[VHFcontesting] Dayton 2014

Tony Emanuele temanuele at ebulent.com
Mon May 19 08:21:35 EDT 2014


Great presentation !


-----Original Message-----
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
trouble. :-(

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
the weather.
> 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.
> 73
> Dan
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