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Getting Set Up

Started by Brother Joseph. Last reply by Brother Joseph Mar 15, 2016. 7 Replies

HF in a basement Apartment

Started by Jordan Jesse McGilvray. Last reply by James P. Yarrow Dec 8, 2015. 5 Replies

thinking of getting licensed...

Started by r. benz. Last reply by Terrance R May 28, 2015. 10 Replies

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Comment by Stephen Clay McGehee on April 22, 2016 at 9:36am

Good morning, Randy.

I recently picked up a 40' tower from the manufacturer, Aluma-Tower, in Vero Beach, FL. That has got to be the friendliest, most helpful group of folks I can recall every doing business with. Just based on that, I would highly recommend them.

I am still working on building the rebar structure for the concrete base, so it's not up yet. The mail purpose of the tower will be to hold up the center feed of a folded dipole antenna. I'll probably also put a 2m Ringo Ranger on the top, but I'm not big into VHF. I mostly like NVIS on HF.

I previously used trees to support the antenna, but I had them removed to make way for planting fruit trees. Looking forward to getting back on the radio.

Stephen
KN4AM

Comment by Ray Henderson on March 1, 2016 at 11:56pm

Congrats on the Extra and on your new call!  73 de Ray WA3PRR

Comment by Timothy S. Nicely on February 24, 2016 at 1:52pm

I just submitted to have a sequential call sign after my recent upgrade to extra. It took about 2 days--AC8VQ

Comment by James P. Yarrow on February 2, 2016 at 4:02pm

congrats on your Extra, it is a real accomplishment and feels great.

Comment by Andrew Spiehler on January 12, 2016 at 2:34pm

The Extra kicked my tail, Tech and General were a breeze. Only studied for the Tech, hadn't planned to take the other two.

Comment by James P. Yarrow on January 11, 2016 at 6:10pm

I felt pretty nervous about my extra, and only missed 1 question. I bet you'll do fine, too.

Comment by Ray Henderson on January 11, 2016 at 2:50pm

No worries, Randy. The Extra was about the same difficulty level as the General. If I can pass it, anyone can. :-)   Good luck!  73 de WA3PRR

Comment by George Foelsch on November 21, 2015 at 11:11pm

If anyone is interested in custom QSL cards let me know. Here is one I made for my dad

Comment by Ray Henderson on August 4, 2015 at 5:03am

KG5FYM congrats on the new license! Best way to find an Elmer is to find a local radio club. Two places to look:

https://www.qrz.com/clubs

http://www.arrl.org/find-a-club

Good luck and 73!   de Ray WA3PRR

Comment by James "Tyler" Morris on August 3, 2015 at 11:03pm

I'm a recently licensed and in the Houston, TX area looking for an Elmer. Anyone in the area or know of a friend who might want to help a young Amateur? My call sign is KG5FYM.

 

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