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These articles include interesting tidbits written or uncovered by YCCC members.

KK1L mods to K1NQ 3-stack match for single tower SO2R (PPT)  (PDF)
by Ron Rossi, KK1L(added 2008-Dec-18)

Interface 12  K1NQ - Interface 12a.jpg (79646 bytes) by David Jordan, K1NQ (added 2008-Nov-25)

Balun/Unun Construction (PPT) (added 2008-Apr-29)

by Mike Bernock, N1IW

Getting a Big DX Signal on 160-10 (PDF) (added 2008-Apr--03)

by Chuck Counselman, W1HIS

Boxboro 2006 Presentations

Overview of RadioSport (PPT) (added 2006-Sept-02)

by Doug Grant, K1DG

Planning and Evaluating Station Improvements (PPT) (added 2006-Sept-02)

by Bob Raymond, WA1Z

Understanding Propagation (PPT) (added 2006-Sept-02)

by Len Kay, K1NU

Chasing DX (PPT) (added 2006-Sept-02)

by Jim Reisert, AD1C

Honing Your Operating Skills (PPT) (added 2006-Sept-02)

by Bob Raymond, WA1Z

Resources (PPT) (added 2006-Sept-02)

by Dave Robbins, K1TTT

Logging and Automation (PPT) (added 2006-Sept-02)

by Bob Raymond, WA1Z

Competition (PPT) (added 2006-Sept-02)

by Jim Idelson, K1IR

2006 Annual Fund Raiser - YCCC Youth Scholarship (PPT) (added 2006-Aug-02)

by Mark Pride, K1RX

Log Analysis

80M Log Analysis (PPT)

by David Jordan, K1NQ

Statistical Log Analysis Using Power to Determine Capability (Rev 1) (PDF)

by David Jordan, K1NQ

Antennas, Towers and Propagation

Off-Center Fed Dipoles (PPT) (updated 2008-Apr-29)

by Mike Bernock, N1IW

Key to Successful Tower Installations (PPT)

by John Corini, KE1IH (Dayton Presentation)

Star Guy (PDF)

by Jim Idelson, K1IR

Double-L Presentation (PPT)

by Don Toman K2KQ

Stub Sketch Notes (PDF)

by Eric Scace K3NA

Terrain Analysis: Some YCCC Case Studies PPT (4Meg) PDF (3.3Meg)

by Dean Straw, N6BV

Compact wire Tri-band Yagi for 10 -15m (HTML) (updated 2004-Mar-22)

by David Jordan, K1NQ

10/15 M Dual Band Dual feed 26-foot Boom (PDF)

by David Jordan, K1NQ

What is VOACAP Trying to Tell Me? (PDF)

by Dean Straw, N6BV

Why We Stack 'Em - Covering All the Angles (PDF)

by Dean Straw, N6BV

Thrust Bearing FAQs (MSWord) - Hints and Kinks for your thrust bearings

Compiled by Fred Hopengarten, K1VR

Double-L For 80/160 (HTML)

by Don Toman, K2KQ

Two Wire Beverage (HTML)

by Jeff Parker, KA1GJ

Four-Square Antennas

Four Square Experiences (PDF) (HTML)
 by Jack Schuster, W1WEF and Tom Frenaye, K1KI
 
Using a 4 square Vertical Phased Array to improve your 80 and 160 meter signal - without a Yagi! (HTML)
 by Tom Frenaye, K1KI
 
FVR Spitfire - A Poor Man's 160 Meter 4-Square (HTML/PPT)
by Fred Hopengarten, K1VR and John Kaufman, W1FV
 
FVR Spitfire FAQs (MSWord)
 by Fred Hopengarten, K1VR and John Kaufman, W1FV

Equipment

Space Behind the Desk - three photos (1) (2) (3) (added 2007-Oct-23)

by Jim Idelson, K1IR

6-Band RX Bandpass Filter (PDF) (added 2007-Jan-23, updated 2007-Mar-14)

by David Jordan, K1NQ

Common Mode Chokes (PDF - 2Mb) (Word - 16Mb)

by Chuck Counselman, W1HIS

Graphics for K1NQ PCB projects

BandPass Filter     with typical 40m response: 

3-Stack Matcher    and documentation (PDF)

4-Square Controller 

Improving the AL-1200 Relay Speed (HTML)

by Tony Brock-Fisher, K1KP

Operating and Tactics

CQWW Extreme Makeover (PDF) (PPT)

W1 CQWW CW Records (MSWord)

W2 CQWW CW Records (MSWord)

by Dave Patton, NN1N

VHF/UHF CAC survey (PDF)

First Annual DXpedition Award Program (MSWord)

Award Policy (txt)

Award Application (txt)

by Jim McCobb, W1LLU

The Thrill of it All (PDF) - Contesting isn't just for contesters (from QST)

by Jack Schuster, W1WEF

Contesting Phrases (HTML) - Several contesting phrases are given in several languages

by Fred Hopengarten, K1VR

Sleep Deprivation Strategies (HTML) - minutes from 1988 presentation by Dr. Scott Johnson, NW1I

edited by Charlotte Richardson, KQ1F and Fred Hopengarten, K1VR

A Sleep Strategy for DX Contests

by Randy Thompson, K5ZD

Dayton 1999 - Two Views
YCCC At Dayton (HTML) by Jeff Briggs, K1ZM
Dayton 1999 Recollections (HTML) by Jack Schuster, W1WEF

CQWW CW Recollections (HTML)

 by Jack Schuster, W1WEF

IARU 97 CW (HTML)

by Jack Schuster, W1WEF

A Photo Tour of W1KM (HTML)

by Tom Frenaye, K1KI

 

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