[TowerTalk] Ham4 and CDE rotor controller

Kenneth D. Grimm, K4XL grimm at sbc.edu
Sat Jul 5 06:43:20 EDT 2008


I would be very happy to place these manuals on the BAMA server.  
Already in the collection and available for free downloading are the 
early Ham-M, T2X, Ham-II, TR-44 and a few others.  Your two Ham-IV 
manuals would be welcome additions.  Please go to the CDE page on 
http://bama.sbc.edu to see the current collection.  Uploading to either 
this site or to its mirror at http://bama.edebris.com can be 
problematical, to say the least.  If you have difficulty uploading, I 
would strongly recommend one of the file transfer sites.  My favorite 
(for no particular reason) is YouSendIt at http://www.yousendit.com .  
You do not need to join the "pay" service as the free one is more than 

Finally, unless you are using Adobe Acrobat to make the pdf, please just 
zip the individual jpg pages into a single zip file and send that.  The 
reason is that Acrobat will produce a smaller pdf than any other "pdf 
maker" program that I am aware of, but please do not try to produce a 
smaller file by reducing the scan rate!  300 dpi is preferred for a good 
clear readable page. 

There are over 5,000 manuals on BAMA and all are available for free 
downloading.  I would be pleased to add the Ham IV manuals to the 

Ken - K4XL
BAMA (Boat Anchor Manual Archive)

Mark Robinson wrote:
> Would a pdf be the preferred format or a jpg?
> Mark N1UK G3ZZM
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <chasm at texas.net>
> To: <towertalk at contesting.com>
> Sent: Saturday, 05 July, 2008 7:58 AM
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Ham4 and CDE rotor controller
>> Mark Robinson wrote:
>>> If that doesn't work let me know because I have the CDR (CDE) Ham-M, 
>>> Telex
>>> Hygain Ham IV s/no 82210, a later 1987 Ham IV manual s/no 88188 and a CDE
>>> Ham II Owners Manual. I can get them scanned in next week if required
>>>  73 Mark N1UK G3ZZM
>> Mark
>> if at all possible those should be scanned and placed, in a photo
>> section of the Contesting website.  Your offer is most generous and
>> happily accepted by at least this ham.  I do wish that I had a website
>> on which to place those files.
>> thanks again
>> chas/k5dam


Ken K4XL
k4xl at arrl.net

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