Re: [Elecraft] newbie kx3 question

2018-12-12 Thread Brian Waterworth
Is the ATU enabled in the settings menu? Page 14 of the KX3 User's guide, right hand column, about half way down the page: The ATU MD menu entry must be set to AUTO mode. Yes, you will hear lots of clicking and whirring as the internal relays select the right LC values. regards, Brian VE3IBW

Re: [Elecraft] KX3 running warm even at very low power out

2018-12-08 Thread Brian Hunt
a bit.  But that's normal.  HTH 72, Brian, K0DTJ On 12/6/2018 12:50, Mike Parkes wrote: I have been experimenting with WSPR mode at 2-10 milliwatts of power out as measured by the WM-2 wattmeter. I notice that the back of the KX3 heat sinks are still fairly warm to the touch at such low power

Re: [Elecraft] OT: [was Flumoxed]

2018-12-07 Thread Brian Denley
When I changed my 40 meter dipole from flat to inverted vee, I had to shorten the legs as the resonance point dropped about 150 KHz. Brian Denley KB1VBF Sent from my iPad > On Dec 7, 2018, at 5:07 PM, Rose wrote: > > It's unfortunate that there's not enough room on the

[Elecraft] KX3. Get N/A in vfo B display when i tap CMP.

2018-11-24 Thread Brian “VE3BWP” Pietrzyk
through the modes I searched the reflector archive and the closest mention I find was changing from SSB + CW to - CW. I also made sure the spilt is off. No change. Compression used to work fine so it must be some settings conflict I’ve yet to discover. Help! Thanks, Brian ve3bwp KX3 s/n

Re: [Elecraft] Stupidity vs Absentmindedness - Was: Killed the KPA500 :)

2018-11-20 Thread Brian Denley
Is this the Tim Allen reflector? :o) Brian Denley KB1VBF Sent from my iPad > On Nov 20, 2018, at 7:45 PM, Fred VE3FAL wrote: > > In my years in the radio and electronics hobby I have learnt that the magic > smoke wants out as well > > Fred > VE3FAL > > Sent f

Re: [Elecraft] KAT500 as a remote-controlled tuner

2018-11-03 Thread Brian Hunt
to avoid RFI.  Power for the KAT500 could be provided using a bias-T arrangement as I do now.  Any other thoughts/considerations? 73, Brian, K0DTJ On 11/3/2018 08:00, Don Wilhelm wrote: With a remote KAT500, it is still necessary to connect the AUX cables as indicated in the KAT500 manual for use

[Elecraft] K2 driving an amp

2018-10-21 Thread Brian
Quite some time back - like about 12 years - on a boring February day that to my memory was my birthday and I was killing time waiting for the in-laws to arrive for dinner I hooked up my K2 to a Technical Materiels Corporation milspec linear amp... PAL 350. This amp is meant to be paired

Re: [Elecraft] K3 vs. KX3 with wsjt-x

2018-10-21 Thread Brian Waterworth
wrong as I could then shorten my macros. But I have experimented and what I have written is based on my observations of the menu settings. Also, I found nothing in the KX3 operation manual to indicate mic bias or btn are disabled on Data A mode. Regards Brian VE3IBW On Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 2:30

[Elecraft] TX_INH input (pin 7 on ACC) behavior

2018-10-19 Thread Brian Moran via Elecraft
efore have any insight?thanks,-Brian N9ADG __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net This list hosted by: http://www.qsl.

[Elecraft] New Web Site

2018-10-19 Thread Brian Moran via Elecraft
Nice new website layout! I'm not finding the K3 Utility for Windows in the K3/Utilities directory on the FTP server (ftp://ftp.elecraft.com/K3/Utilities), however. Was it removed intentionally?thanks,-Brian N9ADG __ Elecraft mailing

Re: [Elecraft] NEW Elecraft Webpage now up

2018-10-19 Thread Brian Waterworth
at club meetings. regards, Brian VE3IBW __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net This list hosted by: http://www.qsl.net

Re: [Elecraft] Winlink Express + K3S

2018-10-11 Thread Brian Hunt
.  Seems to work fine.  Note:  K3 and external USB sound card used here with Win10 desktop PC.  HTH 73, Brian, K0DTJ On 10/10/2018 22:42, Nicklas Johnson wrote: Somewhat related to my other post, but sufficiently different that I figured it should be its own thread: I consistently get

Re: [Elecraft] Hurricane comms?

2018-10-11 Thread Brian Hunt
://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-headquarters-on-alert-for-hurricane-michael 73, Brian, K0DTJ __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net

Re: [Elecraft] Elecraft CW Net Report

2018-09-23 Thread Brian Hunt
. That's all the news from HMB. See you next week. 73, Brian, K0DTJ > On Sep 23, 2018, at 18:06, kevinr wrote: > > Good Evening, > > The onset of fall seems to have helped propagation __ Elecraft mailing

Re: [Elecraft] K3 : Rack Mount Option?

2018-09-21 Thread Brian & Cyndi
. Brian, W6FVI On 9/21/2018 8:01 AM, Petr, OK1RP/M0SIS wrote: Hi, anything changed from 2007 already? :) I am looking for 19' rack mount option for KPA500, KAT500, W2 as same as PSU and antennas multi-switch etc... Thanks for info. - 73 - Petr, OK1RP "Apple & Elecraft frea

[Elecraft] FS: K3 with most "S" upgrades

2018-09-02 Thread brian
. Can no longer maintain station. $3600 shipped & insured to US. Bank check only. Brian/K3KO --- This email has been checked for viruses by AVG. https://www.avg.com __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/list

Re: [Elecraft] K3S fsk with usb

2018-08-31 Thread brian
to generate the ASCII string and send it to the hardware box. Nothing is really new under the sun. 73 de Brian/K3KO On 8/31/2018 6:17 AM, Peter B wrote: Thanks to everyone for the help and info. It help me a lot to get things done the whe i wanted. 73s Peter/pd1rp Op vr 31 aug. 2018 om 05:31 schreef

Re: [Elecraft] K3S fsk with usb

2018-08-30 Thread brian
who has only USB ports do other than AFSK? I thought that was his question. 73 de Brian/K3KO On 8/30/2018 18:19 PM, Richard Ferch wrote: To transmit FSK from N1MM+/MMTTY with a K3 or K3S, you need: (a) some kind of serial port-based keying interface; and (b) a cable from the keying interface

Re: [Elecraft] Decoding the Serial Output from a KX3

2018-07-30 Thread Brian Waterworth
to the driving transmitter. * Again my apologies for taking us off topic as I don’t think I answered the spirit of Mark’s original post as I rely on the kpa500 to figure out what band I was transmitting via the Kx3 via the rf interconnect. Regards Brian VE3IBW On Mon, Jul 30, 2018 at 2:21 PM Bob Wilson

Re: [Elecraft] Decoding the Serial Output from a KX3

2018-07-30 Thread Brian Waterworth
get a bit delete happy :-) Regards Brian VE3IBW On Mon, Jul 30, 2018 at 10:11 AM Mark Goldberg wrote: > I have asked if this will work, but did not get any answers. I suppose I > could wire it up and see if it does. > > 73, > > Mark > W7MLG > > > On Mon, Jul

Re: [Elecraft] Ngen Wideband Noise Generator Mini Module Kit Problem

2018-07-29 Thread brian
Scott, https://www.minicircuits.com/pdfs/MAR-1+.pdf gives a part layout. My recollection is to just lay the arms down on the pads and solder them like a SMT part. Caution: Part is static sensitive. 73 de Brian/K3KO On 7/29/2018 0:26 AM, Scott wrote: Arrgh. Where to begin. All was going

[Elecraft] FS Rb standard for K3XREF

2018-07-22 Thread brian
$185 + SHIPPING. 10 MHz sine waye Requires 19 V DC at a max of 3.5 amp. Unit is a packaged LPRO101 and has fine tune circuitry (fractions of a millihZ resolution.) Pix available. 73 de Brian/K3KO __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http

Re: [Elecraft] KX3/fldigi/USB sound card

2018-07-08 Thread Brian Waterworth
Kenny, do have the kx3 set for Data A? I have notes from a few years ago that indicates Data A must be selected or you will get the VFO scanning. Of course this is in addition to what Don and Walter have advised: mic btn should be off. Regards Brian VE3IBW On Sun, Jul 8, 2018 at 5:26 PM Walter

Re: [Elecraft] [KX3] Incredible 6 meter opening right now -- Western U.S.

2018-07-07 Thread Brian Hunt
Just worked N4SL (DN28) in MT on 50.145 SSB with my K3 @ 100w and a inverted V doublet - through 2 tuners, no less. Heard quite a few others but they have faded. First time on 6m Es. Great fun! 73, Brian, K0DTJ Half Moon Bay, CA CM87 > > I was just hearing someone on 50.145, not

Re: [Elecraft] KPA1500 with K3 Remote question

2018-07-02 Thread Brian F. Wruble
; on. Menu "PWR ON = OPER" > > > > > > Caveat, I don't use the K3 to turn on the amp. Separate operation. > > > > > > Wes N7WS > > > > > >> On 7/2/2018 7:13 AM, Brian F. Wruble wrote: > > >> I have just installed my

[Elecraft] KPA1500 with K3 Remote question

2018-07-02 Thread Brian F. Wruble
quot;? Tnx es 73 de Brian W3BW *Brian F. Wruble, C.F.A. The Conch Republic "We seceded where others failed." __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://

Re: [Elecraft] KX3 - Strange Behaviour

2018-06-27 Thread Brian Hunt
Did you have the NB on? I've noticed on my KX2 (similar h/w and firmware) that using the NB with very strong signals close by will create all sorts of artifacts like CW being sent using a highly damped bell. Turn off the NB and it's clean as a whistle. HTH 73, Brian. k0DTJ >Our se

[Elecraft] K60XV option

2018-06-26 Thread Brian Denley
Any issues adding this option to a K2/100 set up in the ‘twins’ configuration? ( KPA100 and KAT100 in separate EC2) Thanks Brian KB1VBF Sent from my iPad __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft

Re: [Elecraft] FT8 using internal USB sound on the K3S

2018-06-25 Thread Brian Hunt
drove me nuts for days before someone posted the solution here. This may well be your problem. GL! 73, Brian, K0DTJ __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/m

Re: [Elecraft] ACC1 via Bluetooth HC05 instead of KXSER ?

2018-06-19 Thread Brian Denley
Rod: Correct. Hc05 is Bluetooth 2.0. The Hm10 is BLE. Brian KB1VBF Sent from my iPad > On Jun 19, 2018, at 9:22 PM, Rod Hardman wrote: > > Running a similar configuration for field Day with KX2, FT8 and a Piglet. > It’s a great device and integrates With Pignology’s exce

Re: [Elecraft] KX3 ATU problem

2018-06-19 Thread Brian Waterworth
on one of the larger components), but it needed to be replaced. regards, Brian VE3IBW On Mon, Jun 18, 2018 at 8:42 PM Bill Frantz wrote: > Thanks for reminding me to look at dumb things. > > Yes, the BNC was pugged into the tuner board. Note that the > radio has been working well fo

Re: [Elecraft] K2 Build: Requesting Tips and Tricks

2018-06-15 Thread Brian Denley
Scott: Get some magnification aid: binocular microscope, magnifying lamp, etc. Some of those parts are pretty small and solder joints need to be inspected. Good lighting is a must as well as an anti static mat. Brian KB1VBF Sent from my iPad > On Jun 15, 2018, at 2:14 PM, hawley, charle

Re: [Elecraft] KX2 "SWR/RF" display in v2.89

2018-05-28 Thread Brian Hunt
You have to be in a mode other than CW, then tap the KYR-SP/MIC knob to switch between CMP/ALC and SWR/RF.  Enjoy! 73, Brian, K0DTJ On 5/28/2018 10:57, Steve Sergeant wrote: I just upgraded my KX2 to v2.89 firmware, and discovered that I can no longer get the "SWR/RF" scales to disp

Re: [Elecraft] K3 Strange Power Output Problem

2018-05-12 Thread Brian Hunt
K3 power to reconfigure that option. By then NSS had faded into the noise. Oh well, got 'em on one band. 73, Brian, K0DTJ __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net

[Elecraft] KPA500 installtion with ICOM 7300

2018-05-09 Thread Brian Phelan
I need help in hooking up my ICOM 7300 to a KPA500 linear amp. The owners manual is of no help. Brian Phelan bjphel...@verizon.net __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http

[Elecraft] icom 7300

2018-04-27 Thread Brian Phelan
interested in contacting icom 7300 users of 1500 watt linear amplifier Brian Phelan bjphel...@verizon.net __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post

Re: [Elecraft] KAT500 memories

2018-04-24 Thread Brian D
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Re: [Elecraft] 32 bit Elecraft Utility Apps

2018-04-13 Thread brian
these machines to their knees by physics calculations that took days to run. They had to be run on weekends to keep the rest of the lab happy. 73 de Brian/K3KO On 4/13/2018 18:06 PM, Fred Jensen wrote: We already did, in the later 70's. It ran on a CDC6600. We used it for guidance analysis

Re: [Elecraft] N1MM & KX2

2018-04-13 Thread Brian Hunt
Since there is no RTS or DTR line into the KX2 you can't send CW or PTT that way. If you use a WinKeyer or similar you should be set. You can also send CW using the KEY macro command but you have to edit the NIMM+ .mc files to do so. GL&73, Brian, K0DTJ > On Apr 13, 2018, at 08:35, Rob

Re: [Elecraft] K3 apparent PA failure

2018-04-09 Thread Brian Hunt
Have you tried doing a TX GAIN calibration? It will likely fail given what you are seeing but it's another step to try. GL & 73, Brian, K0DTJ > On Apr 9, 2018, at 18:11, Martin Sole <hs0...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hi, > > I can see output at the XVTR OUT jack. Usi

Re: [Elecraft] K3 Apparent PA failure ?

2018-04-09 Thread Brian Hunt
Do you have a saved CONFIG file you can reload? Maybe those data got garbled by the nonstandard shutdown? GL! Brian, K0DTJ > On Apr 9, 2018, at 08:31, Martin Sole <hs0...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hi, > > My K3 died today, somehow. The radio works fine on receive and a

Re: [Elecraft] KPA500 power supply

2018-03-29 Thread Brian F. Wruble
I use 115. Works fine. It is a very robust device. 73 de Brian W3BW On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 2:19 AM Dennis Haarsager <haarsa...@gmail.com> wrote: > I am ready to order a KPA500 and wonder if anyone out there has regretted > operating one from 115-volt service. > > Thank

Re: [Elecraft] K3 powers off when after several minutes of 12W carrier

2018-03-28 Thread Brian Hunt
CW at either 5 watts or 100 watts. 73, Brian, K0DTJ > On Mar 28, 2018, at 18:02, Mark E. Musick <markmus...@sbcglobal.net> wrote: > > When I built K3 serial #3505 in September of 2009, the kit had thermal pads > for the LPA transistors.

Re: [Elecraft] K3 powers off when after several minutes of 12W carrier

2018-03-28 Thread Brian Hunt
Elecraft, not expensive. 73, Brian, K0DTJ __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net This list hosted by: http://www.qsl.net

Re: [Elecraft] K3 internal connectors

2018-03-23 Thread Brian Hunt
hours, stretching it out to prolong the fun of getting my fingers into my factory built K3. :-) Add to your list the suggested thermal pads under the LPA transistors. These are recommended if you do a lot of 100% duty cycle transmitting. Good luck & 73, Brian, K0DTJ > On Mar 23, 2018, a

Re: [Elecraft] No ALC Bars with WSJT-X and FD8

2018-03-19 Thread Brian Waterworth
on = MN135;MP016; - Menu Exit = MN255; You will likely have to change the AF and Mic Gain values to those you prefer. regards, Brian VE3IBW On Mon, Mar 19, 2018 at 10:58 AM, Brian Waterworth < brian.waterwo...@gmail.com> wrote: > Actually, sounds like your levels are too high now. When the

Re: [Elecraft] No ALC Bars with WSJT-X and FD8

2018-03-19 Thread Brian Waterworth
can reset to a known state with a press of one button. Use the KX3 Utility to set the macros. If you want a starter macro, let me know and I will send. regards, Brian VE3IBW On Mon, Mar 19, 2018 at 10:39 AM, Philip Alley <pjal...@me.com> wrote: > I had finally got my KX3 and MaxcBook P

Re: [Elecraft] 630m on K3/S

2018-03-14 Thread Brian Hunt
. That's my sticking point at the moment. I think it's a real opportunity to get back to basics. 73, Brian, K0DTJ __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post

Re: [Elecraft] Fault on KPA500 after 300w

2018-03-12 Thread Brian D
toroid in the coupler. Brian G3VGZ "j...@kk9a.com" <j...@kk9a.com> wrote: > A dummy load may verify that the KPA/KAT are working properly. I am > guessing that something is arcing in your antenna system. Perhaps water > ingress. Have you run high power into it with a

[Elecraft] FT8 it's about ERP, not power.

2018-03-04 Thread brian
d. 73 de Brian/K3KO On 3/4/2018 7:22 AM, Christopher Hoover wrote: Wow. That's crazy power for FT8. I'm glad I'm not in Ohio. __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailm

Re: [Elecraft] Pan adapter and CW skimmer

2018-02-26 Thread Brian P
info/elecraft > Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm > Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net > > This list hosted by: http://www.qsl.net > Please help support this email list: http://www.qsl.net/donate.html > Message delivered to bpowel...@gmail.com > -- Regards, Brian Powe

Re: [Elecraft] K3 And WSJT-X FT8 Timing

2018-02-23 Thread brian
sound card. 73 de Brian/K3KO On 2/23/2018 14:19 PM, Ted Bryant wrote: Hardly. There is no delay adjustment for VOX activation, just sensitivity. if the VOX sensitivity is set correctly, activation is virtually instantaneous. It is the VOX release where the delay is adjustable. 73

[Elecraft] K2 Firmware Upgrade???

2018-02-23 Thread Brian Wingert
ing reason to update my firmware? Am I missing anything? Will an update mess anything up? Please advise. Brian N7RVD __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailm

Re: [Elecraft] K3S and Winkeyer

2018-02-21 Thread Brian Hunt
nterrupted with the paddle. I have an example .mc file I can send if interested. 73, Brian, K0DTJ > On Feb 21, 2018, at 17:52, Bill DeVore <maxr...@gmail.com> wrote: > > I’d like to start contesting and plan on using N1MM with my K3S. Is there any > advantage on

Re: [Elecraft] OT Power Strip suggestion.

2018-02-21 Thread brian
While bypass isn't a protected operating mode (it won't provide UPS protection), it's better than nothing! This allows your applications to begin operating right away." 73 de Brian/K3KO On 2/21/2018 15:13 PM, Reed wrote: Gary I have used APC UPS for over 23 years on all electronic

Re: [Elecraft] KX3 and WSJT-X Setup

2018-02-14 Thread Brian P
gt; Please help support this email list: http://www.qsl.net/donate.html > Message delivered to bpowel...@gmail.com > -- 73, Brian Powell N2LNX http://n2lnx.radio __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinf

Re: [Elecraft] Right paddle on my KXPD2 issue

2018-02-11 Thread Brian Hunt
. Adjusting the contact spacing narrower allows less travel and seems to make the problem worse, widening it makes it better but doesn't eliminate the problem. 73, Brian, K0DTJ > On Feb 11, 2018, at 05:56, Tommy <tomm...@hvc.rr.com> wrote: > > Hi folks, > > T

Re: [Elecraft] Elecraft K3s with SUB RX and P3

2018-02-10 Thread Brian Hunt
There is a P3 menu item called "Turn VFO B cursor on/off".  I don't have the subreceiver to check but I think that will do what you want.  GL 73, Brian, K0DTJ On 2/10/2018 14:17, Graziano Roccon wrote: Hello to all, i just installed the the KRX3A in my K3s. Maybe is normal, but i

[Elecraft] Easier way to adjust KPA500 fan speed

2018-02-09 Thread brian
really be nice is to have it automatic with the KPA500 knowing the mode your operating and what fan speed you like for that mode. I suppose some logging program could do the same. Another solution for some-- buy a KPA1500 which is supposed to be whisper quiet. 73 de Brian/K3KO

Re: [Elecraft] Firing up K3 attached to PC via USB

2018-02-08 Thread Brian Hunt
mashed the send button before signing off. 73, Brian, K0DTJ On 2/8/2018 14:52, John_N1JM wrote: When firing up my PC with K3s attached and on, the K3s trips into transmit a couple of times. Is that normal? 73, John N1JM __ Elecraft

Re: [Elecraft] Firing up K3 attached to PC via USB

2018-02-08 Thread Brian Hunt
Yeah, unfortunately it is.  It's Windoze checking out the serial port connection.  You can avoid the problem by setting CONFIG:PTT/KEY to OFF/OFF.  I have one of the PF keys programmed to access that menu item so I can set it up on the rare occasions I use computer keying (N1MM+). On 2/8/2018

Re: [Elecraft] New Product Speculation

2018-02-06 Thread Brian Denley
Sounds like the current Flex and Maestro. Brian Denley KB1VBF Sent from my iPad > On Feb 6, 2018, at 4:17 PM, Joseph Trombino, Jr <w...@bellsouth.net> wrote: > > Howdy Gang. > > My prediction for a new Elecraft product is the K4. > > A full sized/featured 160M-6M SD

[Elecraft] KX3 Roofing Filter Question

2018-02-06 Thread Brian “VE3BWP” Pietrzyk
Hi Stan, I ordered mine with the roofing filter and no regrets. When its on its like the radio is a horse with blinders on. Any nearby flailing distractions are removed from view so the horses brain doesn’t have to process it. Its not that often I need it but when some other strong signal is

[Elecraft] Macro for K3/K3s and FT8?

2018-02-06 Thread Brian Moran via Elecraft
When plucking a particular station out on FT8, something that would be useful in the increasingly crowded segment conditions would be to have the radio's filters narrow the passband to just a particular width at a particular frequency (and then go back to a much wider bandwidth at particular

Re: [Elecraft] Mail system outage

2018-02-04 Thread Brian Hunt
Taking the long path no doubt :-) 73, Brian,K00DTJ > On Feb 4, 2018, at 12:03, kevinr <kev...@coho.net> wrote: > > I expect you'll see three Elecraft CW Net announcements this week. The first > one is in limbo as is the second. The third finally got through intact. I &

Re: [Elecraft] Who would spend 30 hours+ building an Elecraft K2? (plus: special pricing)

2018-01-26 Thread Brian Denley
Most fun I had in a long time. I was kinda sad when I completed to kit. Brian KB1VBF Sent from my iPad > On Jan 26, 2018, at 6:16 PM, Wayne Burdick <n...@elecraft.com> wrote: > > Who would spend 30 hours+ building an Elecraft K2? Well, me, for one. > I built the very first

Re: [Elecraft] New Feature for K3S

2018-01-22 Thread brian
at the lowest value that doesn't result in frequent fan speed changes. 73 de Brian/K3KO On 1/22/2018 16:43 PM, marvwhee...@nwlink.com wrote: I cannot find a way to have the K3S remember the power setting per mode. When switching from Digital modes to CW and having to set the power level each

Re: [Elecraft] KPA1500 Review on eHam

2018-01-16 Thread brian
Guess guys will have to be content with trying to work Bouvet with their old amp or 100 W. 73 de Brian/K3KO __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post

Re: [Elecraft] Long wire antennas MORE

2018-01-12 Thread brian
al antenna pattern was along the axis with a beam width of 3.8 degrees and a gain of almost 15 db The vertical pattern peaked at 3 degrees and straight up 5 dB down. 73 de Brian/K3KO On 1/12/2018 16:18 PM, Mal Speer wrote: I don't know much about antennas, but in the late 60s or early 70

Re: [Elecraft] Long wire antennas MORE

2018-01-12 Thread brian
the sides. I think this tread started out with somebody wanting to have a portable antenna for use in many locations. It is pretty clear that a point to point antenna would not be appropriate for his application. Something more omnidirectional would be. 73 de Brian/K3KO On 1/12/2018 4:41 A

[Elecraft] FT8 on PX3? Logging FT8 contacts on a Mac?

2018-01-11 Thread Brian “VE3BWP” Pietrzyk
Are there plans to ad FT8 capabilities into the PX3? Anyone found a way to log FT8 contacts on the Mac version of WSJT-X? Thanks, Brian ve3bwp __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http

Re: [Elecraft] Long wire antennas

2018-01-11 Thread brian
Plus the fact, the longer the wire, the more the radiation pattern approaches the wire axis. Thus one will gain some along the axis direction and loose in other directions. There is no free lunch. "long" here means >a few wavelengths. 73 de Brian/K3KO On 1/11/2018 13:50 PM, Ch

Re: [Elecraft] PAR/LNR EFHW antenna

2018-01-08 Thread brian
%20feed.htm Without a decent counterpoise, the Z you see could be anything. What you see will be a function of your particular counterpoise. Yes it can work with the KX2 with no coax feed line and those power levels. His remarks about using high power are interesting. 73 de Brian/K3KO On 1/8

Re: [Elecraft] PTT switch for K3

2018-01-07 Thread Brian Hunt
to the key binding posts. BTW, have you considered using VOX in the contest? Completely hands free. GL&73, Brian, K0DTJ __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq

Re: [Elecraft] PROGRESSIVE TUNING RATE

2018-01-02 Thread Brian Denley
My old Kenwood R-5000 receiver (1990?) also does this. Brian KB1VBF Sent from my iPad > On Jan 2, 2018, at 9:28 AM, Ryan O'Connor <slow...@outlook.com> wrote: > > Oh man! That’s awesome! > > Ryan > KM4ZZW > > Sent from my mobile device. Expect strange wo

Re: [Elecraft] 80 meters

2017-12-30 Thread Brian Hunt
Power Cal procedure with the K3 Utility. It's been fine ever since. GL+HNY 73, Brian, K0DTJ > On Dec 30, 2017, at 18:51, Mal Speer <ma...@carolina.rr.com> wrote: > > I seem to have low output on 75 phone. The most power I can put out is 71 > watts. I can turn the power

Re: [Elecraft] Ceiling fan interference

2017-12-15 Thread Brian Hunt
of those that I tamed with some ferrite clamp-ons on the thermostat line. 73, Brian, K0DTJ > On Dec 15, 2017, at 14:14, VE3NFK <john.turgo...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hi > > I have a very nice living room ceiling fan "Aeratron 50 in. Indoor Silver 3 > Blade Ceiling

[Elecraft] Amplifiers

2017-12-14 Thread Brian Heinitz
-amplifiers-with-kg6irw/ Brian Heinitz K1 / K2 and multiple mini modules KI7LKB __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net This list

Re: [Elecraft] Small set up for KX2 digi

2017-12-10 Thread Brian Hunt
it with the KX2, two audio cables and a Radio Shack USB sound card dongle. Couldn't be simpler. YMMV 73, Brian, K0DTJ > On Dec 10, 2017, at 11:29, Howard Sherer <h...@lehigh.edu> wrote: > > I would like to take my KX2 along as a very compact JT65 & FT8 station. Are > there an

[Elecraft] Clifton Labs kits at DX Engineering

2017-12-08 Thread brian
and the universal. Tried finding in their online catalog but couldn't. 73 de Brian/K3KO __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post: mailto:Elecraft

Re: [Elecraft] K3 Subreceiver low audio

2017-11-26 Thread Brian F. Wruble
gain back down. It is almost as if I am > kick-starting it. > > k4ia, Buck > K3# 101 > Honor Roll 8B DXCC > EasyWayHamBooks.com > > On 11/26/2017 12:41 PM, Brian F. Wruble wrote: > > I think this may be an intermittent, but the volume of my sub-receiver is > > much bel

[Elecraft] K3 Subreceiver low audio

2017-11-26 Thread Brian F. Wruble
gain. Any ideas? 73 de Brian W3BW *Brian F. Wruble, C.F.A. The Conch Republic "We seceded where others failed." __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qt

Re: [Elecraft] FLDIGI on Raspberry Pi PTT issue with the K2

2017-11-22 Thread Brian Waterworth
the first time (so I could start to operate and have fun) and I was able to tinker with the cat commands to add more customized filter widths and names than those provided in the kx3.xml rigcat file I use. regards, Brian VE3IBW On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 9:54 PM, Elmore's <wa4...@comcast.net>

Re: [Elecraft] Walwarts - linear supplies

2017-11-20 Thread Brian Hunt
Be careful using the non-regulated linear wall warts. The open circuit voltage can be more than 16 VDC and could be harmful to gear not rated that high. Best to measure OC first! 73, Brian, K0DTJ __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http

Re: [Elecraft] KX3 Field Ant. for 80/40/30

2017-11-19 Thread Brian Hunt
is usually in bypass. 73, Brian, K0DTJ __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net This list hosted by: http://www.qsl.net Please

Re: [Elecraft] KPA500 Problem

2017-11-13 Thread Brian D
v power back on fixed it for good. -- Brian D G3VGZ YarmEngland __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net This list hosted b

Re: [Elecraft] KX3: CM500 best price/use with

2017-11-11 Thread Brian Hunt
say "try it both ways" so I didn't feel bad leaving it off.  Learn something every day reading this forum! 73, Brian, K0DTJ __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailm

Re: [Elecraft] Perfect code

2017-11-10 Thread brian
Looks like three German words 73 de Brian/K3KO On 11/10/2017 14:10 PM, Dale Boresz wrote: iagreecompletelywithstevewf3taboutnotrunningwordstogetherwhensendingcw itmakescopymuchmoredifficultandyousurewouldntdothatsortofthingwhentypingtextorrespodningtoapostright

Re: [Elecraft] Just RX'd KX3 Serial No. 10,028!

2017-11-07 Thread Brian Denley
There were over 55,000 R-390A receivers built. Not sure how many non-A units were made. Brian KB1VBF Sent from my iPad > On Nov 7, 2017, at 7:56 PM, Walter Underwood <wun...@wunderwood.org> wrote: > > We know that the K3 sold nearly 10,000, so add in the K3S sales, and that

Re: [Elecraft] KAT500 actual radiated power during tuning

2017-11-06 Thread Brian D
or each segment or does it remember different settings for each of the antenna ports? -- Brian D G3VGZ YarmEngland __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net

Re: [Elecraft] KPA500 PA/LPF module mounting instruction problem

2017-10-30 Thread brian
Yes, I found this to be the case in one built a few months ago Reported to ELECRAFT. This has been a problem in the past too. Used shorter screws. Never got a response. 73 de Brian/K3KO On 10/30/2017 20:37 PM, Carol F. Milazzo, KP4MD/W6 wrote: While building the KPA500 I found

Re: [Elecraft] Elecraft CW Net Report

2017-10-29 Thread Brian Hunt
Happy to relay you in, Marv. Yeah, you're a little close for both bands. I have the same problem on 20m. Most of the time Kevin is ESP here in northern CA on 20m. Yep Kevin has good ears. Sometimes he is plagued be QRN but even then usually pulls us through. Welcome to the net. 73, Brian

Re: [Elecraft] Operating FT8 portable with KX3 - GPS time sync question

2017-10-28 Thread Brian Hunt
Google NMEATime. Haven't tried it myself but one of the local hams is, along with a USB GPS receiver. 73, Brian, K0DTJ __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net

Re: [Elecraft] Failing K3 at 3C0L

2017-10-27 Thread brian
. If this is so what in the field fixes could be done? Alternatively, what additional steps in such contemplated operation could be taken to further minimize such failures. 73 de Brian/K3KO On 10/27/2017 17:02 PM, Merv Schweigert via Elecraft wrote: Here is the latest from 3C0L guys, and an insight

Re: [Elecraft] KX2 ATU per Band Bypass?

2017-09-29 Thread Brian Hunt
For me it's more about which antenna I'm using than which band I'm on. I've assigned one of the PF keys to the ATU MD switch to make it easier. 73, Brian, K0DTJ > On Sep 28, 2017, at 09:12, K9MA <k...@sdellington.us> wrote: > It would be useful if the ATU auto/bypass status

Re: [Elecraft] New product idea for Elecraft...?

2017-09-27 Thread brian
as all computer control. Then they developed the Maestro hardware interface because many found the all computer interface lacking. 73 de Brian/K3KO On 9/27/2017 1:08 AM, Byron Servies wrote: Hi there! Isn't this the niche the K-Pod was supposed to fill? Fully programmable external control

Re: [Elecraft] K2 20 watt internal tuner

2017-09-26 Thread Brian Denley
Or you can use the ‘twins’ configuration of the K2/100: with the KPA100 and the KAT100 in a separate EC2, you have a 100 watt rig with a 100 watt tuner. Unplug the K2 from the EC2 and you have a 20 watt QRP rig with a 20 watt tuner. It’s that easy. Brian KB1VBF Sent from my iPad > On

Re: [Elecraft] KXPD2 - Iambic B

2017-09-22 Thread Brian Hunt
ontacts to clear out any dust or corrosion. 73, Brian, K0DTJ __ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net This

Re: [Elecraft] K3 and Expert 1.3K-FA amplifier power

2017-09-10 Thread brian
and near 50 ohms. By way off, I mean perhaps 50% not a factor of 3 like being reported. I wonder if anybody has any hard data on this. If it is true, why? In the old days with a non-digital meter, nobody could tell 73 de Brian/K3KO On 9/10/2017 21:32 PM, Don Wilhelm wrote: Bill, I would

Re: [Elecraft] KX2/KX3 built-in speakers

2017-09-08 Thread Brian Hunt
the KX2 speaker amp is bypassed when the headphone jack is used. I have a pair of Sony battery powered speakers that work perfectly. 73, Brian, K0DTJ > On Sep 8, 2017, at 06:01, Michael Walker <va...@portcredit.net> wrote: > > Amazingly well for the size. If you need more, I would

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