[CQ-Contest] Re: SO2R

Kelly Taylor ve4xt at mb.sympatico.ca
Sun Jan 26 09:55:38 EST 2003

And even if you did need bandpass filters, everyone typically has all they
need laying around. Coax. That's all you need. Cheap like borscht.

73, kelly
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Smith W9WI" <w9wi at w9wi.com>
To: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2003 6:44 AM
Subject: [CQ-Contest] Re: SO2R

> On Sat, Jan 25, 2003 at 11:45:45PM -0500,
cq-contest-request at contesting.com wrote:
> > From: Sylvan Katz <jskatz at sk.sympatico.ca>
> > this skill. However, it also implies that the station set-up is some
> > out of the ordinary due merely  to the fact that they can copy on one
> > and transmit on the other. The sort of rf isolation can't be bought off
> > shelf. It is an unusual class of operator AND an unusual class of
> It's not as hard as one might think, at least for low-power operation.
> I've got a 132' Windom run between the tower and a tree.  With extra rope,
> the tower end starts about 30' from the tower.  With that arrangement
> connected to the second radio, I can work most band combinations without
> interference and without bandpass filters.  (you do have to stay away from
> your own harmonics<grin>!)  It's proven quite effective in domestic
> and at least helpful in DX tests.
> --
> Doug Smith W9WI
> Pleasant View (Nashville), TN EM66
> http://www.w9wi.com
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