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Re: AO-40 portable in DM25 Nevada tomorrow



hey scott hoe about pix of this set up.. working on a portable set up too.
Maybe can steal some ideas.
Jim


Scott Townley wrote:

> Road Trip!
> (Food King!)
> anywho...will be "on the road" in DM25/Nevada tomorrow, 11-Feb-2003, with
> the AO-40 portable station starting at AOS which is approximately
> 19Z.  Perfect timing to turn off the Rudak window!  Will be on for at least
> three hours...don't know if it's a rare grid or a rare state on satellite,
> but if nothing else stop by and say "hi"...gave the portable setup a dry
> run tonite; W6ZQ and KO4MA unofficially gave it their blessing :-)  Will be
> concentrating on EU early on of course, but will be operating at least
> three hours so there will be plenty of time for NA/SA too.
>
> If it's important to you e-mail me for a specific sked (I just don't know
> if there's any demand for DM25/NV)
>
> Setup
> Ford F-150 (parked!)
> 38"x26" BBQ grill, AIDC3733 d/c, H-pol
> 9 el yagi, V-pol, Ptx=20W max
> antennas on tripod, 10ft (3m) high
> Kenwood TM-255A on downlink, Yaesu FT-100 on uplink
>
> FWIW will also be on UO-14 on Wed. AM 12-Feb-2003 from either DM26 or DM25
> depending on how early I get up the next day.
> Will be on FO-20/29 from most likely from DM34 (but could be boring ol'
> DM33) later that afternoon.
>
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