Our July, 2020 poll was "Where do you typically operate Field Day from? 23% said from home, 6% said portable by themselves, 59% said with a club and 12% said they don't typically operate Field Day. Our June, 2020 poll was "Did you discover amateur radio on your own? 35% said yes, 35% said that they discovered it via a family member and 30% said that they discovered it via a friend. Our May, 2020 poll was "Have you ever built and/or used Heathkit amateur radio equipment?" 65% said they have both built and used Heathkits. 20% said they have used but not built them and 15% have neither built nor used a Heathkit. Our April, 2020 poll was "Did you participate in the National Traffic System (NTS)?" 25% said yes and 75% said no. Our February, 2020 poll was "What is your thought on the new digital modes as it pertains to contesting?" 27% said great! And another 27% said "not for me." 21% said "they are poisoning amateur radio contesting." Wow, brutal. 14% said they haven't tried them. 8% said "not bad" and 3% said "unsure / too early to day." Our January, 2020 poll was "Have you ever operated in a RTTY contest?" 86% said yes and 14% said no. Our December, 2019 poll was "Have you ever operated in a VHF contest?" 86% said yes and 14% said no. Our November, 2019 poll was "Do you operate in very many contests just to have some fun / hand out some contacts?" 86% said yes and 14% said a few. Our October, 2019 poll was "LOTW has revolutionized QSLing. How do you respond to hard copy QSLs that you receive after a contest? 87% said they send a return QSL the same way the incoming card was received (direct or via the Bureau). 13% said they send electronic QSLs only (IE, LOTW, eQSL, QRZ and/or other). Our September, 2019 poll was "If you could go or are going on a Contest Dxpedition next year, where would you go?" 75% said to the Caribbean! 25% said somewhere in the Pacific. Our August, 2019 poll was a two parter. "Do you miss (or wish we had) SCCC pizza meetings?" 20% said Yes, I really miss them. Another 20% said Yes, I hear they were a good time. 10% said I could take them or leave them. Another 10% said No, I'm not that interested in attending meetings at this time. 60% said I probably wouldn't be able to attend many of them due to distance or other reason. The second question was "If we had SCCC meetings, I would..." 10% said Attend as many as possible. 20% said Attend them if they were less than an hour's drive. 40% said Attend now and then. 20% said Might attend some of them, and 10% said Probably wouldn't attend any of them. Our July, 2019 poll was "When was your first contest?" 16% said 2010 or later. 5% said 2000-2009 and another 5% said 1990-1999. 32% said 1970-1979. 26% said 160-1969 and 16% said 1950-1959. Our June, 2019 poll was "Have you ever operated a Dxpedition in a contest?" 25% said yes, as part of a multi-op DXpedition. 25% said no. 20% said yes, as a single op. Another 20% said no, but I would like to! And 10% said yes, both as a multi-op and as a single-op. Our May, 2019 poll was "Have you ever operated mobile or portable in a contest (not a DXpedition)? 35% said both, 35% said no, 20% said portable and 10% said mobile. Our April, 2019 poll was "For manual CW sending, what do you use?" 65% of our respondents said a keyer. 35% said contest software. 12% said a straight key
and 5% said a bug. 8% said other. Our March, 2019 poll was "What logging software do you use in contests?" 75% of our respondents said N1MM+. 10% said Writelog and another 10% said N3FJP. 5% each said
TRLog/TR4W, Win-test or other. Our February, 2019 poll was "Do you use high, low or QRP power in contests?" 56% of our respondents said high power. 21% said low power and 13% said QRP. Our January, 2019 poll was "What brand of radio to you use primarily in contests?" 25% of our respondents said Yaesu. 18.75% said Kenwood. 12.5% said Icom. 6.25% said Flex, & 43.75% said Other. We should have included Elecraft! Our December, 2018 poll was "Have you ever hosted a guest operator at your station?" 11% of our respondents said yes. 89% said no. Our November, 2018 poll was "Have you ever operated multi-op in a contest (home or away)?" 80% of our respondents said yes. 20% said no. Our October, 2018 poll was "What is your favorite contest mode?" 76% of our respondents favored CW. 12% favored SSB and 6% favored RTTY. 6% had no favorite mode. Our September, 2018 poll was "What is your favorite contest?" CQP took the top spot. CQWW DX, WPX, NA Sprint and Sweepstakes all tied for second.
SteppIR CrankIR, preferably with 80 meters.
Contact John, NS6X ns6x [at] arrl dot net
Posted 2 August 2020
Johnson Invader 2000 Power Supply. I recently acquired an Invader 2000 but without the power supply and missing all the cabinet-mounting hardware, including the two long bolts from the back to the front panel common to most Johnson rigs.
Kaar KE-23A or KE-23AT communications receiver.
Contact Steve, K0XP k0xp (at) k0xp dot com
Posted 19 June 2020
I have a two year-old SteppIR DB36 with 80 M dipole option for sale. The stepper motors, controller, etc all work perfectly, and the boom and trombones/straight fiberglass poles are in good shape. You will likely need to replace some of the small parts (some bolts and Nylock nuts), but can have a working DB-36 for less than half of what it cost new.
I'm selling the antenna because the trees near the antenna became so large that tilting it over was becoming impossible, and I purchased a DB-18E to replace it. I have some extra fiberglass poles that I will include, and I guarantee that the antenna will work (motors, etc.).
Due to the weight and size, I'm thinking it's going to have to be a pickup in the San Diego area. I might be willing to remove the heat shrink couplings and try to box it if the buyer covers the shipping charges (FedEx ground).
Asking $3500 for everything.
Seller: Eric, NC6K egruff [at] cox[dot]net
Posted 9 Oct 2018, renewed 30 Apr 2020
NO6T (KI6RRN)* SOHP 336,285 W6ZL SOLP 12,920 NC6K SOHP 56,364 WA6URY SOHP 170 N6RV SOHP 40,565 * @WA6TQT
NO6T (KI6RRN*) SOLP 319,424 N6GP SOLP 25,602 K6NR SOLP 131,989 KG7NV (K6ZH) SOLP 22,484 W6AYC SOLP 116,946 K6NA SOLP 20,758 W6LAX SOLP 65,490 W6KC SOLP 8,710 WN6K SOLP 52,746 WA6URY SOLP 5,610 W6ZL SOLP 42,912 NC6Q SOLP 3,480 AA6PW SOLP 41,877 N6LL SOLP 1,700 KM6Z SOLP 29,484 N6HE SOLP 792 W6TK SOLP 27,750 N5ZO (N5ZO, NC6K) M/2 312,270 * @WA6TQT SCCC #1 (NO6T, WN6K, W6ZL, K6NR, W6TK) 574,821 SCCC #2 (K6NA, N6GP, KA6WKE, KI6VC, NC6Q) 52,186 SCCC #3 (KG7NV, NE6I) 22,484
K6RO SOABHP 14,025 N6WS SOSB6HP 2,112 N6GP/R ROVERLP 12,331 K6FGV SOLP 1,700 NC6K SOABHP 4,914 NI6E SOSB6LP 1,224 W6IT SOABHP 4,125 KF6I SOSB6HP 1,012 N2JNR SOABLP 4,060 W6ZAR SOABLP 697 KX6A SOABLP 2,300 NE6I SOSB6LP 184
N6WT SOLP 54,600 W6JBR SOLP 2,628 WN6K SOLP 35,638 KA6WKE SOLP 1,430 KI6RRN SOLP 26,312 KI6VC SOLP 1,140 WQ6X (@NX6T) SOLP 21,402 NC6K SOLP 882 KF6RY (W6ZL) SOLP 20,172 WA6URY SOLP 336 N2JNR SOLP 8,631 SCCC #1 (WQ6X, NC6K, KI6VC, KA6WKE, WN6K) 60,492 SCCC #2 (N6WT, N2JNR, KF6RY, KI6RRN) 109,715
ND7K (N6MJ) SOABMHP 2,920,666 K6RO SOABSSBHP 62,234 NO6T (KI6RRN) SOABMHP 2,770,416 WN6K SOABCWLP 51,765 K6NA SOABCWHP 911,880 KM6Z SOABCWLP 50,654 W6AYC SOABCWHP 659,659 WA7BNM SOABMLP 40,600 K6LA SOABMHP 509,565 WA6URY SOABCWHP 24,752 K6NR SOABCWHP 382,812 W6JBR SOABMHP 21,696 W6TK SOAB(A)MHP 232,220 N6WT SOAB(A)CWHP 12,822 W6AFA SOABSSBLP 175,008 N6IC SOAB(A)CWHP 4,887 N6AA SOABCWHP 158,862 N7DA SOAB?LP 2,664 NK6A SOAB(A)MHP 132,496 AI6DO SOABMQRP 2,014 W6ZL SOABCWLP 75,445 KF6I SOABCWLP 748 N2JNR SOABMLP 68,302 NX6T (K3PS,WB6NBU,N6NC,W6ZAR,N6KI,N6ERD,W6JBR,WQ6X, N6KI) M/S 538,237 Above team is mostly SCCC members. Score submitted to San Diego Contest Club.
NO6T* 1D 3,720 AI6DO 2E 1,000 NC6K 1D 2,354 KF6I 1D 730 N6GP 2E 2,344 AI6O 1D 676 N6VI 1B 1,562 WA6URY 1D 675 K6RO 1D 1,415 K6FGV 1D 354 W6ML (W6KC) 1D 1,182 WA7BNM 1D 248 * N6NC, KI6RRN, N7NR and one other operating at the WA6TQT super station
N5ZO SOABLP 382,788 N6AA SOABHP 73,320 K6NA SOABHP 97,768 WA6URY SOABHP 816
N6GP/R LimitedROVER 22,077 N7DA/R ROVER 3,480 K6RO SOHP 18,522 K6ZH SOHP 2,322 K6JO (@W6MFJ) SO3BLP 16,986 N6AA SOLP 1,600 NC6K SO3BHP 11,245 W6ZL SOLP 1,122 K6NR SOLP 9,612 WA7BNM SO3BLP 650 N6VI SOHP 8,725 W6ZAR SOLP 444 K6FGV SOLP 6,992 NE6I SOLP 207 W6JK SOLP 5,264 NI6E (NI6E + 2 non-members) MOHP 16,668