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Articles View More Articles!
Upgrade Your License
You can teach old dogs new tricks!
Are Your QSL Cards Boring?
VK6RK gives his observations
Transistor Radios and D-104 Microphones
An "eHam Classic" by N8NSN
Put The WOW Back Into Ham Radio
N5XO encourages others to embrace changes as they come and welcome new hams into the ranks.
RF Burn #2 -- In a Canoe!
Another lesson learned the hard way by VE9DAN.
Bargain Jewels III -- HF Station for $500
On a tight budget? KE8BKC showcases some inexpensive radios.
'The Rules of Radio'
VE9DAN shares them
SSB QRP Not a Fair Sport
Can we all be courteous in sharing a level playing field for everyone?
The DIY Scanner Discone
KJ4DGE shows you how to bring in the signals!
Before the Internet...
KJ4DGE takes us on a trip down radio communication history
 
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
HB-1A by BD4RG - Great Radio for the $$
G-Whip Widebander - Widebander Review - Update
Yaesu FT-991 - Pinnacle of shack in the box tech
Tecsun PL-660 PLL World Band Receiver - Edit of my review after 1year
Icom ID-51A - Great HT
 
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Aug 31  WTB: ICOM IC-7410 or Yaesu FTDX-1200 WK3B
Aug 31  Heatkit Power Amp WA4PAM
Aug 31  WTB: Ten Tec 539 K7BHB
Aug 31  Amp Supply LK-500ZA linear KD5ZSX
Aug 31  Parting Out FT-990 N2OAM
 
News View More Ham News!
Amateur Radio Groups Active In Area:
Volunteers Go On Air at Museum Open Day:
Radio Operators Plan To Celebrate Papal Visit With Special Stations On Air:
Ham Radio Operators Try to Contact Those Impacted by TS Erika:
Ham Radio Operators Provided Aid, Learned During Katrina:
Maconaquah Elementary Contacts International Space Station:
Amateur Radio Operators Ready to Assist:
Sen. Wicker Thanks Ham Operators for Their Lifesaving Role During Katrina:
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #35 de K7RA:
New QSO Radio Show with Guest Tim Duffy!
Ham Radio Operators On Standby as Erika Approaches:
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 1974 August 28 2015:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #34:
Launch Date Set for AMSAT Fox-1A:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
In Brief...
ARRL President Expects Parity Act House Bill Cosponsorships to Top 100 Soon
Volunteers Face Fire Threat While Supporting Emergency Communication:
FCC Universal Licensing System to be Down for Maintenance:
FCC Proposes to Fine OH Ham for Malicious Interference, Failure to Identify
2 Incumbents Face Opposition In ARRL Director, Vice Director Election Cycle
Outcome for 5 MHz At WRC-15 Remains In Limbo:
IARU Reiterates Commitment to Coordinate Satellites Only Band Plan:
Joplin ARC Will Be Hosting the Kansas QSO Party for Cherokee County:
Musician Takes Up Residency at Marconi Wireless Station:
Ham Operator Hit with $8k Penalty:
Pilots of the Airwaves -- Ham Radio in Perth:
Bart Lee, Mediator, Litigator, Godfather of Ham Radio, Talks with HsuUntied
Radio Connects Local 4-H Club with Space Station:
Solar Activity Is Declining - Scientists:
Undergrad Radio Amateur Uses Reverse Beacon Network In Research Project:
Sunspot AR2304 Could Generate Big Solar Flares this Weekend:
Staying Connected at the State Fair:
Veterans Introduced to Amateur Radio in Sauk Center:
UK's Amateur Radio Enthusiast Contacts Worldwide Space Station from Garden:
Limerick Radio Makes Waves In a Lighthouse:
Drones Are Not Exactly New:
Lions, Tigers and Ham, Oh My-- a $22K Penalty:
 
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
Iowa on the Air for VJ Day San Pedro, CA 09/02/15
VE Test Session Nazareth, PA 18064 Nazareth, PA 09/04/15
31st ANNUAL HAMFEST ALAMOGORDO NM Alamogordo, NM 09/05/15
VE Testing Session Rockingham, NC Rockingham, NC 09/05/15
Free Amateur Radio Classes begin today! Nazareth, PA 09/08/15
 
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Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
1945 7151.0     UX2IO 73
1945 18135.7     XP3A
1944 7193.0     OE1HHB
1944 1833.0     S560T ses last day
1943 18079.0     KW7D
1941 18079.0     KW7D
1943 3525.1     DL65DARC
1940 3525.1     DL65DARC
1943 18077.1     EI2CN tnx QSO
1942 3560.2     R15CWC/4/Q
 
 
Spotlight WA0NNX
WA0NNX Nope, a work in progress. Seems like we are always tinkering with our station. This is our lastest effort. Now to get the 2 element quad down and replace it with a 4 element. Hope the wife doesn't notice!

 
Strays Add a Stray!
So many antennas.....so little time!
W5XJ
 
Forums View All Forums
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  • CW progress thread for K5UNX
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    Ham Radio Links View More Links!
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    Virginia Capital District ARES 4.0
    On-Line Ham Radio Class 2.3
    Linear Loaded Vertical Antenna for 40m and 80m by PA3HBB 3.8
    CommCat--the DX Advantage 3.0
    GEARS Glendale Emergency Amateur Radio Service 1.3

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    Friends Remembered View More
    Callaway, Edgar (N4EC)
    "Willie" Williams (W5WIW)
    Martin (Marty) Simmonds (KK4PI)
    Paul R Rust (KB9TY)
    Wayne Stump (WB4AHZ)
     
    Shack Showcase KA8VIT - Cleveland, Ohio
    KA8VIT - Cleveland, Ohio My humble shack. Though I work mostly CW, I am equipped for most bands and modes.

     
    Propagation More info

    Issued 2015 Aug 31 1805 UTC
    Flux: 92 A-Index 5 K-Index 1
    Actv:No space wx storms observed.
    Fcst: