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Hi all from northern NM
« on: March 08, 2015, 08:17:18 PM »
Hey guys, I've been a general class ham for a little more than two years and a "prepper" for more than four decades. I got into ham radio because I've always wanted to do this, so I finally put it on my bucket list and got the license. I've been having a great time helping with SAR missions, which are great at driving out every little problem your equipment can have out in the field under all kinds of weather. We live in a very mountainous area, so I've gotten into NVIS, portable APRS trackers and digipeaters, and built out a solar-powered portable cross-band repeater. Turns out I really loooove building stuff.
There are always times when a house and truck loaded with antennas is considered an asset by the neighbors.

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Re: Hi all from northern NM
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2015, 08:51:12 PM »
MW

Welcome sir(I think).  It was prepping that got me into ham radio.  There is another site (SB) where someone was writing a PAW book a chapter at a time and I told him about ham radio and the rest is history.  This site was started as a result of that book series.

I am invloved in CERT, Sheriff Posse Comms Member, a VE and ......

Again welcome.
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Re: Hi all from northern NM
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2015, 11:51:25 PM »
Welcome to Prepared Ham. And welcome from west Texas.   ;D

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Re: Hi all from northern NM
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2015, 07:08:52 AM »
g'day and welcome

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Re: Hi all from northern NM
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2015, 03:57:46 PM »
Hi from East Texas!

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Re: Hi all from northern NM
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2015, 09:35:49 AM »
Thanks all!  Now I know who the regulars are.   ;D
There are always times when a house and truck loaded with antennas is considered an asset by the neighbors.

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Re: Hi all from northern NM
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2015, 04:51:51 PM »
Thanks all!  Now I know who the regulars are.   ;D

I've always been considered rather irregular.

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Re: Hi all from northern NM
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2015, 02:20:46 PM »
Hello mouse.