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W0ZSW back in service with new radio

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Following a transmitter failure in the TS-480HX, W0ZSW was sidelined.  The station is now back on line with an Icom IC-7200, but we are waiting for a data cable to connect the radio to the LDG automatic antenna tuner.  We expect this to be available soon, but in the meantime it is necessary to provide […]

W0ZSW TX Fail

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Station W0ZSW is offline due to a transmitter failure.  Although the Kenwood TS-480HX receiver still works, the transmitter section is not functional, putting out no RF at all.  The radio will probably be replaced with a different one, but for now the station remains offline.  Station W0EQO remains in operation.

W0EQO audio back after outage

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Audio from W0EQO was down for around 8 hours between 3 January and the early morning of 4 January 2017.  A reboot of the RCForb host software has resolved the issue.  Please report any outages to wa0tda@arrl.net.

W0ZSW offline for antenna check

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The antenna at W0ZSW has stopped tuning properly.  There has been an ice storm followed by high winds in the Twin Cities, so we will have to check the antenna system for damage.  With subzero temperatures in the forecast, this work will be delayed.

W0ZSW goes to 24 hour service

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W0ZSW has a 24/7 schedule now, replacing the old daytime-only schedule.  Please be respectful of all other users by returning controls like RF Gain and Split to their normal positions before you log off.  Also, please use the lowest power level needed for all transmissions to avoid interference to other electronic equipment at the station […]

W0ZSW scheduled maintenance

Remote Base News -

W0ZSW will be down for scheduled maintenance on Friday morning, 18 November 2016.  The station’s power supply will be replaced and testing will be completed in time for the station to return to service for ARRL November Phone Sweepstakes weekend.
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