Recent content by HandLoad

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    Practical notes on fldigi over ht's from American Partisan...

    I have been wondering if/when to "set the hook" for HF comms on You, My friend! Now I see the direction You are pointed. Easy to see why, as You are so often mobile on Foot. Good stuff. Wish You well, and will read with interest the results of Your explorations and growth! I'll bet that...
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    No Ebonics, No Valley Speak, and No Bostonian....

    No Ebonics, No Valley Speak, and No Bostonian....
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    Assembling station components

    Home Schooling is the winning strategy.
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    Playing with "ENENCE" Translator gizmos - fun! First I've owned. Reasonably accurate in the...

    Playing with "ENENCE" Translator gizmos - fun! First I've owned. Reasonably accurate in the languages I Know.
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    Ham Wannabees, and Technicians, HEADS UP!

    They are usually somewhat in arrears of instant News - most recent letter indicated victory on resisting France's attempt to steal 2-Meter bandwidth for some gummint use...worldwide!
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    Ham Wannabees, and Technicians, HEADS UP!

    The ARRL Letters usually give good notice/updates on the happenings and machjnations of the FCC - You get the letters as a part of ARRL Membership -
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    Assembling station components

    Nope, not noticeable with my layout, at least in these VERY SORRY SOLAR CYCLE TIMES - Maybe. At peak of Cycle 25 (We are juuust now entering.
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    Assembling station components

    Seriously, though, I have been trying to fit a useful Wire Antenna in My difficult land, that will be able to reach NoCarolina, Tennessee, Taxachussetts and New Hampshire on HF band(s) with reasonable reliability. Have Tried a 40-Meter and a 40/80 Invert V. No Dice. Next up: a Junior G5RV...
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    Assembling station components

    Apparently, I really need help preventing double posting, too!
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    Assembling station components

    Wowee! We sure need your Knowledge! Now, if You could help me make an old coathangar wire, twenty inches off the floor of My all-metal gunsafe reach from Worshintun State to My cousin in England, using all the power Two AA Batteries can put out, I'll buy You a Beer!😁😁😁😁 Kidding!
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    Assembling station components

    Wowee! You are a Gold-Plated REAL off the grid person! Not like Me, a complete wannabee! Glad to have ya here!
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    Assembling station components

    The Technician level license will allow the handy-talkies to be used, but the General license, the "best deal" gives You most everything, just not the juiciest parts of the bands best for long distance. I used to think that the General would be all I needed. Buut, being like I am, I am gonna...
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    Assembling station components

    Further Resources: go to QRZ.com, and look for the test Questions and answers. Many Hams used the General and Tech Questions to get the Mid-Level License (General) right from their First testing. You can do it! We can help.
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    Assembling station components

    Welcome, offgriddle! Why not go over to "introductions" and tell us Your Story (so far)? Fluent in RF? YAY! we need more Hams!
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    New 'Ninja Missile' Hell in a Handbasket

    I say again: I din't see no peeps in dat bilding!