A couple of lines from a recent eBay listing for a Super RM QRP rig.
3 , the use of high -quality audio op amp to do the second active filter , and its very low noise floor , excellent amplitude-frequency characteristics greatly improved listening experience octopus .
4 , the power upgrade to 4W (D882 output ) , while the use of American ring kit (FT37-43 and T37-2) two each , so that the ” octopus ” with more remote communication capabilities , greatly enhance the ” octopus ” utility sex !
I mean….really? Everyone knows that octopus sex robs a QRP rig of significant power and can create unwanted QRM at the input connector.
Geez, someone should talk to these Chinese engineers about the potential of hurting wildlife as a result of their careless design innovations.
Tom, W1TP is in our club, The Green Mountain Wireless Society. As a leading authority on cipher machines and the Enigma in particular, he gave a most excellent talk about the Enigma Machine at our last meeting. I had occasion to view his site lately and if you ever wanted to see an incredibly comprehensive collection about telegraphy and all of it’s many facets, look no further.
From DXmaps.com. Here’s a screen shot of 20m at 20:10 UTC today (Sunday). I’m hanging in there running 5W, but a lot of folks can’t (or won’t) hear me above the din. Oh well…I like a good challenge, or I wouldn’t run all my contests QRP!
I could make a lot of jokes about this way of sending morse, but when I think about it for even a moment, those of us that can sit down in good health and enjoy our hobby are so incredibly lucky. Never forget that.
I’m a member of the SSN (Sideswiper Net), a fantastic organization with active members on both sides of the Atlantic. Recently a member in France posted this YouTube video of a French news story about this incredible op.
Am I the only one who didn’t know about this site? Fantastic!
Great story about how the Intelligence section of the FCC took over a farmhouse in Scituate, RI to build a state of the art radio intercept operation during WWII
From the Ham-Radio-History@yahoogroups.com group: