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Help, I Need a Cheap HF Amplifier II
N8FVJ revisits his choices of 10 years ago
Successfully Redeeming IRCs
KJ6GKF provides detailed, step-by-step instructions
$10 Delta Loop Antenna
KE7WAV shares a great stealth, low-cost antenna
Lightning and Grounding
An "eHam Classic" by K6AER
Digital: Baofeng UV5R + External Antennas
Possible, yea or nay?
Can (Should) The A.R.R.L. Be Saved?
What are your thoughts?
No Reason To Feel Intimidated Taking Your First Amateur Radio License Exam
How did you feel when taking your first ham radio license test?
My First Amateur Radio Transceiver: BaoFeng BF-F8HP
My First Amateur Radio Transceiver: BaoFeng BF-F8HP What was your first rig?
The Most Exciting Era in Amateur Radio
Have you tried some of the new digital modes?
This Addictive Grid Chase Thing!
Yet another way of having fun on the air!
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
AC Log by N3FJP - Great Logger
ZZRX-40 40 meter Receiver from 4-State QRP Group - Great little 40 meter receiver kit!
Icom SP-21 - Icom SP-21
ICOM R-9000 - Great Radio On The HF Bands
Icom IC-7610 - Great transceiver
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Apr 19  Yaesu FT-7800R, Excellent K6RQR
Apr 19  Elecraft K3 (2), KPA500, P3 K8GI
Apr 19  Rohn KG7RYA
Apr 19  Kenwood TS-850S with DSP-100 .... WA1STH
News View More Ham News!
Amateur Radio: A Hobby, Social Service:
DF6NM Wins Inventor Award:
AmateurLogic Special Presentation:
Radio Amateurs in Canada to Get New 100 Watt 5 MHz Allocation:
Dalton Holds Annual Georgia QSO Party for Amateur Radio Members:
VI4GAMES On the Air:
Ham Talk Live #111 -- Hamvention Awards:
Amateur Radio Thrives in Bartow:
Amateur Radio Operators Could be a Lifeline in a Major Disaster:
AmateurLogic 116: Friday The 13th is Out:
Nevada Sheriff: Radio Show Host Art Bell, W6OBB, Dead at 72:
Scientist Says Sun has Opened Three Coronal Holes:
Collecting Transistors is this Hyderabad Techie-Turned-Ham's Hobby:
Another Reason to Learn Morse Code: Kidnapping:
Is Greg Walden, W7EQI a Possible Successor as House Speaker?
VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday 15 April 2018:
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #15 de K7RA:
RSGB at Maker Faire UK:
April is Volunteers in Preparedness and Response Month:
Holes Have Burst Open On the Sun Hurtling Geomagnetic Storms Towards Earth:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #16:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
New ARRL CEO Comes Aboard Facing Challenges and Change:
Amateur Radio's Service and Support Commended on National Volunteer Week:
IARU President Extends Greetings for World Amateur Radio Day 2018:
Frequent Spotless Days Signal Start of Lengthy, Deep Solar Minimum Phase:
The Doctor Will See You Now!
ARRL Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology Application Deadline May 1:
ARRL VEC Conducts First-Ever Ham Radio Licensing Exam Session In Cambodia:
2nd Test of FT8 DXpedition Mode Demonstrates High Contact Rates Possible:
ARRL Rookie Roundup SSB Returns on Sunday, April 15:
Kenneth Graham, WX4KEG, is New National Hurricane Center Director:
MacDoppler Version 2.28 Released:
Hamming It Up:
Pinson Valley Students Contact International Space Station:
New Rescue Squad Radio Tower Dedicated in Honor of Elkins:
App Enables Two-Way Communication Between Deafblind People via Morse Code:
Ham Talk Live #110 -- Contest Events at Hamvention:
On the Air: From Hart House to Vimy Ridge:
Silent Sentry: Protecting Space Communications:
What are Sunspots? Sun Headed for 'Solar Minimum' NASA Scientists Say:
Citizens Train to Watch the Sky for Weather Warnings:
Pirate Radio in Space:
Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murdering Ham Operator, Al Loehlein:
Contest-Related Events at Dayton:
Yakima Amateur Radio Hosts Hamfest:
Kendall of Christmas Island DXpedition to Speak at Fond du Lac Radio Club:
PVHS to be First Alabama High School to Contact ISS Through Ham Radio:
Ham Radio Featured in 'A Quiet Place':
International Amateur Radio Union Youth Camp to be Hosted in South Africa:
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
HAMBASH 2018 KANSAS CITY MO Kansas City, MO 04/21/18
Michigan QSO Party MI 04/21/18
6th Annual Earth Day Celebration Cleveland, OH 04/21/18
Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival Morgan City, LA 04/21/18
Gadsen Purchase 170th Anniversary Tucson, AZ 04/21/18
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
Why do newer hams fail to become truly active? Pick your best answer and elaborate (and remain civil please!)
[729 votes since 2018-03-19]
  They were never really going to embrace the hobby
  Lack of Elmering
  Existing hams off-putting
  Equipment too expensive
  Lack of activity on the air
  Mike fright
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1558 14004.2     VU2RAK cq
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1558 3784.0     OE100IIO nix hier
1558 14265.0     Z62FB Nice to meet U again
1558 14115.0     IW0HOQ Tnx for
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1558 14011.7     UA1APX
1558 14196.0     OE100BKC 100 years republic
1558 7158.0     SP2YMX
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    Art Bell (W6OBB)
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    Shack Showcase KY1V
    KY1V This is my new ham "shack". The custom woodwork is all cherry hardwood. It features a Yaesu FT-1000MP Mark V, VL-1000 Quadra, SP8, MD-200, a Micron Millenia Computer with a Sony 23" Flat Screen Monitor. Operating position 2 (not shown) has an FT-1000D and a IC-756Pro. More can be seen at and

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    Issued 2018 Apr 19 1505 UTC
    Flux: 71 A-Index 6 K-Index 1
    Actv:No space wx storms observed.