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An Important Message from W8TOW, Net Control

"We are obliged by law (FCC Part 97) that we operate our stations with the responsibility and integrity dictated by the license held. 99.9% of amateur operators are able to control their actions and respect others regardless of differences. The N8ECR DX60 NET expects all participants to oblige basic radio procedures and civility to others."A copy of Part 97 can be found in the PDF f...  READ MORE

stonebs
11/22/2020
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W9RMB, Pete, SK
Pete was a frequent check-in with his Johnson Ranger & Hammarlund receiver

The DX-60 held a time of silence to observe the passing of Pete, W9RMB on the 10/25/2020 net.  Pete was first licensed in 1973, and was active in both vintage sideband and AM modes from his shack in Glenview, IL.  ""First licensed in 1973 as a novice for 2 yrs. Next license in 1997 as a Novice again. Moved up to Tech Plus then General then Advanced and finally Extra. My fi...  READ MORE

stonebs
10/25/2020
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10/4/2020 Net Question of the Day: What song was popular when your receiver was new?

What song was popular when your receiver was new?  Click here to check out the October 4, 2020 net audio for check-in answers....  READ MORE

stonebs
10/07/2020
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W8ICN/SK Estate Items

Several months ago, Dan Metro W8ICN, unexpectedly passed away. Dan was a very active ham, and he maintained quite an array of ham equipment, including a considerable number of "boat-anchors". A few of us local SE Michigan hams that knew Dan worked with his family to set up a local estate sale, over the past several weekends. Quite a bit of equipment did sell.However, there remains consid...  READ MORE

stonebs
08/27/2020
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KI8BQ STURGIS, MI AM Meet
Still on for Saturday, JULY 25, 2020

WELCOME TO THE 18TH ANNUAL AM GET TOGETHER ON JULY 25, 2020    LOCATION:  KI8BQ QTH half way between  Chicago and   Detroit                        (on the Michigan - Indiana state line)   TIME:    &nb...  READ MORE

stonebs
07/19/2020
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W8SAJ Builds the New Noveau
Jeff provides N-75A assembly pictures

[Click the above link to open the article with 20 pictures]I just got the newer updated version of the Noveau N-75A done and works great as the first one. The new board now has the older AGC external board incorporated now with surface mounted parts on the new board. Everything else is the same it seems and performs the same. I did add a power switch across the one on the back, so I can turn on an...  READ MORE

stonebs
04/19/2020
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4/5/2020 Question of the Day
What is your favorite transmitting tube?

The DX-60 Net Question of the Day was "What is your favorite transmitting tube?"  Steve, W8TOW is at the helm of the Sunday morning April 4, 2020 net once again, with a near record number of check-ins.  Listen to the first 1 1/2 hours of the net by clicking the link above.  Net audio going back to November, 2019 is always available by clicking Audio from the main menu....  READ MORE

stonebs
04/05/2020
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W9GOB, Dan, SK

The DX-60 net remembers Dan, W9GOB on the 3/15/2020 net.  Dan goes back a number of years in the group, which shared their fond memories of him and his full life.  You can listen to the first 1.5 hours of the net audio here....  READ MORE

stonebs
03/15/2020
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2020 Novice Rig Roundup
00:00 UTC on 3/7/2020 through 23:59 UTC on 3/15/2020

Signing up for the online logger is required to be eligible for the prize drawings. Once you are signed up,please make some test entries. The test entries will be cleared immediately before the event.Please note that logger registration and applying for Novice Rig Roundup Membership number are not the same thing.If you plan to submit a log,YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR THE 2020 NRR Online LoggerPREVIOUS LO...  READ MORE

stonebs
03/08/2020
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K8ATV, Bob, SK
DX-60 Net recognizes long-time AMer

K8ATV, ROBERT C ARCHAMBAULT passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.  The DX-60 net joins other AM enthusiasts in recognizing Bob and his contributions to the hobby. ...  READ MORE

stonebs
03/08/2020
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