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by VK3BQ
Fri May 03, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Transceivers, Transmitters & Receivers
Topic: Icom IC-9700 users topic
Replies: 164
Views: 43802

Re: Icom IC-9700 users topic

haven't posted for a long time, but found the service manual and passed it onto peter for the above.. its here if anyone else would like a copy its here (11mb) https://www.dropbox.com/s/r9jq6up0170n18n/IC-9700_SM_0.pdf?dl=0 seems icons sponsorship of this drift car was appropriate! *i cancelled my o...
by VK3BQ
Wed Jul 20, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: Trans-Tasman Low-Bands Challenge 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 5085

Re: Trans-Tasman Low-Bands Challenge 2016

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EMDRC (vk3er) had fun. 85ish contacts over a couple of hours and a pizza supper. Helping an F call improve his contesting skills.


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by VK3BQ
Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: Transceivers, Transmitters & Receivers
Topic: Please Mr ICOM I would like a IC-910 replacement
Replies: 19
Views: 7749

Re: Please Mr ICOM I would like a IC-910 replacement

Icom AUSTRALIA had a hands on day at EMDRC just after the 7300 launch. They had a Japanese engineer with them at this event. A number of us raised the above "Wishlist" with them. Including independent band power levels. 10mhz reference and other traits. THey we're all noted down. But the next versio...
by VK3BQ
Sat Jul 16, 2016 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EMDRC Clubrooms Friday 15th July - Digital ATV Super night.
Replies: 4
Views: 3692

Re: EMDRC Clubrooms Friday 15th July - Digital ATV Super nig

For those interested the YouTube feed is saved here https://youtu.be/MAdgzx6nOCA
Ralph VK3LL picked up the mic about 1hr 50minutes in. Peter commenced at about 2 hours 18minutes in.
Thanks for all the reports coming in they were all well received.


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by VK3BQ
Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EMDRC Clubrooms Friday 15th July - Digital ATV Super night.
Replies: 4
Views: 3692

Re: EMDRC Clubrooms Friday 15th July - Digital ATV Super nig

This coming Friday night, 15th July, at our Clubroom’s in Burwood, 7:30pm with an 8pm meeting Start. ATV Super Night (take#2) The re-run of my ATV Presentation at the EMDRC is scheduled for July 15. This is the re-scheduled ATV broadcast from the Eastern and Mountain Districts Radio Club (EMDRC), an...
by VK3BQ
Thu Jun 16, 2016 7:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EMDRC Clubroom meeting 17/6/16 Yaesu System Fusion
Replies: 0
Views: 1349

EMDRC Clubroom meeting 17/6/16 Yaesu System Fusion

EMDRC Clubroom Meeting - Friday night 17th June. At your clubrooms from 7:30pm this Friday night we will have an exciting talk. Visitors always welcome. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160615/747974543910d9d30734220708f62a0d.jpg From 8pm Peter VK3PH will present a talk on the Yaesu system fusion C...
by VK3BQ
Sun May 08, 2016 10:00 am
Forum: Contests, Field Days, Portable Operation, JOTA, SOTA
Topic: Harry Angel 80m Sprint Contest
Replies: 39
Views: 12770

Re: Harry Angel 80m Sprint Contest

Emdrc club station VK3ER had fun last night. A pair of F calls run our station with some guidance and help. Thanks to everyone we worked. (Lots of local suburban noise on our dipole made some contacts hard) the pizza for supper was good to. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160507/a7f7fc61e7e005068c...
by VK3BQ
Sat Apr 09, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EMDRC/ICOM 7300 Demo BBQ Open Day.
Replies: 2
Views: 1217

Re: EMDRC/ICOM 7300 Demo BBQ Open Day.

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by VK3BQ
Wed Apr 06, 2016 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EMDRC/ICOM 7300 Demo BBQ Open Day.
Replies: 2
Views: 1217

Re: EMDRC/ICOM 7300 Demo BBQ Open Day.

Saturday's weather looks great. Come see the radio. The clubs facilities and have a snag!


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by VK3BQ
Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EMDRC/ICOM 7300 Demo BBQ Open Day.
Replies: 2
Views: 1217

EMDRC/ICOM 7300 Demo BBQ Open Day.

EMDRC Clubroom Open day and BBQ. This Saturday 9th April. EMDRC and Icom Australia will host a clubroom open day and Icom IC7300 SDR HF Radio Demonstration. Icom will have an IC7300 connected to the club beams/dipoles and members, visitors and guests are welcome to come explore this new radio in a r...
by VK3BQ
Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:12 pm
Forum: Transceivers, Transmitters & Receivers
Topic: IC-7300 - Software Defined Radio
Replies: 51
Views: 17339

Re: IC-7300 - Software Defined Radio

Looks like the IC7300 will sell faster than a load of 'hot cakes' at the sunday markets.... :lol: I honestly didn't think it would go that low. My best guess was around $1,950 - $2150 a few weeks ago. At $1,795...i wonder if Ross can keep up with the orders :think: and it will shut those 'parallel'...
by VK3BQ
Tue Mar 08, 2016 8:12 pm
Forum: Transceivers, Transmitters & Receivers
Topic: IC-7300 - Software Defined Radio
Replies: 51
Views: 17339

Re: IC-7300 - Software Defined Radio

already dropped to $1795....... crazy
7300 april fools.jpg
by VK3BQ
Sat Mar 05, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Transceivers, Transmitters & Receivers
Topic: IC-7300 - Software Defined Radio
Replies: 51
Views: 17339

Re: IC-7300 - Software Defined Radio

Ross is the one who said $2650. At 2065 it's better :))


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by VK3BQ
Sat Mar 05, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: Transceivers, Transmitters & Receivers
Topic: IC-7300 - Software Defined Radio
Replies: 51
Views: 17339

Re: IC-7300 - Software Defined Radio

Yes. Has an SD card slot. For memories. Not sure if it saves the audio like the dstar radios can.


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by VK3BQ
Sat Mar 05, 2016 8:50 am
Forum: Transceivers, Transmitters & Receivers
Topic: IC-7300 - Software Defined Radio
Replies: 51
Views: 17339

Re: IC-7300 - Software Defined Radio

I read elsewhere the Australian price is rrp$2915 and market price $2650. Crazy


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by VK3BQ
Thu Mar 03, 2016 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wyong Field Day 2016 - Impressions
Replies: 24
Views: 4839

Re: Wyong Field Day 2016 - Impressions

emdrc hamfest had ~300 "door" entries, and ~100 traders and club volunteers. 400 people over the 5 hrs. the venues are very different, and the emdrc event is NOT trying to be wyong, we looked at a much larger location, and a bigger entry cost, but doubt the event would see the increased attendance t...
by VK3BQ
Wed Mar 02, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Transceivers, Transmitters & Receivers
Topic: IC-7300 - Software Defined Radio
Replies: 51
Views: 17339

Re: IC-7300 - Software Defined Radio

was good to play with in at emdrc hamfest sunday. its impressive and looks like its pretty powerful in a couple of mins exploring, it DID NOT have an antenna connected however,, and.. the waterfall (when using the new version of the icom RS-BA1 software and USB3) will display in real time. not sure ...
by VK3BQ
Mon Feb 29, 2016 3:25 pm
Forum: WSPR
Topic: WSPR and Raspberry Pi
Replies: 7
Views: 4712

Re: WSPR and Raspberry Pi

I made one to do TX'ing, and it works as advertsied, http://www.vk3bq.com/2014/08/12/raspberrypi-wspr-beacon-wsprrypi/ i never looked at a specan of the quality of the output, however i did get decodes around australia/NZ.. if I wanted a serious wspr TX setup, id be using a Ultimate 3 kit http://www...
by VK3BQ
Mon Feb 29, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: 1296, Microwaves and Opto
Topic: Catalyst about Mobile Telephones
Replies: 28
Views: 5491

Re: Catalyst about Mobile Telephones

when companies like http://www.emraustralia.com.au/ start spruking the "wonderful Catalyst story", and selling off the event, you know its a scare campaign the above company will happily paint your house in RF shielded paint and remove you from this dangerous radio smog for give or take a 6 digit nu...
by VK3BQ
Mon Feb 29, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EMDRC Hamfest Thanks
Replies: 7
Views: 1624

Re: EMDRC Hamfest Thanks

Tim, as the president of EMDRC (i was technically still vice president last year when I/we the club made the call), i made the decision to move the hamfest to 28th Feb around april last year, when i discovered our easter clash. At the time, I did go looking on the web for clashing events, however wy...