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Re: My Daughter would like to participate in field day

Tom O'Brien
 

Ron,

We would be very happy to have Lauren visit our Field Day operation, and she's an ideal op for our GOTA station.
We should be set up and ready to operate by noon on Saturday. We'll be in Shavano Park, TX, which is a very old small town surrounded by San Antonio. If you look on the ARRL web site, and use the Field Day station locator, you'll find a map to where we are. The City of Shavano Park has been kind enough to let us use their park and its parking area for our operation. Address is 15604 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX.

Call me at 210 845 4966 if you have questions.

-----Original Message-----
From: ron mahn <ki5fr@mahnster.net>
Sent: Jun 23, 2010 8:45 AM
To: ab5xz@arrl.net
Subject: My Daughter would like to participate in field day

Tom,
My name is Ron Mahn, KI5FR in Crestview FL. My daughter Lauren is
visiting her Grandmother in San Antonio this weekend and would like to
work a GOTA station. She is 8 years old. She has made contacts for
W4AAZ, our GOTA station (KI5FR) and talks for me in our local net for
the past 3 years. Her first QSO was the day she turned 3, and is
averaging about 65% on her Tech practice tests. I wanted to let you
know she might try to get out to your site on Sat afternoon.
She has a very solid voice on the radio and understands phonetics,
call signs and the need for an exchange. Because FD only comes once a
year she may need a little help with the section and class as well as
when to talk, but as long as she writes everything down first, she is
good to go. She only gets shy on the radio if folks try to hard to get
her past being shy Hi. She knows that by making just one contact she
gets you a 20 point bonus, so she is fired up to help out. If you have
a best time, please let me know and I will pass that along.

73,
Ron Mahn
KI5FR

Sincerely,
Tom O'Brien
San Antonio, Texas


WANTED: Atari or Other Game Equipment

Gary Harmon
 

If you have any to sell or trade, please let me know.



73,



Gary H. Harmon, Jr. - K5JWK

6003 Archwood

San Antonio, TX 78239-1504

210.657.1549h / 210.884.6926c



"Retirement means everyday is a Saturday except Sunday."

"Too many projects, not enough time."


Tour de Cure Help Needed

Lee Besing
 

I'll try to be at Thursday's SARC meeting in person, but my current health
problems may prevent it. Working to get better before the Tour De Cure,
cause being ill really sucks! I'll likely ask my wife, Pat, to drive me
there since I can't drive quite yet. Vertigo is the problem right now, not
life threatening.



We've now got lots of openings for SAG drivers, ham operator or just cell
phone, doesn't matter. The TdC folks just told me they are short of drivers
for the "tiny SAG's" (my phrasing) which are the 4 door Scions from
Documation. I've got one or maybe 2 of the normal 15 passenger SAG vans
still not staffed, but that will change by tomorrow. I've got a couple of
Toyota Trucks from Austin that need drivers. The TT's will be used for misc
purposes, such as picking up signs behind the routes as they close, left
over "stuff" (read that trash) that a rest stop didn't get loaded onto their
supply truck, and as temp SAG's to pick up the larger bikes.



Event May 22 - 23, starting in Austin, spend night in San Marcos (free dorm
rooms for our volunteers), and continue up to Austin on Sunday. Expect 2,000
riders.



I'm needing to nail down these assignments really quick, so I can turn them
in by Friday to TdC. No background checks, but drivers need to give me
their name, DL #, and cell phone #. Actually I need everybody's Name, cell
phone #, and ham call sign (if applicable).



I've still got some limited numbers of free dorm rooms for overnight, with
priority going to folks driving SAGs or TT's both days.



Lee Besing N5NTG

info@sanantoniohams.org or lee@besing.com

210-771-7075 (text or voice) cell


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San Antonio Hams - News & Public Service Events

Lee Besing
 

The April 2010 issue of the San Antonio Hams newsletter has now been sent out to about 400+ hams in mostly the central Texas area, with a few outside that area as subscribers. Rather than clog the various groups with another copy of it, if you didn't receive it in the email just now, you can still view it online at www.sanantoniohams.org. Just click on the link shown on the top of the newsletter or use the following direct link. http://sanantoniohams.org/letters/letter_2010-04-28.html

The website's link does work fine, but apparently the link built into the email message itself didn't get properly formatted to connect the web copy, so the above link now goes direct to the correct file.

If you want to subscribe to future issues, use the "subscribe" link on that website to send me a message. Please try not to respond back to this yahoo group with a personal reply. :) I know how easy it is to just hit the reply button. If you wanted unsubscribed, well, there was a link on the copy of the newsletter you received, that will let you automatically unsubscribe. Please use it if you chose to leave us. We only had about 20 bounced email addresses this time around, plus a handful of those who never read their email anyway, so their boxes were over limit.

If you want to volunteer for the upcoming Tour de Cure event on May 22nd and 23rd, please contact me via email or phone. We offer free overnight dorm rooms for our 2-day volunteers (on Saturday), but cannot offer any help with Friday if you are driving in from out of the area. We expect about 2,000 riders in this year's 2-day event that rides from San Antonio to San Marcos, then San Marcos to Austin. 4 routes on Day 1, 3 routes on Day 2. We need to staff 7 rest stops on Day 1, 8 on Day 2, and need about a dozen hams to drive official TdC vehicles in various capacities (such as SAG, Turtle, or Signage pickup). Positions are assigned on a first come, first served basis, and the driving jobs are already starting to fill up. TdC has designated fuel stations along the route, just like the MS150 does, so drivers won't be out of pocket for any fuel expenses.

7e de Lee N5NTG

__________________________
Lee Besing, N5NTG San Antonio, TX
210-771-7075 cell Twitter: N5NTG


Re: [STXDXCC] Advice needed

Marty Meyers
 

I sent this directly to Tom but thought others might be interested as well:

Hello Tom,

Good to hear from you! I have the Buddipole Deluxe package with the 16 foot mast, guying kit, 50' coax cable/assembly, and long bag. I have also bought, after the fac, t the book that was recently released by NE1RD and the Wire assembly which is basically a wire to be used as a counterpoise with a nice little wire adapter that lets you screw it into the versatee easily.

Ok, with that out of the way one thing you have to keep in mind is that I am a new ham and have very little experience with antennas. I say this as what I think might be great may not be so good for you. The things I like most about the Buddipole is its portability, and versatility.

I live in a neighborhood that doesn't necessarily allow you to have permanent antennas. The Buddipole is perfect in this regard as I generally set it up Friday night / Saturday morning and then take it down Sunday night. The other thing that is nice is that I like to travel and have a travel trailer. I can easily pack all of the components into the included bag and take it along with me.

From a versatility standpoint you can set this thing up in as many configurations as you can imagine. I have set it up as a horizontal dipole, a vertical, an inverted V, a L, a Y, etc, etc. You can also buy parts to make a multi-element Yagi out of it. I have found that the vertical configuration with the counterpoise wire works best for me. Because of this I might recommend the Buddistick rather than the Buddipole. With that being said you can do more with the Buddipole and therefore, if you are willing to take on the extra expense the Buddipole is a more versatile choice.

As I stated before I am a new ham. I have been able to make contacts with this Antenna in about 30 different states. This includes most of the West coast, Northeast, and even Hawaii. All on 100 watts. I have had some issues getting it tuned for low SWR on some of the bands. It would be nice to have an antenna tuner, get it tuned for each band 160m through 2m, and make detailed notes for each configuration. Unfortunately I don't have a tuner at this time. I have been successful in getting it tuned as a vertical on 20m where I can work the entire General class portion of the band with SWR that is likely 1.5:1 or lower. Not too shabby! I have also found that it would be difficult to get it high enough above the ground in a horizontal dipole configuration to really do it any justice. Unfortunately for bands above 10 meters it will likely work in a omni-directional pattern. I have used it as a horizontal though and have had some success into quite a bit of the US but I find the Vertical configuration is superior.

Buddipole has a youtube page with some good videos that walk you through a couple of different configurations in real world operating situations.

http://www.youtube.com/buddipole

This Yahoo group is also very helpful and the Buddipole guys, Budd and Chris, offer a lot of help and advise here as well. They are very active and want to ensure a good experience with the product:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Buddipole/

73,

Marty
W5MRM

On Apr 26, 2010, at 9:32 AM, Tom O'Brien wrote:

Tom AB5XZ, David KE5KCW, and (Mike callsign TBD) will be operating portable in northern Colorado in July.
We plan to take a Kenwood TS-450 and lightweight MFJ power supply. What we have not decided on is the antenna. In the past, we have taken a long wire or a 20m dipole. This time, we are looking at the Buddipole product, mainly for its compactness and easy setup.

Can anyone on these list tell us about experience with the Buddipole?

Sincerely,
Tom O'Brien
San Antonio, Texas


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Re: Advice needed

Lew Archer <usxpop@...>
 

Check with Bob Rod k5auw, he uses a Buddipole copy.  Seems to work OK.

--- On Mon, 4/26/10, Tom O'Brien <tpobrienjr@earthlink.net> wrote:


From: Tom O'Brien <tpobrienjr@earthlink.net>
Subject: [W5SC] Advice needed
To: "STXDXCC" <STXDXCC@yahoogroups.com>, "W5SC" <W5SC@yahoogroups.com>
Cc: "Mike Bowles" <mikdbow@swbell.net>
Date: Monday, April 26, 2010, 9:32 AM


 



Tom AB5XZ, David KE5KCW, and (Mike callsign TBD) will be operating portable in northern Colorado in July.
We plan to take a Kenwood TS-450 and lightweight MFJ power supply. What we have not decided on is the antenna. In the past, we have taken a long wire or a 20m dipole. This time, we are looking at the Buddipole product, mainly for its compactness and easy setup.

Can anyone on these list tell us about experience with the Buddipole?

Sincerely,
Tom O'Brien
San Antonio, Texas







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Advice needed

Tom O'Brien
 

Tom AB5XZ, David KE5KCW, and (Mike callsign TBD) will be operating portable in northern Colorado in July.
We plan to take a Kenwood TS-450 and lightweight MFJ power supply. What we have not decided on is the antenna. In the past, we have taken a long wire or a 20m dipole. This time, we are looking at the Buddipole product, mainly for its compactness and easy setup.

Can anyone on these list tell us about experience with the Buddipole?

Sincerely,
Tom O'Brien
San Antonio, Texas


Fw: Vintage Electrical Equipment Exhibit at Trinity Saturday, May 1

Tom O'Brien
 

-----Forwarded Message-----
From: Tom O'Brien <tpobrienjr@earthlink.net>
Sent: Apr 22, 2010 3:19 PM
To: STXDXCC <STXDXCC@yahoogroups.com>, W5SC <W5SC@yahoogroups.com>
Subject: Vintage Electrical Equipment Exhibit at Trinity Saturday, May 1

Vintage Electrical Equipment Exhibit
May 1, 2010, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Trinity University
Moody Engineering Science Building, Room MEB 305
Sponsored by IEEE Life Members Group – San Antonio

Come and see Electrical Engineering history! Life Members and others who have
unique instruments and pieces of equipment from decades past will exhibit and
discuss the equipment they used and their experiences. Items already on the
list of exhibits include:

WWII and Vietnam era military electronics
Vacuum Tubes, Vacuum capacitors, Telegraph equipment
Standard cell, laboratory test equipment
Early electronic calculators
SWTP 6809 microcomputer, punch cards
Personal (hobby) robots
Vintage 1930's era radios
Oscilloscopes and VTVMs from the 50's and 60's
Microcomputer magazines, 1930's ARRL manuals
Part catalogs and literature
The format will be informal and visitors can visit all the table top exhibits.
Exhibitors will explain how the equipment was obtained and how they were
personally involved in the use or design.

Space is available for more table-top exhibits. Do you have a piece of electrical
history in your garage or attic? A test instrument that you used, a Dumont
television set, a kit microcomputer, parts catalogs or magazines from the 60's,
50's, 40's or earlier? If so, dust it off and bring it to our Exhibit. Show off your
treasures and look at all the other items that will be there.

Certificates will be awarded for “oldest” (must be documented) and “best of
show” (selected by vote of visitors).
Anyone who would like to participate should contact Ernest Franke||
(e.franke@ieee.org) so exhibit space can be planned.

Announcement and Map attached.



Sincerely,
Tom O'Brien
San Antonio, Texas

Sincerely,
Tom O'Brien
San Antonio, Texas

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FW: You GOTTA see this video!!!

Gary Harmon
 

Very interesting video.



Gary H. Harmon, Jr. - K5JWK

6003 Archwood

San Antonio, TX 78239-1504

210.657.1549h

210.884.6926c



"Retirement means everyday is a Saturday except Sunday."

"Too many projects, not enough time."



From: Rich Arland [mailto:k7sz@live.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 10:14 AM
To: Andy Howard; Bill Rankin; bobkb3vs@aol.com; boyd schilling; Cal Neff;
Cam Hartford; Chris Fowler; Dar Piatt; Dean Johnston; Debbie Stanfield; Dino
Papas; Doug Hendricks; Doug Rubenstein; Frank Henrikson; Fran Slavinski;
Gary Harmon; Gwen Stanfieldc; Howie Weinstine; Jerel Duboff; Jim Fitton; Jim
Larsen; Joe Lynch; John Tomsak; Kevin Stanfield; Kielan Stanfield; Mark
Wilson; Marv Feldman; Mike Zane; Mitch Gill; N2CX; Patricia Arland; Paul
Stroud; Paul; Philip Neidlinger; Ralph Fellows; Rich; Roger Kropf; Roy
Lewallen; Steve Ford; Tom at Hayseed Hamfest Co.; Vic Klein;
wlmccrory@roadrunner.com; worksntv@aol.com
Subject: You GOTTA see this video!!!



Hal N4GG presented this to the North Fulton Amateur Radio League last
evening. This is a replica of a 1910 rotary spark-gap transmitter AND IT
WORKS!!!!!

The video is a little over an hour long, and is a great presentation,
however if you want to just watch the transmitter in action go to about 1 hr
5 mins and watch from there. This project took Hal over 2500 hours to
complete. It weighs in excess of 70 pounds! It is a beautiful piece of
antique radio gear and when you hear it for the first time and see that
"Blue Lightening" flashing across the spark-gap you'll be seeing "REAL
RADIO" in action.

Have fun!!

http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/6327659

VY 73 es GUD DX!

Rich Arland, K7SZ
Bent Dipole Ranch
Dacula, GA

Cogito Ergo CQ! (I Think Therefore I Ham!)
(With apologies to Rene Descartes, 1596 to 1650)





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Older Working Laptop Available

Gary Harmon
 

I have an older Dell Latitude laptop for sale or trade or even giveaway if
the need brings tears to my eyes. It works good, holds a two hour charge
but has two issues. One, the LAN socket does not work but the internal
wireless does. Two, sometimes the screen will go off into horiz-hold-ville
but a slap to the back will bring it back. It is loaded with XP
Professional and I have the CD and related documents. If you have a need,
let me know.



73,



Gary H. Harmon, Jr. - K5JWK

6003 Archwood

San Antonio, TX 78239-1504

210.657.1549h

210.884.6926c



"Retirement means everyday is a Saturday except Sunday."

"Too many projects, not enough time."


New ARRL Website

Mike Check K5UCQ
 

Looks like the new ARRL site is operational.

http://www.arrl.org/


SK- KA5MUK

Mike Check K5UCQ
 

Richard F. (Dick) Gabler 94 has departed on his final flight into the
heavens. An avid career aviator Dick was a pilot beginning with his career
in the U.S. Navy and followed with a career flying for the airlines and as
an executive pilot. Well into his retirement he spent many hours flying his
glider for personal enjoyment and accomplishment. Born in Sapulpa, Oklahoma
on May 8 1915 he spent his childhood in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. He is a
graduate of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene Texas where he was a proud
member of the World Famous Cowboy marching band. After college he joined the
U.S. Navy as a pilot flying amphibious patrol aircraft during WWII. It was
during his training at Pensacola Naval Air Station that he met and married
his wife Helen Myrick. He left the Navy as a Commander to begin an airline
pilot career. Following his career with the airline he flew as a private
pilot for a local rancher. He ended his career working in Civil Service at
Kelly AFB. Dick also enjoyed his hobbies of sailing, ham radio (KA5MUK) and
model railroading. He was preceded in death by his wife Helen Myrick Gabler
of Pensacola FL. He is survived by his daughter Helen Jeanne Kincheloe and
her husband Gordon grandchildren Michelle White Rebecca Handley and her
husband Derek and his great-grandchildren Brooke White and Heather Bay
Handley. Dick is also survived by his sister-in-law Hazel Gowling of New
Jersey. He was also preceded in death by his second wife Johnnie West Gabler
A private family graveside memorial will be at Ft. Sam Houston National
Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please contribute to your favorite charity.


http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sanantonio/obituary.aspx?n=richard-gabler&pid=141677483


Re: Texas VHF-FM Society Polls TX Hams

Larry Higgins
 

Hi, guys: The question before us is both political and technical. In so far as I can tell, only the Utah VHF Society has done their engineering homework on this issue. They have answered numerous technical questions on their web site at: http://utahvhfs.org/.
The political question is this: Do you agree that digital stations should have priority over analog assignments for repeater coordination? That is, they would be allowed to go to the head of the line, by creating new pairs out of simplex channels.
The Utah group (I think) is sticking with the 20 kHz pairs that we use in Texas. They assign digital 2 meter repeaters in the same manner as analog repeaters.
In their technical section, they point out that only one (1) digital channel will fit in a single 20 KHz  2-meter slot. Ideally, 2 adjacent 20 KHz slots might allow a 3rd repeater.
On 440 MHz, 25 KHz analog channels now in use here and in Utah will work fine. But the notion that 2 digital repeaters can be placed in a single 25 KHz slot is conclusively shot down, because of consumer grade radio frequency instability.
Have a look at what Utah has done, before you vote!
73,
Larry Higgins, W5EX
Former Pres., etc etc. Tx VHF FM Society and the San Antonio Radio Club.



  



It's fine with me Mike FG w5fgg

________________________________
From: Mike Check <k5ucq@arrl.net>
To: SARC Yahoo <w5sc@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Mon, March 15, 2010 7:44:06 PM
Subject: [W5SC] Texas VHF-FM Society Polls TX Hams

 
I am interested in other hams ideas on this. Please e-mail ME your opinion
at k5ucq@arrl.net

A proposal for
146.450 - 146.490 MHz, High in/low out, 1 MHz offset, 12.5 kHz channel
spacing or less, any digital voice/data air interface technology suitable
for the Amateur Radio Service that is compatible with the channel spacing.
No analog transmission permitted.

Texas VHF-FM Society Seeks Opinion
on DStar Coordination

http://www.eham. net/articles/ 23414

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Re: Texas VHF-FM Society Polls TX Hams

Floyd Gordon
 

It's fine with me Mike FG w5fgg




________________________________
From: Mike Check <k5ucq@arrl.net>
To: SARC Yahoo <w5sc@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Mon, March 15, 2010 7:44:06 PM
Subject: [W5SC] Texas VHF-FM Society Polls TX Hams

 
I am interested in other hams ideas on this. Please e-mail ME your opinion
at k5ucq@arrl.net

A proposal for
146.450 - 146.490 MHz, High in/low out, 1 MHz offset, 12.5 kHz channel
spacing or less, any digital voice/data air interface technology suitable
for the Amateur Radio Service that is compatible with the channel spacing.
No analog transmission permitted.

Texas VHF-FM Society Seeks Opinion
on DStar Coordination

http://www.eham. net/articles/ 23414

[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]


Texas VHF-FM Society Polls TX Hams

Mike Check K5UCQ
 

I am interested in other hams ideas on this. Please e-mail ME your opinion
at k5ucq@arrl.net

A proposal for
146.450 - 146.490 MHz, High in/low out, 1 MHz offset, 12.5 kHz channel
spacing or less, any digital voice/data air interface technology suitable
for the Amateur Radio Service that is compatible with the channel spacing.
No analog transmission permitted.

Texas VHF-FM Society Seeks Opinion
on DStar Coordination

http://www.eham.net/articles/23414


Fw: League request with S 1755

David F <davidftx@...>
 

----- Forwarded Message ----
From: ARRL STX Section <memberlist@www.arrl.org>
To: davidftx@swbell.net
Sent: Thu, March 11, 2010 9:47:20 AM
Subject: League request with S 1755

From Dr. Woolweaver:

As you are aware, S 1755 the "Amateur Radio Emergency Communications
Enhancement Act of 2009" unanimously passed the Senate December 14,
2009 and was transmitted to the House of Representatives for
consideration. S 1755 is assigned to the House Committee on Energy and
Commerce, the same committee where HR 2160 current sits with 35
co-sponsors.


Our Washington team has decided that since S 1755 has already
successfully cleared one chamber that we will now focus on this version
of the bill. The strategy decided upon is to ask all ARRL members to
contact Chairman Henry Waxman (CA-30) and Congressman Joe Barton
(TX-05) urging them to bring S 1755 up for consideration by the
Committee and forward it on to the full House for a vote. Because of
the bipartisan nature and passage of S 1755 in the Senate, we believe
this strategy offers an excellent opportunity to get this important
legislation passed.

To help with this, we again need the assistance of each of our members.
This is a slightly different tactic than the familiar request being
made to each ARRL member's home district House member. We are asking
that ARRL members contact the leadership of the House Committee on
Energy and Commerce urging them to bring up S 1755 for consideration
and passage.

We would like to keep this issue on the "front burner" of the Committee
leadership, so we are asking that ARRL members fax letters directly to
Congressmen Waxman and Barton . Their office fax numbers are:

Chairman Waxman 202-225-2525
Congressman Barton 202-225-1919

We also ask that they fax copies of their letters to our consultants in
Washington at Chwat & Co at 703-684-7594.

Members can read the Webstory at
www.arrl.org/news/stories/2010/03/10/11385/?nc=1 A copy of a sample
letter is linked from the web story. A copy is also attached to this
email.

We are trying to generate as many letters on this as quickly as
possible, so thanks in advance for your assistance on helping expedite
this request. As always, please contact my office if I can assist you
with this project. Your efforts do make a difference!

73

Dan Henderson, N1ND
Regulatory Information Manager
ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio(tm)
860-594-0236
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Today's "Checkout Party" at Krueger Middle School

Tom O'Brien
 

SARC President Lew Archer and I arrived at Krueger at about 11:30 and checked in with the front desk. Mr. Claughton was on "Lunchroom Duty", whatever that is. Sounds scary, doesn't it?

He took us over to the modular building where the stack of radio gear awaited. The gear had lots of dust but no cobwebs and probably no cooties. We started by going through the big pieces and identifying them by manufacturer, model number, and serial number. For each item, we took one or two identifying photos and noted its condition. We were able to test only a few items (power supplies and an oscilloscope). By about 2:30 we had covered all of the equipment items. We were not able to identify the RG-8 coax cables that came through the ceiling (one with blue tape and one with red tape around the end), although we ran an antenna analyzer sweep on them. We also took some outdoor photographs of details of the two towers and their installed antennas. Mr. Claughton checked his files and found no documentation of the radio club's equipment.

Our next step is to enter all of our notes and photographs into a report for the school. Along with that, we will attempt to find technical documentation for each piece of equipment. At tomorrow night's club meeting, I plan to give Lew a CD containing today's photographs. The documentation will be a challenge, and we will ask club members for help in obtaining it.

Our goal is to help Krueger get the station up and running by the start of the Fall semester. They already have two teachers newly licensed (last Saturday), and hope to have several more licensed by Fall.

I think today's Checkout Party was a success. It certainly has identified some more work that is needed.

73TomAB5XZ


Re: Krueger Middle School Radio Club - Checkout day - Please help!

Tom O'Brien
 

Lew, thank you. I will buy lunch.

-----Original Message-----
From: Lew Archer
Sent: Mar 8, 2010 2:32 PM
To: W5SC@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [W5SC] Krueger Middle School Radio Club - Checkout day - Please help!





I will come. Keep in mind I have both weak mind and back, but willingness in abundance.

--- On Mon, 3/8/10, Tom O'Brien <tpobrienjr@earthlink.net> wrote:

From: Tom O'Brien <tpobrienjr@earthlink.net>
Subject: [W5SC] Krueger Middle School Radio Club - Checkout day - Please help!
To: "W5SC" <W5SC@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Monday, March 8, 2010, 12:06 PM



We may be down to a crew of 1 (me) because David K5OLE is feeling ill.

This work party should take no more than three hours (from start of lunch until we go home).

I don't know how many pieces of equipment there are, but I think it all fits in a 6 foot mobile rack.

It is important to get the equipment inventoried and checked out so we (and the school) can know what needs to be added, connected, or repaired.

Please give this work party some consideration, as it is a worthwhile way to spend a few hours. I'm told that the station was a project of SARC some years ago, and every project needs some follow-up.

What I would like to do is meet at Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches on Austin Highway, about 11 AM. To sweeten the deal, I will buy your lunch if you come for the work party. After lunch, we can head over to Krueger Middle School and get started. No tower climbing is involved!

Let me know if you can help, even for just an hour.

Sincerely,

Tom O'Brien

San Antonio, Texas






Sincerely,
Tom O'Brien
San Antonio, Texas


Krueger Middle School Checkout Party

Tom O'Brien
 

Wednesday, March 10th.
Meet at Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches on Austin Highway, 11 AM.
Bring test equipment: DVM, Antenna Analyzer, Dummy Load.

Sincerely,
Tom O'Brien
San Antonio, Texas

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