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RE: HF Ham Radio recommendation
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Subject: RE: HF Ham Radio recommendation
From: Scott Todd <stodd@kloveair1.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2017 01:05:11 +0000
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Lyle- is the tower you used the self supporter north of town or the guyed stick down by the water?

Scott Todd

On 8/1/2017 1:10 AM, RADIO DOCTOR wrote:
> One evening in the winter of 1962-63 I fired up my ARC-5 with a pair 
> of 1625's as a balanced modulater to create double sideband on 75 
> meters and said "This is K9DKW speaking coast to coast".  A voice 
> answered from southern Georgia, saying "With that signal, y'all are 
> talkin' round the world!  What kinda power or antenna y'all runnin' up 
> there?"  At which point I had to admit that it was a full wave 
> vertical (250') with 120 radials.  I'd hooked up to my rig after 
> shutting down WDOR-AM 910 in Sturgeon Bay, WI at sunset a couple hours 
> earlier.  Used my Johnson Viking Matchbox out at the dog house at the 
> end of our long RG-17/U feedline.
>

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