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Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by W5BIB, Nov 10, 2017.

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  1. KL7KN

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  2. N4AAB

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    67-72, no ham ticket until 21st century. And I was a radar repair tech. No ham gear aboard a USN destroyer back then, although there was semi-official talk of putting such radios on my ship. Besides, we radar techs weren't typically allowed in the radio room.
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  3. N7ZAL

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    Just nostalgia and if I remember correctly it is near the "weather" station on the hill. Mainly an intercept antenna at the time.
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  4. N7ZAL

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    Nice article and thanks. I used to maintain the crypto gear and was aware of the use. :)
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  5. N2UHC

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  6. K4PIH

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    Google maps, you can still see the antenna under shade tarps.

    15°12'18.8"N 120°31'36.6"E

    Flr 9, Clark AB, RP
  7. N2UHC

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    I wish I had the real estate to put a FLR-9 in my back yard, but I doubt I'd be able to find one at the local Army surplus store.
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  8. KL7KN

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    Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) is actively looking for an organization to take over the site.

    The on-base ham club (EARS/KL7AIR) is too small for the task - but I could imagine what it would be like to have the use of the antenna field for, say, Field Day.....
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  9. N2UHC

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    That's too far away for me to travel just to hook up a receiver. I promise if they ship it to my location I'll take really good care of it. Just as soon as I find some farmer to sell me 40 acres to put it on...

    I don't know that the FLR-9 would work well for transmitting. It was made to hook hundreds of receivers up to as well as a DF system. I don't know exactly what frequencies the elements for each band would be resonant on, or how you'd isolate all the transmitters. But for receiving it would be awesome. Best antenna system I ever used.
  10. WB2WIK

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    Nice address by an ex-POTUS. Actually, the nicest one I heard over the weekend.
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