Name one thing that every ham should do at least once in his/her lifetime...

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  1. G3YRO

    G3YRO Ham Member QRZ Page

    Work "across the pond" on Top Band !

    I'll never forget my first DX contact on 160m 48 years ago . . . it was with Stew W1BB, and I was running a genuine 10 watts input (all we were allowed back then, although I soon realised none of the DXers stuck to that!)

    I still get a buzz from working long distances on Top Band . . . it's just too easy on all the higher bands!

    Roger G3YRO
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  2. K8BZ

    K8BZ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Work a "Clean Sweep" in the November Sweepstakes Contest
  3. K2CD

    K2CD Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Dust underneath their equipment. . .

    There's probably stuff actually living beneath all that crud.
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  4. K4AGO

    K4AGO Ham Member QRZ Page

    That is the NUMBER ONE answer!!!
  5. ND6M

    ND6M Ham Member QRZ Page

    learn how to use a dummy load
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  6. K5WY

    K5WY Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Participate in a dxpedition, even if to somewhere common.
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  7. KG7FIU

    KG7FIU Ham Member QRZ Page

    Piss off the moderators on the zed.
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  8. W7UUU

    W7UUU Principal Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page


    Not cool - mess with that stuff at your own peril.

    Posting here is a privilege, not a right.

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  9. KG7FIU

    KG7FIU Ham Member QRZ Page

    (UUU -- it was supposed to be a joke, sorry)
  10. WA7PRC

    WA7PRC Ham Member QRZ Page

    I did... an Icom IC-22S (2m 10W FM synthesized squawk box). It quickly became obsolete (the band plan changed). A modification made it usable again. Then, it needed another modification to be usable again (the band plan changed again). It's been on the shelf since the 1990s (when CTCSS became the norm). Today, it's worth about $10 but, I can't afford to pay someone $10 to take it off my hands. :p:rolleyes:
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