Received a used replacement USB carrier crystal from Mr. Walter Dilley, KD7DNY. Many thanks to Walter, who continues to supply old hybrid parts (like this TS520) to the ham community.
Terry, KA5TBB, has a venerable TS-520 but recently suffered from an ailment on Upper Sideband Mode. In fact, when placed in USB mode, his external digital display indicates a transmit frequency out of band. Both CW and LSB worked fine, however.
On Friday, January 4th, scheduled maintenance was performed on our satellite antennas. The last maintenance was performed around 10 years ago so there were several goals during this work: inspect the 2m and 70cm antennas, inspect and seal the crossboom, install a new 23cm antenna and run a new feed of heliax, replace jumpers with flex … Read more…
QST – The Houston Marathon is seeking Amateur Radio Operators to volunteer for the Houston Marathon event for 2019.