Handiham World for 03 November 2010

Welcome to Handiham World!

In this edition:

  • Still waiting for frequencies!

  • Plain text frequency chart updated

  • Split Rock on the air event

  • Dip in the pool

  • Operating skills: How to use beacons

  • November events released

  • Live ham radio broadcast from w5kub.com starts this morning!

  • Remote base progress report

  • Video feed of Mars Rover being outfitted

  • Phone number for this podcast – call & listen if you don’t have access to a computer.

  • This week at HQ

No feedback as to frequency for new 75 meter net

FT-718 rig

Hello, anyone out there? I’m still waiting for your feedback on frequencies you have listened on during the continuing search for a place to park our new 75 meter net. If you could get back to me with your suggestions for a clear frequency anywhere in the Extra, Advanced, or General portions of the band, I would really appreciate it. Our first choice would be a clear General frequency if possible, but if one is not available in the evening, which is when we will have the net, then we will go with an Advanced or Extra frequency. The 75 meter band DX window will not be used. It is 3.790-3.800 MHz. The AM calling frequency of 3.885 MHz is also reserved as is the SSTV frequency 3.845 MHz.

Please e-mail me this week with your frequency and time suggestions, frequency reports, and other suggestions about the net.


Patrick Tice, WA0TDA
Handiham Manager
[email protected]

Pat Tice, WA0TDA, is the manager of HANDI-HAM and a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com. Contact him at [email protected].

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