Midwest Classic AM Net (3885 Khz)

Nets 0 Comments 06/03/2017

Posted By: Bradley Stone (UncleBrad)

  • The net is dedicated to AM and vintage vacuum tube radio gear. If you need parts or expertise, there will probably be someone on the net who can assist you. If your gear is working, just stop by to say hello! You will meet a friendly and helpful group.
  • The pre-net starts on 3.885 MHz at 6:45 CDT every Saturday morning & the net starts at 7:30 CDT. The net control station can vary from week to week.
  • W9WRL conducts pre-net festivities. Dave keeps the rotation in order for those stations who like to check in early. Please listen and do not transmit until he calls for new check-ins. There are two rounds of check-ins The first is at 6:30 and the second at 6:45. Please check-in when asked.

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- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  05/20/2019 
   David has a lot of useful information for Cushcraft tribander owners....  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  05/14/2019 
   The Finest Hour of Ham RadioEvery Wednesday at 7:30PM CST on 3.870 MHzCheck this site out for audio of all the nets!...  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  05/08/2019 
   Instead, the S/360 proved to be the most successful product launch ever and changed the course of computingA short list of the most transformative products of the past century and a half would include the lightbulb, Ford’s Model T—and the IBM System/360. This mainframe series forever changed the computer industry and revolutionized how businesses and governments worked, enhancing produ...  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  05/01/2019 
   If you own Swan products, you'll love this catalog.  Arguably, Swan's best products are found here, including accessories and antennas.If you have the Swan twins, the 600R & 600T, there is a lot of information here.A big thanks to Andrew, KD5PUR, for sending me a copy of this catalog.  Unfortunately, the ravages of time had taken its toll on that copy, but I was able to ...  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  04/28/2019 
   Here are a few selected pages from the 1973 Trigger Electronics catalog.  Trigger Electronics was based out of River Forest, IL and was full of ham and CB gear, two-way accessories, audiophile products, kits, books and test equipment.  As a teenager, I would wear out these magazines - dreaming - but never had the money to order from them....  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  04/28/2019 
   Thirty fun-filled pages of Super Values for the vintage electronics enthusiast!  I received this in the mailbox in 1975, around the time I graduated from high school.  I'm not sure how many of these flyers have survived, but this one is in excellent condition.  Enjoy!...  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  04/28/2019 
   The guys on the FoxTango reflector all agree: Buddy's videos on the FT-101 series are a treasure.  If you have a Yaesu hybrid, you WILL pick up some valuable knowledge here....  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  04/26/2019 
   Larry, WB9FHP, maintains a comprehensive list of daily and weekly nets on the HF and VHF bands in the Indiana and surrounding states....  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  04/19/2019 
   Bob, W9RAN, has scanned and made available to all Boys Fun Book - Things to Make and Do, which contains instructions on building the "Foxhole Radio" (constructed with a razor blade).  I remember Dad told me about these, but I've never seen a working example.  Bob and his father successfully built one.  ...  READ MORE
- Bradley Stone (UncleBrad),  04/19/2019 

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New Arrival: Swan 700CX SS-16B Transceiver

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