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How to Overcome Some Condo Issues
Stuck with restrictions and limited space? Have no fear!
My Oscilloscope Affair: A Love Story
W8LV's tale of love and loss
To Amp or Not to Amp
To Amp or Not to Amp That is the question...which N4KC sets out to answer.
OCF Dipoles Fed with Ladder-Line
W5DXP shares the results of his experiments
Shack Surge Protection
How to protect your valuable equipment
Learning CW
W0FEN shares his method of learning Morse code.
HF Reel Type Portable Antenna for QRP
HF Reel Type Portable Antenna for QRP An "eHam Classic" by K9GDV
Like Contacting Marconi in Morse Code
NO6E shares his latest contact, K1JT himself!
The 'F' is for 'Fun'
More operating advice for this popular new digital mode
My Idea for Listening Headphones
K3MEJ's simple idea to allow you more operating pleasure
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
DPD Omni X antenna - Excellent outdoor scanner antenna
Balun Designs #4114-OCF 4:1 Current Balun - Excellent quality and performance
Whistler T R X-1 - excellent scanner
ARRL - Logbook of the World - LoTW - Works for me
Alliance HD-73 - A+ after 20 years!
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Jan 18  Rohn HDBX-48 tower KB9SI
Jan 18  Heil Classic ic mic KB9SI
Jan 18  Icom SP-20 NOS KB9SI
Jan 18  Flex 5000A K1FFJ
Jan 18  FT-847 and tunner N8PXE
News View More Ham News!
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #03:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
ARRL CEO Tom Gallagher, NY2RF, to Retire:
ARRL Board Of Directors to Meet:
The Doctor Will See You Now!
A Message to Members from ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR:
Club Group Will Operate W1AW for Winter Field Day:
Fox-1D Amateur Radio CubeSat Launches Successfully, Now Designated as AO-92
Florida Ham Radio Club Aids Homeless During Cold Snap:
DoD Interoperability Communication Exercise Deemed a Success:
Registration Now Open for HamSCI Workshop:
Past ARRL Great Lakes Division Director Jim Weaver, K8JE, (SK):
In Brief...
Western Nevada College Offering Class to Certify Ham Radio Technicians:
William Paterson Students Visit Vieques, Forge Radio Partnership:
NCVEC Question Pool Committee Releases Errata to Technician Question Pool:
Ham Radio Operators Display Emergency Capabilities During Winter Field Day:
Amazing 3D-Printed Radio Works, Despite Having No Battery or Outlet Plug:
Ham Talk Live #98 -- Building Satellites:
RSGB Band Plans Updated:
WIA: The Future of Amateur Radio Update:
Live Ham Radio Show Tuesday:
Pacific Island Villagers Get Electricity and Water Storage:
A Cartoonist's Adventures in Radio:
Amateurlogic Episode 113 is Released:
Sea Cadets Earn Ham Radio Technician License:
Ham Radio Operators to Train for Next Disaster:
Do Shortwave 'Numbers Stations' Really Instruct Spies?
AX Prefix on Australia's National Day:
The IARU Watches WPT Developments:
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
North American QSO Party, SSB 01/20/18
SARC Winter Hamfest Marathon, NY 01/20/18
CQ 160-Meter Contest, CW 01/26/18
23rd Annual Albuquerque Winter Tailgate Albuquerque, NM 01/27/18
Hazel Park Hamfest Madison Heights, MI 01/28/18
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
How low do you go? Tell us your experience with operating lower frequency bands (80M and below).
[130 votes since 2018-01-15]
  Really Low: I've operated on one of the new low bands (630M or 2200M).
  Classically Low: I operate the classic low bands a lot (80M and 160M).
  Barely Low: I've operated on HF a lot, but not often at or below 80M.
  Wannabe Low: Would like to, but no antennas, etc.
  Not Low At All: I've never operated below VHF.
  Conditionally Low: I only operate HF on Field Day or at another's QTH.
Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
0722 14009.2     UA0UY
0722 14033.0     UN7FW
0722 14032.0     RU0SYL
0722 7026.0     ZA1F
0721 10136.0     EA6VQ tnx
0721 21230.0     VK1FWBD
0721 14131.0     R7GR
0721 14023.0     R9OM
0721 7155.0     I4LEC CQ
0720 1825.0     F6ARC Oliver 579 w/a little QRN
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Strays Add a Stray!
Why all the commotion over CW? In modern day ham radio the operating skill needed most is the ability to type on a keyboard. Typing is the skill that should be part of the license testing process.
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    VE3OZ's Shack I've been spending the summer fine tuning the arrangement of my radio equipment in my shack. I think I almost have it right...

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