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Thanks for visiting my Amateur Radio Web Page.
For more Black River Valley area ham radio information, please see the Black River Valley and Boonville club web sites
For Adirondacks Hamilton County NY info, see the Hamilton County Amateur Radio Club web site.
See the Northern New York Amateur Radio Association web site for Adirondack/NNY clubs and info.
My main web site is at www.prnewell.com.
Pete Newell
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---- ITEMS FOR SALE ----
Heathkit Mobile Brackets  Atwater Kent 55C -1920's console radio
Ring Modulator RM1018-WE RME Model 43 WWII Communications Receiver

(4) Sonar 15V VHF Mobiles (4 channel crystal, currently crystaled for 155.22 MHz. SAR frequency) Good condition. make offer.

WANTED- info on Kenwood ST-1 charger

WANTED (trade for above): FT-817,QRP Balun, SuperAntenna MP1 or equivalent, Antenna analyzer, EDX-2 random wire coupler, IT-100 or equivalent autotuner, Dual/Twin Band Mobile in good condition


QSL information: Clubs and Affiliations:
Peter R. Newell KC2WI
P.O. Box 161
Glenfield, NY 13343-0161 USA

( Lewis County, 6 miles South of Lowville,
 45 miles north of Utica on state route 12 )

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QTH coordinates:   43.7129, -75.4008

Grid Square in Glenfield: FN23HR11

Grid Square in Lake Pleasant: FN23SL74

FIrst lienced as Novice KA2OVX in March 1982, upgraded to Advanced in fall 1982, Extra when 20WPM lowered to 5

 Northern New York Amateur Radio Association

Black River Valley Amateur Radio Club         rpt: 146.955 -
Lewis County Emergency Communicators Group ARES/RACES
    (Lewis County NY)

Boonville Amateur Radio Club                        rpt: 146.655 -
    Boonville NY (Northern Oneida County)

Hamilton County Amateur Radio Club       rpt: 147.165+

USAF Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) (callsign AFA2CQ)

ARRL/ARES   7225 ECARS   3958 Carrier Net    7272 RagChewers 7192 Nightwatch

You might find me on the air on any of the following nets or frequencies:
Name/Description Frequency Net Time(s), if any (EST/EDT)
North Country Group 3.958 Sunday 8:30-9:30 AM
NNY afternoon informal meeting 3.958 approximately . 5-9 PM any day
NYS Phone Traffic &Emergency Net 3.925 6:00-6:30 PM daily
East Coast Amateur Radio Service 7.255 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7272 Ragchew / 7192 NightWatch 7.272 / 7.192 Morning 9-12 / Evening 5-7
Carrier Net 3.935 Mornings Mon-Sat.Prenet 8:30, Net 9:00 AM
HFPack Frequencies 14.342.5, 18.357.5 when band is open
60 Meter "channels" any channel  
10 Meter SSB calling freq. 28.400 +/-  
Black River Valley ARC Repeater
( Echolink AB2XN)
146.955 - any time / Lewis County Roundtable 8 PM local
Boonville ARC Repeater
(Echolink KD2AIT)
146.655 - any time / Black River Valley Service Net 9 PM local
Speculator/Hamilton Co ARC Rptr 147.165 + any time / Training Net Mondays 6:30 PM local

Glenfield Home QTH: Main radio is an Icom IC-746Pro. Sometimes operate an IC-703+ from the porch, back yard, or portable, or IC-7000 or IC-706MkIIG. Main antanna is a G5RV @ 30' Secondary dipole is a BWD-90. Alternate 20-17-10 antenna is a 20M vertical homebrewed from old antenna partsl roof-mounted with metal roof for ground plane. Back yard temporary "field antenna" is a 35' end-fed sloping wire with AH-4 tuner or other experimental configurations...
Adirondack QTH: Alinco DX-70T. G5RV at 60 feet or 45' end-fed wire at 25 feet with EDX-2 coupler/tuner.
Mobile: Icom IC-7000 or IC-706MkIIg or . Hamsticks (working on High Sierra HS1800 installation.)
Portable/deployed: IC-706MkIIg or IC-7000, or IC-703+. G5RV, Cobra, end-fed wire, various other dipoles, etc.
Backpack Portable: IC-703+ with lightweight G5RV dipole or end-fed wire

Mobile operation Saturday April 8, 2006. Think you need big antenna & high power to work the world? Check this out.

Mobile operating position June 4, 2006. Contacted 8 Museum ship special event stations NY to WI, plus many others.
Icom Tune Control information


more info - see my qrz.com listing

Snowmobile Mobile Jan 11, 2012 about 4PM. Lake Sacangaga, south central Adirondacks.
Contacts with Arizona and a mobile in Oklahoma on 15M.   IC-703+ 10 Watts. AT-271A/PRC shock corded whip approx. 9 1/2 feet on 'mirror mount' clamped to my 2009 Ski Doo Freestyle Tundra's rear rack.

The"shack"... It's been temporary for some time...

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