POTA: Jherica's New G90 Gets Broken In

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by K5ATA, Aug 21, 2020.

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  1. NN2X

    NN2X Ham Member QRZ Page

    This is highly encouraging! Young children entering the wonderful world of Ham Radio!

    NN2X / Tom
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  2. KC5HWB

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    Great episode, Steve. POTA is always fun!
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  3. KG4RRN

    KG4RRN Ham Member QRZ Page

    Good to see the g90 working. Also the family which did all the work.
    It is great to be in p.o.t.a.
    Hope you had many contacts.
    Bob KG4RRN
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  4. K5ATA

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    Thanks... getting young people in the hobby is what I do, both at work and at home! I'm lucky, I have an awesome kiddo!
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  5. K5ATA

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    Jherica had more contacts than I did... but that is usually the case hihi. She has gotten really good at working the pile ups... and I am often quite happy just to log them for her and enjoy the time together playing radio!
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  6. K5ATA

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    Yeah, we have a multi day activation coming up soon... time to drag the camper around again!
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  7. 2E0TWD

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    Lovely video, great to see a family at play.
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  8. M0OXD

    M0OXD Ham Member QRZ Page

    Daft question but I just got this radio and nothing happens when I short press the vfo knob. Manual says short press to change tuning steps. Also the freq readout doesn’t have any digit selected. What setting do I need to change? Thanks.
  9. KE6WYF

    KE6WYF Ham Member QRZ Page

    This is like taking a trip to another state. Thank you for the little detour for my mind.
    Might I make a suggestion? The video is enjoyable, but I am unable to hear the speech all the time due to the radio hash. When the videographer was standing close by, audio was much easier to copy!
  10. KD2TTM

    KD2TTM Ham Member QRZ Page

    Get one! It's a fun radio and then you too can make a fun video! I made a DX contact to Greece with mine this afternoon, running it on a 12v battery in the back yard. The contact looked at my QRZ page and immediately identified the radio from a photo. The G90 is getting around...
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