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by K7MT
Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 1
Views: 24

Happy New Year

Happy New Year everyone and the best of health in 2018. I was talking with a good friend Jamie Thompson earlier this morning about happiness. She and I agree it is staying positive and in particular haning around positive folks. We both work on wild land fire together and that is a crowd of positive...
by K7MT
Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Winlink RMS Packet State DES
Replies: 0
Views: 41

Winlink RMS Packet State DES

Howdy everyone, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all from Bill in Helena, Mt. Lynn K7WGR and I did the monthly testing of SHARES, MARS, and Amateur station at the State DES Fort Harrison this morning. The DES Packet station on 145.010/AEA PK-232 PSK now includes a Winlink RMS Packet Port KM7DES...
by K7MT
Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Merry Christmas !!!
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Merry Christmas !!!

Howdy Jim and Wanda, Just wanted to stop in and wish you both a Merry Christmas from Bill in Helena. Hope this finds you well and ready for the holidays. It is a special time of the year to reflect on our lives during the last year. I will ponder some New Years resolutions, eat a lot, try to ski if ...
by K7MT
Sat Mar 04, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: RMS Packet to Winlink N7DG-10
Replies: 0
Views: 414

RMS Packet to Winlink N7DG-10

Howdy gang - I am happy to report that Dave N7DG of Clancy, Mt has a 24/7/365 RMS Packet N7DG-10 to Winlink operational on 145.010. Great job Dave and glad I could help out but all the credit goes to you !!! Gee Haw !! I tested the rf link via Hogbak node and the Belmt Node and both worked well. I s...
by K7MT
Tue Aug 02, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: DMR Helena, Mt
Replies: 0
Views: 3788

DMR Helena, Mt

Howdy gang, Over the last month or so I have bee helping Tom WR7AGT and Mike KB8ML setting up Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) in the Helena, Mt. area. Mac Pass was the first site with a HyTera Digital/Analog repeater placed into service. The Dual role has Digital linked to BrandMeister and the Analog lin...
by K7MT
Tue Jun 21, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: 15 Meter Mono Bander
Replies: 0
Views: 4707

15 Meter Mono Bander

Howdy gang - Ed W7MAD of Helena has a 4 element on a 24 foot boom 15 meter mono band antenna free for the taking. Ed put up a 40 meter 2 element on Monday on the tower where the 15 meter was making home. Pickup in Helena email to Ed W7MADED at gmail dot com

Bill K7MT
by K7MT
Tue Jun 21, 2016 4:12 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: EAGLHD APRS BIS
Replies: 0
Views: 4386

EAGLHD APRS BIS

Howdy gang - I am happy to report that EAGLHD APRS station is BIS at 9,932 feet above the NW corner of Yellowstone Park. Kevin Ames AA7YQ climbed up this morning and replace the antenna which was broke off at the base with a good mountain top model. It is beaconing, digipeating APRS signals, and rep...
by K7MT
Sun May 01, 2016 9:39 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: APRS Digipeater Testing Butte, Mt
Replies: 1
Views: 5525

APRS Digipeater Testing Butte, Mt

Good morning Bill. If you get a chance to look at APRS, you will see an iGate/Digipeater in Butte. The location shows up in the middle of the Berkley Pit, but the actual location is on the upper west side. It was put together by myself, James (KG7OMB) and Andrew (KG7OJS). It is a Raspberry Pi, a Yae...
by K7MT
Wed Apr 20, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Great Falls Swapfest
Replies: 7
Views: 1219

Re: Great Falls Swapfest

Thanks Bruce,

I will put that on the Montana Ham Radio Facebook page. Good info.

Bill K7MT
by K7MT
Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:07 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Great Falls Swapfest
Replies: 7
Views: 1219

Re: Great Falls Swapfest

Ok Jim,

I will add that to the post.

Cheers Bill
by K7MT
Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:49 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Great Falls Swapfest
Replies: 7
Views: 1219

Re: Great Falls Swapfest

GM Jim and hi to Wanda !!!

Thanks for the information and I will post it on Montana Ham Radio Facebook page and announce it on the Montana Traffic Net this next week. I look forward seeing the Great Falls gang this Saturday.

Cheers Bill K7MT
by K7MT
Sun Apr 17, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Great Falls Swapfest
Replies: 7
Views: 1219

Great Falls Swapfest

GM , what a beautiful day out there this morning.Had a great morning walk. Now for a nice bicycle ride.. Does anyone have information on the Swapfest in Great Falls on the 23rd of April ??? Starting time, location, any talk in freqs. I will QST it on the Montana Traffic net if I can get the informai...
by K7MT
Thu Apr 14, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: ICOM D-Star Radio
Replies: 0
Views: 5650

ICOM D-Star Radio

Does anyone out there in Ham Radio Land have a ICOM D-Star dual band radio that might be available for temporary use ??? In the ARRL News Letter this week, there is an upcoming launch of Cubesat Satellites that will contain a D-Star Digital Voice/Data in Low Earth Orbit (LEO). If the launch does wel...
by K7MT
Tue Feb 23, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: RATPOD News for 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 348

Re: RATPOD News for 2016

If you go to the link you will notice the web page now says::: DOPTAR !!!!!! Since the course if reversed this year I like the name change !!!!

Bill
by K7MT
Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:18 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Section Manager Notes
Replies: 2
Views: 601

Re: Section Manager Notes

GM Bruce,

Thanks for that correction and I will post your update on face book Montana Ham Radio where I posted the original Section Managers Notes. If I am not on wild land fire I will try to make it to your gathering.

Thanks again Bill K7MT

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