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March 10, 2001 in Ham Radio
For a good time call KD7EAV and KD7EAX.
You could try KD7EAW, but he's at USCGA.
We're just a whole family of hamsters that
enyoys the outdoors! Take your HT in the field, be safe, and stay in touch.
Hey, are you havin' fun yet?
We sure are!!!
Good to see all of the hams on I am WA0YVH Warsaw MO 65355 Name is Dale hope to see you on HFsome daay 73
Council Bluffs Iowa
Daniel MC Glone
VA3DJL here from Windsor, Ontario.
KD6SLM Riverside, CA
Greetings! ........ n8aho here!
Chapel Hill, NC
KB1EKD Pawtucket, R.I. (Ed) with 815 ham radio contacts (all CW)(morse code)(in 2 1/2 yrs) and 65 geocaches found. I love both hobbies a lot....
KD7SET Aloha OR. (got my call sign 'bout two minutes ago.)
(got my Tech and General in New Orleans)
Station not operational at this time, except occasionally on 2m. Work an Atlas 210x out of Jonesboro, as soon as I get a new power supply!
K5HJ in Dallas, Texas
N8PZT, Stephen, from Traverse City, Michigan here.
Perpetual Tech, wanting to get my General Ticket.
Ham since '91, renewed in 2001.
Geocacher since November, 2001. Getting first GPS (Garmin GPS-V) late August, this year.
Planning on buying Yaesu FT-817 later this year.
73 de N8PZT
Todd - KB9GCR - Random Lake WI 53075
Hello form Riverside, California! The name's Brian and I've been a licensed ham for twenty-one years (as KA6WSR).
After remaining at "Technician+" for eighteen of those years, I decided to take advantage of the newly written rules regarding license upgrades and get my General (which I did sucessfully in April of that year). I recently got ahold of a very nice Kenwood TS-520S & have been having a great time on HF (I'm even working on honing my skills in CW... it seems a lot easier now that the pressure's off!). Brian/ka6wsr/ohd
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[This message was edited by ohd on August 13, 2002 at 07:11 PM.]
Yes, though I don't mix the two. Packet isn't too strong in this area so I haven't had an opportunity to do the PRS thing.
Just got my callsign!
I figure, I'm getting soaked in all this RF...might as well use as much as possible...
(I'm thinking about a vanity sign...what do you think?)
Congradulations to ApK for the new license. Relax on the vanity. You have a great call! Suggest you work on upping your class in the near future but just enjoy your new hobbie. Look up Fox Hunting or R.A.C.E.S. or A.T.V. or whatever turns your style.
I'm looking forward to a combo of Geocache with Fox Hunting... just need more time.
HAM with Orienteer / GeoCache experience are of great help to these volunteer emergency service organizations. We seem to all have high-clearance, 4WD/AWD type vehicles... and some HAMS seem to have a problem with positioning the further they get from the "shack"
You will provide a great, non-replaceable service to your community in times of need... and you get a front row seat on the action.
Getting involved is easy... most ARES / RACES organizations have a regular net, most on 2M or 70CM. Repeaters that support ARES / RACES usually have the information on their web-site. Just check in and they will be glad to put you to work!
Chris KB9VLS. Near Green Bay, Wi
N9YBO Gaston, Indiana
Andrew McDade . VK5EX . Adelaide South Australia
Found our very first cache ever 2 days ago. Was a bit of a buzz.
Have been into the APRS saga for a few years now as well.
Hi name is Bob AKA The_Gar Call is KA0CLH
Wife is Norri AKA Moogy Call is N0WWQ
Just started Geo but been a ham sence 1978. Active on most bands
Moogy & The_Gar
Plymouth MN and Cook MN
New to geocaching.
The computer has taken over but I can still touch my rig from where I sit.
Thanks for starting this part of the forum. I'm Gene from Maine, AA1XD Ham radio is great. And so many different avenue's you can wander down. Starting with V/UHF to HF, satellite, packet, aprs just to name a few. Add that with GPS and you have a fantastic time. I log QSO's with every cache I find. 73 Gene
quote:Originally posted by Green Achers:Congradulations to ApK for the new license. Relax on the vanity. You have a great call!
Congradulations to ApK for the new license. Relax on the vanity. You have a great call!
I couldn't resist...and I got in before the Vanity price increased...I'm now K2APK.
KC8UBW AND KC8UBV HERE IN NEWAYGO, MI. JUST GOT OUR TICKETS RECENTLY, TOOK TESTS ON SAME DAY AND BOTH OF US ACED IT.
BEEN NOTICING IN SOME OF THE POSTINGS THAT WE HAMsters ARE BEING REFERRED TO AS GEEKS AND NERDS.
WELL WE TAKE EXCEPTION TO THAT AND HERE'S WHAT WE'RE GONNA DO ABOUT IT.
WE'RE GONNA TAKE OUR HAND-HELD 2M, OUR GPS, OUR SCANNERS AND FREQUENCY COUNTERS, OUR METAL DETECTORS, RADAR DETECTORS AND OUR NIGHT VISION GOGGLES, AND ELECTRONIC RANGE FINDERS AND GO HOME.
M1CJW here from Bradford in the UK.
and the wife is KF6VFI. I check in on the SANDIA NET (7.294mhz lsb) most nights at 7pm Pacific. My name is Eric. If anyone whould like to get ahold of me on the freq go right ahead. The people on that net are REAL laid back. It's a trivia net so come on in and enjoy. I am located in Crescent City Ca and our CLUB will be sponcering an IRLP node here in the near future (next couple of weeks), and that also sounds like fun. If you have IRLP in your area let me know and I will try to make a contact with you. Next on the list APRS.....
"My gps say's it RIGHT HERE".
N7ZEV - Frank
Las Vegas, NV
This forum, plus encouragement from the hams on #geocache, convinced me to start studying last week. Took all four element exams Saturday. Passed the written ones. Will retest on Morse in a couple of weeks. Talked my wife into taking the tech test. She aced it and is now studying Morse and the general.
Say hi to two brand new hams:
KG6NEE - Marty
KG5NEF - Jeanne
kd7bed, nr0p, kd7bej, kc0dsp, KC0EZH in the immediate family. And the list goes on and on, if you include cousins. GPS owners - all but bed and bej.
Dan M Doyle, NB9S
in Burbank, IL (SouthWest of Chicago)
Call Sign - KI4OJ/7
QTH - Springfield, Oregon
First Licensed - Albany Georgia, 1983
First Geocache Hunt - Springfield, OR 8 Sept 2002
Also enjoy canoeing, and used my handheld radio on canoe trips. Think I have found a combination for geocaching here
I am on-line
Big John KJ6TK
quote:Originally posted by Marty Fouts:This forum, plus encouragement from the hams on #geocache, convinced me to start studying last week. Took all four element exams Saturday. Passed the written ones. Will retest on Morse in a couple of weeks. Talked my wife into taking the tech test. She aced it and is now studying Morse and the general.
Say hi to two brand new hams:
KG6NEE - Marty
KG5NEF - Jeanne
I thought I did most of the pestering.
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