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Burton Wizeman
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New Antenna, Remote Switch
Over the past few weeks there has been a lot of activity in the shack with little focus for air time.  I have been getting to know the trees and branches on the property, figuring out the best position for a new Dipole.  Once I stepped back I realized I nee...
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NVIS Information
Here is some info on NVIS Antennas. http://www.w0ipl.net/ECom/NVIS/nvis.htm
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A Change of Focus
After consideration of several factors and looking at the true value of my several past-times, I decided to place my focus on the local, Emergency Communications portion of the hobby.  Time does not permit one to be full fledged into every aspect of the hob...
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Five Watts On The Beach
Tripping on cables, charging the Gel Cells, cutting the radials,  pining for proper propagation reports..it's  Field Day 2017.  Been preparing all week.  I think my wife and daughter are more than happy to have me out of the house at this point.  "So honey,...
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All Choked Up
I am announcing my support for Choke Ununs!  Lots of folks say they don't matter much.  I disagree based upon my own research here at the KI4FH labs!  With a Coax Choke at the feed point both my 40 Meter dipole and 20 Meter Dipole, both flat-tops, are pleas...
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Installed Hustler 4BTV. Thanks to Greg at HRO in New Hampshire for changing the order to allow me to pick-up the antenna at UPS. The radials were from #24 surplus wire from Sarasota Electronics and hooked up to ground bus bars for electrical boxes. The bus ...
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Dentron Super Tuner
Picked up a Dentron Super Tuner for 100 on Craigslist.  A little high for the unit but I have seen great reports on this manual, no frills tuner so I got it. My first cursory visual inspection did not reveal any issues.  Once I hooked it up I found  intermi...
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