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Batteries That Bamboozle
Quick and simple testing to sort out the good, bad and worn battery packs.
The Radiant Barrier Myth
K5OX sheds light onto HF signals performance in this situation
Key Cover
Key Cover An inexpensive and effective way to protect your Morse code keys
Lost Mobile Mic, Fix
N6JSX provides an easy (and safe) way of keeping track of your microphone while driving.
Affectionately Remembering Rod Newkirk, W9BRD
Some writings are truly timeless...
The FXTenna Portable HF Antenna
An "eHam Classic" by KD5FX
Working Split with WSJT-x
How to cut through the QRM!
The Truth About Echolink
N5DBX attempts to clarify matters
An Easy Build GO BOX Site Antenna
A VHF/UHF antenna using low cost parts for emergency communications
JSX Ugly Balun
JSX Ugly Balun N6JSX/8 shows how to make this simple 1:1 RF choke
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Yaesu FT-897 & 897D - Excellent for just the right number of reasons
Yaesu FTM-100D - Follow up, not so good.
Chameleon MPAS - Performs well !
HamLog by N3WG - Nice simple app for logging
Yaesu FT-891 - Best Yaesu Moblle in Years
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Sep 19  ELK 440L8 440 MHz Log Periodic beam K9ADB
Sep 19  ICOM RS-BA1 Remote Control Software K9ADB
Sep 19  West Mountain Rigrunner 4005H K9ADB
Sep 19  West Mountain Super PWRfate PG40S K9ADB
Sep 19  Diamond SX-1100 SWR & Power Meter K9ADB
News View More Ham News!
Hurricane Redux: Amateur Radio Community Goes on Alert for Maria:
New Plymouth Amateur Radio Celebrates 90 Years On Air:
Amateur Radio Roundtable:
Tunisia Legalizes Individual Licenses:
A Texas Homage to Amelia Earhart’s Around-the-World Flight:
Please Keep Clear of Hurricane Nets: Debutes with YCCC/40:
WIA Team Compete in Overseas ARDF Events:
'Sergio and Sergei' Ron Perlman On True Story of Cosmonaut Trapped In Space
When Natural -- or Any -- Disaster Strikes, Being Prepared Matters:
Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #119:
VK6ARN NewsWest for Sunday 17 Sept 2017:
FCC Opens 630/2200-Meter Bands; Stations Must Notify UTC Before Operating:
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #37 de K7RA:
Role Still for Radio:
Here's Where Cold War 'Numbers Stations' Broadcast Spies' Secret Codes:
Emergency Preparedness Fair in Milpitas on Saturday:
Offaly Telescope Detects Huge Explosions On the Sun:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #37:
Amateurlogic No 108 is Released:
Ham Talk Live #81 -- VoA Museum Celebration:
Seven Massive Solar Flares Have Erupted from Furious Sunspot In Seven Days:
During Hurricanes, Emergency Officials Turn to Ham Radio:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
Amateur Radio Volunteers Respond to Historic Hurricane Irma:
Help the Ham Aid Response Effort In Florida and the US Virgin Islands:
Emergency Net Activated In Wake of Earthquake In Mexico:
The Doctor Will See You Now!
QST Announces 2017 Antenna Design Competition Winners:
Collegiate Amateur Radio Symposium Holds Second Annual Meeting:
Not All 'Intruders' On Ham Bands are Illegal -- But a Lot of Them Are:
Dr. Scott Wright, K0MD, Tapped as New NCJ Editor:
Massive Sunspots Solar Flares: Scientists Don't Know Why:
In Brief...
Amateur Radio Roundtable:
Communication is Key to Surviving a Disaster:
Ham Radio Groups Work Behind the Scenes of Emergencies to Help Community:
Irma, Not the Only Storm: Major Space Weather Event In Progress On the Sun:
Watch these Manhattan Beach Kids Make Radio Contact with an Astronaut:
Ham Radio Operators Can Be Last Line of Communication During Severe Weather
Massive Sunspots, Huge Solar Flares Mean Unexpected Space Weather:
Radio Amateurs in CT Prepare to Help with Irma Relief Efforts:
FEMA, FCC Prep Emergency Comm Ahead of Hurricane Irma:
Emergency Preparedness Fair Helps Locals Prepare for Catastrophes:
Jamestown Man Bound for Houston:
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
CQ Worldwide DX Contest, RTTY 09/23/17
SMARTSFEST 2017 Cologne, MN 09/23/17
Rome Radio Club Hamfest Rome, NY 09/23/17
Swap N Shop New Kensington, PA 09/27/17
Exam Session, Oak Park, MI Oak Park, MI 10/03/17
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
What do you like best about the programs at your local club's meetings? Please explain your choice!
[216 votes since 2017-09-12]
  I don't attend them or don't belong to a local club.
  I attend but they don't (regularly) have programs.
  Technical topics like propagation, electronics, antennas, etc.
  Operating topics like how to contest, make DX or satellite QSOs, or handle message traffic.
  Topics specifically for license upgrading.
  I don't like (the) programs.
Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
0405 10106.0     5T5OK
0405 7038.6     UA3SCE TNX FB QSO
0404 10106.0     5T5OK up
0403 7020.2     A25SP tnx QSO
0403 14020.0     UA0WW/M
0403 14085.0     E6AG RTTY Up
0401 14074.0     HD8M FT8 - TNX Jim & Co. 73 &
0400 7038.6     UA3SCE TNX FB QSO
0400 1822.0     5T5OK Heard in NH
0400 10106.0     5T5OK Heard in MA
Spotlight N3DD
N3DD Main station cosists of an Ftdx-5000MP, TS- 850S and an AL-80A amplifier. Vintage station is a Collins S-Line 75S1, 32S-1, KWM-2 and a 30L-1.

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    Shack Showcase VA3EOT Toronto EOC
    VA3EOT Toronto EOC The Toronto Emergency Operations Centre Amateur Radio Station VA3EOT is fully equipped to provide Municipal and Provincial level communications and supports the Provincial Emergency Operations Centre Amateur Radio Station VE3EMO during exercises and emergencies. 1- Yaesu FT897 [PSK31 Station] 2- Kenwood TS-570S [HF Stations] 1- Alinco DR-M06TH [6 Meters] 1- Yeasu FT-8800 VHF/UHF 1- Yeasu FT-8100 VHF/UHF 1- Alinco DR-2E5 [220 MHz] 3- Alinco DM-340MV Power Supplies 1- Astron SS-25M Power Supply 1- Motorola Radius Police Metro Net 4- Motorola XTS-2500 OEM/Fire/EMS 2- Phone Lines 1- Fax-line 1- Computer with internet access Website:

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    Issued 2017 Sep 20 0305 UTC
    Flux: 71 A-Index 8 K-Index 3
    Actv:No space wx storms observed.