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Re: Unfortunate Circumstances / Station for Sale



Steve
(expletives deleted) Nothing ------ me of as much as these -------- with their selfrighteous and gestapo like tactics.  Never, never let the -------- win.  I have been witness to my friends------- situations
73 Bob W7LRD
Seattle

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From: Steve Raas <sraas@optonline.net> 

> 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) 
> 
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> 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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