[VHFcontesting] Dayton 2014
temanuele at ebulent.com
Mon May 19 08:21:35 EDT 2014
Great presentation !
From: VHFcontesting [mailto:vhfcontesting-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf
Of Zack Widup
Sent: Sunday, May 18, 2014 4:52 PM
To: Dan Evans; VHF Contesting Reflector
Subject: Re: [VHFcontesting] Dayton 2014
I hope I didn't screw up my talk too much! I was ill and having some
All the other presentations were great. Gave me some ideas.
73, Zack W9SZ
On Sun, May 18, 2014 at 12:27 PM, Dan Evans via VHFcontesting <
vhfcontesting at contesting.com> wrote:
> Got a chance to go up to Dayton Saturday:-)
> I used to go about every year, but this is my first trip up in the
> last 7 or 8 years.
> The morning weather was nasty. Cold rain, and hail(!) several times
> in the morning put a "damper" on the flea market, but the weather
> improved as the day went on. Sunday will likely be nice.
> Unfortunately, there were a lot of empty flea market spaces, likely due to
> My main goal for the trip was to pick up some parts for the Rover in
> June, and to take in the VHF & Microwave Forums.
> The forums were great! I'm not ready to get on 10, 24, or 47 ghz, but
> I may get there eventually. And the 6, 2, & 432 amps Ed Krome, K9EK,
> described sound simple enough I may give them a try.
> As far as goodies for the Rover goes, I picked up 4 new runs for
> LMR400, and a new rebuilt Alliance HD73 rotator. I actually have 6
> or 7 rotators in various states of disrepair, but decided I will not
> find the time to repair one before the next contest, so I found a good buy
on another one.
> I was also hoping to find a transverter for 222, but came up empty.
> They seem to be as scarce as hen's teeth, so I will likely have to
> wait and pick up a new one sometime down the road.
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> and future K9ZF /R no budget Rover ***QRP-l #1269 Check out the Rover
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