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 91 
 on: August 12, 2017, 03:07:41 PM 
Started by WO4K - Last post by w4bfs
being that vernier dial is oriental and not origional its was maybe for a vfo add on and could do so

 92 
 on: August 12, 2017, 02:22:43 PM 
Started by WO4K - Last post by WO4K
Today I acquired a Viking II Civil Defense version. Eventually it will replace my DX-100B as AM transmitter. Factory assembled. Looks unmodified...EXCEPT for that vernier dial added to the front. Appears the CD decal is original and has not been moved. The vernier dial is attached to...nothing. Doesn't look like it ever was attached to anything. Can anyone advise if this dial ever had a CD-version function on the Viking II?

 93 
 on: August 12, 2017, 01:49:14 PM 
Started by W1KSZ - Last post by ka1tdq
Actually, no. I'm using a home brew class E rig at 400 watts carrier.  My antenna is similar in arrangement (apex at the same height and slopes to the ground), but it's a resonant center fed dipole.  Not "completely" resonant... it's like 1.3:1, but who's counting?

Anyway, I've had QSO's with Tim in Maine and Steve in Massachusetts a couple times with the antenna.  Tim actually reported that I was louder than the other guy he was talking to in Idaho (or, one of those states... I forget which one).

Jon

PS> I'm in Vegas right now typing this out on my phone. I'm doing the old man thing. I'm sitting down waiting for my wife.

 94 
 on: August 12, 2017, 12:46:36 PM 
Started by W1KSZ - Last post by W1KSZ
I need two things:

First; Microphone Coil Cord, 1/4" od (to fit D-104). Need 4 wires plus shield, shield should be wrapped around one wire (for audio) Could use two of these.

Second; Plain, straight Microphone Cable, only need 3 wires plus shield (again, one wire shielded for Audio). Could use about 20' of this.

e-Bay search came up zilch, Google search has a million hits, but so far none with one wire shielded.

Any ideas where to get this stuff ??

Tnx, Dick, W1KSZ

 95 
 on: August 12, 2017, 12:16:52 PM 
Started by W1KSZ - Last post by W1KSZ
Are you using a Super Senior with the OCF Dipole ? What's your VSWR like on 80 & 40 ?

73, Dick, W1KSZ

 96 
 on: August 12, 2017, 11:52:51 AM 
Started by KC3GMQ - Last post by KC3GMQ
And the Valiant is tuned up and on the AIR 7.290 for the moment

Dave
KC3GMQ

 97 
 on: August 12, 2017, 11:47:25 AM 
Started by W9BHI - Last post by W9BHI
QRO site is active again.
Don W9BHI

 98 
 on: August 12, 2017, 11:44:40 AM 
Started by w8khk - Last post by Steve - K4HX
There was an ARC 5 mounting bracket there, $5.

 99 
 on: August 12, 2017, 11:02:12 AM 
Started by KC3GMQ - Last post by N1BCG
Even better!  Hollar at me if you want to try 40M...

 100 
 on: August 12, 2017, 10:59:47 AM 
Started by KC3GMQ - Last post by KC3GMQ
Hi Clark,  Just found the issue and corrected it,  the coupling switch was jumpered out for some reason.  I removed the jumper and at the moment, things look pretty good.  I am going to load it on phone here in a few after my dummy load cools down lol, and then test out the modulation.  if all goes well I should be on the air soon.

Dave
KC3GMQ

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