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Mighty Elmac Net for May. 17, 2023

How many Elmac ops are going to Dayton?  ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
05/24/2023
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Mighty Elmac Net for May. 10, 2023

Another NINE ELMAC night!  ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
05/17/2023
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Mighty Elmac Net for Apr. 26, 2023

Another great turnout of classic Elmac rigs!   A new check-in tonight was K8JLY which is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Smith Mill in Jackson County Ohio.    Five authentically restored and beautifully presented 1930s-era ham stations are on display and in use - well worth taking a look at this on-air museum!    QRZ PAGE LINK...  READ MORE

W9RAN
05/12/2023
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Apr. 19, 2023

Despite challenging conditions we had a record number of Elmac rigs on the net and - for the first time in net history - Elmac rigs constituted a MAJORITY of those checking in!     Ten out of 18 stations were running a Mighty Elmac!...  READ MORE

W9RAN
04/26/2023
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Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Apr. 12, 2023

Every Wednesday (except the first Wed durin DST) - it's Elmac Night!...  READ MORE

W9RAN
04/19/2023
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Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Mar. 29, 2023

Great turnout of Elmac rigs on the net tonight!   In April, all Elmac check-ins will get "preferred status"!...  READ MORE

W9RAN
04/14/2023
Mighty Elmac Net info
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Mighty Elmac Net for Mar. 22, 2023

Still adjusting to the new time and propagation but a good crop of Elmacs tonight. ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
03/29/2023
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Mar. 15, 2023

As we adjust to summer net time, get those Elmacs ready - in April all stations using an Elmac rig will be bumped to the top of the list!...  READ MORE

W9RAN
03/23/2023
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Mar. 8, 2023

Last net before we change to the summer time slot, 7PM CDT,  8PM EDT.  No net on first Wednesdays....  READ MORE

W9RAN
03/17/2023
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Mar. 1, 2023

As usual, with the switch to Daylight Savings Time on Mar. 12 the Mighty Elmac Net will revert to 8PM EDT (7PM CDT) and will not be held on the First Wednesday of the month when the CCA AM Net takes over at that time.In addition, Net Control WA6GYC announces:   "Starting in April , to give the recognition, and appreciation to those taking the time  to get an Elmac station on the air...  READ MORE

W9RAN
03/08/2023
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Feb 22, 2023
New information about the net - please read

As usual, with the switch to Daylight Savings Time on Mar. 12 the Mighty Elmac Net will revert to 8PM EDT (7PM CDT) and will not be held on the First Wednesday of the month when the CCA AM Net takes over at that time.In addition, Net Control WA6GYC announces:   "Starting in April , to give the recognition, and appreciation to those taking the time  to get an Elmac station on the air...  READ MORE

W9RAN
03/02/2023
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Feb 15, 2023

A nice showing of EIGHT ELMACS tonight- impressive!...  READ MORE

W9RAN
02/22/2023
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Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Feb 8, 2023

Another nice turnout of Elmacs!...  READ MORE

W9RAN
02/19/2023
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Feb 1, 2023

Big net tonight and lots of good AM signals prior to the CCA First Wed. AM net....  READ MORE

W9RAN
02/08/2023
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Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Jan. 25 2023

Quite nice group of Elmac rigs tonight!...  READ MORE

W9RAN
02/01/2023
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Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Jan. 18 2023

Welcoming back a couple of familiar callsigns to the Mighty Elmac Net - KA2J and K9GAS! ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
01/25/2023
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Jan. 11 2023

Great to hear SEVEN Elmacs on the net tonight!...  READ MORE

W9RAN
01/25/2023
Mighty Elmac Net info
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Mighty Elmac Net for Jan. 4 2023

Happy New Mighty Elmac Year!...  READ MORE

W9RAN
01/11/2023
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Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Dec. 28 2022

Happy New Year to All Mighty Elmac'ers!...  READ MORE

W9RAN
01/04/2023
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Dec. 21 2022

Cold weather means good Elmac Nights!...  READ MORE

W9RAN
12/29/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Dec. 14 2022

Elmac'ers are an adventurous bunch!...  READ MORE

W9RAN
12/21/2022
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Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Dec. 7 2022

Remember with the winter net time the Elmac Net will be held every week of the month as we're done before the First Wed. CCA Net begins....  READ MORE

W9RAN
12/14/2022
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Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Nov. 30 2022

Lots of Elmacs tonight - keep 'em coming!...  READ MORE

W9RAN
12/09/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Nov. 16 2022

A great showing of Elmacs tonight, including the Sea Rad MM-50 marine radio!...  READ MORE

W9RAN
11/27/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Nov. 9 2022

All Elmac rigs represented again tonight! Net time is 5PM EST, 4PM CST....  READ MORE

W9RAN
11/14/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Oct. 26 2022

Nice to see all three Elmac transmitters represented tonight!   Remember with the end of daylight savings time, the net begins at 5PM EST, 4PM CST, on 3880 kHz....  READ MORE

W9RAN
11/12/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Oct. 12, 2022

A good showing of Elmacs tonight! ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
10/17/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Sept. 21, 2022

Nice to see FIVE Elmacs on the net tonight!  ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
09/26/2022
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Mighty Elmac Net for Sept. 14, 2022

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W9RAN
09/21/2022
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Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Aug. 31, 2022

Small net tonight....  READ MORE

W9RAN
09/15/2022
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Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Aug. 24, 2022

A short net tonight! ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
09/02/2022
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Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Aug. 17, 2022

Good propagation tonight and not too much QRN. ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
08/24/2022
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Mighty Elmac Net for Aug 10, 2022

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W9RAN
08/17/2022
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Mighty Elmac Net for July 27, 2022

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W9RAN
08/17/2022
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Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for July 20, 2022

QRN creating difficulty for some stations tonight.  ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
07/26/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for July 13, 2022

Nice to hear three Elmacs! ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
07/20/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for June 29, 2022

Do Elmacs hibernate in the summer? ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
06/30/2022
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Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for June 22, 2022

A good night - but where are all the Elmacs hiding? ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
06/30/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for June 15, 2022

Tough propagation and high QRN ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
06/30/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for June 8, 2022

Poor band conditions - summertime (HF) blues! ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
06/10/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for May 25, 2022

Last net before the big show in Xenia!   Did Hamvention preparation scare off all the Elmacs? ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
06/10/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for May 18, 2022

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W9RAN
06/10/2022
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Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for May 11, 2022

Lower than usual turnout tonight due to very heavy QRN.   ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
05/15/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for April 27, 2022

Not the best conditions tonight - plus QRM from 3885. ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
05/01/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for April 20, 2022

A good net tonight without too much QRN! ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
04/23/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Apr. 13, 2022

As a follow up to the previous question about the first shortwave or ham receiver, the question of the night was “What transmitter did you use to make your first ham radio contact?”       The range of answers is somewhat surprising!Your net control, WA6GYC reports his first contact was made using a Knight Kit T-60 This net is dedicated to the memory of our good friend Gary Mart...  READ MORE

W9RAN
04/17/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Mar. 30, 2022

Great turnout for the net with SIX Mighty Elmacs!   Next week will be the CCA AM Net so see you again on April. 13....  READ MORE

W9RAN
04/05/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Mar. 23 2022

   The question of the night was “What was the first shortwave or ham receiver that you ever used?”     The replys ranged from 1930s console radios to an RTL-SDR Dongle!     Not surprisingly, the common factor was “the radio I had access to” which often meant one owned by a parent or relative that included one or more shortwave bands, or entry level or portable r...  READ MORE

W9RAN
03/26/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Mar. 16, 2022

Good band conditions for the first net at the new time - during Daylight Savings Time months the net will begin at 8PM EDT, 7PM CDT on 3880 kHz, except for the first Wed. of each month when the CCA AM Net will occur at that time.....  READ MORE

W9RAN
03/20/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net info
Mighty Elmac Net for Mar. 9, 2022

With the switch to Daylight Savings Time, the net will return to “late” time - 8PM Eastern, 7PM Central Daylight Time.   No net on the first Wednesday of the month when the Collins Collectors Ass'n AM Net will be held instead.    Here's hoping for QRN-free Wed. nights! ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
03/14/2022
Mighty Elmac Net info
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