CQ, CQ, Calling all RR.Net Amateur Radio (Ham) operators!

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Re: CQ, CQ, Calling all RR.Net Amateur Radio (Ham) operators

Postby RhoXS » Sat Aug 20, 2011 7:57 pm

N4IFE and my wife is KF4IDH. Called CQ on 146.52 a few times during our Auto Train trip a few weeks ago but never received a response or heard anyone on either the VHF or UHF bands. I guess our Roomette window was not really a good portal to radiate or receive RF to/from the rest of the world. I did hear the defect detectors with strong signal and some VHF coms but nothing else.

I always had an interest in RR technology and operations but until recently never really pursued that interest to any great degree. We live in Stuart, Florida two mile east of the FEC tracks in the Port Salerno area.

I appreciate all the responses to my questions in some of the other forums. I also appreciate the readiness of experienced career RR people to answer my obviously naive questions. I just found it interesting to note that a number of those that responded to my questions are also hams. This is an outstanding forum.
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Re: CQ, CQ, Calling all RR.Net Amateur Radio (Ham) operators

Postby JWright » Sat Aug 25, 2012 5:21 pm

Just joined the forum today, although I've been a railfan for years and a licensed ham (K6CPO) for a year and a half.

I'm a volunteer with the Pacific Southwest Railway museum in Campo, California. I work as train crew, and edit the museum's newsletter, in addition to doing a lot of their photography and graphics work.

http://www.psrm.org

I'm also the current Vice-President of the Southbay Amateur Radio Society in Chula Vista, Ca. I also edit their newsletter...

http://www.sobars.org
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Re: CQ, CQ, Calling all RR.Net Amateur Radio (Ham) operators

Postby photoguy2 » Wed Apr 03, 2013 1:19 pm

Matthew Smith
KJ6PNN
Los Gatos Ca, Close to San Jose Ca, witch is a 20 or so south of San Francisco.

You can find me on the W6PIY repeater. 147.39+ PL 151.4
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Re: CQ, CQ, Calling all RR.Net Amateur Radio (Ham) operators

Postby Mort » Mon May 27, 2013 9:13 pm

Mort, N2NSK, Shushan, NY (not too ffar from Saratoga Springs) and Del Ray Beach, FL
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Re: CQ, CQ, Calling all RR.Net Amateur Radio (Ham) operators

Postby enginedave » Sat May 17, 2014 9:08 am

Hello all,

Been on this board on and off and saw this forum. Thought I'd check in and say hello.

Former NJT Engineer now with Septa.

Call: K0PKE

-JD
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Re: CQ, CQ, Calling all RR.Net Amateur Radio (Ham) operators

Postby WX4JCW » Wed Oct 01, 2014 5:08 am

Jason here WX4JCW



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http://www.hyrailsimulations.com
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Re: CQ, CQ, Calling all RR.Net Amateur Radio (Ham) operators

Postby RRCOMM » Wed Oct 01, 2014 8:42 pm

Dennis Sproul, KF1M, Hanover Ma.
Radio MaintaIner / Conrail
Senior Communications Engineer / Amtrak / MBCR.

RETIRED ! :-D
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Re: CQ, CQ, Calling all RR.Net Amateur Radio (Ham) operators

Postby FireChaserE3 » Sat Jan 09, 2016 8:22 am

N2JNG here.....Jim from Toms River NJ
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Postby Rockingham Racer » Sat Jan 09, 2016 12:04 pm

Ken W2KB wrote:And Ken W2KB

Lebanon Township, Hunterdon County, NJ.
(not Lebanon Borough on NJT RVL, but rather near Califon)

NAVMARCORMARS NNN0SIS

73


That callsign makes you very senior! My father [in the '50s] was W1JDF and my grandfather was W1BJ.
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Re: CQ, CQ, Calling all RR.Net Amateur Radio (Ham) operators

Postby KB1KVD » Mon Apr 18, 2016 6:06 am

Jason, KB1KVD, Brockton Ma .
Radio Maintainer for MBTA Commuter Rail/Keolis Commuter Service
Keolis Radio Maintainer Out....
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