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  • N9QO replied to the topic 2 Meter J-Pole Plans in the forum Antennas 9 years, 3 months ago

    Instead of using “plumbing” solder, I have found it easier to use regular rosin-core solder with pre-fluxing the connections with rosin-flux. The electrical connection is much surperior over plumber-solder. Also, don't forget to clean the copper before attempting soldering, otherwise you will waste material (solder and flux) as well as time. I…[Read more]

  • Oh, what a great topic!Out here on the Left-Coast (and FEMA), we teach/train people and families to have stores for a minimal of 72 hours. This should include 6 gallons of potable water per person/per day. Food rations like MRE's, canned meats for protein, snacks in individual packets to preserve freshness, as well as canned fruits.  Also, a…[Read more]