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Philly Swap Net on Zoom - Tuesday at 7:30 pm

Mark Hinkel
 




-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Hinkel <mrhinkel@...>
To: Mark Hinkel <mrhinkel@...>
Sent: Sun, May 16, 2021 11:47 pm
Subject: Philly Swap Net on Zoom - Tuesday at 7:30 pm

To all Hams in the Delaware Valley,

We are planning to run 2 more Swap Nets;  Tomorrow night May 18th, then June 1st, the first Tuesday in June.  Paul and I will then take a break during the Summer months.  With the RF Hill hamfest on hold again this year, we plan to pickup the Zoom meetings in October.  FYI;  We now know that both Kimberton on Saturday July 17th and Mullica Hill on Sunday September 12th "are scheduled for 2021".
http://www.marc-radio.org/
http://www.w2mmd.org/

The Zoom "Swap Net" is scheduled to begin at 7:30 pm on the First and Third Tuesday evenings of the month.  See link at the bottom of this email. 

Before the Zoom meeting tomorrow night, let me share a few items that I have not found the time to take pics and get up on the PWA "For Sale" page.  Glenn (KC3INP) has an almost new Icom 2m mobile, the IC-2300.  Another PWA member has a Kenwood 2m mobile the TM-281.  The Kenwood was a door prize at one of our holiday dinners a couple of years back and has never been out of the box.  Either one, $100.  Digging through the estate stuff, I found a couple of Heathkit indoor/outdoor digital thermometers and another box with the temp probes.  No idea if they are working.  We also have two smaller Variacs (maybe 2 amp) already mounted in Bud boxes with cord and plug.  The on/off switch is 3 position with center off.  My guess is this operates the zero to line voltage in one position -- zero to maybe 135 volts in the other position.

Then there's the box in my attic from my father's collection;  maybe 10 rolls of resistance wire probably came from IRC down on Broad Street when they moved operations down to Boone, NC.  Each spool is marked resistance per foot.  Let me know your needs...  Free.

Look on the PWA "For Sale" page.  Note, if you see non-amateur radio advertising up there go to the last page and view them backwards.  We occasionally have a spammer on the For Sale pages.
https://pennwireless.org/adverts/

I ask everyone to take a full sheet of paper - 8-1/2 x 11 - and write your first name, call sign and either your email address or a phone number.  Please show it to us, when you display your equipment.  This will allow interested parties to contact you off the Zoom meeting.

I will go over the rules we have used for the PWA "on the air" Swap Net. 
1;  No more than 3 items per person / per night.  There's always next week to bring up 3 more.
1a; Estates may show up to 6 items per night.
2;  No up front costs.  If your item does sell ??  then the seller will make a donation to the club. 
3;  As per Fcc rules, no haggling on Zoom.  Mention the asking price and haggle on the phone.
4;  Make up a quickie email listing your items for that week.  Nothing long and drawn out.  Just the 3 items and be prepared to send it to anyone who asks...  not only people on the PWA email list.
5;  No number 5, four is enough.

Mark  WA3QVU

Thank you to Steve (KB3ORG - PWA President) for allowing us to use his paid Zoom account so we don't run up against the 40 minute time-out. 

Topic: Philly Swap Net on Zoom
Time: May 18th, 2021 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)



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TONIGHT!!! Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7:30pm EDT! Ron Creel discusses US and Russian lunar rovers from the Space Race!

Mark Hinkel
 

Here's the link for the talk at the Fuge tonight...  now on Zoom.

Mark  WA3QVU


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Subject: TONIGHT!!! Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7:30pm EDT! Ron Creel discusses US and Russian lunar rovers from the Space Race!

Join us TONIGHT for our next History in Our Backyard Webinar --- Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7:30 pm EDT featuring Ron Creel speaking on US and Russian lunar rovers from the Space Race! 

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Topic: History in our Backyard Webinars: Ron Creel and US and Russian LRVs during the Space Race
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Re: K3PDR Monthly Meeting Online

Norm Davis
 

Hi Stan,

The jitsi link no longer  works on my windows 10 pro computer, Is port forwarding required? Could you suggest alternate solution. All other links do work. 

Norm Davis  KB3WBN  73

On 5/2/2021 9:09 PM, Stanley Hess wrote:
Greetings,
Here is the link for the online club meeting for Monday May 3, 2021  at 7:30pm

https://meeting-server.ham-radio-op.net/PDRAMonthlyMeeting

Best regards,
Stan   N3KDA


Fw: [Special] [Philmontmobileradioclub] Phil-Mont Mobile Radio Club General Meeting - Wed, 05/12/2021 7:00pm-9:00pm #cal-reminder

Mark Hinkel
 

Please feel free to join the Phil-Mont club for their general meeting this month on Zoom. Barry (K3EUI) is very good with Fldigi and other sound card modes.
Time;  Wednesday evening at 7pm.
See Zoom link below...
Mark WA3QVU 



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Subject: [Special] [Philmontmobileradioclub] Phil-Mont Mobile Radio Club General Meeting - Wed, 05/12/2021 7:00pm-9:00pm #cal-reminder

Reminder: Phil-Mont Mobile Radio Club General Meeting

When: Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 7:00pm to 9:00pm, (GMT-04:00) America/New York

Where:ZOOM & 2M repeater (147.030) ALLSTAR NODE 47970 Echolink W3QV-R

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Monthly GENERAL MEETING
except January, July and August.

Barry K3EUI
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Philly Swap Net on Zoom - Tuesday at 7:30 pm

Mark Hinkel
 




-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Hinkel <mrhinkel@...>
To: Mark Hinkel <mrhinkel@...>
Sent: Mon, May 3, 2021 5:33 pm
Subject: Philly Swap Net on Zoom - Tuesday at 7:30 pm

To all Hams in the Delaware Valley,

Special Note;
We are planning to run 3 more Swap Nets;  Tomorrow night May 4th and May 18th.  Then June 1st, the first Tuesday in June.  Paul and I will then take a break during the Summer months.  With the RF Hill hamfest on hold again this year, we will plan to pickup the Zoom meetings in October.  FYI;  We now know that both Kimberton in July and Mullica Hill in September are on the books.

The Zoom meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 pm on the First and Third Tuesday evenings of the month.  See link at the bottom of this email. 

Before the Zoom meeting tomorrow night, let me share a few items that I have not found the time to take pics and get up on the PWA "For Sale" page.  Glenn (KC3INP) has an almost new Icom 2m mobile, the IC-2300.  Another PWA member has the Kenwood 2m mobile the TM-281.  The Kenwood was a door prize at one of our holiday dinners a couple of years back and has never been out of the box.  Either one, $100.  Digging through the estate stuff, I found a couple of Heathkit indoor/outdoor digital thermometers and another box with the temp probes.  No idea if they are working.  We also have two smaller Variacs (maybe 2 amp) already mounted in Bud boxes with cord and plug.  The on/off switch is 3 position with center off.  My guess is this operates the zero to line voltage in one position -- zero to maybe 135 volts in the other position.

Then there's the box in my attic from my father's collection;  maybe 12 rolls of resistance wire probably came from IRC down on Broad Street when they moved operations down to Boone, NC.  Each spool is marked resistance per foot.  Let me know your needs...  Free.

Look on the PWA "For Sale" page;
https://pennwireless.org/adverts/?pg=2

I ask everyone to take a full sheet of paper - 8-1/2 x 11 - and write your first name, call sign and either your email address or a phone number.  Please show it to us, when you display your equipment.  This will allow interested parties to contact you off the Zoom meeting.

I will go over the rules we have used for the PWA "on the air" Swap Net. 
1;  No more than 3 items per person / per night.  There's always next week to bring up 3 more.
1a; Estates may show up to 6 items per night.
2;  No up front costs.  If your item does sell ??  then the seller will make a donation to the club. 
3;  As per Fcc rules, no haggling on Zoom.  Mention the asking price and haggle on the phone.
4;  Make up a quickie email listing your items for that week.  Nothing long and drawn out.  Just the 3 items and be prepared to send it to anyone who asks...  not only people on the PWA email list.
5;  No number 5, four is enough.

Mark  WA3QVU

Thank you to Steve (KB3ORG - PWA President) for allowing us to use his paid Zoom account so we don't run up against the 40 minute time-out. 

Topic: Philly Swap Net on Zoom
Time: May4th, 2021 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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K3PDR Monthly Meeting Online

Stanley Hess
 

Greetings,
Here is the link for the online club meeting for Monday May 3, 2021  at 7:30pm

https://meeting-server.ham-radio-op.net/PDRAMonthlyMeeting

Best regards,
Stan   N3KDA


Centralia mine fire anniversary special event station

Walter J. Skavinsky (KB3SBC)
 

The Education Alliance for Amateur radio (KE3AAR) will be operating a special event station on May 22, 2021 in recognition of the 59th Anniversary of the Centralia, Pennsylvania mine fire.  The stations call sign will be W3C and the operation that day will be portable from a location in the Borough of Centralia.  
The Centralia mine fire is a coal-seam fire that has been burning underneath the borough of Centralia, Pennsylvania, United States, since at least May 27, 1962. Its original cause is still a matter of debate. It is burning in underground coal mines at depths of up to 300 feet (90 m) over an 8-mile (13 km) stretch of 3,700 acres (15 km2). At its current rate, it could continue to burn for over 250 years. It has caused most of the town to be abandoned: the population dwindled from around 1,500 at the time the fire started to 5 in 2017, and most of the buildings have been razed. (1)
Operation will be sequential on 20/40/10/80 meters, using Voice, Digital (PSK31/FT-8), and D-star reflector 63B.   Operation will be from 1500 hrs UTC to 2300 Hrs UTC on May 22, 2021.      
For questions about the event please contact Bill Stauffer (KA3RMM) james.stauffer@... or Walt Skavinsky (KB3SBC) walter.skavinsky@...


Tom McCullough W1HRO - SK

Mark Hinkel
 




-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Hinkel <mrhinkel@...>
To: Mark Hinkel <mrhinkel@...>
Sent: Thu, Apr 22, 2021 9:15 pm
Subject: Tom McCullough W1HRO - SK

Just heard the news this week, Tom (W1HRO) a resident of Ann's Choice in Warminster, passed away on Christmas Eve.

Tom was a member of the radio club at Ann's Choice, Warminster ARC, K3PDR and the Phil-Mont Mobile Radio Club.  Locally, he also supported Bucks County ARES.  He was very much deaf in his latter years but also very sharp minded even in his 90's.  He learned to operate the digital modes that used a computer screen rather than audio modes. 

He had many stories including his Scout Troop's attendance at the 1937 Boy Scout Jamboree in Washington DC where FDR visited.  https://oa-bsa.org/history/national-jamborees

Conversation usually rolls around to a question about "How 'bout your children? Are they Hams?"  He did not have children, and said his first wife died;  I was expecting a story about her having cancer or some other disease.  No, he told the story about driving on icy New England roads and the accident where his car slid off the highway and into the trees.  (his wife did not survive)  However, he later married Doris who had children from a previous marriage. They were very good to Tom, taking care of him at the retirement center even after Doris passed away. 

The picture is a rather young looking Tom and his wife copied from Facebook.  (see attach)

Mark  WA3QVU


https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theintell/obituary.aspx?n=thomas-r-mccullough&pid=197387014&fhid=4602

Thomas Rougier McCullough, of Ann's Choice Community, Warminster passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020.

Tom was born December 18, 1922 in the Philippines, where his parents were stationed with the US Army. Still with the Army, they moved back to the United States where his brother, Richard, was born in 1926. Both Tom and his brother graduated from The Valley Forge Military Academy. Following this Tom entered the University of Pennsylvania class of 1946 with his studies interrupted by World War II where he served honorably in the Battle of the Bulge. His brother graduated from West Point and lost his life serving in the Korean Conflict in 1953.

Tom spent many years working for the Lever Brothers Company in various positions from the east to the west coasts while ending his career in a corporate engineering position in their New York City corporate offices. Following his retirement from Lever, he assumed a position with Arnold Bakery corporation in Stamford, CT. Stamford was his home for many years until the move to Ann's Choice in Warminster, PA.

Due to Tom's love of golf, he spent many winters in his Tucson, AZ home. Tom's other interests were Ham Radio, Barbershop Chorus, world travel, St. Luke Episcopal Church in Newtown, Photography and computer editing of family photographs and various charities.
His step children William King, Penelope Carboni, Richard King, Robert King, 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren brought him much pleasure.

Tom outlived his first wife Jacquelyn, his second wife Doris, and also his parents Earl and Blanche McCullough.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
Arrang. By Decker/Givnish Life Celebration Home, Warminster

To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published in The Intelligencer from Dec. 29, 2020 to Jan. 1, 2021.


Philly Swap Net on Zoom - Tuesday at 7:30 pm

Mark Hinkel
 




-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Hinkel <mrhinkel@...>
To: Mark Hinkel <mrhinkel@...>
Sent: Mon, Apr 19, 2021 9:24 pm
Subject: Philly Swap Net on Zoom - Tuesday at 7:30 pm

To all Hams in the Delaware Valley,

The Zoom meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 pm on the First and Third Tuesday evenings of the month.  See link at the bottom of this email. 

Before the Zoom meeting tomorrow night, I will put a few more pics on the PWA "For Sale" page.  We have a couple of large reels of small gauge hookup wire including some twin lead speaker wire.  Also two smaller Variacs (maybe 2 amp) already mounted in Bud boxes with cord and plug.  The on/off switch is 3 position with center off.  My guess is this operates the zero to line voltage in one position -- zero to maybe 135 volts in the other position.  Will check it out...  from the W3AEH estate.

Then there's the box in my attic from my father's collection;  maybe 20 rolls of resistance wire probably came from IRC down on Broad Street when they moved operations down to Boone NC.  Each spool is marked resistance per foot.  Let me know your needs...  Free.

Look on the PWA "For Sale" page;

I ask everyone to take a full sheet of paper - 8-1/2 x 11 - and write your first name, call sign and either your email address or a phone number.  Please show it to us, when you display your equipment.  This will allow interested parties to contact you off the Zoom meeting.

I will go over the rules we have used for the PWA "on the air" Swap Net. 
1;  No more than 3 items per person / per night.  There's always next week to bring up 3 more.
1a; Estates may show up to 6 items per night.
2;  No up front costs.  If your item does sell ??  then the seller will make a donation to the club. 
3;  As per Fcc rules, no haggling on Zoom.  Mention the asking price and haggle on the phone.
4;  Make up a quickie email listing your items for that week.  Nothing long and drawn out.  Just the 3 items and be prepared to send it to anyone who asks...  not only people on the PWA email list.
5;  No number 5, four is enough.

Mark  WA3QVU

Thank you to Steve (KB3ORG - PWA President) for allowing us to use his paid Zoom account so we don't run up against the 40 minute time-out. 

Topic: Philly Swap Net on Zoom
Time: April 20th, 2021 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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Re: D-RATS radios

fstfish66@aol.com
 

Yes I did see that I was heard a week ago and I have programs both repeaters I tried last night on the 2-meter repeater during the net and I tried several times talking to someone else locally on the 2 m repeater after the net had closed so I don't know what's going on but I'll keep trying thank you

On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 10:52:02 AM EDT, Jim Fisher AJ3DI <jedijf@...> wrote:


You were last heard a week ago. Program the 2 meter repeater and try that one too.
Try all week, not just on net night. Net night, start early..like 7:30pm. But during the week folks are listening too.

Unique Stations Heard In The Last 14 Days on K3PDR
CallsignTime HeardReporting Node
KF2M04/13/21 14:19:32 UTCK3PDR C 2 Meters DVD
K2PMG04/13/21 14:16:26 UTCK3PDR C 2 Meters
N3FCX04/13/21 11:20:14 UTCK3PDR C 2 Meters
WA3QVU04/13/21 00:27:56 UTCK3PDR C 2 Meters
AJ3DI04/13/21 00:11:10 UTCK3PDR C 2 Meters
K2RSJ04/12/21 23:54:57 UTCK3PDR C 2 Meters
W3AOK04/12/21 23:45:10 UTCK3PDR C 2 Meters
NC3U04/12/21 23:37:12 UTCK3PDR C 2 Meters
K9WK04/12/21 20:29:00 UTCK3PDR C 2 Meters
N3VPD04/12/21 00:21:20 UTCK3PDR C 2 Meters
KF3EC04/11/21 02:56:49 UTCK3PDR B 440 MHz
KD2UBZ04/09/21 23:02:19 UTCK3PDR B 440 MHz
N3DWZ04/09/21 16:52:01 UTCK3PDR B 440 MHz
KC3PER04/08/21 22:44:47 UTCAA3E B 440 MHz
KC3IGJ04/06/21 03:59:39 UTCK3PDR B 440 MHz
KM4KLB04/05/21 00:13:48 UTCK3PDR C 2 Meters


ESPECIALLY around 4:30 mark....you want 'use reflector' it seems.

73

On Mon, Apr 12, 2021 at 8:25 PM fstfish66 via groups.io <fstfish66=aol.com@groups.io> wrote:
hello,, ok  i have entered every thing  into my  9700 icom,  trying to check in tonight monday,  im not  being  heard,,,,on the 146.610,,,,,frustrating


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Hinkel via groups.io <mrhinkel=verizon.net@groups.io>
To: k3pdr@groups.io
Sent: Mon, Mar 29, 2021 9:39 am
Subject: Re: [k3pdr] D-RATS radios

This should help you figure out what to enter in the rpt-1 and rpt-2 slots.
Mark WA3QVU



On Sunday, March 28, 2021 fstfish66 via groups.io <k3pdr@groups.io> wrote:

hello,  any help would be  great,,,,,as far as  i  know  I am registered at K3PDR  for D STAR, it  seemed to work on the 2 meter system ,i ddint  have a chance to try to make a contact on the  445.181.25 ,  i have the icom 9700 ,,,and  only a few days after it  was new the stock hand mic stopped working,,,we never thought  it was the mic at first,,,,so a few guys had me do a total reset, well needless to say after that I discovered it  wiped out the factory  installed D STAR  repeater guide, so IM guesing that has some thing to do with why I CAN only be heard locally thru the  146.610 repeater,,,im about to have total hip replacement surgery very soon,,,,after that  I WILL  try to do a down load  of  the  DSTAR  repeater guide back into the icom 9700///

during your net it was discovered  im not getting thru the gateway to be  heard across the system,,,,talking with some  run running the net he gave me some  info on how to program back into my  rig  K3PDR SPACE SPACE G ..... for the 2 meter  repeater,  I THINK  I HAVE IT  CORRECT  but  just checking to see if  there is any thign  else ???? I  havent  tried to make a contact yet,,,,

what would  I  NEED to put in the rig for the 445.181.25 portion to get thru the gate way ???  any help would be  great,frustrating hering and  not being  heard,,,,I couldnt  find this info on the K3PDR WEB SITE

 thanks  don KC3IGJ         fstfish66@...

-----Original Message-----
From: Ron NY3J via groups.io <rwenig=verizon.net@groups.io>
To: k3pdr@groups.io
Sent: Mon, Mar 22, 2021 8:18 pm
Subject: Re: [k3pdr] D-RATS radios

Hi Don, Are you trying the K3PDR repeater. You could also try AA3E. I think they are linked. I'm not sure what a question mark means.

73, Ron NY3J

On 3/22/21 7:56 PM, fstfish66 via groups.io wrote:

looking for some  help, tried to check in to the  D STAR net monday night the 22nd, ive been registered, ive talked on this repeater before,but  lately  no one seems to hear me,,,i see the  repeater return to me the question mark and  repeater  ID,,,  any help would be  great    thanks  DON       KC3IGJ

-----Original Message-----
From: Ron NY3J via groups.io <rwenig@...>
To: k3pdr@groups.io
Sent: Tue, Mar 2, 2021 11:38 am
Subject: Re: [k3pdr] D-RATS radios

Hi Patrick,

I connected with the id-880h. I pinged all stations but didn't get a response. Maybe my path isn't good to the repeater. I did see N3KDA pop up but the connectivity test failed.

73, Ron NY3J

On 2/27/21 5:39 PM, Patrick Connor via groups.io wrote:
I am please to announce the UHF radio port of the PDRA Ratflector is back in operation. Tune your D-STAR radio to 445.73125 MHz, with a negative offset. Connect your radio to a computer running D-RATS. In D-RATS, make a serial connection to your D-STAR radio, and you are ready to communicate. You can still connect to this Ratflector by making a network connection to k3pdr.dstargateway.org, port 9000.




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jim fisher
Jedijf
AJ3DI
www.aj3di.com
HamshackHotline ext: 14423
"Do, or do not. There is no 'try.'"
  --  Jedi Master Yoda


Re: D-RATS radios

Jim Fisher AJ3DI
 

You were last heard a week ago. Program the 2 meter repeater and try that one too.
Try all week, not just on net night. Net night, start early..like 7:30pm. But during the week folks are listening too.

Unique Stations Heard In The Last 14 Days on K3PDR
Callsign Time Heard Reporting Node
KF2M 04/13/21 14:19:32 UTC K3PDR C 2 Meters DVD
K2PMG 04/13/21 14:16:26 UTC K3PDR C 2 Meters
N3FCX 04/13/21 11:20:14 UTC K3PDR C 2 Meters
WA3QVU 04/13/21 00:27:56 UTC K3PDR C 2 Meters
AJ3DI 04/13/21 00:11:10 UTC K3PDR C 2 Meters
K2RSJ 04/12/21 23:54:57 UTC K3PDR C 2 Meters
W3AOK 04/12/21 23:45:10 UTC K3PDR C 2 Meters
NC3U 04/12/21 23:37:12 UTC K3PDR C 2 Meters
K9WK 04/12/21 20:29:00 UTC K3PDR C 2 Meters
N3VPD 04/12/21 00:21:20 UTC K3PDR C 2 Meters
KF3EC 04/11/21 02:56:49 UTC K3PDR B 440 MHz
KD2UBZ 04/09/21 23:02:19 UTC K3PDR B 440 MHz
N3DWZ 04/09/21 16:52:01 UTC K3PDR B 440 MHz
KC3PER 04/08/21 22:44:47 UTC AA3E B 440 MHz
KC3IGJ 04/06/21 03:59:39 UTC K3PDR B 440 MHz
KM4KLB 04/05/21 00:13:48 UTC K3PDR C 2 Meters


ESPECIALLY around 4:30 mark....you want 'use reflector' it seems.

73


On Mon, Apr 12, 2021 at 8:25 PM fstfish66 via groups.io <fstfish66=aol.com@groups.io> wrote:
hello,, ok  i have entered every thing  into my  9700 icom,  trying to check in tonight monday,  im not  being  heard,,,,on the 146.610,,,,,frustrating


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Hinkel via groups.io <mrhinkel=verizon.net@groups.io>
To: k3pdr@groups.io
Sent: Mon, Mar 29, 2021 9:39 am
Subject: Re: [k3pdr] D-RATS radios

This should help you figure out what to enter in the rpt-1 and rpt-2 slots.
Mark WA3QVU



On Sunday, March 28, 2021 fstfish66 via groups.io <k3pdr@groups.io> wrote:

hello,  any help would be  great,,,,,as far as  i  know  I am registered at K3PDR  for D STAR, it  seemed to work on the 2 meter system ,i ddint  have a chance to try to make a contact on the  445.181.25 ,  i have the icom 9700 ,,,and  only a few days after it  was new the stock hand mic stopped working,,,we never thought  it was the mic at first,,,,so a few guys had me do a total reset, well needless to say after that I discovered it  wiped out the factory  installed D STAR  repeater guide, so IM guesing that has some thing to do with why I CAN only be heard locally thru the  146.610 repeater,,,im about to have total hip replacement surgery very soon,,,,after that  I WILL  try to do a down load  of  the  DSTAR  repeater guide back into the icom 9700///

during your net it was discovered  im not getting thru the gateway to be  heard across the system,,,,talking with some  run running the net he gave me some  info on how to program back into my  rig  K3PDR SPACE SPACE G ..... for the 2 meter  repeater,  I THINK  I HAVE IT  CORRECT  but  just checking to see if  there is any thign  else ???? I  havent  tried to make a contact yet,,,,

what would  I  NEED to put in the rig for the 445.181.25 portion to get thru the gate way ???  any help would be  great,frustrating hering and  not being  heard,,,,I couldnt  find this info on the K3PDR WEB SITE

 thanks  don KC3IGJ         fstfish66@...

-----Original Message-----
From: Ron NY3J via groups.io <rwenig=verizon.net@groups.io>
To: k3pdr@groups.io
Sent: Mon, Mar 22, 2021 8:18 pm
Subject: Re: [k3pdr] D-RATS radios

Hi Don, Are you trying the K3PDR repeater. You could also try AA3E. I think they are linked. I'm not sure what a question mark means.

73, Ron NY3J

On 3/22/21 7:56 PM, fstfish66 via groups.io wrote:

looking for some  help, tried to check in to the  D STAR net monday night the 22nd, ive been registered, ive talked on this repeater before,but  lately  no one seems to hear me,,,i see the  repeater return to me the question mark and  repeater  ID,,,  any help would be  great    thanks  DON       KC3IGJ

-----Original Message-----
From: Ron NY3J via groups.io <rwenig@...>
To: k3pdr@groups.io
Sent: Tue, Mar 2, 2021 11:38 am
Subject: Re: [k3pdr] D-RATS radios

Hi Patrick,

I connected with the id-880h. I pinged all stations but didn't get a response. Maybe my path isn't good to the repeater. I did see N3KDA pop up but the connectivity test failed.

73, Ron NY3J

On 2/27/21 5:39 PM, Patrick Connor via groups.io wrote:
I am please to announce the UHF radio port of the PDRA Ratflector is back in operation. Tune your D-STAR radio to 445.73125 MHz, with a negative offset. Connect your radio to a computer running D-RATS. In D-RATS, make a serial connection to your D-STAR radio, and you are ready to communicate. You can still connect to this Ratflector by making a network connection to k3pdr.dstargateway.org, port 9000.




--
jim fisher
Jedijf
AJ3DI
www.aj3di.com
HamshackHotline ext: 14423
"Do, or do not. There is no 'try.'"
  --  Jedi Master Yoda


Re: K3PDR.dstargateway.org

Jim Fisher AJ3DI
 

NO NEED TO HEAR BACK. You are good to go.


Re: K3PDR.dstargateway.org

Jim Fisher AJ3DI
 

On 4/12/21, Steven Davidson <davidson@...> wrote:
I filled out the online form for the gateway a week ago and am waiting to
hear back. Thank you.
73--de K3FZT--Steve





--
jim fisher
Jedijf
AJ3DI
www.aj3di.com
HamshackHotline ext: 14423
"Do, or do not. There is no 'try.'"
-- Jedi Master Yoda


K3PDR.dstargateway.org

Steve K3FZT
 

I filled out the online form for the gateway a week ago and am waiting to hear back. Thank you.
73--de K3FZT--Steve


Re: D-RATS radios

fstfish66@aol.com
 

hello,, ok  i have entered every thing  into my  9700 icom,  trying to check in tonight monday,  im not  being  heard,,,,on the 146.610,,,,,frustrating


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Hinkel via groups.io <mrhinkel@...>
To: k3pdr@groups.io
Sent: Mon, Mar 29, 2021 9:39 am
Subject: Re: [k3pdr] D-RATS radios

This should help you figure out what to enter in the rpt-1 and rpt-2 slots.
Mark WA3QVU



On Sunday, March 28, 2021 fstfish66 via groups.io <k3pdr@groups.io> wrote:

hello,  any help would be  great,,,,,as far as  i  know  I am registered at K3PDR  for D STAR, it  seemed to work on the 2 meter system ,i ddint  have a chance to try to make a contact on the  445.181.25 ,  i have the icom 9700 ,,,and  only a few days after it  was new the stock hand mic stopped working,,,we never thought  it was the mic at first,,,,so a few guys had me do a total reset, well needless to say after that I discovered it  wiped out the factory  installed D STAR  repeater guide, so IM guesing that has some thing to do with why I CAN only be heard locally thru the  146.610 repeater,,,im about to have total hip replacement surgery very soon,,,,after that  I WILL  try to do a down load  of  the  DSTAR  repeater guide back into the icom 9700///

during your net it was discovered  im not getting thru the gateway to be  heard across the system,,,,talking with some  run running the net he gave me some  info on how to program back into my  rig  K3PDR SPACE SPACE G ..... for the 2 meter  repeater,  I THINK  I HAVE IT  CORRECT  but  just checking to see if  there is any thign  else ???? I  havent  tried to make a contact yet,,,,

what would  I  NEED to put in the rig for the 445.181.25 portion to get thru the gate way ???  any help would be  great,frustrating hering and  not being  heard,,,,I couldnt  find this info on the K3PDR WEB SITE

 thanks  don KC3IGJ         fstfish66@...

-----Original Message-----
From: Ron NY3J via groups.io <rwenig@...>
To: k3pdr@groups.io
Sent: Mon, Mar 22, 2021 8:18 pm
Subject: Re: [k3pdr] D-RATS radios

Hi Don, Are you trying the K3PDR repeater. You could also try AA3E. I think they are linked. I'm not sure what a question mark means.

73, Ron NY3J

On 3/22/21 7:56 PM, fstfish66 via groups.io wrote:

looking for some  help, tried to check in to the  D STAR net monday night the 22nd, ive been registered, ive talked on this repeater before,but  lately  no one seems to hear me,,,i see the  repeater return to me the question mark and  repeater  ID,,,  any help would be  great    thanks  DON       KC3IGJ

-----Original Message-----
From: Ron NY3J via groups.io <rwenig@...>
To: k3pdr@groups.io
Sent: Tue, Mar 2, 2021 11:38 am
Subject: Re: [k3pdr] D-RATS radios

Hi Patrick,

I connected with the id-880h. I pinged all stations but didn't get a response. Maybe my path isn't good to the repeater. I did see N3KDA pop up but the connectivity test failed.

73, Ron NY3J

On 2/27/21 5:39 PM, Patrick Connor via groups.io wrote:
I am please to announce the UHF radio port of the PDRA Ratflector is back in operation. Tune your D-STAR radio to 445.73125 MHz, with a negative offset. Connect your radio to a computer running D-RATS. In D-RATS, make a serial connection to your D-STAR radio, and you are ready to communicate. You can still connect to this Ratflector by making a network connection to k3pdr.dstargateway.org, port 9000.



Vintage Computer Swap Meet - April 24th

Mark Hinkel
 




-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Hinkel <mrhinkel@...>
To: Mark Hinkel <mrhinkel@...>
Sent: Thu, Apr 8, 2021 11:45 pm
Subject: Vintage Computer Swap Meet - April 24th

The Vintage Computer Federation will hold their Swap Meet at Infoage in Wall Township, NJ. 
Date is Saturday April 24th, 2021  (rain date is Sunday the 25th)
Time is 8am to 2pm

The venue is Infoage Museum where the New Jersey Antique Radio Club has their "Radio Technology Museum".  I've been to Infoage several times and always find it interesting.  The grounds are the old / decommissioned Camp Evans...  or go back further and the original building was a Marconi receive station.  Both NJ Antique Radio and Vintage Computer Federation have exhibits at Infoage.  This is over by the Shark River, or about an hour and a half from Philly. 

And yes, the museum is open...  website says “And don’t forget to wear your mask; we require all our staff, volunteers, and visitors to follow CDC COVID-19 Protocols.”

Mark  WA3QVU



13 Colonies Special Event Digital Voice Ops WM3PEN

Jim Fisher AJ3DI
 

The Club (PDRA) has once again taken the lead for the Digital Voice
portion of the BONUS STATION, WM3PEN, for the 13 Colonies Special
Event.
http://www.13colonies.us/

We will being 3 modes:

D-Star 7-8m local Ref 63 A(lpha)

Fusion WiresX 8-9pm local Room 28173

DMR 8-9pm local Brandmeister Talk Group 314208 timeslot 1

Signup for the mode(s) and timeslot(s) that you wish to work here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1tr16K-EFZcMeY5vCuru2VnMn98K-UONSLOAyv5zNHu8/edit?usp=sharing

Digital voice Operators Guide is here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hsKgmhzp0epztvJV0O9cTNyNY-T_VRyjIhAcPFHA0Hg/edit?usp=sharing

Any questions?
Reply in this thread.

--
jim fisher
Jedijf
AJ3DI
www.aj3di.com
HamshackHotline ext: 14423
"Do, or do not. There is no 'try.'"
-- Jedi Master Yoda


Philly Swap Net on Zoom - Tuesday at 7:30 pm

Mark Hinkel
 

My apology for not including the Zoom link in last night's email.


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Hinkel <mrhinkel@...>
To: Mark Hinkel <mrhinkel@...>
Sent: Mon, Apr 5, 2021 8:53 am
Subject: Philly Swap Net on Zoom - Tuesday at 7:30 pm

To all Hams in the Delaware Valley,

The Zoom meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 pm on the First and Third Tuesday evenings of the month.  See link at the bottom of this email. 

Look on the PWA "For Sale" page;

I ask everyone to take a full sheet of paper - 8-1/2 x 11 - and write your first name, call sign and either your email address or a phone number.  Please show it to us, when you display your equipment.  This will allow interested parties to contact you off the Zoom meeting.

I will go over the rules we have used for the PWA "on the air" Swap Net. 
1;  No more than 3 items per person / per night.  There's always next week to bring up 3 more.
1a; Estates may show up to 6 items per night.
2;  No up front costs.  If your item does sell ??  then the seller will make a donation to the club. 
3;  As per Fcc rules, no haggling on Zoom.  Mention the asking price and haggle on the phone.
4;  Make up a quickie email listing your items for that week.  Nothing long and drawn out.  Just the 3 items and be prepared to send it to anyone who asks...  not only people on the PWA email list.
5;  No number 5, four is enough.

Our objective is to offer a virtual place to sell items including estate radios, test equipment, radio parts and tools to local radio operators and builders in the tri-state area -- and not place items up on eBay, QTH, QRZ or other online auction houses where we need to pack and ship across country.  Sell local and make arrangements off the Zoom for local pickup.  We do not offer any warranty or guarantees of items sold other than "hey it's working" or "no it's not working".  Buyer beware and please don't shoot the messenger.  We are only here to offer an alternative to Hamfests until we get beyond the current virus.  We now see the Sussex Hamfest in Delaware is cancelled as well as Warminster and Sellersville.  Still in the planning stages are Mullica Hill (Sept) and Kimberton (July).

Mark  WA3QVU

Thank you to Steve (KB3ORG - PWA President) for allowing us to use his paid Zoom account so we don't run up against the 40 minute time-out. 

Topic: Philly Swap Net on Zoom
Time: April 6th, 2021 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 992 7762 3559
Passcode: 011921

You do not need to wait for the admin to let you in, but your mic is automatically muted.  Only people from the United States are allowed in...  All else is blocked. 




-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Hinkel <mrhinkel@...>
To: Mark Hinkel <mrhinkel@...>
Sent: Sun, Apr 4, 2021 11:34 pm
Subject: W3AEH Estate Sales

As many of you know, both Dave Carrol (N2VUZ - RF Hill) and I have been selling off the Allen Lipkin (W3AEH) estate.  Most of these sales have been local occurring at each of our homes.  These are individual sales with mask on or lately the buyer tells us he's had the Covid shot(s).  ie; not 6 or more people hanging around the table as we often see at hamfests. 

In addition, on March 12th Jayson and I took a number of items out to the Reading Radio Club meeting held at the Berks County Agricultural Center in Bernville (West side of Reading).  Reading RC have been back to meeting in person mainly because of the venue; a very large auditorium at the Agg Center with tables and chairs spread out more than 6ft apart.  Money collected that night was $66, with $7 going to the RRC.

Today, Easter Sunday, I took time to total up the cash received both at my house in Willow Grove and up at Dave's house in Telford.  The club commission (10 percent) will go to RF Hill for items sold in Telford and to Penn Wireless for items sold in Willow Grove.  I had one Warminster Club member who came down to NE Philly and purchased several items directly from the estate.  In that one case, 10 percent will go to the Warc treasurer.

We still have several items pending ($100 maybe?) and quite a few items to go thru before we can see light at the end of the tunnel.  Sarah (the widow) will have Allen's friend Ron Cohen (K3ZKO) come in and go thru multiple boxes in the basement front room.  There could be more radio items there but more likely it's just personal papers and maybe manuals.  We'll see..??

OK...  Can I have a drum roll please;
Dave has collected $400 in Telford with $40 going toward RF Hill.
I have collected $512 in Willow Grove with $52 going toward PWA.
Somewhere in the numbers I'll pull $10 to go toward Warc.

As I count the cash (less club commissions) I currently have $820 which as per Sarah's request will go to the ALS Foundation.

Thank you all for your "totally out of season non-hamfest" purchases.  We could not have raised this amount of money without you.  I will post a new notice for the "Philly Swap Net" on Zoom to be held this Tuesday evening at 7:30.

Mark  WA3QVU



K3PDR Monthly Meeting Online

Stanley Hess
 

Greetings,
Here is the link for the online club meeting for Monday April 5, 2021  at 7:30pm

https://meeting-server.ham-radio-op.net/PDRAMonthlyMeeting

Best regards,
Stan   N3KDA

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