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Hi just got myself active on 2m ssb with a little trio 9130 and 50watt amp into a 9 el tonna.Ive been liscensed since 1981 and never tried 2m,looking forward to some local chat or if im lucky some dx! I will be monitoring 144.300 when in the shack, look forward to speaking with anyone that can hear me 73s de gm4zji.


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you might hear me on sometime then, im over in dundee mm6mis, 73"s :D


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if you hear me give me a call,i should have the rotator installed at the wekend so will be able to rotate the ant may help!cheers.


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Hi Chris,
I have worked a couple of stations in the Kingdom on 2M SSB. I'll be back home on the 22nd, and will listen-out for you.
You should sign-up for the ON4KST chat; you'll be able to arrange skeds, and see who's active.
I used to live in Glenrothes, then Dalgety Bay from 1977 - 1984. My call then was GM1JTV.

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Thanks stewart,give me a mail when your back and we can arrange a sked,it will be good to test this antenna out on ssb,cheers chris de gm4zji.


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Thanks stewart,give me a mail when your back and we can arrange a sked,it will be good to test this antenna out on ssb,cheers chris de gm4zji.


Chris are you about later?
If so I'll blow the cobwebs off my gear and call you.

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kr400rc wrote:
Thanks stewart,give me a mail when your back and we can arrange a sked,it will be good to test this antenna out on ssb,cheers chris de gm4zji.


Chris are you about later?
If so I'll blow the cobwebs off my gear and call you.

Hi Iain,i monitor 8pm till 9pm 144.300 monday till thursday,i work 12hours friday till suday nights so no weekend radio here!


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kr400rc wrote:
Thanks stewart,give me a mail when your back and we can arrange a sked,it will be good to test this antenna out on ssb,cheers chris de gm4zji.


Chris are you about later?
If so I'll blow the cobwebs off my gear and call you.

Hi Iain,i monitor 8pm till 9pm 144.300 monday till thursday,i work 12hours friday till suday nights so no weekend radio here!


I hope you do better than me as I've been monitoring and calling on .300 for days now and haven't heard a thing. It's hard to believe with beacons being copied the band here can be so devoid of people. :(

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kr400rc wrote:
G0UWK wrote:
kr400rc wrote:
Thanks stewart,give me a mail when your back and we can arrange a sked,it will be good to test this antenna out on ssb,cheers chris de gm4zji.


Chris are you about later?
If so I'll blow the cobwebs off my gear and call you.

Hi Iain,i monitor 8pm till 9pm 144.300 monday till thursday,i work 12hours friday till suday nights so no weekend radio here!


I hope you do better than me as I've been monitoring and calling on .300 for days now and haven't heard a thing. It's hard to believe with beacons being copied the band here can be so devoid of people. :(

Hi Gerry,ive spoken to a couple of gm3 stations about 70miles south of me,apart from that i heard g8jvm but no luck getting back.My beam is stuck to south untill i get another controller so once sorted ill see if we can arrange a sked,cheers chris.


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Well that went well,
Your 10w was readable here at times Chris.
I didn't realise you were so far north, IO87 457km from here, good trip and condx are poor tonight.
Thanks for the chat :D

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Well that went well,
Your 10w was readable here at times Chris.
I didn't realise you were so far north, IO87 457km from here, good trip and condx are poor tonight.
Thanks for the chat :D

You were very loud here Iain with a fantastic signal!,im pleased that you managed to hear me.I have a very good take off in all directions here so it helps but im sure when i pick up a 100w amp it will make a difference,i left the radio on and was decorating the hall when i heard you call,thats a fantastic setup you have many thanks Iain .


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I'll see you, on 2M, some other time.
Been battling the QSB on 23cm tonight.
Aren't you in IO86ke, as per QRZ?

GM4LBV, IO86rq, nr Montrose was reasonable copy down here.

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I'll see you, on 2M, some other time.
Been battling the QSB on 23cm tonight.
Aren't you in IO86ke, as per QRZ?

GM4LBV, IO86rq, nr Montrose was reasonable copy down here.

Cheers

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Yes Tony its io86ke..fife..,Iain was very loud here and managed to hear my 10w!,i was really quite amazed Tony but i think a little 100w amp is next.Look forward to hearing you Tony im usually in the shack between 8pm and 9pm so ill leave it on 144.300,cheers chris.


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IO86 it is then,
I was sure you said IO87 but at the signal strength and qsb it was difficult
All this playing on 10m, perhaps I'm loosing my VHF weak signal ears :lol:

Be interesting to see if Tony can hear you on your 10w too.

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IO86 it is then,
I was sure you said IO87 but at the signal strength and qsb it was difficult
All this playing on 10m, perhaps I'm loosing my VHF weak signal ears :lol:

Be interesting to see if Tony can hear you on your 10w too.

yes that was a good test Iain,you were very loud with a good signal and at 350km my 10w did ok!,look forward to next one and 100w should be a bit better.


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