would be 160 during the contest and it would be impossible to break the inevitab
/archives//html/Topband/2015-02/msg00672.html (8,954 bytes)

19. Re: Topband: BOG antennas (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2015 01:19:53 +0000 (UTC)
I put a BOG "down" for this winters DX season on 160m and was very impressed with it, compared to my three 550ft Beverages (NW, NE, S).  I did not have the SW direction covered, so I put up this BOG
/archives//html/Topband/2015-04/msg00026.html (13,504 bytes)

20. Re: Topband: Beverage (score: 1)
Author: Jeff Wilson <>
Date: Tue, 5 May 2015 22:57:57 +0000 (UTC)
You should consider building the KD9SV front end saver to prevent damage to your RX.  I needed it for my FT-1000MP.  Google for pdf file.  Beverage will not need a preamp. 73Jeff VE3CV ______________
/archives//html/Topband/2015-05/msg00007.html (7,221 bytes)

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