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by ka8ypy
Thu Jan 18, 2007 2:01 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: KQ2H / NYC
Replies: 20
Views: 13584

n3jfw wrote:please explain

isit a dstar stsyem or analog system?


or did dude just put up a single dstar reapeater

or did you already answer that and my fever is kicking in
Apparently dude added a D-Star repeater, and linked it in to his other analog repeaters in the area (right?)
by ka8ypy
Wed Jan 17, 2007 12:19 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: KQ2H / NYC
Replies: 20
Views: 13584

Ummmm...That's great, but is the rest of the system D-Star or just the one receiver?

If he doesn't have a D-star tranmitter as well, then what is the use.

If on the other hand it is the entire repeater tied into the rest of his repeaters, then I see...
by ka8ypy
Mon Jan 08, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: D-Star coming to Houston.......
Replies: 17
Views: 10994

i was thinking... that 455' tower in waldorf would be a perfect location. if we could get ia VHF antenna to about 350', it would cover about 6 counties! right now it only has charles county systems on it. plenty of room! how likely is American Tower to donate space? Its not likely they are holding ...
by ka8ypy
Mon Jan 08, 2007 11:18 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: D-Star coming to Houston.......
Replies: 17
Views: 10994

Re: DStar

we've got a system coming to DC area as well. The Arlington(VA) arc is putting one up in the next year or so. I'm not sure if the Red Cross is going to do one or not from their national headquarters. DB This is actually being done by the guys that volunteer over at the Red Cross. All private funds....
by ka8ypy
Mon Jan 08, 2007 2:42 am
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: D-Star coming to Houston.......
Replies: 17
Views: 10994

Anybody want to licwnse the AMBE202 and the IMBE vocoders from DVSI and work them into the same radio??

D-Star and P-25 sexy....
by ka8ypy
Sun Jan 07, 2007 12:29 am
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: D-Star coming to Houston.......
Replies: 17
Views: 10994

Re: DStar

we've got a system coming to DC area as well. The Arlington(VA) arc is putting one up in the next year or so. I'm not sure if the Red Cross is going to do one or not from their national headquarters. DB This is actually being done by the guys that volunteer over at the Red Cross. All private funds....
by ka8ypy
Sat Jan 06, 2007 5:27 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: D-Star coming to Houston.......
Replies: 17
Views: 10994

we've got a system coming to DC area as well. The Arlington(VA) arc is putting one up in the next year or so.

I'm not sure if the Red Cross is going to do one or not from their national headquarters.

DB
by ka8ypy
Fri Dec 15, 2006 1:25 pm
Forum: VoIP/IRLP/EchoLink etc
Topic: Shuttle Audio
Replies: 5
Views: 7720

slimbob wrote:Does anyone have good contacts with NASA who can get access to non-delayed shuttle audio?
Goddard ARC is non delayed, straight from the relay/monitor station at Goddard.

DB
by ka8ypy
Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:48 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: D-Star Digital repeaters used to support Marathon
Replies: 2
Views: 3139

The way the repeaters/controllers are configured, you'll likely never see a "DIU" for the DSTAR repeaters. I didn't ask how it works for the "digital" data repeaters we used. But it would seem to me that if the controller can pass the data, why not digital voice?? BTW, the digital voice sounded pre...
by ka8ypy
Mon Oct 30, 2006 7:05 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: D-Star Digital repeaters used to support Marathon
Replies: 2
Views: 3139

D-Star Digital repeaters used to support Marathon

OK..so about 100+ hammies (and hamsexuals) provided voice and data communications to the 31st Marines Corps Marathon yesterday. The voice part is eyes on the route at every mile marker, water point and aid station. The data part including APRS, is to provide data back to the Marathon headquarters on...
by ka8ypy
Mon Oct 02, 2006 8:20 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Hamsexy Hamfest
Replies: 6
Views: 5774

Isn't it still a little cold there in February??

On the up side, us southerners could walk across the Niagra river ti St. Catherines...Nice place to stay for a couple of days in July though. :baby:

DB
by ka8ypy
Fri Sep 08, 2006 7:55 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

OK folks, it's on....As of right now (9:00PM) ALL 86 of my vendor tables are full. We have a nice gathering already started in the tailgate area. W3JN and his minions have started to set up the AM station but are missing one minor item...Hey Bacon, where the hell is the transmitter!!!! Seth's repeat...
by ka8ypy
Thu Sep 07, 2006 8:57 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

KB3CGS wrote:I'll be at the fest, but got diverted on dinner. sorry guys.
Ya better be...and ya can't go back north with 4 flats...so ya have to come to dinner... :baby:

DB
by ka8ypy
Thu Sep 07, 2006 8:56 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

I can't believe you posted gxw's phone number on hamsexy and for those who would consider it- don't fuck with John. He's a good guy. Why not...It's posted on the FARFest website??? Also posted it on QRZ and EHAM threads for the hamfest... And Seth is right...John can and will reach out and touch yo...
by ka8ypy
Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:10 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

The VE Team from LARC, the Laurel Amateur Radio Club, will administer free amateur radio licensing exams. All exams, including code, will be available. The exams will be given on Sunday, September 10 at 9:00 a.m. in the Hilton Hotel just across the street from the hamfest. Contact VE Team Leader Joh...
by ka8ypy
Sun Sep 03, 2006 7:43 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

I'll get it from you this week and see about getting set-up on Friday...Who wants a PL??? Speak up now or forever hold your pieces...

DB

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by ka8ypy
Sat Sep 02, 2006 9:19 am
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

7 days to go...

7 days until Gaithersburg aand the east coast get together...

DB
by ka8ypy
Mon Aug 28, 2006 12:08 am
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

roger that

DB
by ka8ypy
Sun Aug 27, 2006 9:37 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

Less than two weeks and counting...

DB
by ka8ypy
Thu Aug 24, 2006 10:54 pm
Forum: VoIP/IRLP/EchoLink etc
Topic: APRS Digi settings?
Replies: 6
Views: 8454

When in doubt, go to the original source...

http://eng.usna.navy.mil/~bruninga/aprs.html


DB
by ka8ypy
Wed Aug 23, 2006 6:16 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

i may just go on travelocity Then use Gaithersburg, MD as a starting reference. Other possibilites are Germantown, MD and Rockville, MD. That pretty much covers the entire populated length of I-270 in Montgomery County MD. All within about 5-10 minutes from the hamfest. BTW, hamfest location is abo...
by ka8ypy
Wed Aug 23, 2006 12:55 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

Here is list of programs and forums: SAT 0900 Heru Walmsley, W3WVV Safety Talk and Demo, inspired by the last words spoken by some hams, "I'll just reach in here and ..." 1000 - 1045 ARRL Forum with ARRL Atlantic Division Director Bill Edgar, N3LLR and Vice Director Tom Abernethy, W3TOM. and other A...
by ka8ypy
Wed Aug 23, 2006 12:54 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

kitn1mcc wrote:any hotels that are recomended
Local are Hilton (group rate mention FARFest), Holiday Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, all within 3-4 blocks.

Within 5 miles there is everything hilton, marriott, holiday inn, hojo, staybridge suites, and too many others to list.

anything in particular Kit??

DB
by ka8ypy
Mon Aug 21, 2006 9:58 am
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

19 Days....Looks to be good weather coming...

Don't forget the Hamsexy Get together Saturday day and into the evening.

DB
by ka8ypy
Thu Aug 17, 2006 6:33 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Shit DAWG - WTF? Huntsville
Replies: 2
Views: 3018

Back the language down a notch dude....That's what the NWS section is for.

DB
by ka8ypy
Sun Aug 13, 2006 9:11 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

motorola_otaku wrote: You're both fools for turning down free LMR600, but okay. I think I'll waste it on a CB antenna or something..
If you wanna ship it that bad, we'll take it. Just trying to save you the postage and hassle of shipping it.

DB
by ka8ypy
Sat Aug 12, 2006 9:05 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

is ir worth a ride down from ct For the hamsexy get together, yes. For the hamfest, as Seth said, give me another year to build it. This is our third year back at Gaithersburg after being at two different locations the five years before that. Any questions...Let me know since I be the boss of da sh...
by ka8ypy
Sat Aug 12, 2006 9:03 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

motorola_otaku wrote:
n3jfw wrote: I'll buy some feedline before then too.
Oh damnit, I forgot your LMR600. If I can find a box big enough to hold it, I'll get it in the mail.
Don't worry about it, we have access to 500' of LMR-240, and will go larger if it presents itself.

DB
by ka8ypy
Mon Aug 07, 2006 10:13 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: The Shelby BFHF
Replies: 36
Views: 22585

I'm contemplating coming down...Gotta drum up vendors for Gaithersburg Hamfest the next weekend.....Don't want any of them going to somewhere like Finley, now do we :baby:

DB
by ka8ypy
Wed Aug 02, 2006 9:59 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: Gaithersburg Hamfest (FARFest 2006)
Replies: 50
Views: 28873

Alright folks, update time... Beside the ARRL forum on Saturday we will have the following so far: Bill Neeriemer, W3STG, will present ICS 100 and ICS 700 classes on both days, registration is free. Winlink 2000 Practicum (hands on training) on Saturday. Free VE testing, Sunday the 10th at the Hilto...
by ka8ypy
Mon Jul 24, 2006 9:38 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: BRATS, Howard County, MD
Replies: 7
Views: 6093

Re: BRATS, Howard County, MD

Tom/N3TUI tailgated and I walked around shamlessly promoting the Gaithersburg Hamfest. Good weather, severl good deals (110w UHF Astro Spectra drawer with DES/XL and a repeater antenna), and some good pics. Link to pics is here http://mysite.verizon.net/blasberg/ka8ypyshamsexypictures/id11.html LAO...
by ka8ypy
Mon Jul 24, 2006 2:00 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: BRATS, Howard County, MD
Replies: 7
Views: 6093

I wuz there but didn't see you guys The whacker Durango had a "Chaplain on emergency call" card on the dashboard and was replete with strobes in the turn signals :vestman: John, Didn't see you either, but saw some of the other Am guys there.. The Durango had green strobes behind the grill, and a gr...
by ka8ypy
Sun Jul 23, 2006 11:34 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: BRATS, Howard County, MD
Replies: 7
Views: 6093

Hi Res...then Photoshopped down a bit

DB
by ka8ypy
Sun Jul 23, 2006 11:09 pm
Forum: HAMFESTS!!!
Topic: BRATS, Howard County, MD
Replies: 7
Views: 6093

BRATS, Howard County, MD

Tom/N3TUI tailgated and I walked around shamlessly promoting the Gaithersburg Hamfest. Good weather, severl good deals (110w UHF Astro Spectra drawer with DES/XL and a repeater antenna), and some good pics.

Link to pics is here http://mysite.verizon.net/blasberg/ka8y ... /id11.html
by ka8ypy
Tue Jul 11, 2006 6:02 pm
Forum: EQUIPMENT REVIEWS
Topic: Alinco - WTF
Replies: 31
Views: 30092

KG4FOY wrote:I have a new alinco 220 mobile and it works great.
At the moment Alinco is the only one making/selling a 220 mobile.

I like mine as well, just need to get it off of the desk and into the truck.

DB