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Greg Lane
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I enjoy Rapid Deployment Amateur Radio (RaDAR), Field Days, QRP, satellites, and CW. I have many friends in ham radio that make it fun.
I enjoy Rapid Deployment Amateur Radio (RaDAR), Field Days, QRP, satellites, and CW. I have many friends in ham radio that make it fun.

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Leaf Peepers QRP Contest starts 1700 UTC today.

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It is about one month until the Nov 3rd 2018 RaDAR Challenge. Who has plans?

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Winter Field Day Jan 26/27 2019. Winter fun with amateur radio.
winterfieldday | Rules
winterfieldday | Rules
winterfieldday.com

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Vintage Hallicrafters Tube Receiver Found at the Pensacola Hamfest*
Dennis WA6QKN and I took a trip to the Pensacola, Florida Hamfest on Saturday. I spotted a Hallicrafters tube receiver that I could not pass up. I was very clean and had to back and bottom in place. It looks like a Hallicrafters S38-D. But it is actually a ...
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Take me back to those Novice Days with the Ameco AC-1
The Ameco AC-1 was a popular first transmitter kit for amateur radio novices in the 50s. I heard the AC-1 mentioned on several QSO Today podcasts from hams who are my senior. I am infected with the nostalgia of those times. I acquired an assembled AC-1 clon...
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Peanut Power Sprint: Date: October 7, 2018. Time: 2200Z to 2395Z – later in the day to catch west coast stations.
Object: Work as many Peanut Power numbers as possible on the 80, 40 and 20M bands.
Peanut Numbers: May work anyone. Others – work only those with Peanut Numbers.
Peanut Power Numbers: Get your number from pete@nogaqrp.org After August 1, 2018. No numbers will be
given out for 2018 after 12:00 noon on Sunday, October 7th, 2018 EDST. Numbers for the peanut power sprint
are now permanent and will be used year to year.

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Ham Contacts with Friends while I was on Vacation in Kansas
I also QSOed with Jim K4LIX in Panama City while in I was in Tulsa Oklahoma via satellite. Thanks everybody! Greg N4KGL
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Packet Radio for My Field Day Messages
I missed the heyday of amateur packet radio during the 80/90s. However, there is now some local interest in Bay County, Florida since Bob KK4DIV set up a packet BBS on the two-meter band. I am now active on packet using a hardware Terminal Node Controller (...
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