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Re: Car Winter Go Bag

Lindy KG7IFA
 

Good info Paul.  Also, I just received this useful link from WSDOT: https://www.wsdot.com/WINTER/


-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Butzi (W7PFB) <w7pfb@...>
To: snovarc <snovarc@groups.io>
Sent: Wed, Oct 2, 2019 8:56 am
Subject: Re: [snovarc] Car Winter Go Bag

Thanks for sharing your lists, Mel!

My comments on emergency bags in general, and not at all directed at Mel’s arrangement:

* It’s really worth identifying what scenarios you’re trying to address *before* you start making lists and assembling bags.  Is the bag intended to be the resources you need to shelter in place, or is it the resources you’ll need to get home if you have to abandon your vehicle?  (The bags Paula and I have in each vehicle are ‘get home’ bags).

* Anything that requires skills to use is useless if you lack those skills.  So: tools are useless unless you can use them to fix things (and tools are generally heavy).  A commercially available first aid kit probably contains things you don’t know know how to use.  I’ve tried to light fires using a spark stick thing and concluded it’s just dead weight for me.

Things that are in our bags that I generally don’t see in other people’s bags:
* collapsable bottles to hold water for purification.
* chemical handwarmers - I’ve had frightening brushes with hypothermia.  A handwarmer can be a lifesaver.  The ‘Hothands’ brand is our preference.
* Heatsheets Bivvy Sacks - more robust and better than mylar blankets
* vetwrap tape.  
* large trash bags - can be a poncho, can be a groundsheet, generally useful and lightweight.
* an inventory list of what’s in the bag.  Trust me, six months from now you will not remember what the heck is in the bag.  Resources you don’t know you have are essentially useless to you.
* in our bags items are grouped in ziplock bags, with each bag labeled (e.g. “light/heat”, “food/water”, “hygiene”, etc.) to make it easy to find stuff.  If you use the bag you’re going to be stressed and easily frustrated.

And finally: skills and fitness are more useful than gear.  It’s better to take a first aid course than buy a first aid kit and throw it in your trunk.  It’s better to get fit enough to walk home than it is to put together a get home bag in the unreasonable expectation that you’ll be able to carry it home if the SHTF.

-p W7PFB
73, Don’t forget to smile and have fun!

On Oct 1, 2019, at 1:56 PM, Mel - N7GCO - Cheney, WA <teammel@...> wrote:

A couple of months ago I shared a presentation on Emergency Preparedness with the Spokane ARES group and the Inland Empire VHF clubs. My system is modular. As part of the system each October 1st I add to each vehicle my "Car Winter Go Bag."
The Contents are:
  • Sweatshirt
  • Pants
  • Socks
  • Shoes
  • Jacket (Fleece)
  • Jacket (wind and rain)
  • Gloves
  • Stocking Cap
  • Yellow emergency vest with reflector tape on it
  • Headlamp

I also add Car Tool Emergency bag in winter:
  • Shovel
  • Cat litter or Sand for traction
Whether you use a system like mine or not, you may want to think of adding a winter go bag to your cars.
I attached the handout I shared if you were interested. Miss all of you.

Mel
N7GCO
<Emergency Modules.docx>


Re: Building a Yagi

Dan Pflugrath
 

Howard,

Here is the link to the 40th anniversary article for the Quagi antenna with history and good directions for construction. 

http://n6nb.com/quagi.htm.

 

You will notice that it references the original QST article from April 1977.  The article is available if you are an ARRL member (if you are not a member I encourage you to join).

APR 1977 - QST (PG. 11)

VHF Quagi, The

Author: Overbeck, Wayne, K6YNB
Article: 
Keywords: CONSTRUCTION HOMEBREW ANTENNA QUAGI VHF

 

If anyone wants to build one of these I have an 70CM example using PVC pipe I can bring and can assist however needed.  From the articles I did adjust the quad elements smaller to bring the resonant frequency up to the repeater transmit frequency range.

 

Dan KA7GPP

 

-----Original Message-----
From: snovarc@groups.io [mailto:snovarc@groups.io] On Behalf Of Paul Butzi (W7PFB)
Sent: Friday, September 27, 2019 6:42 PM
To: snovarc@groups.io
Subject: Re: [snovarc] Building a Yagi

 

Somewhere I have two articles on the Quagi, both supplied I think by Dan when I expressed interest back when Dan showed his at a meeting.  I also have a Quagi UFO (Un Finished Object).

 

-p W7PFB

73, Don’t forget to smile and have fun!

 

> On Sep 27, 2019, at 5:27 PM, Dan Pflugrath <dpflugrath@...> wrote:

>

> Howard,

> See if you can find the original article for the quagi from about 1985 time frame.   I can assist more end of next week when I return from vacation.   Dan



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Re: Car Winter Go Bag

Paul Butzi (W7PFB)
 

Thanks for sharing your lists, Mel!

My comments on emergency bags in general, and not at all directed at Mel’s arrangement:

* It’s really worth identifying what scenarios you’re trying to address *before* you start making lists and assembling bags.  Is the bag intended to be the resources you need to shelter in place, or is it the resources you’ll need to get home if you have to abandon your vehicle?  (The bags Paula and I have in each vehicle are ‘get home’ bags).

* Anything that requires skills to use is useless if you lack those skills.  So: tools are useless unless you can use them to fix things (and tools are generally heavy).  A commercially available first aid kit probably contains things you don’t know know how to use.  I’ve tried to light fires using a spark stick thing and concluded it’s just dead weight for me.

Things that are in our bags that I generally don’t see in other people’s bags:
* collapsable bottles to hold water for purification.
* chemical handwarmers - I’ve had frightening brushes with hypothermia.  A handwarmer can be a lifesaver.  The ‘Hothands’ brand is our preference.
* Heatsheets Bivvy Sacks - more robust and better than mylar blankets
* vetwrap tape.  
* large trash bags - can be a poncho, can be a groundsheet, generally useful and lightweight.
* an inventory list of what’s in the bag.  Trust me, six months from now you will not remember what the heck is in the bag.  Resources you don’t know you have are essentially useless to you.
* in our bags items are grouped in ziplock bags, with each bag labeled (e.g. “light/heat”, “food/water”, “hygiene”, etc.) to make it easy to find stuff.  If you use the bag you’re going to be stressed and easily frustrated.

And finally: skills and fitness are more useful than gear.  It’s better to take a first aid course than buy a first aid kit and throw it in your trunk.  It’s better to get fit enough to walk home than it is to put together a get home bag in the unreasonable expectation that you’ll be able to carry it home if the SHTF.

-p W7PFB
73, Don’t forget to smile and have fun!

On Oct 1, 2019, at 1:56 PM, Mel - N7GCO - Cheney, WA <teammel@...> wrote:

A couple of months ago I shared a presentation on Emergency Preparedness with the Spokane ARES group and the Inland Empire VHF clubs. My system is modular. As part of the system each October 1st I add to each vehicle my "Car Winter Go Bag."
The Contents are:

  • Sweatshirt
  • Pants
  • Socks
  • Shoes
  • Jacket (Fleece)
  • Jacket (wind and rain)
  • Gloves
  • Stocking Cap
  • Yellow emergency vest with reflector tape on it
  • Headlamp

I also add Car Tool Emergency bag in winter:
  • Shovel
  • Cat litter or Sand for traction

Whether you use a system like mine or not, you may want to think of adding a winter go bag to your cars.
I attached the handout I shared if you were interested. Miss all of you.

Mel
N7GCO

<Emergency Modules.docx>


Re: Car Winter Go Bag

Rowland
 

The real question Mel is there any room for you to sit in your car???

 

Thanks,

 

Rowland

 

From: snovarc@groups.io <snovarc@groups.io> On Behalf Of Mel - N7GCO - Cheney, WA
Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2019 1:57 PM
To: snovarc@groups.io
Subject: [snovarc] Car Winter Go Bag

 

A couple of months ago I shared a presentation on Emergency Preparedness with the Spokane ARES group and the Inland Empire VHF clubs. My system is modular. As part of the system each October 1st I add to each vehicle my "Car Winter Go Bag."
The Contents are:

  • Sweatshirt
  • Pants
  • Socks
  • Shoes
  • Jacket (Fleece)
  • Jacket (wind and rain)
  • Gloves
  • Stocking Cap
  • Yellow emergency vest with reflector tape on it
  • Headlamp


I also add Car Tool Emergency bag in winter:

  • Shovel
  • Cat litter or Sand for traction

Whether you use a system like mine or not, you may want to think of adding a winter go bag to your cars.
I attached the handout I shared if you were interested. Miss all of you.

Mel
N7GCO


Re: Car Winter Go Bag

Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM
 

This is super useful! Thank you!
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WA1HEM
(425) 864 - 5104
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Car Winter Go Bag

Mel - N7GCO - Cheney, WA
 

A couple of months ago I shared a presentation on Emergency Preparedness with the Spokane ARES group and the Inland Empire VHF clubs. My system is modular. As part of the system each October 1st I add to each vehicle my "Car Winter Go Bag."
The Contents are:

  • Sweatshirt
  • Pants
  • Socks
  • Shoes
  • Jacket (Fleece)
  • Jacket (wind and rain)
  • Gloves
  • Stocking Cap
  • Yellow emergency vest with reflector tape on it
  • Headlamp

I also add Car Tool Emergency bag in winter:
  • Shovel
  • Cat litter or Sand for traction

Whether you use a system like mine or not, you may want to think of adding a winter go bag to your cars.
I attached the handout I shared if you were interested. Miss all of you.

Mel
N7GCO


FW: [ham-antennas] Digest Number 5348

Rowland
 

FYI….This is an interesting Yahoo site on antennas

 

Thank You,

 

Rowland Brasch

 

Rowland Brasch

K7RWB

SnoValley Amateur Radio Club (SnoVARC)

www.snovarc.org

SnoVARC Facebook

 

From: ham-antennas@... <ham-antennas@...>
Sent: Friday, September 27, 2019 10:09 PM
To: ham-antennas@...
Subject: [ham-antennas] Digest Number 5348

 

7 Messages

Digest #5348

1a

Re: EZNEC+ question by radio.n9xr

1b

Re: EZNEC+ question by radio.n9xr

1c

Re: EZNEC+ question by "Mel Farrer" farrerfolks

2a

Re: LPDA by "Dave R" daverickmers

3a

My weirdo Hornet...some questions. by "Kenneth G. Gordon" w7ekb

3b

4a

Re: Tri-band beam advice requested. by "David Welker" suny2445

Messages
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:18 pm (PDT) . Posted by: radio.n9xr

Also, W0ZI, I tried to post in the files the correction to your file. The feedpoint is designated as a current feedpoint. This is where the current is fed. None of the transmission line is modeled in this simulation so it's just the fan dipole. I didn't mess with it any more than to make it work for you. Also, I did the work on the old 4.0+ version. I hope it works for you.

The wire 15 can be shortened or lengthened as you wish. There is an option for keeping the connections there on the WIRES spreadsheet towards the top. It looks like it works on 20M to me.



Any problems, let me know. It's looking good now.


Jerry N9XR

Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:28 pm (PDT) . Posted by: radio.n9xr

Sorry for repeating your stuff Mel. I hadn't seen that you had done my description already.


Thanks.


Jerry N9XR

Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:58 pm (PDT) . Posted by: "Mel Farrer" farrerfolks

NO problem.
Mel, K6KBE
On Friday, September 27, 2019, 02:28:24 PM PDT, radion9xr@... [ham-antennas] <ham-antennas@...> wrote:

 

Sorry for repeating your stuff Mel.  I hadn't seen that you had done my description already.
Thanks.
Jerry N9XR

Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:15 pm (PDT) . Posted by: "Dave R" daverickmers

Log Periodics aren't terribly directional. 73

Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:51 pm (PDT) . Posted by: "Kenneth G. Gordon" w7ekb

Today, I managed to get the driven element tuned to my choice of frequencies: 14.105,
21.353, and 28.493 MHz. I wanted 14.1, 21.4 and 28.5. These are close enough.

What is bugging the heck out of me that my dimensions are not even remotely close to any
of those in the two manuals I have on Hornet beams.

Each trap has an associated capacitor which is adjusted by a small slug close to the end of
each trap. Out means low, in means high. I set the slugs so that the traps would tune to the
low ends of the bands, 10 and 15.

The slug provides a little over 600 KHz tuning range on 15 meters.

Next, I adjusted the position of the traps from the center of the element so that the 10 meter
resonance appeared where I wanted it.

Then I adjusted the slug in the 15 meter trap to resonate that where I wanted it, or close
enough anyway,

Then I adjusted the "stinger" on the ends to resonate the 20 meter section where I wanted it.

Great.

Now my question(s).

1) From the varous books on the subject, the reflector must be 5% ot 6% longer.....or lower
in frequency....than the driven element, and the director must be the 5% ot 6% shorter or
higher in frequency than the driven element. Is this correct?

2) Is this factor with regard to length or to frequency, or does it really matter?

3) Which is better: 5% or 6%?

4) If I set the lengths of the reflector to 5% or 6% longer than the driven element, will that be
correct, or must I rather resonate it 5% or 6% lower in frequency, and vice-versa for the
director?

My arthritis is killing me and I would like this job to take as short amount of time as possible.

Thanks,

Ken W7EKB

Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:20 pm (PDT) . Posted by: "Bob Albert" bob91343

I think part of the problem is that the traps affect the resonances as much as the element lengths.  Start with 10m, adjust element length for desired resonance, and adjust the 10m trap to the same freq.  Then to go 15m, and finally 20.  Once you adjust the 10m sections and traps, the rest of it shouldn't change the 10m settings.  After the 15m is set, the 20m length shouldn't change it.
When you discover the settings for the driven element, make the other traps to the same resonance.
The problem isn't so much antenna performance as antenna resonance.  I am sure it will work fine over a wide range, as long as you have low SWR at the important freq.  Minor differences in parasitic element length will make minor differences in F/B ratio.
Bob K6DDX
On Friday, September 27, 2019, 07:51:37 PM PDT, 'Kenneth G. Gordon' kgordon2006@... [ham-antennas] <ham-antennas@...> wrote:

 
Today, I managed to get the driven element tuned to my choice of frequencies: 14.105,
21.353, and 28.493 MHz. I wanted 14.1, 21.4 and 28.5. These are close enough.

What is bugging the heck out of me that my dimensions are not even remotely close to any
of those in the two manuals I have on Hornet beams.

Each trap has an associated capacitor which is adjusted by a small slug close to the end of
each trap. Out means low, in means high. I set the slugs so that the traps would tune to the
low ends of the bands, 10 and 15.

The slug provides a little over 600 KHz tuning range on 15 meters.

Next, I adjusted the position of the traps from the center of the element so that the 10 meter
resonance appeared where I wanted it.

Then I adjusted the slug in the 15 meter trap to resonate that where I wanted it, or close
enough anyway,

Then I adjusted the "stinger" on the ends to resonate the 20 meter section where I wanted it.

Great.

Now my question(s).

1) From the varous books on the subject, the reflector must be 5% ot 6% longer.....or lower
in frequency....than the driven element, and the director must be the 5% ot 6% shorter or
higher in frequency than the driven element. Is this correct?

2) Is this factor with regard to length or to frequency, or does it really matter?

3) Which is better: 5% or 6%?

4) If I set the lengths of the reflector to 5% or 6% longer than the driven element, will that be
correct, or must I rather resonate it 5% or 6% lower in frequency, and vice-versa for the
director?

My arthritis is killing me and I would like this job to take as short amount of time as possible.

Thanks,

Ken W7EKB

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Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:06 pm (PDT) . Posted by: "David Welker" suny2445

Try getting the measurements for a Mosley TA-33 it's about the same antenna.
Dave

On September 27, 2019, at 1:12 PM, "'Kenneth G. Gordon' kgordon2006@... [ham-antennas]" <ham-antennas@...> wrote:

 

I have an old, but complete and in good condition, Hornet trap tri-bander which I must tune
up and use.

However, I have no correct documentation on it. I do have documentation on two other
Hornet antennas, but the dimensions given are incorrect for my version. Even so, those do
give me some hints.

Each "frequency divider" which contains two traps, has a "tuning capacitor" associated with
each trap.

I have a borrowed MFJ antenna analyzer (239?).

The boom is 14 feet long, and the elements are equidistant apart.

I am using a Balun Designs 1:1 balun at the feed-point.

From extesive reading, I am assuming that the director must be around 5% shorter than the
driven element and the reflector must be around 5% longer, with corresponding frequencies.

I want to favor the CW portions of the three bands, 20, 15, and 10 meters.

What is the best and fastest method of tuning this thing up correctly when working pretty
much in the dark as I am?

Ken W7EKB

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Re: Building a Yagi

Paul Butzi (W7PFB)
 

Somewhere I have two articles on the Quagi, both supplied I think by Dan when I expressed interest back when Dan showed his at a meeting. I also have a Quagi UFO (Un Finished Object).

-p W7PFB
73, Don’t forget to smile and have fun!

On Sep 27, 2019, at 5:27 PM, Dan Pflugrath <dpflugrath@...> wrote:

Howard,
See if you can find the original article for the quagi from about 1985 time frame. I can assist more end of next week when I return from vacation. Dan
---------- Original Message ----------
From: "Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM" <wa1hem@...>
To: snovarc@groups.io
Subject: Re: [snovarc] Building a Yagi
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 17:06:20 -0700

Dan - thanks. I’m looking into the Quagi now - looks interesting and could definitely be an option

Paul - I will absoulutely take you up on the offer to check out your Arrow yagi! Thanks! Lets set up a time to do that.

Lou - stay tuned for a day/time for a Yagi / Quagi discussion / show and tell at the Carnation shack.

Also - has anybody seen this https://www.gigaparts.com/radiowavz-antenna-tape.html ? Any experience or comments. Looks pretty cool for my go box.

Howard
WA1HEM

On Sep 27, 2019, at 2:52 PM, Dan Pflugrath <dpflugrath@...> wrote:

If you are looking for a 2 meter or 70 cm antenna with high gain easy to build and works most times without adjustments build a Quagi. It uses quad elements for the driven and reflector elements and yagi director elements. No fancy matching to the coax and work great. Google quagi for information. 73 Dan
---------- Original Message ----------
From: "Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM" <wa1hem@...>
To: snovarc@groups.io
Subject: [snovarc] Building a Yagi
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 13:32:57 -0700

Hello fellow Snovarcians -I'm working on a project that needs a Yagi that I can mount at home and then use a rotator to automatically position it via a computer program I am writing. Anyone Elmers out there that would be interested in working with me to build a Yagi?Thanks and 73H-- *************************Howard E. MahranWA1HEM(425) 864 - 5104*************************


____________________________________________________________
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--
*************************
Howard E. Mahran
WA1HEM
(425) 864 - 5104
*************************


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Re: Building a Yagi

Dan Pflugrath
 

Howard,
See if you can find the original article for the quagi from about 1985 time frame. I can assist more end of next week when I return from vacation. Dan

---------- Original Message ----------
From: "Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM" <wa1hem@...>
To: snovarc@groups.io
Subject: Re: [snovarc] Building a Yagi
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 17:06:20 -0700

Dan - thanks. I’m looking into the Quagi now - looks interesting and could definitely be an option

Paul - I will absoulutely take you up on the offer to check out your Arrow yagi! Thanks! Lets set up a time to do that.

Lou - stay tuned for a day/time for a Yagi / Quagi discussion / show and tell at the Carnation shack.

Also - has anybody seen this https://www.gigaparts.com/radiowavz-antenna-tape.html ? Any experience or comments. Looks pretty cool for my go box.

Howard
WA1HEM

On Sep 27, 2019, at 2:52 PM, Dan Pflugrath <dpflugrath@...> wrote:

If you are looking for a 2 meter or 70 cm antenna with high gain easy to build and works most times without adjustments build a Quagi. It uses quad elements for the driven and reflector elements and yagi director elements. No fancy matching to the coax and work great. Google quagi for information. 73 Dan
---------- Original Message ----------
From: "Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM" <wa1hem@...>
To: snovarc@groups.io
Subject: [snovarc] Building a Yagi
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 13:32:57 -0700

Hello fellow Snovarcians -I'm working on a project that needs a Yagi that I can mount at home and then use a rotator to automatically position it via a computer program I am writing. Anyone Elmers out there that would be interested in working with me to build a Yagi?Thanks and 73H-- *************************Howard E. MahranWA1HEM(425) 864 - 5104*************************


____________________________________________________________
Sad News For Royal Family
track.volutrk.com
http://thirdpartyoffers.juno.com/TGL3131/5d8e84f5411224f57a9cst04duc




--
*************************
Howard E. Mahran
WA1HEM
(425) 864 - 5104
*************************


____________________________________________________________
Do This Before Bed, Watch Your Belly Fat Melt Like Crazy
floraspring.com
http://thirdpartyoffers.juno.com/TGL3131/5d8ea93a1abb229397e37st02duc


Re: Building a Yagi

Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM
 

Dan - thanks. I’m looking into the Quagi now - looks interesting and could definitely be an option

Paul - I will absoulutely take you up on the offer to check out your Arrow yagi! Thanks! Lets set up a time to do that.

Lou - stay tuned for a day/time for a Yagi / Quagi discussion / show and tell at the Carnation shack.

Also - has anybody seen this https://www.gigaparts.com/radiowavz-antenna-tape.html ? Any experience or comments. Looks pretty cool for my go box.

Howard
WA1HEM

On Sep 27, 2019, at 2:52 PM, Dan Pflugrath <dpflugrath@...> wrote:

If you are looking for a 2 meter or 70 cm antenna with high gain easy to build and works most times without adjustments build a Quagi. It uses quad elements for the driven and reflector elements and yagi director elements. No fancy matching to the coax and work great. Google quagi for information. 73 Dan
---------- Original Message ----------
From: "Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM" <wa1hem@...>
To: snovarc@groups.io
Subject: [snovarc] Building a Yagi
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 13:32:57 -0700

Hello fellow Snovarcians -I'm working on a project that needs a Yagi that I can mount at home and then use a rotator to automatically position it via a computer program I am writing. Anyone Elmers out there that would be interested in working with me to build a Yagi?Thanks and 73H-- *************************Howard E. MahranWA1HEM(425) 864 - 5104*************************


____________________________________________________________
Sad News For Royal Family
track.volutrk.com
http://thirdpartyoffers.juno.com/TGL3131/5d8e84f5411224f57a9cst04duc


--
*************************
Howard E. Mahran
WA1HEM
(425) 864 - 5104
*************************


Re: Building a Yagi

Dan Pflugrath
 

If you are looking for a 2 meter or 70 cm antenna with high gain easy to build and works most times without adjustments build a Quagi. It uses quad elements for the driven and reflector elements and yagi director elements. No fancy matching to the coax and work great. Google quagi for information. 73 Dan

---------- Original Message ----------
From: "Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM" <wa1hem@...>
To: snovarc@groups.io
Subject: [snovarc] Building a Yagi
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 13:32:57 -0700

Hello fellow Snovarcians -I'm working on a project that needs a Yagi that I can mount at home and then use a rotator to automatically position it via a computer program I am writing. Anyone Elmers out there that would be interested in working with me to build a Yagi?Thanks and 73H-- *************************Howard E. MahranWA1HEM(425) 864 - 5104*************************


____________________________________________________________
Sad News For Royal Family
track.volutrk.com
http://thirdpartyoffers.juno.com/TGL3131/5d8e84f5411224f57a9cst04duc


Re: Building a Yagi

Lou Giliberto (KD7HCW)
 

I'm interested in learning about yagis!

I was thinking of making a wire and bamboo yagi or moxon for 20m to pull up to a 100ft agl messenger line to play around with for temporary use.


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-------- Original Message --------
On Sep 27, 2019, 2:25 PM, Paul Butzi (W7PFB) < w7pfb@...> wrote:

I like building antennas, so count me in.

That said, you may find that depending on what band/bands you’re interested in, and how much gain or f/b ratio you’re trying to get, if the yagi is for 2m or 70cm it maybe be only marginally cheaper to build one than to buy a manufactured one.  I was all set to build a 5 element yagi for 70cm but couldn’t really justify building one versus just buying the 5 element solid element yagi from Arrow.

I haven’t actually mounted the Arrow yagi yet, so if someone wants to fondle one before they decide, just let me know.

-p W7PFB
73, Don’t forget to smile and have fun!

On Sep 27, 2019, at 2:01 PM, Robin Amundson <wa7cpa@...> wrote:

I know someone who has done that for satellite work.


On Sep 27, 2019, at 1:32 PM, Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM <wa1hem@...> wrote:

Hello fellow Snovarcians -

I'm working on a project that needs a Yagi that I can mount at home and then use a rotator to automatically position it via a computer program I am writing. Anyone Elmers out there that would be interested in working with me to build a Yagi?

Thanks and 73

H
--
*************************
Howard E. Mahran
WA1HEM
(425) 864 - 5104
*************************


Re: Building a Yagi

Paul Butzi (W7PFB)
 

I like building antennas, so count me in.

That said, you may find that depending on what band/bands you’re interested in, and how much gain or f/b ratio you’re trying to get, if the yagi is for 2m or 70cm it maybe be only marginally cheaper to build one than to buy a manufactured one.  I was all set to build a 5 element yagi for 70cm but couldn’t really justify building one versus just buying the 5 element solid element yagi from Arrow.

I haven’t actually mounted the Arrow yagi yet, so if someone wants to fondle one before they decide, just let me know.

-p W7PFB
73, Don’t forget to smile and have fun!

On Sep 27, 2019, at 2:01 PM, Robin Amundson <wa7cpa@...> wrote:

I know someone who has done that for satellite work.


On Sep 27, 2019, at 1:32 PM, Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM <wa1hem@...> wrote:

Hello fellow Snovarcians -

I'm working on a project that needs a Yagi that I can mount at home and then use a rotator to automatically position it via a computer program I am writing. Anyone Elmers out there that would be interested in working with me to build a Yagi?

Thanks and 73

H
--
*************************
Howard E. Mahran
WA1HEM
(425) 864 - 5104
*************************


Re: Building a Yagi

Robin Amundson
 

I know someone who has done that for satellite work.


On Sep 27, 2019, at 1:32 PM, Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM <wa1hem@...> wrote:

Hello fellow Snovarcians -

I'm working on a project that needs a Yagi that I can mount at home and then use a rotator to automatically position it via a computer program I am writing. Anyone Elmers out there that would be interested in working with me to build a Yagi?

Thanks and 73

H
--
*************************
Howard E. Mahran
WA1HEM
(425) 864 - 5104
*************************


Building a Yagi

Howard E. Mahran / WA1HEM
 

Hello fellow Snovarcians -

I'm working on a project that needs a Yagi that I can mount at home and then use a rotator to automatically position it via a computer program I am writing. Anyone Elmers out there that would be interested in working with me to build a Yagi?

Thanks and 73

H
--
*************************
Howard E. Mahran
WA1HEM
(425) 864 - 5104
*************************


Re: Net Control list?

Robin Amundson
 

Glad I asked. Thanks, Jim.


Re: Net Control list?

W7ABD
 

You are Robin..

Attached it the Net Control Schedule

Jim
W7ABD


On 9/26/19 17:34, Robin Amundson wrote:
Hi All,
Doesn't someone have a current net control list? I do not know why I cannot find mine. Who is net control this evening?
Thank you.

73,
Robin, WA7CPA


Net Control list?

Robin Amundson
 

Hi All,
Doesn't someone have a current net control list? I do not know why I cannot find mine. Who is net control this evening?
Thank you.

73,
Robin, WA7CPA


Re: Next Thrusday Show and Tell?

Robin Amundson
 

No I am not involved in Howard’s Wednesday digital show and tell.


On Sep 25, 2019, at 5:57 PM, Tom WA7TBP via Groups.Io <tomwa7tbp@...> wrote:

Thanks Robin. Are you trying to do Thursday gatherings at the fire station now?

Tom

In a message dated 9/25/2019 10:31:59 Pacific Standard Time, wa7cpa@... writes:

Tom,
I believe it is a digital interest show and tell. You should go!
Robin 



On Sep 25, 2019, at 10:11 AM, Tom WA7TBP via Groups.Io <tomwa7tbp@...> wrote:

Howard:

What are you meeting for at the Duvall fire station tonight? I have no clue what you are doing here.

Tom, WA7TBP

In a message dated 9/25/2019 10:09:27 Pacific Standard Time, wa1hem@... writes:

Meet tonight at the Duvall Fire Station  (Wednesday) at 6:00-ish. See you there
--
*************************
Howard E. Mahran
WA1HEM
(425) 864 - 5104
*************************


Re: Next Thrusday Show and Tell?

Tom WA7TBP
 

Thanks Robin. Are you trying to do Thursday gatherings at the fire station now?

Tom

In a message dated 9/25/2019 10:31:59 Pacific Standard Time, wa7cpa@... writes:

Tom,
I believe it is a digital interest show and tell. You should go!
Robin 



On Sep 25, 2019, at 10:11 AM, Tom WA7TBP via Groups.Io <tomwa7tbp@...> wrote:

Howard:

What are you meeting for at the Duvall fire station tonight? I have no clue what you are doing here.

Tom, WA7TBP

In a message dated 9/25/2019 10:09:27 Pacific Standard Time, wa1hem@... writes:

Meet tonight at the Duvall Fire Station  (Wednesday) at 6:00-ish. See you there
--
*************************
Howard E. Mahran
WA1HEM
(425) 864 - 5104
*************************