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Date  utc    Message                                  Server
Nov22 23:21 [21:35] rumor had it Kingsville didn't ck ham bands beyond 10m - HS classmate once got an OO notice for chirp - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 23:18 I later always sent mine in envelopes to avoid the defacing cancellation post mark - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 23:17 way back when cards cud be mailed for 3-cents - de WA5IYX http://www.qsl.net/wa5iyx/hamSWLQSLs.htm (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 23:14 some of those FCC sites look to have been decommissioned (or have stealth antennas) - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 23:10 I have swl qsl cards from the last 50 years...proves im a good listener....lol...de wa4ukx (71.85.7.30)
Nov22 23:06 re 19:57 I wonder if I can get a post retirement job at the Hawaii FCC station....de wa4ukx (71.85.7.30)
Nov22 21:47 I have my original CB, Realistic Navaho TRC23b. I now operates on 10 Meter AM. de ka5dwi (24.116.70.149)
Nov22 21:42 Fun days back then. Many locals and a few clubs (coffee breaks) and lots of DX. de dwi (24.116.70.149)
Nov22 21:36 Must have been some good short skip that day. I lived in Houston then. (24.116.70.149)
Nov22 21:35 He had a crystal in his Lafayette that nneded to be replaced. (24.116.70.149)
Nov22 21:35 My best friend in Junior High got a citation from the Kingsville monitoring station back in '67 de art ka5dwi (24.116.70.149)
Nov22 19:57 some of the FCC "teeth" - zooming in u can spot their antenna farms - de WA5IYX http://willsnook.com/maps/fcc (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 19:48 at one time the EIC of Dist #8 (New Orleans) was a ham - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 19:45 106.9 KRWM Bremerton and 105.3 KONA Pasco have flipped to Christmas, as well as CHQM 103.5 Vancouver BC > Yakima CN96 (97.90.83.28)
Nov22 19:41 [17:53] those FCC RIDs with large/many harbors on oceans or lakes had to spend a VERY large amount of their time inspecting ship radio installations - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 19:36 once actually used that puny PS on my IC-730 to talk to NI6E/KH6 on 28.885 when the 15A Icom PS failed - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 19:34 the 12v 2A Micronta PS from RS for it later fed my TM-1001 when its own PS failed in Feb 1989 - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 19:27 rather tiny thing for its era - de WA5IYX http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Vintage-RCA-CB-Car-Truck-Radio-and-Mic-14T100-Co-Pilot-/390967338513?pt=US_CB_Radios&hash=item5b07782611 (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 19:25 RCA 14T100 23 Ch AM - later used for its PA and (with 2 lantern bats) to some proximity RDF for RFI - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 19:18 in 1976 got KKU9558 ($20) almost as "self-defence" - never used it tho had an RCA xcvr - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 19:16 the newly-emerging African nations (like Senegal with 6W) didn't like the FCC "using" their prefixes :> - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 19:15 40.67 - de kb7wox cn85 (50.39.106.29)
Nov22 19:14 more on the call schemes here - de WA5IYX http://www.qsl.net/wa5iyx/callarea.htm (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 18:56 I got my CB call once they ditched it I think. KBA-5229 was mine (24.116.70.149)
Nov22 18:55 #9 (Houston) became KOT/KOU and a few years later KQT/KQU de Art dwi (24.116.70.149)
Nov22 18:53 If I recall, they changed to calls a few years after. (24.116.70.149)
Nov22 18:52 Pat - I always enjoy you bits of trivia de Art ka5dwi/7 (24.116.70.149)
Nov22 18:32 1 -1' (175.182.42.225)
Nov22 18:32 -1' (87.109.69.142)
Nov22 17:53 gee, that was easy to locate - de WA5IYX http://www.rfcafe.com/references/popular-electronics/images3/november-1960-popular-electronics-cover.jpg (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 17:51 a fall 1960 Pop Tronics cover had a multi-color map on cover showing the RIDs - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 17:51 Ms 93.1 KHMY Pratt, KS "My 93.1" 961 mi -de Jeff VA3NN (24.235.46.133)
Nov22 17:49 Texas was split into two (#10 Dallas) with a zig-zag boundary by counties - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 17:46 FCC once had 24 RIDs in US +PR (ours, Houston, was #9) - early Class D CRS (CB) call prefixes were based on them (9W#### here) - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 17:39 they might be interested in any ULOs in their Radio Inspection District (#6) - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 17:35 WA5IYX, yes they do. -- Dan EM73QX (73.54.238.82)
Nov22 17:30 Tr 93.1 WIMK Iron Mountain, MI "93 Rock"/Joe Walsh tune 354 mi -de Jeff VA3NN (24.235.46.133)
Nov22 17:27 94.5 TL looks co-sited with the 93.3 LPFM ("KZEP") - de WA5IYX EL09ql https://www.google.com/maps/@29.4414465,-98.5064544,169m/data=!3m1!1e3 (69.152.228.206)
Nov22 17:24 Ms 90.9 WUWS Ashland, WI RDS PS/PI NEW 499 mi -de Jeff VA3NN (24.235.46.133)
Nov22 17:21 Does the FCC still maintain an Atlanta Field Office ? - de WA5IYX (69.152.228.206)

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