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Re: Misplaced Sterling's Phone Number

Lee Besing
 

PS: I meant to send the first reply direct only to Gary, but since I do have Sterling's permission to release his info upon request, so it wasn't too bad of a goof this time. :(

__________________________
Lee Besing 210-771-7075
San Antonio, TX

----- Original Message -----
From: Gary Harmon
To: W5SC@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Friday, December 25, 2009 9:18 PM
Subject: [W5SC] Misplaced Sterling's Phone Number



Looking to contact a local HAM named Sterling. He lives on the south side
with his Dad but also has a place in Bandera.

Can anyone fill in my missing information?

Thanks and 73,

gary

Gary H. Harmon, Jr. - K5JWK

6003 Archwood

San Antonio, TX 78239-1504

210.657.1549h

210.884.6926c


Re: Misplaced Sterling's Phone Number

Lee Besing
 

Email is KE5KZE@YAHOO.COM
Cell Phone is 210-461-1743

He's also a member of our REACT Team, plus active volunteer for Tour de Cure and BikeMS. So I've got his info programmed into my phone.

__________________________
Lee Besing 210-771-7075
San Antonio, TX

----- Original Message -----
From: Gary Harmon
To: W5SC@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Friday, December 25, 2009 9:18 PM
Subject: [W5SC] Misplaced Sterling's Phone Number



Looking to contact a local HAM named Sterling. He lives on the south side
with his Dad but also has a place in Bandera.

Can anyone fill in my missing information?

Thanks and 73,

gary

Gary H. Harmon, Jr. - K5JWK

6003 Archwood

San Antonio, TX 78239-1504

210.657.1549h

210.884.6926c


Misplaced Sterling's Phone Number

Gary Harmon
 

Looking to contact a local HAM named Sterling. He lives on the south side
with his Dad but also has a place in Bandera.



Can anyone fill in my missing information?



Thanks and 73,



gary



Gary H. Harmon, Jr. - K5JWK

6003 Archwood

San Antonio, TX 78239-1504

210.657.1549h

210.884.6926c


Re: [bexarcountyares] Fw: Ref QST Jan 2010 Pg 42

L. Upton <k1stx@...>
 

Gonna call him tomorrow myself, have one set of 10 now, and could use a couple of more. Those poles are great, and making top adapters for them, are as simple as putting a piece of 1 1/4 pvc (i think it was) over the top section, and build to that!

Would love to find someone that has the aluminium ones, for making taller mast!

Merry Christmas to all!


Louis Upton

K1STX
Chaparral ARC / Guadalupe County ARES
NWS Skywarn Spotter Network / Radio Operations Volunteer
Texas State RACES - Guadalupe County
Hill Country REACT - Team # 4804
Hill Country State Natural Area Partners






________________________________
From: David F <davidftx@swbell.net>
To: bexarcountyares YAHOO <bexarcountyares@yahoogroups.com>; SARC Yahoogroup <W5SC@yahoogroups.com>; STXDXCC@yahoogroups.com
Cc: Royce Pinkston <kb5vvt@stic.net>
Sent: Thu, December 24, 2009 8:49:41 AM
Subject: [bexarcountyares] Fw: Ref QST Jan 2010 Pg 42


Thanks Royce!

df



----- Forwarded Message ----
From: kb5vvt kb5vvt <kb5vvt@stic. net>
To: k5ole@arrl.net
Sent: Wed, December 23, 2009 8:21:48 PM
Subject: Ref QST Jan 2010 Pg 42


Hi David, I really hope you and the family have a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.

Ref the subject, "The Fiberpole-Evolution of the Antenna Mast" as listed above in QST Jan 2010, Pg 42. I know an Individaul, Bruce Best, Tel:210-478- 2865, that has about 300 bags of 8 ea poles 4 ft long, $10.00 per bag, all miltary suplus. If you could notifily the different clubs, maybe someone could use them. I myself got 3 bags. Royce KB5VVT





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Re: [bexarcountyares] Re: Fw: Ref QST Jan 2010 Pg 42

Lee Besing
 

I've got one of those pole bags here at home already, bought last June up in Plano, if anyone in San Antonio wants to see what they looked like. Gary K5GST has a set, as does Al KE6LGE (both REACT members). The primary trick in using these seem to be securing the base so it doesn't shift on you, and using rope / cord to guy the middle / top to hold it upright.

He's got a top piece available that is sort of like a disc that can rotate, letting you connect to the edges and spin to re-orient your lines, etc. It came with this flower petal type spreading base as well, but doesn't seem to sturdy to me. Was sturdy enough to drive over with my van's tire to hold in place, but I've seen / built better devices for that in the past.

I think I paid about $40 for the bag with base & poles, and paid another $5 for the top. He's got other gadgets that let you connect guy ropes to brackets that you slip between the segments as you assemble them.

He had another kit version that was a completed 20 or 40 meter vertical antenna, with a wire running up the middle (inside) the fiberglass poles, and so forth. Seemed to work okay, but I wasn't ready to buy that kit (cost more than I had available cash by that point while at Plano).

Hope this feedback helps. Maybe SARC / W5SC should try to get the guy to come to the San Antonio Radio Fiesta Swapfest on January 23, 2010?

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

----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Guido
To: W5SC@yahoogroups.com
Cc: bexarcountyares YAHOO ; STXDXCC@yahoogroups.com ; Royce Pinkston
Sent: Thursday, December 24, 2009 10:49 AM
Subject: [bexarcountyares] Re: [W5SC] Fw: Ref QST Jan 2010 Pg 42






I am thinking that 4 bags and some feedline would make a nice portable 4 square on 40 meters. Or a full 40 meter loop.

So I am getting 5 bags to have some spares.

Thanks


On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 8:49 AM, David F <davidftx@swbell.net> wrote:

Thanks Royce!

df



----- Forwarded Message ----
From: kb5vvt kb5vvt <kb5vvt@stic.net>
To: k5ole@arrl.net
Sent: Wed, December 23, 2009 8:21:48 PM
Subject: Ref QST Jan 2010 Pg 42


Hi David, I really hope you and the family have a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.

Ref the subject, "The Fiberpole-Evolution of the Antenna Mast" as listed above in QST Jan 2010, Pg 42. I know an Individaul, Bruce Best, Tel:210-478-2865, that has about 300 bags of 8 ea poles 4 ft long, $10.00 per bag, all miltary suplus. If you could notifily the different clubs, maybe someone could use them. I myself got 3 bags. Royce KB5VVT





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Re: Fw: Ref QST Jan 2010 Pg 42

Paul Guido
 

I am thinking that 4 bags and some feedline would make a nice portable 4
square on 40 meters. Or a full 40 meter loop.

So I am getting 5 bags to have some spares.

Thanks

On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 8:49 AM, David F <davidftx@swbell.net> wrote:

Thanks Royce!

df



----- Forwarded Message ----
From: kb5vvt kb5vvt <kb5vvt@stic.net>
To: k5ole@arrl.net
Sent: Wed, December 23, 2009 8:21:48 PM
Subject: Ref QST Jan 2010 Pg 42


Hi David, I really hope you and the family have a Merry Christmas & Happy
New Year.

Ref the subject, "The Fiberpole-Evolution of the Antenna Mast" as listed
above in QST Jan 2010, Pg 42. I know an Individaul, Bruce Best,
Tel:210-478-2865, that has about 300 bags of 8 ea poles 4 ft long, $10.00
per bag, all miltary suplus. If you could notifily the different clubs,
maybe someone could use them. I myself got 3 bags. Royce KB5VVT





------------------------------------

"Bexar County's Communication Resource Since 1919"
-
-Yahoo! Groups Links




Fw: Ref QST Jan 2010 Pg 42

David F <davidftx@...>
 

Thanks Royce!

df



----- Forwarded Message ----
From: kb5vvt kb5vvt <kb5vvt@stic.net>
To: k5ole@arrl.net
Sent: Wed, December 23, 2009 8:21:48 PM
Subject: Ref QST Jan 2010 Pg 42


Hi David, I really hope you and the family have a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.

Ref the subject, "The Fiberpole-Evolution of the Antenna Mast" as listed above in QST Jan 2010, Pg 42.  I know an Individaul, Bruce Best, Tel:210-478-2865, that has about 300 bags of 8 ea poles 4 ft long, $10.00 per bag, all miltary suplus.  If you could notifily the different clubs, maybe someone could use them.  I myself got 3 bags.  Royce KB5VVT

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Central Texas Traffic Net

Mike Check K5UCQ
 

Below are excerpts from an e-mail I received from Jeremy. If anyone has an
interest,
contact he or I at our e-mails. PLEASE, NOT TO THE LIST!
--------------------------------------------
My name is Jeremy Davenport (KE5ELI). I live in New Braunfels and
Rodney (W5DY) asked me a while back now to be net manager for the CTTN.
I accepted and promptly did nothing. I now have a few ideas on how to
get the net back going again, but want your opinion.

Second, I have been offered the use of two different machines as new
homes for the net. 146.76 in Seguin and 444.450 in Canyon Lake. Either
machine has better coverage than the .14 right now and I think either
will cover what the .14 used to. What are your thoughts about either of
these machines?
146.76 negative offset 141.3 PL
444.450 positive offset 114.8 PL

Third, Are any of you willing to be net control for this net? I
am going to work on getting a few more people involved, but need to know
who is willing to still participate.

Thank you for your time. My goal is to be back on the air in January.

Jeremy Davenport
KE5ELI
jeremy at heitx.com


Re: Fw: Fwd: AL-572 Specifications

Gary Harmon
 

Thanks to Greg and David for sending the amp info to the W5SC list. I have
the amp in my possession and it checks out just fine. It belongs to a
friend in Austin who purchased it, along with a Heathkit SB-220, from a SK
estate in Austin. I went through the SB-220 and it was sold to a HAM in the
area. The AL-572 had an ALC problem plus an intermittent ON-OFF switch.
New parts solved the problems. The amp looks great. No obvious cosmetic
issues. Works well on all bands using my trusty Heathkit HW-101 as the
exciter. Comes with the original manual, fuses for 220v and a 220v plug.
If you are interested and would like some pictures or you would like to drop
by and see it, just let me know.



Best 73,



Gary H. Harmon, Jr. - K5JWK

6003 Archwood

San Antonio, TX 78239-1504

210.657.1549h

210.884.6926c

From: W5SC@yahoogroups.com [mailto:W5SC@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of David
F
Sent: Wednesday, December 23, 2009 11:01 AM
To: SARC Yahoogroup; STXDXCC@yahoogroups.com; bexarcountyares YAHOO
Subject: [W5SC] Fw: Fwd: AL-572 Specifications







----- Forwarded Message ----
From: Greg Lewis <gclewis@satx.rr.com <mailto:gclewis%40satx.rr.com> >
Sent: Wed, December 23, 2009 4:02:35 AM
Subject: Fwd: AL-572 Specifications

Just in time for that Christmas gift you have been wanting.......I'm selling
this for a friend. I've seen the amp, it is very very clean and performs
well.

He is asking $950 for this amp, sells for $1,780 new. This is in outstanding
condition and all 4 of the rugged 572B tubes test excellent. This is a
very solid performer giving you 1,300 watts on 160 to 10 meters.

Contact me if you are interested.

No trees were killed in the creation of this message. However, many
electrons were terribly inconvenienced.

Greg Lewis
gclewis@satx.rr.com <mailto:gclewis%40satx.rr.com>


Re: Fw: Fwd: AL-572 Specifications

Frank Sellers <n6aq@...>
 

wow.

David F wrote:




----- Forwarded Message ----
From: Greg Lewis <gclewis@satx.rr.com <mailto:gclewis%40satx.rr.com>>
Sent: Wed, December 23, 2009 4:02:35 AM
Subject: Fwd: AL-572 Specifications

Just in time for that Christmas gift you have been wanting.......I'm selling this for a friend. I've seen the amp, it is very very clean and performs well.

He is asking $950 for this amp, sells for $1,780 new. This is in outstanding condition and all 4 of the rugged 572B tubes test excellent. This is a
very solid performer giving you 1,300 watts on 160 to 10 meters.

Contact me if you are interested.

No trees were killed in the creation of this message. However, many
electrons were terribly inconvenienced.

Greg Lewis
gclewis@satx.rr.com <mailto:gclewis%40satx.rr.com>



Fw: Fwd: AL-572 Specifications

David F <davidftx@...>
 

----- Forwarded Message ----
From: Greg Lewis <gclewis@satx.rr.com>
Sent: Wed, December 23, 2009 4:02:35 AM
Subject: Fwd: AL-572 Specifications

Just in time for that Christmas gift you have been wanting.......I'm selling this for a friend. I've seen the amp, it is very very clean and performs well.

He is asking $950 for this amp, sells for $1,780 new. This is in outstanding condition and all 4 of the rugged 572B tubes test excellent. This is a
very solid performer giving you 1,300 watts on 160 to 10 meters.

Contact me if you are interested.




No trees were killed in the creation of this message. However, many
electrons were terribly inconvenienced.

Greg Lewis
gclewis@satx.rr.com


Re: [STXARES] San Antonio Hams Newsletter Subscription - Christmas edition out 12/23

Lee Besing
 

The end of 2009 marks the 6th anniversary of having SanAntonioHams.org online providing this service to the area ham radio operators. The next December Christmas issue will be sent out in about 24 hours or sooner, to the 400+ addresses currently subscribed. The subject matter is mostly ham radio related, and focused on events mostly in the central Texas area, but sometimes we put stuff in from all over the place, like the most recent story about a fire in Florida at a radio broadcast station, or the upcoming New Mexico QSO party.

We are willing to set up other hams to post their own articles or reports from their ham club / area of Texas. Just contact me and we'll make it happen. There is no charge or cost. We also offer free classified ads for hams, but our current offerings are a bit slim right now. Feel free to post your for sale, for trade, wanted, whatever, but no dog breeding ads, condos for sale, or work from home ads please!

If you weren't already on the subscription list and want to be, just contact me off the list, or send email message to info@sanantoniohams.org with subject "subscribe". I only need your name, call sign and email address to add any entry into my database. This is a free subscription with no hidden strings or gotcha's.

...and if you don't want to subscribe, well, Merry Christmas to you anyway!

Feel free to visit the website and its news blog area to read the stories manually when you feel like it, or not.

Please white list "sanantoniohams.org" in your mail program or server to be sure it gets thru. I've put lots of video links and links back to more photos or stories, so some of the spam programs will catch this issue more than others.
__________________________
Lee Besing, N5NTG San Antonio, TX
210-771-7075 cell Twitter: N5NTG


Re: Fw: Skywarn Day - The Video

Lee Besing
 

Apparently the rules for this Yahoo group suppressed all the links in my original message below. Here is the direct link to the blog where all those videos, photos and stories were found...

http://sanantoniohams.org/blog/

Recent Top Stories (direct links)...

Sattler Parade --- Video - http://sanantoniohams.org/blog/?p=4366
Sattler Parade --- Photos - http://sanantoniohams.org/blog/?p=4328
Sattler Parade -- Letter of Thanks - http://sanantoniohams.org/blog/?p=4296

Skywarn - Video - http://sanantoniohams.org/blog/?p=4319
Skywarn - Photos - http://sanantoniohams.org/blog/?p=4299

SARO New Board of Directors - http://sanantoniohams.org/blog/?p=4287

New 444.450 Repeater Area Wide Coverage - http://sanantoniohams.org/blog/?p=4272

New ARES EC For Comal County - http://sanantoniohams.org/blog/?p=4268


__________________________
Lee Besing 210-771-7075
San Antonio, TX

----- Original Message -----
From: Lee Besing
To: HillCountryREACT@yahoogroups.com ; gvarcllc@yahoogroups.com ; CARC-ARES@yahoogroups.com ; w5sc@yahoogroups.com ; hchams@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Saturday, December 19, 2009 7:39 AM
Subject: [W5SC] Fw: Skywarn Day - The Video



Been a busy beaver with the video editing software... Skywarn Day from December 4th & 5th 2009 In New Braunfels, Texas, at the Austin / San Antonio National Weather Service. Hill Country REACT Team coordinated the volunteers for this, but we had help from several different area ham clubs... Details below...

Photos and details of the hams and ham clubs were shown at this link
2009 Skywarn Recognition Day - Photos

Video is here at this link
2009 Skywarn Video - Austin / San Antonio NWS
Okay, the long wait is finally over! We've compressed 24 hours of operation down to about 5 minutes, without using the fast forward button. Amazing, but true! Of course since we weren't personally there the whole time to take photos and videos of every single operator, we weren't able to include more than the three operators shown in the video (recorded live) plus a few others that had their photos taken and forwarded to us.

Most of the footage in the video was provided by Lee N5NTG, with some by Bob W2IK and Wade W5ERX.

Here is the YouTube link to this video.

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


Re: Fw: Skywarn Day - The Video

David F <davidftx@...>
 

My email didn't show the links.

David F.




________________________________
From: Lee Besing <lee@besing.com>
To: HillCountryREACT@yahoogroups.com; gvarcllc@yahoogroups.com; CARC-ARES@yahoogroups.com; w5sc@yahoogroups.com; hchams@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Sat, December 19, 2009 7:39:10 AM
Subject: [W5SC] Fw: Skywarn Day - The Video

 
Been a busy beaver with the video editing software... Skywarn Day from December 4th & 5th 2009 In New Braunfels, Texas, at the Austin / San Antonio National Weather Service. Hill Country REACT Team coordinated the volunteers for this, but we had help from several different area ham clubs... Details below...

Photos and details of the hams and ham clubs were shown at this link
2009 Skywarn Recognition Day - Photos

Video is here at this link
2009 Skywarn Video - Austin / San Antonio NWS
Okay, the long wait is finally over! We've compressed 24 hours of operation down to about 5 minutes, without using the fast forward button. Amazing, but true! Of course since we weren't personally there the whole time to take photos and videos of every single operator, we weren't able to include more than the three operators shown in the video (recorded live) plus a few others that had their photos taken and forwarded to us.

Most of the footage in the video was provided by Lee N5NTG, with some by Bob W2IK and Wade W5ERX.

Here is the YouTube link to this video.

____________ _________ _____
Lee Besing, N5NTG San Antonio, TX
210-771-7075 cell Twitter: N5NTG






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


Fw: Skywarn Day - The Video

Lee Besing
 

Been a busy beaver with the video editing software... Skywarn Day from December 4th & 5th 2009 In New Braunfels, Texas, at the Austin / San Antonio National Weather Service. Hill Country REACT Team coordinated the volunteers for this, but we had help from several different area ham clubs... Details below...

Photos and details of the hams and ham clubs were shown at this link
2009 Skywarn Recognition Day - Photos

Video is here at this link
2009 Skywarn Video - Austin / San Antonio NWS
Okay, the long wait is finally over! We've compressed 24 hours of operation down to about 5 minutes, without using the fast forward button. Amazing, but true! Of course since we weren't personally there the whole time to take photos and videos of every single operator, we weren't able to include more than the three operators shown in the video (recorded live) plus a few others that had their photos taken and forwarded to us.

Most of the footage in the video was provided by Lee N5NTG, with some by Bob W2IK and Wade W5ERX.

Here is the YouTube link to this video.






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


Membership Contest

Shane O'Neal <shane@...>
 

Here is a snippet from the ARRL STX Newsletter...

Regards,
Shane NS5D
ARRL STX Section Affiliated Club Coordinator

Membership Contest

Division Director Woolweaver, K5RAV, is announcing this week that the
West Gulf Division will be sponsoring an ARRL membership contest for
all ARRL affiliated clubs in the division. The contest will run from
January 1st through April 31st and the top ten clubs with the greatest
percentage of increase in their membership will be awarded prizes. The
prizes include an MFJ Antenna Analyzer, ICOM HT's, and gift
certificates good for use from the ARRL. I will also present a special
plaque to the winning club recognizing them for their accomplishment.
The winners and prizes will be awarded during the ARRL forum at Hamcom
in Plano this June. Good Luck!


Cheap Laptop for HAM Use

Gary Harmon
 

I have an older (6-7 years old) Dell laptop that is excess to my needs. It
works fine, battery holds a charge, has wireless, XP is loaded, USB jack has
a CD ROM that can be removed and replaced with a disk drive, 20GB hard
drive, 256K RAM (I think), wall charger, etc. The only issue is that the
cat5 jack does not work. Sell for $50 or trade for something HAM.



73,



Gary H. Harmon, Jr. - K5JWK

6003 Archwood

San Antonio, TX 78239-1504

210.657.1549h

210.884.6926c


Kenwood TS-440S/AT and Kenwood TS-711A Transceivers FS

Gary Harmon
 

Kenwood TS-440S/AT HF Transceiver

Built in tuner, general conversion receiver, CW filter, voice box, DC cable,

SP-23 external speaker.

Original manual, original box (damaged), mobile mount, hand mike.

Condition 9 out of 10.

Works fine......no problems. $499 plus shipping.

Kenwood TS-711A Two Meter All Mode Transceiver

Voice box, tone board, AC cable, SP-23 external speaker, hand mike.

Original manual and original box.

Condition 9 out of 10.

Work fine......no problems. $499 plus shipping.

Pictures available on request.


Gary H. Harmon, Jr. - K5JWK
6003 Archwood
San Antonio, TX 78239-1504
210.657.1549h
210.884.6926c


Need Sola Constant Voltage Transformer

Gary Harmon
 

Looking for a Sola Constant Voltage transformer. Need at least 1000VA unit.
They are heavy.

73,

gary

Gary H. Harmon, Jr. - K5JWK
6003 Archwood
San Antonio, TX 78239-1504
210.657.1549h
210.884.6926c


STX Monthly News

Lou <loueverettsr@...>
 

Hi Folks!

Well, here we are. It is the 11th of the month, and I have not received one blurb from anyone for this months STX News.

I must get it prepared and uploaded by the 18th, Folks. So, come on, send that good stuff to me! I know you all are not just sitting around on your duffs doing nothing!

Send your blurbs to me at: loueverettsr@yahoo.com

Let's Rock N Roll!

Lou Everett, Sr., WA5LOU

Assistant SM, STX Section
Assistant SEC, STX Section
Net Manager, TX Emergency Net
Net Manager, TX Traffic Net

Telephone: 936-655-3118

1061 - 1080 of 1582