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Articles View More Articles!
Safety Schmafety
Ah how things have changed over the years...
A Vest Pocket DX Expedition to Southern Africa
How to be the DX station without a ton of equipment!
Revive Two Meters
K7PE presents his solution
E51DXX DXpedition
What it was like from inside Rarotonga
Nice Looking Mic for Shack
Thinking about upgrading your audio? W8HDU provides some help.
6 Band Wire Antenna
An "eHam Classic" by N4JTE
Preparing for the Propagation Winter
W7TJ shows the decline in our last few solar cycles
Historical Events in Amateur Radio
A trip through history
The Gift of Friendship
How ham radio can foster International goodwill
The Digital LID and His Elmers
The true infinite endeavor of ham radio
 
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Wouxun KG-UV950P - Initially - not bad at all..
WA2NAN True-Talk G5RV - awesome antenna - awesome service
WA2NAN True-Talk G5RV - Mine not "built like a tank"
EARCH 40-6 end fed wire antenna - Very pleased
Buddipole Portable Dipole/Vertical - Love it! Certainly beats my indoor dipole.
 
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Sep 30  WTB: Ten-Tec Argonaut V (516) K7BHB
Sep 30  Swan 100 MXA KA3BAB
Sep 30  YAESU TXCO-3 WANTED G3UXB
Sep 30  flexradio 1500 /3000 KJ4MCZ
Sep 30  Heathkit IT-18 Transistor Tester KF2YD
 
News View More Ham News!
WIA: Battle to Save the 9 cm Band:
Creel's Radio Collection Given to Alabama Historical Radio Society:
Laketown Park in Kenner to Host Coast Guard Auxiliary Radio Day:
Nationwide Amateur Radio Operators Simulated Emergency Testing Oct. 11:
Ham Radio is Still the Old Standby In Emergency Situations:
Amateur Radio Operators to Host Oct. 4 Expo in Georgetown:
Wilkinsburg Ceremony to Commemorate World's First Wireless Broadcast:
Radio Payload on Lunar-Orbiting 4M-LXS To Transmit Messages from the Moon:
Amateurlogic Bonus Episode Released:
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #39 de K7RA:
HR-4969 to Eliminate CCRs:
Past Times: Amateur Radio Broadened Raleigh’s Horizons:
Meet the Man Who Invented the Emoticon ... In 1879:
ARNewsline Report 1397 -- Sept 26 2014:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #39:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
Amateur Radio Parity Act Co-Sponsors Swells Before Congressional Recess:
ARRL Presents Barry Goldwater, K7UGA, Achievement Award to Rep Greg Walden:
ARRL Deploying Ham Aid Kits to HI to Assist In Possible Lava Flow Respose:
FCC Turns Down Petition to Create a 4 Meter Band In the US:
Wisconsin Ham Dies In Fall from Tower:
W1AW Centennial Operations Going North to AK, West to CA, and East to DC:
ARRL Invites Nominations for 2014 International Humanitarian Award:
Amateur Radio is 'Communications Superpower':
Dayton Hamvention Seeks 2015 Award Nominations:
Space Symposium October 10-12 to Mark AMSAT's 45th Anniversary:
Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio Payload Launched to ISS:
ARDF Team USA Takes Home a Silver Medal from World Championships:
A Century of Amateur Radio and the ARRL:
Press Release: Bridgecom Systems 220 MHz Repeater Later This Year:
QSO Today Podcast -- John Portune -- W6NBC:
Norton is Connected Around the World:
Ham Radio Saves the Day Again -- Yukon Canada:
A Visit to ARRL Headquarters:
FCC Denies Petition for Amateur Radio Assignment Inside TV Channel 4:
FCC Commissioner: Repurpose 400 MHz Range:
Amateur Radio -- In Times of Trouble or Just for Fun:
Ham Radio Operator Objects To Anti-Texting RADAR:
Isabella Hosted Annual, 24-Hour Amateur Radio Field Day Event:
Radio Enthusiasts Put Tasmania's Lighthouses On an International Map:
Researchers Discover Wolverhampton Man's Secret Past:
Tech Nerds Freaked Out About Obsolescence 100 Years Ago Too:
Man Was Fixing Ham Radio Tower Before Fatal Fall:
 
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
Rocket Boys Festival - October Sky Beaver, WV 10/02/14
35th Anniversary of the Nashual Area Radio Club Nashua, NH 10/03/14
Currahee Military Weekend - Band of Brothers Dawsonville, GA 10/04/14
Lunar Eclipse Emporia, KS 10/04/14
2014 Hoosier Hills Hamfest South of Bedford, IN 10/04/14
 
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
Looking back to YOUR start in Ham radio, with an eye to "...the way things are in the world" to-day, do you think that you would have become an Amateur radio operator if you were somehow miraculously the same age as when you started, but in 2014?
[726 votes since 2014-09-11]
  YES---I am just a diehard techie who loves hands-on technical things.
  NO---Far too many distractions to-day, what with Facebook, Twitter, the internet, & computers in general.
  YES---Radio offers a challenging realm totally separate from the "user friendly" stuff of to-day's world, where most ANYONE is able to participate.
  NO---I probably wouldn't even have HEARD of Ham radio in to-day's popular media & social culture, so how could I have joined the ranks?
  What does it matter? The world is what it is. You can't miraculously transform 1950, or 1960, onto the present. Every dog has its day, & Ham radio's glory days are surely, for better or worse, behind it.
 
Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
1119 28480.0     9A3TR FB
1119 18122.0     PJ5/OL8R Tnx
1119 14162.0     UE16MP tnx QSO.
1119 14071.0     R2014FJ tnx
1119 18101.8     HL4CYG PSK31
1119 3526.0     W1AW/6 CW
1118 24966.0     UE16ST
1118 28119.3     RA9LL/P
1118 18122.0     PJ5/OL8R Tnx for QSO. Great signs in
1116 18144.7     SV5/DL3DRN WOLF
 
 
Spotlight N5IFH - March 2013
N5IFH - March 2013 Flex 5000A, Tokyo HL-1.5KFX Amp, Palstar HF- AUTO 1500 Tuner, PowerMaster Wattmenter, Electro Voice RE-20. 260' wire center fed apex @ 148'. KLM-KT34A @ 70'. 73, Roger.

 
Strays Add a Stray!
There are certain instances when the use of radio prowords are helpful. If all of you OTs cant take time to mentor 'greenies', you should sign "out". Roger?
N2OBM
 
Forums View All Forums
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    Ham Radio Links View More Links!
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    Friends Remembered View More
    Tom Branch (K4NR)
    Raymond F. Brown (W2STF)
    Gerald Rego (KE7YG)
    MAHLON HALE (WA7ZBL)
    Tom Williams (W5LUL)
     
    Shack Showcase W0UCE Operating Position
    W0UCE Operating Position My station is 100% CW except a VHF/UHF rig for club activities. HF Gear and Antennas: FT 1000 and TS-930 driving ACOM 2000 Amp "when required." Antennas: 14 El Log 10-30 Mhz & 2 El 40M Yagi on 90' Rohn 45. 160-10M Windom, 160M Folded Monopole and 4 Beverages. Operating interests include DX Traffic Nets, Contesting and Rag Chewing.

     
    Propagation More info

    Issued 2014 Oct 01 0905 UTC
    Flux: 162 A-Index 15 K-Index 3
    Actv:No space wx storms observed.
    Fcst:SW:minor