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Old 21-04-2011, 05:39   #1
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SSB Miracle

We've been struggling for over a year now to get our SSB to function properly and finally Joyce contacted the local amateur ham radio club. Two wonderful guys came out yesterday and spent 5 hours going over the whole setup and showing us how to use the radio and finally found a loose wire. We had a great time meeting them and they were incredibly knowledgeable and had all the right testing meters.
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Old 21-04-2011, 06:46   #2
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Smart thinking. Another set of experienced eyes is always a great idea. Hams are the best people...
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Old 21-04-2011, 06:58   #3
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Good to know!! thank you for sharing with us, that could be useful one day.
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lorenzo, Since Susan received her Ham license several years ago we have rediscovered what a great community it really is. We highly recommend anyone with a Ham license become members of the Waterway Radio and Cruising Club. Our new Icom 802 is sitting in the cabin ready to be installed and we will be back on the air soon. Chuck
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Old 21-04-2011, 07:45   #5
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If you have a Ham lecense you might want to check out the Vertex VX1700 they have a US version now.
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Check the ARRL web site ( American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources ) and drill down for local radio clubs.
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For those in the central MD area the Anne Arundel Radio Club will hold an eight-week course leading to obtaining a General Class Amateur Radio (HAM) License, beginning April 24 in the organization's clubhouse at the Davidsonville Family Recreation Center, Queen Anne Bridge and Wayson roads. Course is free but students are responsible for purchasing the General Class License Manual. Testing for the license will be given after the course. Classes are 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Information or to register: 410-923-0229 or e-mail n3mb@arrl.net.

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For cruiser's without transportation in the Annapolis area I can provide a ride to the AARC classes.
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