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    "We the People" Holsters: Yea / Nay?

    Specific model sought is for HK LEM pistols (P2000, sk, P30, sk) IWB with the claw added for appendix carry. I already own a JMCK (seems wider) and MasterMind Tactics Lumen, both are showing their...
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    Snow riding options besides Fatbike

    I'd like to ride some during the winter, but don't want to fork over $2k for a fatbike. I did have 29er studded beaded tires years back, but they're a huge PITA to get on/off.

    Is there any kind of...
  3. I hope DoD is paying attention. We've sunk...

    I hope DoD is paying attention. We've sunk millions into the 320 variants.
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    Building First Dipole for SOTA / POTA

    Gathering parts for a linked dipole. Curious to know what bands make sense for QRP / SOTA applications. 10-20-30-40 seems logical, guessing I'd pick up 15m as a resonant bonus.

    Using the K6ARK 9:1...
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    If it's SOTA-friendly, I'm interested.

    If it's SOTA-friendly, I'm interested.
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    Sounds awesome. I saw the pictures but not sure I...

    Sounds awesome. I saw the pictures but not sure I understand the design.

    It'd be great to have something besides an EFHW. Does it pack down small? Weight?
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    P-F Hammers: Interested in buying a MTR3B -...

    P-F Hammers:

    Interested in buying a MTR3B - LCD from a reputable source. I own a MTR4B but think I'd like a 3B in good or like new condition. If you know of one in your area, I'd appreciate a...
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    MC-12, or straight 350? We had brand new...

    MC-12, or straight 350? We had brand new airframes from Greenville a few years back.
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    Don't have her in my log. But I seem to recall...

    Don't have her in my log. But I seem to recall reading her story on the Reflector.

    Many cool, unique people in SOTA.

    Are you a member of the SOTA-NA Slack channel? It's neat and I'm not a Slack...
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    Oh yeah, F4WBN Christopher has logged me a few...

    Oh yeah, F4WBN Christopher has logged me a few times. His location/antenna is kinda badass.

    So...I got an email while camping Friday from a guy in Europe, saying he saw my SOTA alert and needed a...
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    Huh. I'll probably go the MFJ route then. Could...

    Huh. I'll probably go the MFJ route then. Could have used it yesterday...summit with zero trees and all boulders.

    Saw your spot on SOTAWatch today, same time I was doing CW. Next time I have my...
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    Chris: Saw your post on the AX2 / MFJ 1820. I've...

    Chris: Saw your post on the AX2 / MFJ 1820. I've considered one as a backup, and hear good things about the verticals. Curious about resonance with these, though it's a non-issue with the KX2 / ATU...
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    I have read and heard via podcast that "they" are...

    I have read and heard via podcast that "they" are trying to make .58 the Adventure Simplex freq. Same as you, sporadic activity on .58 and not much on .52 either. Every once in a while I'll post a...
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    I spotted using the SOTA Goat on 146.58, nothing...

    I spotted using the SOTA Goat on 146.58, nothing heard. Not really surprising; surrounded by national forests and far from the city.
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    Electrifying experience... (SOTA-related)

    So there I was, reaching the top of another never-before activated SOTA summit. Except this one had two sets of high tension power lines in the activation zone (AZ). Thinking I was far enough away...
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    I'll check. It seemed like his ad on the net...

    I'll check. It seemed like his ad on the net drummed up pretty good interest.
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    Own a MTR yet? Was out walking the...

    Own a MTR yet?

    <BREAK>

    Was out walking the dog, listening to our club net the other night. One of our board members is helping the widow of a SK sell around 20 various transceivers. He...
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    Good joke. Manas - tents MEZ - tents w/...

    Good joke.

    Manas - tents
    MEZ - tents w/ incoming IDF
    Kandahar - tents w/ IDF
    Bagram - tents w/ IDF
    Al Asad - CHU
    Balad - CHU w/ IDF "Mortaritaville"

    Anyone who still believes the AF lives...
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    WRONG.

    WRONG.
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    What's AMEA?

    What's AMEA?
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    On a business trip this week, bagged two SOTA...

    On a business trip this week, bagged two SOTA activations at night in W7U. Awesome experience, but fewer chasers late at night.
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    That's awesome. I've read up on the QDX; a lot of...

    That's awesome. I've read up on the QDX; a lot of people are excited about it.

    I went out with a friend last week and did an unactivated peak. He used his KX2 and a Surface laptop to do a JS8Call...
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    Awesome day on the bands. I activated an 8 point...

    Awesome day on the bands. I activated an 8 point summit using the K6ARK EFHW I built. 25 QSOs! The only downer was trying to use my paddles while swatting biting flies away.

    Anyone else get out to...
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    I've got Christopher in my log a half dozen times...

    I've got Christopher in my log a half dozen times at least. He'll camp out on 20m and wait until my pile-up clears out. It's a faint signal but once I hear his call I know who it is.

    I've also had...
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    Great job on the antenna! I've been considering...

    Great job on the antenna! I've been considering K6ARK's kit for a while. Winding torroids that small looks intimidating. Did you use a vise or some way to hold the torroid? I'd like to make a EFHW...
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