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Analog Atomic Wall Clock With Silent Second Hand No Battery WD6EJN on 11/6/15
Network time sync with computers can be quite good - and cheap. With NTP client software, you can get timing accurate in the msec range without much trouble. It compensates for network delays, and compares against a group of time servers. Further info:

73 Martin AA6E
When will I get QST????? KG5EAA on 4/6/15
I think the July issue gets mailed on June 5 (tomorrow), so maybe it's not as long as you thought!

73 de AA6E
The (mis-)assignment of calls vs FCC districts is not exactly "new" -- it's been this way for quite a few years. The simple fact is that you can't assume that AA6E, for example, is in California. (I've been in CT since 1989.) People move around and keep their calls. People want vanity calls, too. What are you going to do? Using /n with your call is a help, if you think the other guy knows what the old-time call districts were!

On JT65/JT9 modes, you're supposed to transmit your locator info together with your callsign. That's a big help. A lot of us keep a window open on (or similar) just to check up on who we're chatting with and what the right bearing should be.

73 Martin AA6E
E-Mail Forwarding N3TNZ on 1/2/15
Go to

73 Martin AA6E
40,80 meters leroy271 on 27/1/15
It's a historical oddity. Early amateur SSB rigs used a 9 MHz IF system, and it was easier and cheaper to generate LSB below 9 MHz and USB above 9 MHz. With most designs these days, USB and LSB are equally easy to use, but we keep to the old convention.

73 Martin AA6E

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