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1. Re: [VHFcontesting] Yaesu FT-736R (score: 1)
Author: Terry Signature <>
Date: Sat, 08 Jul 2017 12:49:18 -0400
Partially correct - yes the FT736 only takes commands, there is no feedback or polling. I wrote a program on an old CP/M system back in 1983 when I got my FT736 but without polling, it's not very use
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2017-07/msg00010.html (8,728 bytes)

2. Re: [VHFcontesting] BATTERIES (score: 1)
Author: "Terry Price" <>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:41:52 -0400
On the K8GP rover we use a pair of Interstate 4DM's in parallel, about 120 lbs each. These feed a Jacobs Electronics 100A DC-DC inverter to maintain 14.0 V to our TE Systems bricks which are very vol
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2017-09/msg00106.html (16,847 bytes)

3. [VHFcontesting] Great rotor cable for Orion 2800 owners (score: 1)
Author: "Terry Price" <>
Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2017 08:57:01 -0400
Just a quick FYI, if you own an Orion 2800 rotor and have had issues with keeping calibration, I highly recommend some new rotor cable that the RF Connection ( selling. I think it's
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2017-11/msg00000.html (6,736 bytes)

4. [VHFcontesting] Brand new Eimac 7289's / 3cx100A5 (score: 1)
Author: Terry Signature <>
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:32:06 -0500
Cleaning out stuff no longer needed Brand new - old stock looks like 90/91 date code. (4) Eimac 7289's still in Eimac boxes and one Eimac 7289/3CX100A5 still in Eimac box These have the screw on heat
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2017-11/msg00008.html (7,200 bytes)

5. Re: [VHFcontesting] Rover experience at Blue Knob Ski Resort FN00RG? (score: 1)
Author: Terry Signature <>
Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2017 22:46:13 -0500
Hi John, We've never been there in January during ski season but Andy and I have roved there in both September and June. We typically watch the wx and the Hepburn predictions. If it looks like tropo
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2017-12/msg00024.html (10,202 bytes)

6. [VHFcontesting] FT8 and January comments (score: 1)
Author: Terry Signature <>
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2018 22:14:55 -0500
Hi all, Andy, K1RA, and I again hit the road in the K8GP/R super rover. 8 grids, lots of miles, almost 800 Q's in the log. Worked lots of folks and got lots of crazy looks!! Andy will as usual post a
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2018-01/msg00091.html (9,209 bytes)

7. Re: [VHFcontesting] Time for a Portable rig upgrade (score: 1)
Author: Terry Signature <>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:39:05 -0500
In the K8GP/R super rover, Andy and I use K3's. We have a nice operating desk and we use an Arduino controller to monitor both K3's for band data to switch transverters and ensure we don't blow somet
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2018-01/msg00125.html (14,161 bytes)

8. [VHFcontesting] WSJT-X and rovers (score: 1)
Author: Terry Signature <>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 22:44:42 -0500
There was some question as to whether the /R was added for rovers n WSJT-X. I just tested with K1RZ and when answering a CQ, TX1 does not show the /R however in TX3 and TX5 is does show it and more i
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2018-01/msg00136.html (6,979 bytes)

9. Re: [VHFcontesting] Digital modes in the VHF contests.... (score: 1)
Author: Terry Signature <>
Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2018 17:35:09 -0500
Marshall is right on with his comments. Grids have been used now since the mid 80's and anyone getting on VHF needs to become very comfortable using them EVERY QSO!! As far as FT8 and the MSK derivat
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2018-01/msg00154.html (14,440 bytes)

10. [VHFcontesting] Ryobi RYI2200 generator for sale (score: 1)
Author: Terry Signature <>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:37:29 -0500
Hi all, Excess to my needs, a one year old Ryobi 2200w peak, 1800w gas generator. VERY quiet, both mechanically and RF. Inverter type, we've used it with our rover setup and it works great. Has 2, 12
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2018-01/msg00162.html (7,307 bytes)

11. Re: [VHFcontesting] FT8 contesting (score: 1)
Author: Terry - W8ZN <>
Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2018 22:22:21 -0500
For some time now, when Andy and I are out in the K8GP rover, I just send QSY UP or QSY DN. I'm not a very good cw op and sending numbers takes way too long. Hopefully everyone knows that if you just
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2018-02/msg00005.html (8,855 bytes)

12. Re: [VHFcontesting] Transverter interfacing with FT290RII (score: 1)
Author: Terry - W8ZN <>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:13:06 -0500
I've preached that for years!!! Running high power makes it almost a must!! I think Marshall, K5QE has done some presentations on this but you really need to have a breakout box that your mic and key
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2018-02/msg00032.html (16,089 bytes)

13. [VHFcontesting] 500W SSPA's available. (score: 1)
Author: Terry Price <>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 23:08:28 -0400
Hi all, I will have some VERY nice 2m 500w SSPA's available soon. These are some commercial amps in 5 1/4" rack mount enclosures. They will be delivered ready to go for amateur use. Relays will be in
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2018-06/msg00071.html (7,719 bytes)

14. Re: [VHFcontesting] WSJT-X NA VHF Contest Mode A Solution Looking for a Problem (score: 1)
Author: "Terry Price" <>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 14:09:51 -0400
Just thinking out loud here, if WSJT knows what band you are on, why can't it automatically set the config to give grids? I couldn't program my way out of a wet paper bag but it can't be that hard! T
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2018-06/msg00088.html (10,589 bytes)

15. [VHFcontesting] 500w SSPA's (score: 1)
Author: "Terry Price" <>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 12:42:52 -0400
Since there was such a large response, I will reply to the groups. I?ve included a pix of the front and rear. This amp doesn?t have the connector installed yet for the remote preamp and there will be
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2018-06/msg00097.html (10,416 bytes)

16. [VHFcontesting] 500w SSPA's (score: 1)
Author: "Terry Price" <>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:58:32 -0400
We pick up the amps tomorrow evening, there are still a few left if anyone is interested. The reflectors won?t accept pictures so if you want to see what the amps look like, email me and I?ll send yo
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2018-06/msg00136.html (10,742 bytes)

17. [VHFcontesting] 500w SSPA's (score: 1)
Author: "Terry Price" <>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:02:35 -0400
Forgot to mention, We can take paypal, check or credit cards - more on payment once we verify the exact quantity that are 100% functional!! Terry Price - W8ZN ________________________________________
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2018-06/msg00137.html (7,008 bytes)

18. [VHFcontesting] NF System for sale (score: 1)
Author: "Terry Price" <>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2019 07:59:08 -0500
Hi all, I am selling a HP 8970A NF meter and HP 346B 15dB noise source. I've compared this system to my other and they are within .09dB @ 432 MHz. The noise sources alone go between $700 and $1500 on
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2019-01/msg00008.html (7,029 bytes)

19. Re: [VHFcontesting] HARA ARENA RIP (score: 1)
Author: "Terry Price" <>
Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 12:59:50 -0400 losed-after-tornadoes/5W7NpDohYwDBNwu9fp59bK/ To all,,' Many Many good memories with a LOT of you on this list at... Go to
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2019-05/msg00070.html (7,480 bytes)

20. Re: [VHFcontesting] Setting up TE RF amp for use with a sequencer. (score: 1)
Author: Terry Price <>
Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2019 22:21:49 -0500
Folks, The answer to the pin 5 and 6 question is pretty simple. A small portion of input RF to the amp is coupled to a couple of diodes that rectify the RF (AC) and make it DC and apply it to the bas
/archives//html/VHFcontesting/2019-12/msg00030.html (12,179 bytes)

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