KM9P at KM9P at
Sat May 14 12:06:52 EDT 1994

After reading some of the posts regarding multi-QTH, I got to thinking...

Wouldn't it be neat to have a competition in the multi-multi-multi category?
 This category would be defined as having one transmitted signal per band,
and no two stations may be operated from the same QTH.  (The PVRC could use
one band at LPL, not more)  You would link over packet, phone, or whatever
you come up with, or not at all.  Since only one transmitted signal is
allowed at a time per band, you couldn't use 2 guys on 80 meters unless one
is designated as the transmitting station and the other just S&P.  

This sounds like a pretty neat class to me.  It would take alot of technical
know-how, good ops, and alot of team work!  I wouldn't, however, like to see
the likes of K1EA, K1KI, KM1H, KC1XX, K1DG, and K1ST linked together for this
competition!  Ouch that would hurt!  

I don't guess it would be within the rules of the FCC to sign the same call
from 6 different QTH's either...  But I havn't read the rules in a long time.



>From David R. Siddall" <0006358668 at  Sat May 14 19:24:00 1994
From: David R. Siddall" <0006358668 at (David R. Siddall)
Date: Sat, 14 May 94 13:24 EST
Subject: KM9P 3 X multi
Message-ID: <50940514182405/0006358668PK2EM at>

There is no FCC problem using the same callsign from multiple (U.S.) QTHs,
provided there is a licensee of the appropriate class at each one and the
callsign holder permits use of his station callsign.  It is an interesting
concept, but what is the value added over six operators using their own
callsigns in single band efforts?  I view the multiplier effect of multi-multi
scores, which is what makes the scores so large compared with six single band
efforts, as recognizing the added difficulty -- both technical and
organizational -- of all operating from the same QTH.  An alternative scoring
for your concept would be to ADD the scores of the bands for this category, but
that wouldn't result in as many points for the club.  On the other hand, what
value-added is there just to use the same callsign at six different QTHs ? 
73, Dave K3ZJ

>From D. Leeson" <0005543629 at  Sun May 15 01:06:00 1994
From: D. Leeson" <0005543629 at (D. Leeson)
Date: Sat, 14 May 94 19:06 EST
Subject: Heliax Connx
Message-ID: <71940515000617/0005543629NA1EM at>

Here are three sources of Heliax connectors I learned about at Dayton:

Sources for Hardline and Connectors

Ivan Thackery, KB8BKS, 360 N. Heck Hill, St. Paris, OH 43072; 513-663-4215 
evenings; Andrew Heliax and connectors

Walter Obenhofer, NQ2O, 159 Light House Rd., Hilton, NY 14468; 716-392-5646, 
716-392-4231 after 6 pm EST; newly-made connectors and 2C39 water jackets, 
very reasonable

David Pedersen/John Parken, CommSystems Intermountain, Pine Mountain 
Complex, Suite 20-E, 6914 South 3000 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84121; (801) 
944-4500; FAX (801) 944-8761

I was particularly impressed with the connectors offered by NQ2O, which are
beautifully machined new connectors at very reasonable prices.  I bought some
connectors from KB8BKS and K3ZJ found some to buy from CommSystems.  Thanks to
NJ2L and K3ZJ for the info.

73 de Dave, W6QHS     dleeson at

>From Trey Garlough <GARLOUGH at TGV.COM>  Sun May 15 04:09:14 1994
From: Trey Garlough <GARLOUGH at TGV.COM> (Trey Garlough)
Date: Sat, 14 May 1994 20:09:14 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: Frequently Asked Questions
Message-ID: <768971354.919772.GARLOUGH at TGV.COM>

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