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Re: [softrock40] Frustration Definition

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  • R. R. (Robby) Robson
    Frustration is opening up your new Ensemble RX II kit and finding SO MANY toroids! ... -- Cheers, Robby Richard R. (Robby) Robson Amateur Radio Station WB5RVZ
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 1, 2011
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      Frustration is opening up your new Ensemble RX II kit and finding SO MANY toroids!

      On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 2:38 PM, Sid Boyce <sboyce@...> wrote:
      That's the sort of thing you do especially while happily breezing along
      in the late hours of a long day.
      I completed the build of SR63ng number 2, wired it up to 13.8V via a
      chocolate block connector and spent ages trying to find out why it
      didn't work. After checking it over many times with the DMM, the -0.36V
      reading at the output of the input Schottky diode suddenly registered,
      at the chocolate block Red --> Black and Black --> Red.
      73 ... Sid.

      On 01/04/11 20:14, John Williams wrote:
      > Frustration is when you wind a tiny bifilar binocular twice, because you
      > broke a wire while tinning on the first try, get it right on the second
      > try, then proceed to solder it into the wrong position... argh...
      >
      > --
      >
      > John Williams
      > WQKA523
      > KE5SSH
      >
      >


      --
      Sid Boyce ... Hamradio License G3VBV, Licensed Private Pilot
      Emeritus IBM/Amdahl Mainframes and Sun/Fujitsu Servers Tech Support
      Specialist, Cricket Coach
      Microsoft Windows Free Zone - Linux used for all Computing Tasks


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      Cheers,
      Robby
       
      Richard R. (Robby) Robson
      Amateur Radio Station WB5RVZ

    • KU7Y
      Isn t that the truth! I hate winding toroids..... and that s what has me stopped right now..... waiting for the mood to change! OK, back in my hole, Ron, KU7Y
      Message 2 of 5 , Apr 1, 2011
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        Isn't that the truth!  I hate winding toroids..... and that's what has me stopped right now..... waiting for the mood to change!

        OK, back in my hole,
         
        Ron, KU7Y
        SOWP 5545M
        Arizona Outlaws Contest Club
        Brenda, AZ (Winter)
        Caldwell, ID (Summer)
         
         
         
         
         
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        Sent: Friday, April 01, 2011 3:52 PM
        Subject: Re: [softrock40] Frustration Definition

         

        Frustration is opening up your new Ensemble RX II kit and finding SO MANY toroids!

        On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 2:38 PM, Sid Boyce <sboyce@...> wrote:
        That's the sort of thing you do especially while happily breezing along
        in the late hours of a long day.
        I completed the build of SR63ng number 2, wired it up to 13.8V via a
        chocolate block connector and spent ages trying to find out why it
        didn't work. After checking it over many times with the DMM, the -0.36V
        reading at the output of the input Schottky diode suddenly registered,
        at the chocolate block Red --> Black and Black --> Red.
        73 ... Sid.

        On 01/04/11 20:14, John Williams wrote:
        > Frustration is when you wind a tiny bifilar binocular twice, because you
        > broke a wire while tinning on the first try, get it right on the second
        > try, then proceed to solder it into the wrong position... argh...
        >
        > --
        >
        > John Williams
        > WQKA523
        > KE5SSH
        >
        >


        --
        Sid Boyce ... Hamradio License G3VBV, Licensed Private Pilot
        Emeritus IBM/Amdahl Mainframes and Sun/Fujitsu Servers Tech Support
        Specialist, Cricket Coach
        Microsoft Windows Free Zone - Linux used for all Computing Tasks


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        --
        Cheers,
        Robby
         
        Richard R. (Robby) Robson
        Amateur Radio Station WB5RVZ

      • James
        OMG yes! I m very good at winding toroids but I ve never enjoyed it. :)
        Message 3 of 5 , Apr 1, 2011
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          OMG yes!

          I'm very good at winding toroids but I've never enjoyed it. :)


          --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, "R. R. (Robby) Robson" <rrrobson@...> wrote:
          >
          > Frustration is opening up your new Ensemble RX II kit and finding SO MANY
          > toroids!
          >
          > On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 2:38 PM, Sid Boyce <sboyce@...> wrote:
          >
          > > That's the sort of thing you do especially while happily breezing along
          > > in the late hours of a long day.
          > > I completed the build of SR63ng number 2, wired it up to 13.8V via a
          > > chocolate block connector and spent ages trying to find out why it
          > > didn't work. After checking it over many times with the DMM, the -0.36V
          > > reading at the output of the input Schottky diode suddenly registered,
          > > at the chocolate block Red --> Black and Black --> Red.
          > > 73 ... Sid.
          > >
          > > On 01/04/11 20:14, John Williams wrote:
          > > > Frustration is when you wind a tiny bifilar binocular twice, because you
          > > > broke a wire while tinning on the first try, get it right on the second
          > > > try, then proceed to solder it into the wrong position... argh...
          > > >
          > > > --
          > > >
          > > > John Williams
          > > > WQKA523
          > > > KE5SSH
          > > >
          > > >
          > >
          > >
          > > --
          > > Sid Boyce ... Hamradio License G3VBV, Licensed Private Pilot
          > > Emeritus IBM/Amdahl Mainframes and Sun/Fujitsu Servers Tech Support
          > > Specialist, Cricket Coach
          > > Microsoft Windows Free Zone - Linux used for all Computing Tasks
          > >
          > >
          > > ------------------------------------
          > >
          > > Yahoo! Groups Links
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          > >
          > >
          > >
          >
          >
          > --
          > Cheers,
          > Robby
          >
          > Richard R. (Robby) Robson
          > Amateur Radio Station WB5RVZ
          > www.wb5rvz.com
          >
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