Working on KG5WNN, Fred’s TS-440S.
John, KG5ZOR, bought a TS-2000 for a great price. Unfortunately, it had some issues so he brought it into the Shack last week for a checkup. We hooked it up on the 20m TH7DX and called CQ around 6:00pm. We received a response from a mobile station and he gave us a 5×3 signal report. … Read more…
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.
QST – The Houston Marathon is seeking Amateur Radio Operators to volunteer for the Houston Marathon event for 2019.
Please note: the W5RRR repeater returned to service on 9/18/18. The JSCARC W5RRR 2m repeater will be off the air to replace the antenna, which was damaged by a lightning strike today at JSC. The top-half of the repeater antenna is missing, and what’s left has been tested to be completely non-functional. We need to … Read more…
Here’s the JSCARC/CLARC (W5RRR/K5HOU) recap of Field Day 2018.