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Re: ISS Field Day Voice Contact




>Hi Dino,
>
>This year I used a 50 watt Yaesu FT-2500 in a Dodge Caravan with a 1/4 wave
>mag mount.  That was it!
>
>Last year I worked Susan with my Arrow and 1/2 a watt HT (VX-1R) while
>standing in my back yard.
>
>Brent, VE1JH
>FN66
>
>At 09:59 AM 06/25/2002 -0700, you wrote:
> >Everyone!  Please tell us what you were running for equipment!  I always
> >find it interesting in what people got to work!  Besides, lets say you were
> >using the Arrow Antenna and had good luck with it, maybe others out here
> >would want to try that route
> >(http://www.arrowantennas.com/146-437.html).  I'm hoping that some of you
> >have built Jerry's antenna (http://members.aol.com/k5oe/).  I'm working on
> >an Eggbeater II with a little change in materials.  I'll let everyone know
> >how it goes.  So lets hear it...what did you run for Field Day?!
> >
> >Antenna =
> >Radio=
> >Amplifier (Y/N)=
> >Watts Out (with or without an amp)
> >Rotor or Armstrong=
> >Tracking Software  (you better say InstantTrack!)
> >
> >
> >[Example:]
> >Antenna was home built 9 element horizontal beam (or a K5OE Eggbeater II,
> >Arrow, etc)
> >Radio was Yaesu 847 (hand held, FM rig, etc...)
> >Amplifier TE Systems brick (YES!  You have to, to compete!)
> >Watts out was 160
> >Manual rotor with loose u-bolts (armstrong) (or we just held it and 
> pointed!)
> >STSPLUS version 0123 (online report from Heavens-Above.com, etc)
> >
> >Thank You!!!

Dino...k6rix@arrl.net

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