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I have had a fascination with Aladdin mantel lamps since I was a young boy. I can remember the “coal oil” Aladdin standing by in case of a power outage in our rural home in southern Indiana in the mid 1950’s. My parents grew up without electricity and this was their only form of light a night, winter time the nights were long and the added feature of putting out around 5000 BTU was a welcome asset. This lamp was only made one year, 1930/31 and it is completely original, including the Aladdin Whip-O-Lite shade. This would have been a more costly lamp and having one would have been a envy, remember the depression in going on, kerosone is 3 cents a gallon but most rural folks can't afford it. It is a completely natural draft kerosene lamp and is equal to a 65 watt bulb. Look closely you will see a second sought after Aladdin in the background, orange Aladdin vase lamp also original. I like to burn these on a cold winter night also with the fire place. What a great time! Drop me a line if you have in interest in this, I do belong to Knights of Aladdin. I hope you can enjoy this as much as I do.
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Most of the radio I have done has been on 160/80/40 meter bands, SSB/CW. I am just recently beginning to realize the possibilities of the 20/17 meter bands daytime since the addition of the Hex Beam.
Living in a rural area we have many alarm systems, most are VERY loud, some are manual, some are not. This is one of the door sensors
We had this home built to our liking 20 years ago. It is located in the center of 15 ac of mature forest. My antennas are running thru the trees giving me many options. Since we are rural the receiver noise level has always been a NON factor here, S <1.
You can find me generally 3.630 3.675 5.330.5 7.213 1.962 SSB, 7.117 and 14.117 CW or shoot me an email for a schedule.
I am always looking for new contacts, people to visit with and discuss events or whatever subject is at hand. Please drop me a line and maybe we can hook up ON AIR, or if SWL give me a QSL email.
Over the years I have managed to accomplish a couple of different Martial Arts styles, RyuKyu Kempo & Hapkido.... along with motorcycle riding,(started riding in 1962)...bicycling which I average 900 miles a year. at 67. I've been retired for 8 years. I enjoy working in the woods and around the property.
Amateur SSB/CW Radio
vintage call books
Here is my station. It consist of; Kenwood TS 990s, Kenwood TS 850s/DSP100, Yaesu FT 2000 (CW) Yaesu FT450D (CW), Acom 2100 amplifier, Alpha 8410 amplifier, Ameritron 811H (CW), Alpha 4510A watt meter, PalStar HF Auto tuner, PalStar DL2K dummy load.. Audio gear includes Bellari rp520 preamp, DEQ 2496 Ultra Curve, Aphex 204, 2024P Virtualizer Pro. The transmitter antennas are, KIO HexBeam (20,17,6 meters) at 70 foot , 160 meter half wave flat top dipole at 80 feet, 2X 75/80 half wave dipoles both at 80 feet, 40 meter half wave dipole at 60 feet, 60 meter half wave dipole at 70 feet, 20 meter dipole at 60 feet. Switching is accomplished by way of DX Engineering CC-8A remote. A EV RE-320, Heil PR-40, Shure SM7b and Shure SM58 wireless are the microphones controlled by a Radical Gold Digger, cloudlifter. Sennheiser HD 650's and 140 wireless, Heil Pro 7 are my headphones. And for SWL to ease things up a bit the Kenwood R-5000 to see what the worlds up to while relaxing.
73, Hope to hear from you soon!!
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