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Re: Unfortunate Circumstances / Station for Sale



Unless you knowingly and willingly signed the CC&A for the homeowners 
association, PRB-1 may prevail. It is worth a shot to keep your house 
and rigs until YOU want to make a change.
73,
Jim

Jeffrey Smith wrote:

>Steve, 
>
>By looking at the pictures on your website, the antennas are on the ground
>and not permanently affixed on the house.  You might try mounting them to a
>small trailer and go mobile.  Hi hi  
>
>I have not seen your write-up yet so I might be speaking prematurely but,
>how can a HOA restrict what you have on the ground inside of your backyard?
>Also one other thought you might think of is contacting a ARRL VC and
>discuss it with them.
>http://www.arrl.org/FandES/field/regulations/local/vci.html?ctype=2&state=NJ
>&lname=&myaction=Search+By+Appointee+State
>
>I would not give up so easily on your station.  Maybe some education and
>discussion with the HOA Board might also go a long way.
>
>73's de Jeffrey N5TIT
>
>  
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org] On
>Behalf Of Steve Raas
>Sent: Monday, 11 June, 2007 19:04
>To: amsat-bb@amsat.org
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Unfortunate Circumstances / Station for Sale
>
>Some how I knew the day would come when I would get a letter from my home
>owner’s assn. speaking of issues with my antennas. That day has
>unfortunately come. I will write more about it on my web page in detail,
>however this not a total loss as I now look into local clubs and operating
>events to get my R.F. thrill. The YL was actually quite sad for me as she
>too knows the enjoyment I shared with her and the kids as they listened to
>many, many satellite passes as I operated. I am surprisingly calm about this
>and looking forward to building another station @ a better location
>eventually.
>
> 
>
>I would like to personally thank each and every one of you whom have
>enlightened me and welcomed me into the satellite community, your
>correspondence has been extremely educational and informative and without
>all the input I had personally received it would not have been as much of a
>pleasure meeting and learning as well as operating the various satellites
>amongst my peers.
>
> 
>
>For those whom don’t know me personally all is not lost for me,  as I am
>quite young and I don’t plan on living in my current location forever, that
>is the next goal outside of the radio fun is to get a radio friendly
>community and altitude with great schools for the kids. (Might be hard to
>find that one hihi)
>
> 
>
>As mentioned in the subject of this email I am selling the station as a
>whole. I have NOT listed the station on EBAY as I would prefer to sell it to
>some one on the BB  I also unfortunately do NOT desire to ship any of this
>equipment anywhere as I would Like to meet the person giving it all a new
>home. 
>
>This station is for pick up @ my home ONLY and includes everything any one
>would need except for time to get on the sats or terrestrial 2/432
>effectively. 
>
> 
>
>Station is as follows:
>
>( Everything is listed )
>
> 
>
>Icom IC-820H 2/432-450 all Mode ( Including Stock Mic, CI-V Cable, 3.5mm
>male to L-R Phono Female Adapter, 3.5mm stereo male to Dual 3.5mm Stereo,
>3.5mm stereo to L-R Male phono, 3.5mm female to ¼” stereo headphone adapter,
>6’ 3.5mm stereo male-male cable and Icom Owners manual with original
>receipt)
>
> 
>
>Icom AG-25 mast Mounted Preamp
>
>(Modified for N Input , SO239 Output/to antenna also tuned for max gain/min
>N.F. with original box)
>
> 
>
>West Mountain Radio Rigblaster Plug N’ Play USB (with Icom Interface Cable &
>Original Software / box)
>
> 
>
>Bencher Paddle (Black Base)
>
> 
>
>Super Pico Keyer (In a homemade wooden enclosure Low voltage/current Memory
>keyer)
>
> 
>
>R.F. Adapters (2) 90 Deg F UHF-to-Male UHF, (2) Male N to female UHF, (2)
>Female N Barrels
>
> 
>
>Astron 10 Amp 13.8 VDC Power supply
>
> 
>
>Astron 50 Amp RS50A 13.8 VDC Power supply
>
> 
>
>Bird Model 43 (Dual N Female GREAT CONDX)
>
> 
>
>Bird Element 100C
>
> 
>
>Bird Element 50 E
>
> 
>
>Uniden HR-2600 10m All Mode transceiver ( Mic, Power Cable, Mobile Bracket)
>
> 
>
>Yaesu GS-065 Thrust Bearing (ALL HARDWARE AND DOCS/Original Box)
>
> 
>
>Yaesu G-5500 AZ/EL Rotor with separation kit (ALL DOCS / ALL HARDWARE / Orig
>box)
>
> 
>
>(2) 40’ runs of CNT-400 Low loss Cable (Both terminated the same with N Male
>on one end and UHF on the other end)
>
> 
>
>(2) 50’ runs of Heavy duty SHIELDED 18ga 6 conductor rotor cable terminated
>with the G-5500 Connectors
>
> 
>
>(1) 6’ run of CNT-400 Terminated with Male UHF on one end and N Male on the
>other
>
> 
>
>(1) Directive Systems DPM144-5LVA 5 element 2m yagi N Fed
>
> 
>
>(1) Directive Systems DSFO432-11R 11 Element 432/435 yagi N Fed
>
> 
>
>(1) Glen Martin Engineering Roof Tower 4.5’ (I will disassemble this)
>
> 
>
>As well as assorted galvanized pipes for mounting the rotor &antennas in
>multiple configurations from 1” to If I remember correctly 1 ¾ “diameter
>
> 
>
>Some Software is also included that I Just purchased from the amsat store
>that I have never used
>
> 
>
>Everything is 100% operational and only used for a short period of time,
>those of you whom have been keeping track of my progress know ive only been
>QRV on the sats for about 6 months.
>
> 
>
>I must restate this as I want no confusion.. I will not separate this
>station individually, I will not ship it and it is for pick up at my home
>QTH ONLY. It is NOT on ebay, and won’t be unless I find no interested
>parties.
>
> 
>
>Serious Inquiries can email me @ sraas@optonline.net for my asking price.
>
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> 
>
>Thank you everyone!
>
> 
>
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> 
>
>N2JDQ
>
>Steven J. Raas
>
>Locator FN20vg
>
>Home Page @ http://n2jdq2007.tripod.com/
>
>AMSAT Member # 36396
>
> 
>
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