K5SDR - My year is complete :)

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I settled for free message "Hi Gerald" since where is my new 6600m did not fit  :)

Happy New year everyone.

73,

Rich
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Posted 11 months ago

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KF4HR

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Who knows, Gerald may have answered you back on a 6600m.  Perhaps yours!
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Rich McCabe

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Since he took one home for the holidays, I am thinking that is likely.  Might be my first 6600 contact :)
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Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

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Very likely. Probably not yours though, as they keep some for testing, and I am guessing he's probably keeping one for personal use. 
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Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

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Wow. Luckier than me. I've never made a contact on air, just in person.

Ria
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Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

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A priori on a closing band, I'll take it. I did have to use the PGXL. 

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Gerald - K5SDR, Employee

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Yes, Rich and Ria, I was on the FLEX-6600M when we made the QSOs above.  I am just getting started on FT8 so I didn't know how to send a Free Msg at the time.  Thanks to the both of you for the contacts.
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Thanks for my first 6600M contact Gerald.

In all fairness, I am running JTalert and had a submarine dive sound file associated with K5SDR callsign.  So everyone in the house (and maybe neighbors house) knew something was up. The better half came in to see what was going on :)



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Rich
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Dive, Dive! :D
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Gerald - K5SDR, Employee

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Here is the rig I worked you on.  It is sitting on my rolling rack instead of the desk because I had to borrow the power cable from the 6700 in the rack, which is normally rolled under the desk.  Having fun working FT8 on it.  

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Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

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That looks quite nice.
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Rich McCabe

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I agree. For now, mine is just 3D modeled on my desk :)