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Can we do a survey?

Discussion in 'QRP Corner' started by KC3JIN, Jan 15, 2018.

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  1. VE6NS

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    I lay out three 16' radials and it seems to do well.
  2. KD8ZM

    KD8ZM Ham Member QRZ Page

    Across all bands?
  3. VE6NS

    VE6NS Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    Fairly good on all bands. Longer radials would probable work better for 30 and 40 but that was what I could fit on the wire winder I had laying around.
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  4. K9NEY

    K9NEY Ham Member QRZ Page

    Sounds like my experience so far. Listening is pretty good but only two QSO's within a radius of less than 500 miles. I now have an interface for PSK31 on order...
  5. AA5YC

    AA5YC Ham Member QRZ Page

    I have 3, an 817, a KX3, and a KX2
    At home I use a G5RV. In the field I use a Linked dipole, a Vertzilla by Buddipole, and a Trail Friendly antenna
    Mostly 20 and 40
    CW and SSB
    local parks, and from mountain bike trails
    I'm always trying new things, so I guess I'm above average.
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  6. KC3JIN

    KC3JIN Ham Member QRZ Page

    Thanks friends, for contributing. I know I've learned a few things!
  7. KA4VNM

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    Ft-817 ND Lipo and external pack I got from HRO which is awesome
    mostly 40 and 20
    all modes
    in field, home shack QRP is Flex 1500
    I like parks and SOTA

    Pat de KA4VNM
  8. AI6AK

    AI6AK Ham Member QRZ Page

    1. Yaesu FTDX-3000.
    2. Force 12 20' flagpole vertical.
    3. 17 is my favorite, I also like 15 and 10. Like 20 and 40 but limited with antenna.
    4. SSB
    5. Home shack
    6. Only QRP I've been successful with is using the digital modes (JT-65, JT-9 & FT-8).
  9. K2CAJ

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    1. A uBITX transceiver from hfsignals
    2. Used it so far with a GP vertical and a magloop using an MFJ933 loop tuner; but this is for a school project and we're working on a Moxon.
    3. 20m
    4. Digital, but listening on SSB
    5. The roof of our engineering building
    6. Just starting and few contacts, but our goal isn't making contacts: it's transmitting on FT8 and then analyzing the reports on in order to gauge antenna patterns and performance. Still, dollar for dollar, I think we're doing well.
  10. W4ZNG

    W4ZNG Ham Member QRZ Page

    1. FT-817nd
    2. LNR EFT-10/20/40
    3. 40 if I had to pick just one. 40 & 20 if I can pick two.
    4. PSK-31
    5. any woods, beach, or island along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast – or home if it's raining
    6. 8/10. Added a SOTAbeams speech processor recently, so now I'm getting some SSB in successfully.

    This is an interesting poll! Thanks for starting the thread, JC3JIN.

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