[DX-CHAT] [Fwd: Expeditions and Japanese Sponsorship]

2006-12-27 Thread Tom Wylie
Original Message Subject:Expeditions and Japanese Sponsorship Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2006 10:18:15 + From: Tom Wylie [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: DX-CHAT dx-chat@njdxa.org I was just looking at the list of sponsors of the forthcoming VU7RG expedition. I can

[DX-CHAT] VU7LD

2006-12-27 Thread Tom Wylie
Am I reading the QSL info wrong? There is no mention of Buro cards and there only appears to be 3 QSOs per card? Kindly include a robust self addresssed envelope and enclose a MINIMUM of 2 IRCs (NEW BLUE ONES ONLY) or 1 green stamp (U$D) per card and help support the DXpedition. 3 QSO's can

RE: [DX-CHAT] The New York Times

2006-12-27 Thread Ron Notarius W3WN
The New York TimesMuch better of an article than I expected. Thanks for the tip! What I don't understand, though, is this: Why is the dropping of the code element for testing automatically seen by so many as the imminent demise of our use of the code? Yes, testing will no longer be required,

RE: [DX-CHAT] VU7LD

2006-12-27 Thread Ron Notarius W3WN
Best to ask Joe himself how to handle this. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Tom Wylie Sent: Wednesday, December 27, 2006 9:17 AM To: DX-CHAT Subject: [DX-CHAT] VU7LD Am I reading the QSL info wrong? There is no mention of Buro cards and

Re: [DX-CHAT] VU7LD

2006-12-27 Thread Bill
Simple... Run off you QSOs three (3) per card and put 2 IRC's OR 1 USD per card. Bill - Original Message - From: Ron Notarius W3WN [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Tom Wylie [EMAIL PROTECTED]; DX-CHAT dx-chat@njdxa.org Sent: Wednesday, December 27, 2006 9:48 AM Subject: RE: [DX-CHAT] VU7LD

Re: [DX-CHAT] The New York Times

2006-12-27 Thread Barry
CW will die a slow death, at least in the US. The no-code license is a dead end. It will be the rare no-coder that takes the time and effort to learn CW and stick with it long enough to become proficient for on the air use (i.e., 25-30 WPM.) As we OFs get older and disappear, nobody will be

Re: [DX-CHAT] VU7LD

2006-12-27 Thread Bill Jackson
Simple... Run off you QSOs three (3) per card and put 2 IRC's OR 1 USD per card. Bill For those of you lucky enough to have more than ONE QSO! Such a delema! :+) 73 de Bill Subscribe/unsubscribe, feedback, FAQ, problems http://njdxa.org/dx-chat To post a message, DX related items

Re: [DX-CHAT] Don't Tell Me, It Fell Off The Truck

2006-12-27 Thread Zack Widup
About 10 years ago my landlord came up with a 40 foot telephone pole that he thought would make a nice tower for me. He had it setting in his yard and we were just about to transport it to my place and put it up as a free-standing pole in a big hole I'd dug when someone stole it out of his

RE: [DX-CHAT] VU7LD

2006-12-27 Thread Peter Penta
Fairly simple reading...the VU7 card has room for 3 qso's and it will be a donation of 1 dollar per returned 3 qso card...the card sent to Joe could have 100 on it or 1...even just the calls , times and dates on a piece of loose leaf would do. Seems they would like individual email addresses too

RE: [DX-CHAT] Don't Tell Me, It Fell Off The Truck

2006-12-27 Thread Ron Notarius W3WN
Here's the 'official' word on what happened with Roadway Express... must be run by former FCC personnel... - I am happy to say that the Tilt-Over Section and base plate of the tower made it to Pittsburgh in 1 piece. However, the tower is nowhere to be

RE: [DX-CHAT] The New York Times

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
The NY Times again proved its grey lady of the newspapers distinction with a really great article about CW and ham radio The best I have ever seen on our beloved topic. 73 Charles Harpole, HS0ZCW [EMAIL PROTECTED] _ From

[DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to send this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to send this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to send this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to send this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

Re: [DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Dan Zimmerman N3OX
It appears that there is just no way to pass on to today's teenagers the wonder of radio, There's no opportunity. I would imagine that ham radio was much bigger in the general public conciousness in 1956. I just stumbled upon ham radio in 1995 at 15 years old as a result of thorough geekery