Re: Projects for the winter

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From: Bill Myers (bjmyers@arc.net)
Date: Sat Sep 13 1997 - 22:19:43 EDT


At 10:02 PM 9/13/97 -0400, you wrote:
>Hello fellow QRPers:
>
>Laura's message brought to mind a project I've had in mind for quite a while.
>I need to get a QRP rig on 160 meters. Quiet, winter weather makes for better
>conditions on the lower bands. QRPers, as a whole, have neglected 160. I
>think this should change.

Tom...

A quick check of the various web pages of QRP makers shows that KANGA
(oner), Wilderness (Sierra), and Small Wonder Labs (SW series) have qrp
rigs for 160. I've been looking at them seriously for the winter months
myself.

>So, how about getting together on 160 this winter? Its kind of like taking
>the future of ham radio back to its roots. I hope to see you there this
>winter.

I plan on being there, I'm working on an adequate antenna now, while it's
still warm and I'm not too busy.

72/73

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