DEC. ARS SPRINT!

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From: Ed Loranger (we6w@qsl.net)
Date: Tue Dec 02 1997 - 14:51:37 EST


Wow! Had a blast. Big East coast connection from my qth.

Station Set-up: (Operated ONLY 40 Meters for 2 hours.)
WE6W, Santa Rosa, CA
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OHR-100 at 4 Watts:::: 0.5 lbs
Makita 12V Battery:::: 0.8 lbs
K8FF Paddles/Keyer:::: 1.2 lbs
Lt.Wt. Earphones:::::: 0.1 lbs
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TOTAL Stantion Weight: 2.6 lbs

Log:RST/CA/3W
SENT CALL exchange
339 N0TU 559 CO 1W Nice Stable/Weak sig. Found him with RIT.
559 K4WZ 449 GA 5W These Three were amazing catches for me!
449 N4UY 449 VA 5W "" "" ""
449 N4ROA 549 VA 2W "" "" ""
339 WA4AAK 339 AL 1W Tough Road to travel. Lucky QSO!
119*****N0BS 219 ** 5W FIRST TRY; NOT COUNTED
559 W3YK 579 NM 2W LATER 599; BIGEST SIGNAL!
559 K0SU 559 CO 2W Welcome to the party!
559 N6GA 559 CA 2W Howdy Cam!
119 N0BS 219 MN 5W We Did It!!!

Total 9 Valid QSO's.
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I'm getting better! But Doc, I ain't!
Geesh, all you guys come in for "Half our this/that" and
get 20 qso's.........

At least that 4-1/2 yr. old Makita battery lasted the
full 2 hours and was still pumping out at 2.8 watts!!!

Now back to work on my ultralight 'secret weapon' hee, hee....
72 to all and thanks ARS!!!
-Ed L.

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