[DX-CHAT] Special Event Station - W8C

2002-09-21 Thread af2c
The Pocahontas Coalfield ARC will sponsor a special event station on October 5, 2002 from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM at the Rocket Boys Festival in Coalwood, West Virginia. The 1x1 call sign issued for this event is W8C. The frequencies to be used will be 7235Khz, 14235Khz and 145.450 Mhz. The

[DX-CHAT] ZL7 - Chatham Island

2002-09-22 Thread af2c
://www.qsl.net/zl7c On-line logs will be made available. 73, Jay/AF2C

Re: [DX-CHAT] slinky vertical

2003-01-27 Thread af2c
Ron - Why not use a cheap metal measuring tape? Original slinky(s) are collectables and may be worth enough money to buy a real antenna. :-))) 73, Jay/AF2C At 08:22 PM 1/27/03 -0500, you wrote: Dave, I've never heard of a vertical slinky, but I have heard of horizontal dipoles made out

Re: [DX-CHAT] Lat/Long for QTH

2003-07-13 Thread af2c
N 35degrees 14.386' W 81degrees 02.820' 73, Jay/AF2C At 10:24 PM 7/13/03 -0400, you wrote: Anybody know a web site that I can the exact Lat. and Long. for my QTH ??

Re: [DX-CHAT] buro is working or not

2003-08-27 Thread af2c
that some stations do not QSL but never let you know? Many of us have sent $$$ for cards and never received them or did receive them...via bureau. What are we to think? Statistics can be made to say anything you want them to say! 73, Jay/AF2C At 08:46 PM 8/27/03 +0300, you wrote: Hi everybody In last

Re: [DX-CHAT] Number station

2003-08-29 Thread af2c
the NSA short...Believe me. 73, Jay/AF2C At 08:37 AM 8/29/03 -0700, you wrote: Years ago I copied a Russian ship sending coded letter traffic inside the 15m band. I copied many pages onto a legal pad. The signal peaked north of Hawaii. I sent the pages to the National Security Agency (NSA

Re: [DX-CHAT] Yemen

2003-09-01 Thread af2c
What Steve forgot is that Murphy may put his foot in the door: 1. Sell your equipment and Yemen will activate within 24 hrs. of the time your rig goes through the door. or 2. The new owner will work a good operation, using your old equipment from Yemen within 24 hrs. of the time the rig leaves


2004-10-17 Thread af2c
around 24ØØZ...You may be surprised! 73, Jay/AF2C At 12:45 PM 10/17/04 -0400, you wrote: I need TX9 for 339th country and I have a hell of a time getting it. According to propagation chart we (East Coast) have a common darkness of about 4 hours between 07:24 and 11:28 Z. 30 and 40 meter seems

Re: [DX-CHAT] contract work

2006-06-29 Thread af2c
Above the shrill...At last a voice of reason! 73, Jay/AF2C At 04:38 PM 6/29/2006 +, you wrote: Jack- Perhaps the question is- Were they being sent to Desecheo for contract work, and threw together a Dxpedition, or did they totally use their contacts to go there for the DXpedition under

Re: [DX-CHAT] Airmail Envelopes?

2006-07-31 Thread af2c
Garth - A number of years ago I went the route of having an rubber stamp made with PAR AVION AIRMAIL on the stamp. I use a red ink pad and use standard 3 5/8 x 6.5 envelopes. In the long run...It's cheaper unless you need lightweight envelopes. 73, Jay/AF2C At 07:04 PM 7/31/2006 -0500, you wrote

Re: [DX-CHAT] DXCC application

2006-10-18 Thread af2c
and, effectively, slows the checking of other DXCC applications especially if you are submitting a large number of cards. 4. I have never found anyone at the DXCC desk as being anything other than courteous and helpful. 5. Calm down and follow directions. 73, Jay/AF2C At 10:17 PM 10/18/2006

Re: [DX-CHAT] ham radio and age

2007-01-16 Thread af2c
You forgot a few: 1. Walking to the shack from the kitchen. 2. Tuning your equipment. 3. Sending CW with a straight-key 4. Yelling your call when attempting to break a pile-up 3 and 4 can certainly get your cardio vascular system going! :-)) At 02:26 AM 1/17/2007 +, you wrote: The

Re: [DX-CHAT] Re: N8S Online Logs

2007-04-07 Thread af2c
Although the logs are up on the N8S site, they appear to be incomplete. Some contacts do not seem to be posted at this time. Nothing to get excited about...If in doubt, work them again. Some of the operators will tell you that You're in the log. 73, Jay/AF2C At 09:10 AM 4/7/2007 -0700

Re: [DX-CHAT] Re: N8S Online Logs

2007-04-07 Thread af2c
GE David - Your information is helpful. However, there are missing QSOs made by some friends both here and across the pond. Whether the Q's were with pirates (doubtful) or not, remains to be seen. Time will tell. Again...If in doubt, work them again. 73, Jay/AF2C At 07:32 PM 4/7/2007

[DX-CHAT] More Shepherd Trivia

2007-06-01 Thread af2c
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[DX-CHAT] Re: More Shepherd Trivia

2007-06-02 Thread af2c
besieging all the bookstores with requests for the book. The market being created Shepherd wrote the book and it sold very well. Interesting marketing technique :-)) The winners will receive a case of notoriety. Excelsior 73, Jay/AF2C -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG

Re: [DX-CHAT] Power cycling the ACOM-1000

2007-11-19 Thread af2c
would hesitate to leave the equipment on while I'm not using it or not in the shack. Another reason would be just for safety. If the equipment should fail and you're not around...Enough said. 73, Jay/AF2C At 10:39 PM 11/19/2007 +, you wrote: Interesting question. Personally, I only

[DX-CHAT] FJ Activity

2007-12-22 Thread af2c
I don't know how many of you caught the activity down around 14.165 at 1930z and there after. FJ5KH was quite active at this time, easy to work and had a big signal. The natives are active. 73, Jay/AF2C -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version


2007-12-24 Thread af2c
the ARRL Website! 73, Jay/AF2C At 03:31 PM 12/24/2007 -0500, you wrote: I see YI9MI being spotted on the telnet. Are they back on the air legally? Is this an illegal operation? 73 LouKE1F -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.5.516

Re: [DX-CHAT] P5/4L4FN

2008-02-18 Thread af2c
It takes some time for signals to reach the edge of our solar system and return. Hmmm. :-)) 73, Jay/AF2C At 06:46 PM 2/18/2008 +, you wrote: Did anyone else see the cluster spots on P5/4L4FN yesterday at 2330Z by A5FU and K1TX. What is that all about. I naturally doubt its


2008-03-13 Thread af2c
At 05:51 PM 3/13/2008 -0400, you wrote: That would be around 1330z Saturday...Hey you still time to get them! 73, Jay/AF2C Dang. Guess I'm not getting them this time. Oh well. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Jim Abercrombie Sent

Re: [DX-CHAT] Tracking the SHOGUN?

2008-03-17 Thread af2c
Peter - The best bet would be monitor their QSOs as FO5A/mm and work them. The will give their present position if asked. The are currently around 200 miles north of Clipperton. 73, Jay/AF2C At 07:20 PM 3/17/2008 -0400, you wrote: Hi all, Just wondering if the position of the M/V