Subject: NET NOTES SEPTEMBER 29 2001
From:     K1RQG 
         

     Most recent Schedules can be found here 

    Also submit your sked requests to Joe:

     Joe, K1RQG 


NET BEGINS
I WILL NOT BE HERE NEXT WEEKEND..

EME schedules, last update 29 Sep 2001, 11:42

(432 MHz listed only)
Skeds for OCT  6
Time   432.035        432.040        432.045        
0230z                 RA3LE -VE1ALQ  KU4F  -DK3WG   
0300z  YO2IS -DL7APV  IN3AGI-VE1ALQ  W2WD  -DK3WG   
0330z                 DL6NAA-VE1ALQ  W4ZRZ -DK3WG   
0400z                 EA8FF -VE1ALQ  
0430z                                KO7N  -DK3WG   
0600z                 KJ7F  -DL7APV  
0630z                 KO7N  -DL7APV  
1130z                 K7XQ  -VE1ALQ  
1200z                 KO7N  -VE1ALQ  
1230z                 VK4AFL-VE1ALQ  
1300z                 W7MEM -VE1ALQ  


EME schedules, last update 29 Sep 2001, 11:42

(1296 MHz listed only)
Skeds for OCT  7
Time   1296.050       
0300z  F5HRY -VE1ALQ  
0330z  OE5EYM-VE1ALQ  
0400z  WB4BKC-VE1ALQ  


Skeds for OCT  8
Time   1296.080       
0400z  DJ5MN -K1RQG   
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Subj:    Station Activity
Date:   9/23/01 11:13:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time
From:   dougnhelen@moonlink.net (Doug Millar)
To:     K1rqg@aol.com

Dear Joe,
         I plan to be active on EME from Oct. on. I have had no technical 
difficulties, only schedule conflicts. It has been a crazy few months. 
Hoever, things are looking better this fall. I am still running about 1200 
watts output to four 25el K1FO antennas and about a .3db nf. I have 
received my own echoes on good nights easily. If anyone would like to 
schedule a QSO with me, I would like them to contact me personally first. 
Starting with Oct 5, I should be ok. My only limitation is that I try to 
save the Saturday of the dark the moon weekends for Astronomy. Looking 
forward to lots of QSO's.


Doug, K6JEY
70cm
4x25el K1FO's, .22db nf, 1100w
DM03wt
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Subj:    Re: Email address change
Date:   9/23/01 11:27:52 PM Eastern Daylight Time
From:   djw@zia.com (Donzil & Jackie)
Reply-to:       djw@zianet.com (Donzil & Jackie)
To:     K1rqg@aol.com

Thanks Joe,

Sorry, I spaced that...my old address was 

djworthington@cybertrails.com        @@@@@@@@@

It has not worked for a couple of months, so likely has been bouncing.

Tnx agn and 73, Donzil   WS0F
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Subj:    Skeds Please
Date:   9/24/01 7:08:39 AM Eastern Daylight Time
From:   ve1alq@fundy.net (Darrell)
To:     k1rqg@aol.com

Hi Joe;   Below are a few stations I would like to Sked before Winter 
really sets in, hi.
Regards & Thanks, Darrell


70cm

RA3LE
VK4AFL
EA8FF   new grid square
IN3AGI
DL6NAA
KO7N
K7XQ
KM5A
W6WE
W7MEM  This mat be simply a call change..if forget it.



23cm

F5HRY
OE5EYM
WB4BKC.....?????  may not be active full time.
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Delivered-To: cscott._.starband.net@gilat2home.prontomail.com
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2001 21:51:56 +0200
From: Hans v Alphen <alphe078@wxs.nl>
Reply-To: alphe078@wxs.nl
Organization: World Access
X-Mailer: Mozilla 3.01C-WXS-32  (Win95; I)
To: Clyde Scott <cscott@starband.net>
Subject: My first EME QSO
X-Commtouch-Loop: 5


Hello Clyde,

I would like to inform you that on 15 september I made my first EME QSO
on 10 GHz with W6DH. We made a fine QSO with an M report from me to W6DH
and a 559 report back for me.
My working conditions are: using a 3 meter Andrew dish with 50 Watt
output and a nF of about 0.9 dB. I am receiving 1 dB moon noise and
about 13 dB solar noise. My own echo's look quite good and sometimes I
could even copy my own SSB echo.
Now I still have to work on my station because I can't be QRV when it is
raining because the TWT with high voltage supply must be outdoors. I
must work on the TWT and get it installed in a waterproof box.
Furthermore I need to change my antenna tracking so that its working
automaticaly. Now I must read the computer calculations and set it on
the azimuth and elevation readout myself. 
I still need a lot of work to be done before I can be realy QRV but I
could make skeds. 
I heard also several other stations but due to my lack of CW knowledge I
do not know who these where. I identified WA7CJO with a strong signal
calling CW but was not able to come on because of the heavy rainfall.

Will keep you informed about my progress and must learn CW in this
coming winter period.


my website: http://home.wxs.nl/~alphe078
e-mail adress: pa0ehg@amsat.org

73  from Hans PA0EHG
 

     Clyde Scott, Jr. --  EME Communications. Technical consultant 
                                     to the AM, FM & TV broadcastindustry 
         KD4LT                     229-890-2506 -- 229-985-0864 (Fax) 
                                                   www.emecom.com 
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Subj:    23cm-EME: QSLs missing
Date:   9/24/01 3:00:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time
From:   dj5mn@9a0tcp.ampr.org
To:     k1rqg@aol.com

Dear EMEers,
still I, DJ5MN, am waiting for QSLs from the following stations
worked on 23cm EME:
SM6CKU
F2TU
OE9XXI
KB2AH (now K2AH ?)
N2IQU (now N2IQ)
KD5IUV
K5JL
JF3HUC
HB9BHU
DL6LAU
WA9FWD
K5GW
W4AD
WA4NJP

I have worked most of these stations more than a year ago and sent QSL
direct with self addressed envelope and enough return postage. Additionally
I have sent QSL via the bureau. In some cases I also sent a second time direct.
In some cases I also sent a reminder via email. In 2 cases I got QSL
strongly promised by SSB-QSO via the moon. Still I am waiting for
QSLs of the above mentioned stations. I already asked via the EME-
net on 20m or via the netnotes, if these stations have ever received
my QSLs direct or via the bureau WITHOUT ANY REPLY at all.
Gentlemen, how can I get a card for our EME-QSO? Is there
any chance to get one at all. Please let me and other EME-
enthusiasts know if you are interested in QSLs and if you at
least QSL in return.
So far I was able and happy to work 99 initials on 23cm-EME in all
continents with my small 2,95m-dish. Please help me to get all of these
stations confirmed. Can anyone help??

Many thanks in advance!

Best regards and good luck in the ARRL-contest!

Bernhard DJ5MN

Bernhard Dobler
Breslauer Str. 7
D-85435 Erding
Germany
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Subj:    JA7BMB QRV 10.450GHz
Date:   9/26/01 3:54:36 AM Eastern Daylight Time
From:   kmaegawa@fukui-nct.ac.jp (Kimio Maegawa)
To:     K1rqg@aol.com, Nu7z@aol.com

Joe and Rick ,
Pse pass the info about JA7BMB 10GHz status to the NET
and use the microwave EME listing.
He will have the sked with W5LUA soon.
-------------------------------------------------------------
JA7BMB 
Hiroshi Ii.
210 Funagamori-higashi,Tsuruga,Ikki-machi
Aizu-Wakamatsu 965-0006 Fukuishima JAPAN
PM97XM
TEL +81-242-25-2622
FAX +81-242-32-4321


1296MHz 500W   GI7B   circular HB 6m mesh dish  QSO OK
2424MHz 100W   7289x2 circular HB 6m mesh dish  QSO OK
5760MHz 30W    IM-FET circular HB 6m mesh dish  QSO OK
Window  for lower 3 band: EL>15deg moon for East and EL=0 for west.

10450MHz 20W   IM-FET linear   HB 4.5m mesh dish  SUN 12.7dB GND 3.5dB 
Window for 3cm : EL>35deg for East.
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Sorry for the my QRT above 70cm EME.
Kimio JA9BOH.

Kimio Maegawa JA9BOH 
67-9 Shimo asojima Ohno Fukui 912-0815 JAPAN
FAX:81-779-65-6059
e-mail :ja9boh@jarl.com and ja9boh@po5.nsk.ne.jp
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Subj:    1296 - WA6PY
Date:   9/26/01 2:36:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time
From:   pchomins@san.rr.com (Paul Chominski)
To:     K1rqg@aol.com

Joe, I will be QRV on 1296  for Stanford test during Microwave Update 
2001 on 1296 on Friday mornig. Still 2.4 m dish, 400 W hear echoes M copy. 
I am slowly working on radar pedestal for my big dish.
VY 73 Paul WA6PY
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K5JL:   nothing new .. no update on Microwave-update.. known stations 
        to work KF6JJL were W2UHI, K5JL, W5LUA, N2IQ, K1RQG, W5ORH(SSB).
        K5CBL(Troy)  called reports that there was a problem in combining
        the solidstate devices on 23cm amp.. 

W2UHI:  nice sunny day.. was on for Stanford test.. equipment all working 
        well.. has an LT-23 xvtr .. has a BFQ-34 device and it degraded
        like VE6TA.. 

VE6NA:  

WD5AGO: no traffic.. 

WA1JOF: looking for skeds.. *********  

VE6TA:  working on 40w 23cm brick.. all voltages appear to be right..
        needs some help if any one can.. Mitsubishi M57762 modules.. 
        2 modules rated at 20w each.. pin 3 bias 8.3v 2 & 4 13.6v .. 
        was working all ok and then went downhill.. Previously reported
        that the tube amp was bad, but now finds out the solidstate amp.

K9BCT:  each module should draw between 250 to 500 ma with no drive..
        for VE6TA.. working on some solid state amps.. starting at
        900mhz and will work up.. will keep us informed.. 
        Randy has completed an article for a new variation of the
        diagonal feed, and it is now available. It has been sent 
        to K2UYH & K1RQG.. also e-mail Randy as well.. 

W6WE:   not QRV on 70cm at this time.. looking for info on IC-251A
        and replaced the switching p/s with 902 xvtr.. looking for
        a way to make the the first 2 digits 90xxxx instead of 
        14xxxx to display 902mhz inplace of 144mhz.. 

W4RDI:  not much going on.. hopes to have all tracking problems solved..

W7CI:   will be on 70cm tonight.. nil heard all past week.. 0200z..

KA0RYT: 8 yagis.. & GS35b amp.. QRV on 70cm.. will be on tonight..
        set up system on roof looking for Stanford test..

W7MEM:  will try to be on for VE1ALQ sked.. 

WA1DMV: Bill.. interested in 70cm & 13cm EME.. 

KA0Y:   no traffic.. was testing 23cm gear last night .. 

K1ACD:  Jay.. Orange, Ct..

DJ5MN:  will be on 10/08 and also DK5MV.. will be QRV on ARRL contest.
        is playing with 10ghz as well.. reports that RW1AW is very busy
        QRL.. looking for skeds for next weekend and can firm on net.
        Sunday/Monday 10/07-10/08 is possible.. 

G4RGK:  trying to get back on 20 meters.. hopes to be on for contest..

VE7BQH: will be gone from net today.. will be here tomorrow.. 

W1ZX:   no traffic.. 

PA3CSG: no traffic.. will be on 10ghz next weekend..

W5LUA:  JA7BMB has to xmit on 10450.100 and rcv on 10368.100.. he can 
        operate split or xcv on 10450.100 

W4FF:   no traffic.. 

CQ 2 METER EME NET..12:13 PM 9/29/01

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