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by WA9WVX
Wed Aug 20, 2008 2:28 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Kenwood TV-502
Replies: 5
Views: 4513

"N" Type RF Connectors LMR-400

Hello Ed, RF Parts is a source for the LMR-400 "N" Type RF Connectors and their Part # RFN-1002-1SI http://www.rfparts.com/c-typen.html Davis RF - RFN-1002-1SI http://www.davisrf.com/coaxconn.php Surplus Sales of Nebraska - Part $ (CRF) NM9913 http://www.surplussales.com/Connectors/N-4.html The RF ...
by WA9WVX
Tue Aug 19, 2008 1:28 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Kenwood TV-502
Replies: 5
Views: 4513

Kenwood TS-520S Transceiver

Ok Ed, This sounds like you want the TS-520S H.F. Transceiver Manual, I'll include the original TS=520 H.F. Transceiver Info too. http://bama.edebris.com/manuals/kenwood/ts520s/ http://bama.edebris.com/manuals/kenwood/ts520/ One of these two manuals ought to provide the basic information as to the ...
by WA9WVX
Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:47 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Kenwood TV-502
Replies: 5
Views: 4513

TV-502 Kenwood 2 Meter Transverter

Since I don't really understand what you have or have not for the TV-502 XVTR, then go to the following Boat Anchors URL and download the three (3) PDF documents for wiring configuration and schematics: http://bama.edebris.com/manuals/kenwood/tv502/ And scroll down to FILES to download the 3 documen...
by WA9WVX
Fri Aug 15, 2008 5:53 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Henry Amps with roller inductor
Replies: 3
Views: 3851

Henry Amplifiers

Hello King,

Here's what I think you are requesting regarding the Henry RF Amplifiers:

http://www.radiodan.com/hamindex.htm

Then scroll down the page to Miscellaneous and click on the Henry Tune Up Chart.

I suspect that W7RF is one of your area neighbors! :lol:

73,

Dan
WA9WVX
by WA9WVX
Fri Aug 15, 2008 3:13 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Which HF antenna should I buy?
Replies: 3
Views: 2677

Which H.F. Beam Antenna To Purchase?

I think there are many things to consider besides the cost and these are: The Antenna supporting structure: a tower or a tri-pod mounted antenna and are they configured to handle the Beam Antenna? What is the over all weight of the antenna? The wind surface area measured in Square Feet? The Forward...
by WA9WVX
Tue Aug 12, 2008 3:53 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Efjohnson Mike
Replies: 4
Views: 2457

EF Johnson Desk Microphone

Hello Tom, Okay, I didn't realize that you only had the Desk Microphone less the coilcord or 4 conductoer cable. Is this Desk Microphone mechanically designed with a square type microphone screen element that you would speak into, with a slanted shaft perhaps at 15 degrees into the rear of a rectang...
by WA9WVX
Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:24 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Efjohnson Mike
Replies: 4
Views: 2457

Hello Tom, Perhaps you can share the Desk Microphone Model Number with us as it could have been manufactured by Shure, Turner or Astastic. Generally all microphones have 4-wires: Red is P-T-T High Black is P-T-T Low (Ground) White or Black is the Microphone High (Hot) Shield or Silver Braid is the M...
by WA9WVX
Thu Jul 31, 2008 1:17 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Where can I get electronic parts cheap
Replies: 1
Views: 2336

Surplus Components, Assemblies & Military Equipment

Here's a few more sources for Surplus Electronic & Military Components/Equipment: http://www.allelectronics.com/ http://www.alltronics.com/ http://www.electronicsurplus.com/commerce/index.jsp?czuid=1198020993419 http://www.herbach.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=SFNT&Store_Code=HAR http://www.logwe...
by WA9WVX
Thu Mar 20, 2008 8:21 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Stacking Mosley TA 33jr
Replies: 2
Views: 1988

Stacking TA-33JR Antennas

Hello Charles, Your request for stacking Mosley TA-33JR Tri-Band Beam antennas is interesting although I'm not sure how well you have thought out the requirements to achieve doing this idea. 1. Do you have 1 to 2 Acres of property? 2. Does your property have the proper C,C & Rs from the City and/or ...
by WA9WVX
Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:20 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Direct bury coax suggestions??
Replies: 2
Views: 3361

Burying 50-Ohm RF coaxial cable

Hello Max, I don't know if you have a semi-local 2-Way Land Mobile Radio Shop or a Commercial Tower Installation Company in your area. Some times these shops and Tower companies have removed pieces of 1/2" Andrews 50-Ohm Heliax cable that they are willing to sell to the general public. The Heliax RF...
by WA9WVX
Mon Mar 10, 2008 2:38 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Help with a 100 watt amp for fm broadcasting
Replies: 8
Views: 6899

Sonicdrive , Perhaps you chose the wrong web page for advice, here's one that might answer some of your questions regards FM transmitters / amplifiers: http://members.tripod.com/~transmitters/ The other thing to keep in mind regarding your solid state 100 watt amplifier is it isn't a good deal when...
by WA9WVX
Fri Mar 07, 2008 6:39 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Kenwood SW-200 vs Kenwood SW-2000
Replies: 1
Views: 2856

Kenwood RF Wattmeters

Hello Jim, I could not find the Kenwood W200 and W2000 RF Wattmeters to review the electrical specifications. What i did find was up on the "RF Parts" website and they sell the Diamond Products RF Wattmeters Models SX-200 and SX-1000 which appear to be the closest match to the Kenwood versions. When...
by WA9WVX
Fri Mar 07, 2008 5:40 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: TS450S TUNING PROBLEMS
Replies: 2
Views: 2149

Kenwood TS450S Tuning Problem

In the newer solid state transceivers, they incorporate an Optical VFO Chopper / Coupler that feeds the Up / Down I.C. circuitry to increase or decrease the uperating frequency and digtal display. Knowing Kenwood's track record on their older transceivers, they have a notorious problem with the prin...
by WA9WVX
Tue Mar 04, 2008 10:42 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Kenwood TS930 vfo tuning problem
Replies: 1
Views: 1727

TS930 VFO Tuning Problem

Hello Bob, The Kenwood TS930 doesn't have a true VFO, it incorporates a Optic Isolated Chopper Disk that provides the Digital pulses to an Up / Down counter circuit. There are a couple of items to exaimin internally on the transceiver. If for some reason the Chopper Disk has loosened up under warmth...
by WA9WVX
Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:57 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Service for Kenwood TS930S
Replies: 2
Views: 2232

Service for Kenwood TS930S

Hello Frank, Here's an interesting request that isn't going away. As our Amateur Radio population purchases equipment that becomes 10 years old or older and the operator need service work performmed on the equipment, there isn't a service shop nearby or most Commerical Dealers with a service departm...
by WA9WVX
Mon Mar 03, 2008 2:40 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Help with Motorola Radius GR1225 repeater and accessories
Replies: 1
Views: 1850

Motorola Radius GR1225 Repeater

Hello Adam,

I think you would be more successful accessing the following web site for Motorola Products:

http://batboard.batlabs.com/

And logging into that site, then posting your request on the General Motorola Radio Discussion Forum.

Dan
by WA9WVX
Tue Jan 15, 2008 3:02 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Close Post
Replies: 1
Views: 1351

50 MHz Mosley Add on kit

Perhaps you should place a RF dummy load up at the end of the feedline to eliminate the coaxial feedline first. Your Mosley multi-band antenna does not appear to have the best specification for maximum VSWR being 1.65:1 . All of these Multi-band H.F. antennas are a compromise .... even the SteppIR a...
by WA9WVX
Mon Jan 29, 2007 5:54 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Freq range
Replies: 1
Views: 1916

This is the 60 Meter Band, this band happens to be Channelized and carries RF Power Output restrictions of 50 Watts Maximum E ffective R adiated P ower on Upper Side Band Only . This is for Amateur Radio Operators holding a valid: General, Advanced or Extra Class License . Tuning Frequency 5.330.50 ...
by WA9WVX
Thu Jan 18, 2007 4:10 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: ICOM 746 repeatively blows ic151 (1678g)
Replies: 3
Views: 3873

UPDATE Root cause failure and simple modification

Hello Jack, I spent a few monutes on Google researching ICOM 1678g IC and the first return provided the technical information that you were looking to find on your IC-746 . It seems to be an ICOM inheirent design problem with a relatively easy fix. 8) http://64.233.167.104/search?q=cache:XZvFqqiwF10...
by WA9WVX
Wed Jan 17, 2007 10:03 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Dentron 160-10L No ALC
Replies: 5
Views: 5267

RF Amplifier ALC

Emory, The true purpose of ALC Automatic Level Control is not really to increase talk power, but to prevent RF signal splatter interference. When the signal is fed to the final RF amplifier stage and it's over driven, the result is adjacent-frequency splatter. This would be the familiar "flat-toppin...
by WA9WVX
Tue Jan 16, 2007 9:57 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: ICOM 746 repeatively blows ic151 (1678g)
Replies: 3
Views: 3873

Hello Jack, This sounds like an interesting and frustrating problem the way it's happening. Unfortunately I'm sitting here without a schematic of the IC-746 but from what your describing about this one IC 151 contining to blow under an unusual load, makes me wonder what else in the transmit circuit ...
by WA9WVX
Mon Jan 15, 2007 10:02 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: I am disabled radio nut needing anything i can get!
Replies: 3
Views: 3153

I only see a minor detail on this well intended idea. Mark Johnson still will need his Valid No Code General Class License to Join and use the CQ100 software program web site.
by WA9WVX
Sat Jan 06, 2007 7:07 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Grounding my 2nd Floor Shack
Replies: 3
Views: 4953

2nd Floor Grounding and G5RV Antenna

Hi Berne,

Let me study your drawing as I have to decipher the reference letters A through D concerning the individual locations of each item. I may need some future questions answered for clarification so we don't have a disconnect in our written communications.

Dan
WA9WVX
by WA9WVX
Fri Dec 29, 2006 11:29 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Grounding my 2nd Floor Shack
Replies: 3
Views: 4953

Second Level Ham Shack

Hello Berne, I couldn’t access your diagram / picture on Imageshack dot com but I’ll attempt to address the Grounding Issues that you’re wondering about. Since your future ham shack will be located on the second floor of the structure, then here’s what I will discuss and recommend. What type of a Gr...
by WA9WVX
Mon Dec 25, 2006 8:13 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Use of 400h vs 250hz Narrow Filter
Replies: 1
Views: 1663

Hello John, Icom offers CW filters in either 500 Hz or 250 Hz , I didn't see anything about a 400 Hz CW filter although that could have been a typo if you were in a hurry. Since it appears that you haven't had experience with a narrow CW filter of 250 Hz or 500 Hz , it would be difficult to make a c...