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  • km5es_john
    Tip Glas to see your back on the air. My station is down until I get a rotor working and power divider and feedline straightened out. Hope to get going before
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      Tip


      Glas to see your back on the air. My station is down until I get a
      rotor working and power divider and feedline straightened out. Hope
      to get going before the contest/rally.

      John KM5ES




      --- In wsjtgroup@y..., "Randy Tipton" <wa5ufh@y...> wrote:
      > I finally got everything working again, I hope... A very key
      learning
      > for me, don't take short-cuts. I got a power surge during a
      electrical
      > storm. I disconnected my rigs from the antenna tuner but not the
      > Antenna's from the Tuners. Lost two tuners and also took a hit in
      the
      > phone lines. I lost a soundcard and also the Operating System.
      > (Windows 98) Another key learning, when purchasing soundcards look
      for
      > exact replacement if possible. I came home with the cheapest made,
      > didn't work. Then got top of the line SoundBlaster and the only way
      I
      > could get it installed was a "full-install".(Even selecting Drivers
      > only loaded the hole thing ;>(() It took over 600 Meg Bites and had
      > more bells and whistles than I would ever need. (It actually crashed
      > my computer on an install when I ran out of memory) I then tried to
      do
      > an install on another drive but it kept installing to the C drive
      and
      > crashing. Any how, I seem to have a good soundcard now the
      > SoundBlaster PCI512. I also lost the 4N25's in the interfaces and
      had
      > a selector switch between interfaces arced over!
      >
      > While I was out, I see we have a new WSJT Version. Looks really
      neat,
      > can even monitor both sides of JT44;>). Thanks Joe!
      >
      > By the way, this is April 18th, the Rally is only a few days off
      > starting on April27th if I remember right. I hope to increase my
      > initials on two meters, I actually have more initials on six meters
      > than two!
      >
      > For now, just hoping to keep the surges out.
      >
      > Tip
      >
      >
      > Randy Tipton (Tip)
      > WA5UFH EL19pa
      >
      > My Web Page
      > http://www.qsl.net/wa5ufh/
      > WSJT Group
      > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wsjtgroup/?yguid=6309253
      >
      >
      > Scriptures I would like to share with you:
      > Heb 5:9; Acts 2:38; Rom 16:16: Eph 4: 1 - 7; John 17:20 - 23
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