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N7JBH - Abdul Hamlan


N7JBH
Abdul Hamlan
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N7JBH Ham Since 1984
United States

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Other Callsigns
KA7UDW-Novice, Technician.

My Ham Radio Interests
Main Home rig is a Yaesu FT-840 with LDG-11MP autotuner feeding an Alpha-Delta DXCC multi band dipole, highly compromised in the attic up about 15'.. Still works fairly well, considering.
Like to collect/restore old Novice CW rigs from the 1950's.. It's a wonder anybody made any contacts with the equipment back then.. Selectivity as wide as a barn door, frequency drift, rock bound XMTRs, DPDT knife switch for antenna switch over.. I've actually made contacts with my boatanchors, but it was alot of work, after being spoiled with modern state of the art rigs.

Equipment
Yaesu FT-840, Patcomm PC-9000, Atlas 210X, Alda 103, MFJ-9040, MFJ 9020, Tecsun PL-600, Vectronics 1W 40M CW transmitter kit, Heathkit AT-1, Heathkit DX-20, Knight T-50, Johnson Viking Adventurer, Homebrew 6AG7/6L6 CW transmitter, Hallicrafters S-38, Hallicrafters S-38C, Hallicrafters S-53A, Hallicrafters S-41G, Echophone EC-1, Lafayette HE-10, Lafayette KT-320, Lafayette HE-63, National SW-54

Other Interests
Flying-1500hrs TT CP SEL MEL IA, Guns, '95 Harley Dyna, Reading, plastic models, Scuba diving.

Work as an electronics technician for a defence contractor to the US Air Force at Nellis AFB, specialize in ground-to-air radio communications.

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Callsign N7JBH
Name Abdul Hamlan
Country United States
License Class General
Been a Ham Since 1984
Joined 01/24/2010
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Other/Previous Callsigns
KA7UDW-NOVICE, TECHNICIAN.

My Ham Radio Interests
Main Home rig is a Yaesu FT-840 with LDG-11MP autotuner feeding an Alpha-Delta DXCC multi band dipole, highly compromised in the attic up about 15'.. Still works fairly well, considering.
Like to collect/restore old Novice CW rigs from the 1950's.. It's a wonder anybody made any contacts with the equipment back then.. Selectivity as wide as a barn door, frequency drift, rock bound XMTRs, DPDT knife switch for antenna switch over.. I've actually made contacts with my boatanchors, but it was alot of work, after being spoiled with modern state of the art rigs.

My Equipment
Yaesu FT-840, Patcomm PC-9000, Atlas 210X, Alda 103, MFJ-9040, MFJ 9020, Tecsun PL-600, Vectronics 1W 40M CW transmitter kit, Heathkit AT-1, Heathkit DX-20, Knight T-50, Johnson Viking Adventurer, Homebrew 6AG7/6L6 CW transmitter, Hallicrafters S-38, Hallicrafters S-38C, Hallicrafters S-53A, Hallicrafters S-41G, Echophone EC-1, Lafayette HE-10, Lafayette KT-320, Lafayette HE-63, National SW-54


Other Interests
Flying-1500hrs TT CP SEL MEL IA, Guns, '95 Harley Dyna, Reading, plastic models, Scuba diving.

Work as an electronics technician for a defence contractor to the US Air Force at Nellis AFB, specialize in ground-to-air radio communications.

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Longest distance mile-per-watt QSO... 1/30/2010 10:13:56 AM (3371 views) (1 comments)

Hi all, HF propagation characteristics never cease to amaze me. I was listening to 10 meters one day (at work!) and heard a QSO going on between two Australians, apparently talking to each other across the same town in Australia. I jumped in there and got a 5/7 report from VK4EJ, Bernie in New Queensland.. My QTH is Las Vegas, NV, my rig was a Pre ...

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