Our September poll, 2019 poll was "If you could go or are going on a Contest Dxpedition next year, where would you go?" 75% said to the Caribbean! 25% said somewhere in the Pacific. Our August, 2019 poll was a two parter. "Do you miss (or wish we had) SCCC pizza meetings?" 20% said Yes, I really miss them. Another 20% said Yes, I hear they were a good time. 10% said I could take them or leave them. Another 10% said No, I'm not that interested in attending meetings at this time. 60% said I probably wouldn't be able to attend many of them due to distance or other reason. The second question was "If we had SCCC meetings, I would..." 10% said Attend as many as possible. 20% said Attend them if they were less than an hour's drive. 40% said Attend now and then. 20% said Might attend some of them, and 10% said Probably wouldn't attend any of them. Our July, 2019 poll was "When was your first contest?" 16% said 2010 or later. 5% said 2000-2009 and another 5% said 1990-1999. 32% said 1970-1979. 26% said 160-1969 and 16% said 1950-1959. Our June, 2019 poll was "Have you ever operated a Dxpedition in a contest?" 25% said yes, as part of a multi-op DXpedition. 25% said no. 20% said yes, as a single op. Another 20% said no, but I would like to! And 10% said yes, both as a multi-op and as a single-op. Our May, 2019 poll was "Have you ever operated mobile or portable in a contest (not a DXpedition)? 35% said both, 35% said no, 20% said portable and 10% said mobile. Our April, 2019 poll was "For manual CW sending, what do you use?" 65% of our respondents said a keyer. 35% said contest software. 12% said a straight key
and 5% said a bug. 8% said other. Our March, 2019 poll was "What logging software do you use in contests?" 75% of our respondents said N1MM+. 10% said Writelog and another 10% said N3FJP. 5% each said
TRLog/TR4W, Win-test or other. Our February, 2019 poll was "Do you use high, low or QRP power in contests?" 56% of our respondents said high power. 21% said low power and 13% said QRP. Our January, 2019 poll was "What brand of radio to you use primarily in contests?" 25% of our respondents said Yaesu. 18.75% said Kenwood. 12.5% said Icom. 6.25% said Flex, & 43.75% said Other. We should have included Elecraft! Our December, 2018 poll was "Have you ever hosted a guest operator at your station?" 11% of our respondents said yes. 89% said no. Our November, 2018 poll was "Have you ever operated multi-op in a contest (home or away)?" 80% of our respondents said yes. 20% said no. Our October, 2018 poll was "What is your favorite contest mode?" 76% of our respondents favored CW. 12% favored SSB and 6% favored RTTY. 6% had no favorite mode. Our September, 2018 poll was "What is your favorite contest?" CQP took the top spot. CQWW DX, WPX, NA Sprint and Sweepstakes all tied for second.
Looking for a good 6 meter amplifier. Prefer 1000 watts output or more continuous but will consider as low as 600 watts. Solid state or tube okay. Send details, pictures and asking price to NE6I via QRZ email address.
Posted 9 June 2019
West Mountain Radio RIGblaster Advantage
Purchased a couple of years ago but never used. West Mountain list price is $209.95.
$100 + $10 shipping
Seller: Jim, K6ZH jnprice [at] pacbell [dot] net
Posted 3 March 2019
Complete Kenwood TS-50 radio station.
Radio and tuner have some scratches on the covers and the radio tuning knob has a small crack. The TS-50 front display panel lights are not working. Other than the panel lights I do not know of anything else wrong with the setup. It is being sold AS-IS.
You can plug it into the wall or hook up to a battery. All interconnecting cables are included. Just open the case -- hook it up to your antenna--power it up and you are good to go!
Included in the ZERO Centurion Elite water repellent case is--
Kenwood TS-50 with Kenwood Microphone and CAT interface (TTL converter NOT included) with mounting bracket.
Kenwood AT-50 antenna tuner with connecting cable to TS-50 with mounting bracket.
Tokyo Hy-Power 200A 200 watt antenna tuner. I used this for tuning antennas that the AT-50 is not designed for.
Yaesu Switching Power Supply FP-757GX.
I just used the entire setup for a contest and it worked great on everything from USB to FT8. I used the setup with a 30' end fed wire antenna that is not included.
The weight of the loaded ZERO case is 43#. Case outer dimensions are 26" x 9" x 18".
Seller: Alan, AA6DW alan.corlin [at] gmail[dot]com
Posted 9 Oct 2018
I have a two year-old SteppIR DB36 with 80 M dipole option for sale. The stepper motors, controller, etc all work perfectly, and the boom and trombones/straight fiberglass poles are in good shape. You will likely need to replace some of the small parts (some bolts and Nylock nuts), but can have a working DB-36 for less than half of what it cost new.
I'm selling the antenna because the trees near the antenna became so large that tilting it over was becoming impossible, and I purchased a DB-18E to replace it. I have some extra fiberglass poles that I will include, and I guarantee that the antenna will work (motors, etc.).
Due to the weight and size, I'm thinking it's going to have to be a pickup in the San Diego area. I might be willing to remove the heat shrink couplings and try to box it if the buyer covers the shipping charges (FedEx ground).
Asking $3500 for everything.
Seller: Eric, NC6K egruff [at] cox[dot]net
Posted 9 Oct 2018, renewed 3 Mar 2019
NO6T (KI6RRN) SOFixedHP 396,662 W6ZL SO(A)FixedLP 95,535 K6LA SOFixedHP 312,504 N6RV SO(A)FixedLP 74,034 W6TK SO(A)FixedHP 217,326 N6GP SOFixedHP 66,796 W6AYC SOFixedLP 204,792 AI6V SO(A)FixedHP 63,288 NC6K SO(A)FixedHP 196,560 WA6KHK SO(A)FixedQRP 59,280 WN6K SOFixedLP 145,350 AI6O SOFixedHP 48,384 K6JO SOFixedLP 124,700 WA6URY SOFixedHP 35,024 W6ML(W6KC) SO(A)CtyExpHP117,477 N6WT SOCntyExpLP 27,166 KM6Z SO(A)FixedLP 117,420 WA7BNM/6 SOFixedLP 440 N6MI (N7DA, AF6O, N6MI) MOCtyExpHP 173,223 W6UE (N6AN, N9JAM) M/SSchool 96,216 W6COW (AA6DW, NK6A @AA6DW) M/MFixedLP 87,752
WN6K SOABLP 243,276 N6RV SO(A)ABHP 45,225 KI6VC SOABHP 193,734 NK6A SO(A)ABHP 41,072 K6AW (@W6RFU) SO(A)SB20HP 156,384 KF6RY(W6ZL) SOSB20LP 28,060 NC6K SOABHP 125,870 WA6URY SOABHP 25,080 W6QU (@W8QZA) SOABQRP 123,984 AI6O SOABHP 16,128 W6JBR SOABHP 72,075
N6NB/R ROVER 162,000 NC6K SO3BHP 782 N6GP/R LTD ROVER LP 7,832 W6ZL SOLP 84 N6QQ SO6M 4,560 NE6I SO3BLP 50 W6IT SOLP 3,267
N6AA SOHP 10,374 AI6O SOHP 2,460 NT6Q (N5ZO) SOHP 10,184 WA6URY SOHP 1,650 K6AW SOHP 8,151 W4EF SOHP 1,323 AC6T SOHP 7,326 N6AN SOQRP 216 SCCC #1 (N6AA, K6AW, AC6T, NT6Q, K6NA) 36,035
KR1DX (K6JO) SOABLP 148,224 NE6I SOABLP 3,640 WA7BNM SOSB20LP 5,832 NC6K SOSB20LP 140
NT6Q (K6JO@N5ZO)SOLP 112,003 K6NR SOLP 3.906 K5KT SOLP 43,360 WA6URY SOLP 1,372 WN6K SOLP 42,226 W6JBR SOLP 1,125 KI6VC SOLP 33,283 NC6K SOLP 513 K6RO SOLP 24,024 N6AN SOQRP 1 AI6V SOLP 4,212 SCCC #1 (WN6K, K6RO, KI6VC, W6AFA, NT6Q) 201,536 SCCC #2 (K5KT, K6NR, K6MUG, NC6K, AI6O) 49,577
W6AYC SOLP 117,198 K6NA SOLP 25,546 NC6K SOLP 110,304 WA6URY SOLP 8,712 KI6RRN SOLP 100,650 W6JBR SOLP 6,160 N6AA SOLP 98,936 KA6WKE SOLP 4,171 WN6K SOLP 62,602 KB9FKO SOLP 1,056 KM6Z SOLP 59,901 KX6A SOLP 336 W6ZL SOLP 15,504 N5ZO (K6RB, W6NV, N5ZO) M2 288,351 AC6T (K6AW, AC6T) M2 112,883 SCCC #1 (WN6K, NC6K, KI6RRN, W6AYC, K7RAT) 592,930 SCCC #2 (KA6WKE, N6AA, N6MJ, WQ6X, W6ZL) 153,051 SCCC #3 (N6GP, KI6VC, AI6O, WA6I, WB6NBU) 19,330 SCCC #4 (KB9FKO, NE6I) 1,056