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  1. Lighting protection overview

    I found this 15 page article on one of my forums. It gives a number of considerations for protection.

    73 de KF7SLM, JIM

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    Here's a really good article on lighting protection. Newer construction is less susceptible as PVC water pipes they use now are non-conductive so ground path to your home is quite a bit less likely.

    Also, a friend of mine is an ex-Harris installation engineer and recommends you loop all cables. Lightning doesn't ...
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  2. Hamnet router

    I finally found a router at Goodwill that works ($4.99) + power supply ($2.99). Nice little router, BUT it's a WRT54G V8. Is the F/W to new and not compatible?

    TNX Gary AF7BJ
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  3. Website report for September 2014 board meeting

    TBARC Website status:
    Web domain is valid until May 2015
    GoDaddy credit of $2.51 (for service outage less mini storage) expires September 2014

    What I've done since last board meeting:
    • Added Classified Ads link
    • Updated program schedule
    • Added AZ QSO Party article
    • Updated repeater for new link / front page article
    • Uploaded Rick's presentation
    • Added board minutes for Aug
    • Updated MailChimp users
    • Entitled users on website


    What I'd like to do: ...
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  4. Website report for August 2014 board meeting

    TBARC Website status:
    Web domain is valid until May 2015
    GoDaddy credit of $2.51 (for service outage less mini storage) expires September 2014

    What I've done since last board meeting:
    • Fixed broken hot topic link
    • Updated Contact Us page with email addresses
    • Added General class course to main, licensing pages
    • Unsubscribed two members from MailChimp
    • Added image for "Contact Us" page, republished.
    • Created emcomm section
    • Added meeting times to meetings
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  5. Wh2xar / nr5o reception reports

    Hi All,
    I'm currently authorized part 5 experimental license WH2XAR. I'm currently running test transmissions on 475.4 kHz from 0100 to 0700 UTC transmitting on the half hour for 5 minutes. During the break between CW transmissions I'm running WSPR on 474.2 kHz.

    If anyone can tune the 630 meter band (472 - 479 kHz) see if you can hear me. All reports are greatly appreciated.

    I run a down converter from 28.474.2 MHz to 630 meters. The power into a 50 ohm dummy ...
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