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Old 04-10-2019, 07:26 AM   #121
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new-ish HAM

I just joined this forum, and this is my first post. N4PLR from Orlando, FL. I have a few HT's and a mobile in my Jeep, but I just bought a Grey Wolf 29BH and haven't loaded anything in there yet. I plan on having an HF rig in there and will use a homemade spiral wound dipole with an external tuner to cover 6-40M when out camping. 73
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Old 04-11-2019, 01:28 AM   #122
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I just joined this forum, and this is my first post. N4PLR from Orlando, FL. I have a few HT's and a mobile in my Jeep, but I just bought a Grey Wolf 29BH and haven't loaded anything in there yet. I plan on having an HF rig in there and will use a homemade spiral wound dipole with an external tuner to cover 6-40M when out camping. 73
Welcome aboard the forum. Always glad to meet another ham operator/camper. N8OHB from West Virginia here.
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Old 04-11-2019, 05:59 AM   #123
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Welcome aboard the forum. Always glad to meet another ham operator/camper. N8OHB from West Virginia here.

I've been camping since I was a kid (40+ years now, minus 20 years of Navy time), and I rarely see any ham operators. I just met a guy down in the Florida Keys a few weeks ago. Unfortunately, 2M and 440 is still hit and miss down there after the last few hurricanes that passed through there. Most of the antennas/ repeaters are still off air. I didn't take an HF rig down there this last time, but I will probably do so from now on.
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Old 04-11-2019, 09:06 AM   #124
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Anyone plan to do any Parks On The Air activations this year? We're hoping to activate a few up here in Saskatchewan once the parks open for the season. Hoping the solar cycle starts to improve soon! VE5DLC
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Old 04-11-2019, 10:23 AM   #125
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Anyone plan to do any Parks On The Air activations this year? We're hoping to activate a few up here in Saskatchewan once the parks open for the season. Hoping the solar cycle starts to improve soon! VE5DLC

I may go out with one of the local clubs here in the Orlando area, but haven't decided yet. If I go out alone, I may try to get K-0660 (Canaveral National Seashore) activated.
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Old 04-11-2019, 03:09 PM   #126
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K6TER.....hf, vhf
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Old 04-25-2019, 10:44 AM   #127
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Congratulations on getting your ticket! KC8HQS in Batavia, OH here. I hope to work you on the bands! I haven't been on the air much lately (we started a family) but I'm going to be re-installing my HF antennas soon at home. I also have an HF setup with a Buddistick antenna that I'll be using when camping. I'll be at Hamvention. If you can, I recommend attending.

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Old 07-03-2019, 11:45 PM   #128
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K8ZW Here! I don't do much on U/VHF, but I'm on HF both camping and at home. 75 meters mainly. Been a ham since the mid 70s but finally got around to getting my extra last year. When camping I use either a Yaesu FT897 or a Kenwood 140. At home it's either the FT897 (same one) or my main rig is a set of the Gold Dust Twins, which is also my first HF rig that I bought back in the mid 70s.
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Old 08-16-2019, 06:02 PM   #129
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Old 08-16-2019, 06:26 PM   #130
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Old 08-16-2019, 07:05 PM   #131
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I have FT-817ND, 18AH battery and a WonderWand Loop and 2m antennas I pack in a waterproof case. A little QRP when the urge arises. I recharge the battery at the end of the weekend.

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Old 01-26-2020, 08:36 PM   #132
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Wd2stk here extra class. @doppleganger is Kc2tcm extra as well.
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Old 02-03-2020, 06:13 PM   #133
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Old 02-03-2020, 06:20 PM   #134
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Last summer I had the FT857D in my TV with a Tarheel 300A. Worked quite well, no amp, just the radio.
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Old 02-03-2020, 06:25 PM   #135
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I guess he’s putting in a Yaesu 7900. We need to figure out antenna location and where exactly the radio will go. Eventually maybe add Hf. Planning on leaving it home this year but next year will be using at Hamvention.

But planning on having it for field day so I can be uber spoiled.
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Yaesu FT-7800. Will also bring along my FT-897 for HF.
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Old 02-06-2020, 09:37 PM   #137
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Old 02-06-2020, 10:02 PM   #138
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HAM Radio Going to the DOGs.pdfw4edn here, use ham a lot, tv has Icom 208H. See attached
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Old 02-06-2020, 10:22 PM   #139
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KM4SNW here! I'm still working on my portable setup to take out with the camper.



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Old 03-27-2020, 09:15 AM   #140
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Hello All,
Ham radio operator for around 10 years now. General ticket. Just getting back into RV'ing and planning to set up a mini shack in the RV for 2m/440 when camping. Of course my timing is terrible. My first camping trip planned with friends was canceled due to Covid-19, campground closed, reservation canceled. If I ever get to try out the new to me Forrest River, I will try to figure out a way to HF as well. Any suggestions from those of you that have been doing HF from your camper, would be appreciated.
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