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Before and after pictures of fixing the hole in the drain pipe.

Can you guess which is before and after =(


I tried to put epoxy putty on it so we could at least use it while we are getting quotes.  it crumbled in my hand when I put a slight amount of pressure on it.
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This is a 14 gauge antenna wire covered in snow.  Almost 3 inches in diameter.  I'm guessing it weighed about 1 lb every 10-14 inches.  It was 270' before it came down  
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Just received my new Elecraft K3 kit SN:7999 
Now to build it!  It should take 10-20 hours to put it all together.  It looks like they sent me 1000 screws ... lol.  No soldering required though.
http://www.elecraft.com/index.htm
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Come over.  Check it out!  Let me know what you think!!
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Heathkit News!
In my e-mail this morning:

Dear Heathkit Insider,

...

Later this week there will be a special "Ask Me Anything" event on Reddit.com where a member of Heathkit's Board of Directors will be available for an hour to chat live and answer questions about our progress and plans. 

On Friday 20-Dec-2013 at 8pm EST / 5pm PST (which is Saturday 21-Dec 0100 UTC), please join us at
    http://www.reddit.com/user/HeathCompany/submitted
When the event starts, a link to it will appear at the top of that page.
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It was a bunch of non-information. 
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Re-built band switch for the FL-2100 

They have a tendency to melt the contacts if not tuned properly.

This on was not too bad, I was able to move an unused contact to the bad position.
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Finally was able to get Wake Island: K9W this morning on 40m SSB.
With my modest 100 Watts and a dipole!
It was actually the first time I heard them fairly strong, a definite 59+ from them into Atlanta.  I still need T33A.

http://www.wake2013.org/
To Contact A Pilot Relay See "The Team" Page - "Support Team" For Email Addresses Visit Our New Facebook Page -- Click Link To The Right. IOTA OC-053. GRID LOC RK39 CQ Zone 31. ITU Region 3, Zone 65. WELCOME! This DXpedition is dedicated to preserving the memory of the. Forgotten 98 -- ...
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The day before Thanksgiving.  About 10" snow in Virginia.
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Nice Android app. for Logbook of the World
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Got this in the mail this week. =)
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Thanks, Just confirmation #100 on 20m phone this morning when I synced up LoTW before work.
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Heathkit News!
In my e-mail this morning:

Dear Heathkit Insider,

...

Later this week there will be a special "Ask Me Anything" event on Reddit.com where a member of Heathkit's Board of Directors will be available for an hour to chat live and answer questions about our progress and plans. 

On Friday 20-Dec-2013 at 8pm EST / 5pm PST (which is Saturday 21-Dec 0100 UTC), please join us at
    http://www.reddit.com/user/HeathCompany/submitted
When the event starts, a link to it will appear at the top of that page.
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Yaesu FL-2100b band switch repair.  

I removed the bad contact rivet and one of the unused contact rivets.  the rivets could not be re-used so I found a suitable screw/nut (non-fetus) and used that.  

I also had to replace a few of the doorknob Caps because they were cracked.
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KZ1W and N7QT will be active from Raivavae Island (IOTA OC-114) , Austral Islands 2-14 October 2013 as TX5D
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