Yaesu service

Greg Becker na2n at ifam.com
Fri Nov 1 09:18:39 EST 1996

Are there any other Yaesu service centers or authorized repair
facilities aside from the one in California? Specifically looking for
east coast. My FT-1000D crapped out the same day my 87A arrived  :(

Greg Becker     NA2N    na2n at ifam.com
FFII/EMT, Safety Officer, Milan Vol FD/Rescue Squad
Ideas For American Manufacturers / Rock Temple Entertainment

>From k5na at bga.com (Richard L. King)  Fri Nov  1 14:34:09 1996
From: k5na at bga.com (Richard L. King) (Richard L. King)
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 1996 08:34:09 -0600
Subject: Using an IC706 with CT
Message-ID: <199611011434.IAA25602 at zoom.bga.com>

CT-User seems to be down so I am asking this here.

I would like to try and hook up my Icom IC706 to use it with CT. Has anyone
else done this? i.e. What rig would you select in CT configuration? Is there
any special setup in the IC706 initialization procedures that needs to be done?

I am running CT9.27. 

Please reply direct. Thanks.

73, Richard

>From w5robert at blkbox.COM (Robert)  Fri Nov  1 14:37:01 1996
From: w5robert at blkbox.COM (Robert) (Robert)
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 1996 08:37:01 -0600 (CST)
Subject: VP2EE
Message-ID: <9611010837.aa20628 at blkbox.COM>

New phone numbers for CONTEST station at VP2EE:

809-497-5603 PHONE
809-497-5607 FAX

WWW page:  http://candw.com.ai/~sky

>From gswanson at arrl.org (Swanson, Glenn,  KB1GW)  Fri Nov  1 14:54:00 1996
From: gswanson at arrl.org (Swanson, Glenn,  KB1GW) (Swanson, Glenn,  KB1GW)
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 1996 09:54:00 -0500
Subject: Vain hams: Here's some info... ;-)
Message-ID: <m0vJKye-000f5mC at mgate.arrl.org>

The FCC has said for some time now that you may start using a new call as 
soon as you know what it is. You don't need the paper in hand.

Both your old call and your new call will appear in the FCC database for an 
indeterminate period. Eventually, I guess, they purge the old call, but I'm
not sure how long that takes.

Mike is right:
"...you can use them as soon as they hit the FCC's FTP site or they
tell it to you over the phone.   You used to have to wait for the
license to show up in the mail, but they changed that..."

Diito for what Ray says:
"Part 97 was changed a while back to the effect that a callsign was
effective when "granted" (which is when it comes out of the computer).  So
if you see it in an official FCC generated data base go ahead and use it
(and smile)."

Meanwhile, Gate 2 remains in temporary limbo.

     73, GLenn, KB1GW

>From seay at Alaska.NET (Del Seay)  Fri Nov  1 15:02:16 1996
From: seay at Alaska.NET (Del Seay) (Del Seay)
Date: Fri, 01 Nov 1996 07:02:16 -0800
Subject: True North in one sentence
References: <3279F28F.5B4B at erols.com>
Message-ID: <327A10F8.3401 at alaska.net>

Bill Hider wrote:
> Your tower (or any other object on your property) will cast a shadow
> TRUE North at the time of day that is exactly half way between local
> sunrise and local sunset.

How much are you willing to bet on it? Try it here!  de KL7HF

>From adnixon at akorn.net (Dan Nixon)  Fri Nov  1 15:21:18 1996
From: adnixon at akorn.net (Dan Nixon) (Dan Nixon)
Date: Fri, 01 Nov 1996 10:21:18 -0500
Subject: RCV Only Antenna/Radio Question?
Message-ID: <327A156E.5148 at akorn.net>

Using beverages, within 100-200' of the transmitting antennas, is there
any concern when using the "Receive Only" position of the radio in a
Multi Transmitter setup?

The situation is where two stations are sharing the same beverages for
receive, one operating 160M and the other 80M, and transmitting at
different intervals. Using Yaesu 1000MP and a 990.

Appreciate any advice in this area. Thanks and good contesting.

Dan, N4DVW (for a few more days maybe)
adnixon at akorn.net

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