Re: [DX-CHAT] KG44WW

2006-03-25 Thread nick cominos
The number of US stations that operate outside our bands and subbands, during any contest, always amazes me. Apparently, there are those who do don't understand a thing about SSB or CW bandwidth. Most hams consider single-sideband suppressed carrier to be about 3 kHz wide. Which isn't

[DX-CHAT] HN-31 Cantenna

2006-04-04 Thread nick cominos
Jack is correct on the HN-31 duty cycle and power. And, I've just discovered that the FULL warranty on my HN-31 Cantenna (90 days) expired on 10 June 1970. Isn't that the way of things. vy 73, Nick W9UM Subscribe/unsubscribe, feedback, FAQ, problems http://njdxa.org/dx-chat To post a

[DX-CHAT] QSL quickly

2006-04-17 Thread nick cominos
also 9H1ZA Vlad.worked on 80M, 6Feb06, card sent on 8Feb06, card rcvd 18Mar06. That's a record turn around time in my books. vy 73, Nick W9UM Subscribe/unsubscribe, feedback, FAQ, problems http://njdxa.org/dx-chat To post a message, DX related items only, dx-chat@njdxa.org This is the

[DX-CHAT] W3UR

2006-04-21 Thread nick cominos
Prop to 9 land this evening, and Bernie's signal, were magnificent. Solid strength 9 even through the jamming. Thank you Bernie, two more to go. vy 73, Nick W9UM Subscribe/unsubscribe, feedback, FAQ, problems http://njdxa.org/dx-chat To post a message, DX related items only,

[DX-CHAT] Mail

2006-05-19 Thread nick cominos
I've been the subject of green stamp mail theft on a number of occasions. All from the European market. To say that the US Postal system is to blame for whatever misfortune you befall in the QSL game is the same as me saying the entire world outside the US is a thief. You can always bypass

[DX-CHAT] entities

2006-06-15 Thread nick cominos
Sounds like a case of sour grapes from the GMto bad. vy 73, Nick W9UM War is Peace Freedom is Slavery Ignorance is Strength Subscribe/unsubscribe, feedback, FAQ, problems http://njdxa.org/dx-chat To post a message, DX related items only, dx-chat@njdxa.org This is the DX-CHAT

Re: [DX-CHAT] Spotting DX (be a better spotter)

2006-07-21 Thread nick cominos
I find it very sad that you would have to explain some of the most simple rules regarding DXing. And, the problem is with hams who feel as though they will have nothing to do with historical precedent. These are relatively new hams, but not exclusively. Example, use of QRL? on cw to check

[DX-CHAT] VU4AN/VU3OHA

2006-07-24 Thread nick cominos
Anyone rcvd cards yet? vy 73, Nick W9UM War is Peace Freedom is Slavery Ignorance is Strength Subscribe/unsubscribe, feedback, FAQ, problems http://njdxa.org/dx-chat To post a message, DX related items only, dx-chat@njdxa.org This is the DX-CHAT reflector sponsored by the NJDXA

[DX-CHAT] dx chat

2006-07-25 Thread nick cominos
I see that our little DX Chat can become a bit political. To bad. Guess I'll start making funnies about the EU. Wait, guess it's already been done by the signature at the bottom. vy 73, Nick W9UM War is Peace Freedom is Slavery Ignorance is Strength Subscribe/unsubscribe,

[DX-CHAT] distaste for America especially after 9/11

2006-08-24 Thread nick cominos
Re Charles Harpoles comments concerning LoTW don't bother me at all. He is entitled to his opinion. However, and I know this is no place for this, his comment about America having little standing in the rest of the world infuriates me. The rest of the world can go to hell and would if not

[DX-CHAT] Expansion

2006-10-13 Thread nick cominos
My comment years ago, when the NPRM first came out, was that the bottom 25 kHz on 80, 40, 20 and 15M, will be in jeopardy. It won't be long when the last remaining privilege of attaining an Extra Class license will be gone. vy 73, Nick W9UM War is Peace Freedom is Slavery Ignorance is

[DX-CHAT] exams

2006-12-24 Thread nick cominos
Remember the Federal Building in Chicago very well. The FCC examiner was a slight guy with those round glasses that he could barely see through. Sending and receiving was required then. My first sending test was with the FCC's bug which promptly fell apart as I started. The examiner then

Re: [DX-CHAT] The New York Times

2006-12-29 Thread nick cominos
The New York TimesI couldn't agree morewhere there is no instant gratification for the current society, there is no effort, no discipline, no persistence. vy 73, Nick W9UM - Original Message - From: Barry To: Ron Notarius W3WN Cc: dx-chat List Sent: Wednesday, December 27, 2006

[DX-CHAT] 4O3T

2007-02-05 Thread nick cominos
Who is the stateside mgr for 4O3T? Tks and vy 73, Nick W9UM When the people fear the government it's called tyranny, when the government fears the people it's called freedom. Thomas Paine Subscribe/unsubscribe, feedback, FAQ, problems http://njdxa.org/dx-chat To post a message, DX

[DX-CHAT] BS7H

2007-02-25 Thread nick cominos
Tried using the PayPal form from their web site to donate some green but that link won't work. Anyone know why? vy 73, Nick W9UM When the people fear the government it's called tyranny, when the government fears the people it's called freedom. Thomas Paine Subscribe/unsubscribe,

[DX-CHAT] N7CQQ

2007-03-02 Thread nick cominos
Cards sent and returned for 4O3T in three weeks. vy 73, Nick W9UM When the people fear the government it's called tyranny, when the government fears the people it's called freedom. Thomas Paine Subscribe/unsubscribe, feedback, FAQ, problems http://njdxa.org/dx-chat To post a message, DX

[DX-CHAT] Fw: cqsong

2007-05-05 Thread nick cominos
Subject: cq song A good Ham friend sent this along to me.quite amusing but really fun to listen to..enjoy. GL/DX vy 73, Nick W9UM..CQ CQ CQ http://www.zerobeat.net/cqsong.html Subscribe/unsubscribe, feedback, FAQ, problems http://njdxa.org/dx-chat To post

[DX-CHAT] Jean Shepard

2007-05-31 Thread nick cominos
Jean was originally from Hammond, Indiana. He was a member of the local RC (Lake County Amateur Radio Club) (Lake County Indiana) and a really great guy to talk with. He wrote Christmas Story now an annual movie and also In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash. I don't remember his W9 call

[DX-CHAT] LoTW

2007-06-03 Thread nick cominos
Anyone getting the Internal Server Error when uploading to the site? I've been getting this all weekend. vy 73, Nick W9UM When the people fear the government it's called tyranny, when the government fears the people it's called freedom. Thomas Paine Subscribe/unsubscribe, feedback,

Re: [DX-CHAT] DXCC Yearbook

2007-07-24 Thread nick cominos
Mine only contained the 160M DXCC listings W9UM - Original Message - From: Jim Reisert AD1C [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; DX Chat dx-chat@njdxa.org Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, July 23, 2007 11:45 PM Subject: Re: [DX-CHAT] DXCC Yearbook At 09:04 PM 7/23/2007,

[DX-CHAT] privileged communications

2007-07-25 Thread nick cominos
There was a time when communications between amateurs could not be divulged to the public. vy 73, Nick W9UM The enemy does not understand the dichotomy of our society, but they should understand this; we will bandage our wounds, we will bury our dead; and then we will come for you . . . and

[DX-CHAT] Fw: A reminder, just a reminder

2007-08-11 Thread nick cominos
- Original Message - From: nick cominos [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Nick [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, August 10, 2007 9:22 PM Subject: none The Amateur's Code by Paul M. Segal, W9EEA (1928) The Radio

[DX-CHAT] BS7H

2007-08-28 Thread nick cominos
Tks to all for the info.looks like some are still on the way. vy 73, Nick W9UM Subscribe/unsubscribe, feedback, FAQ, problems http://njdxa.org/dx-chat To post a message, DX related items only, dx-chat@njdxa.org This is the DX-CHAT reflector sponsored by the NJDXA http://njdxa.org

[DX-CHAT] BS7

2007-09-29 Thread nick cominos
Card arrived today...whew...and thank you. Nick W9UM Know the enemy and know yourself, in a hundred battles you will never be in peril. If ignorant of both, you are certain in every battle to be in peril. Sun Tzu Subscribe/unsubscribe, feedback, FAQ, problems http://njdxa.org/dx-chat

Re: [DX-CHAT] Re: Real DX

2007-10-04 Thread nick cominos
I also had an SX 100 and what a thrill it was to hear Sputnik. vy 73, Nick W9UM - Original Message - From: John Warren [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: dx-chat@njdxa.org Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2007 2:48 PM Subject: [DX-CHAT] Re: Real DX John AE5B wrote: Fifty years ago this week, a

[DX-CHAT] zk2cc 40M

2008-02-10 Thread nick cominos
One call w/one watt to a vhf antenna, worked great, ground mounted. Never misses. It's not April yet is it??? Nick W9UM Know the enemy and know yourself, in a hundred battles you will never be in peril. If ignorant of both, you are certain in every battle to be in peril. Sun Tzu

[DX-CHAT] Goran

2008-03-06 Thread nick cominos
Interesting P.S. from Goran...H, wonder what those ** meant?? vy 73, Nick W9UM I'll tell you what war is all about; you've got to kill people and when you've killed enough of them they stop fighting. General Curtis LeMay Subscribe/unsubscribe, feedback, FAQ, problems

[DX-CHAT] Study material

2008-05-27 Thread nick cominos
It's called, Know your subject matter. Nick W9UM Know the enemy and know yourself, in a hundred battles you will never be in peril. If ignorant of both, you are certain in every battle to be in peril. Sun Tzu Subscribe/unsubscribe, feedback, FAQ, problems http://njdxa.org/dx-chat