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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
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!
How A Box Fan Sparked My Interest In Amateur Radio
How casual research morphed into a hobby.
Pedestrian Mobile Whip
Pedestrian Mobile Whip W0RW gets a Clansman 2.5 Meter Whip Antenna for PRC319, PRC320 Man-Pack radios on the air.
Digital Modes Activities & Granularity
Who else has had improved DX contacts with the new modes?
Mobile Grounds
An "eHam Classic" by K0BG
The Very Simplest Homemade Hi Q Loop!
WB2JNA shows you how to make this limited space stealth antenna
FT8 Burnout? Cure Available Now
Things a little crowded? Looking for a change? Give Olivia a try!
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Win4YaesuSuite FTDX/FT-991 Radios - Simply the best
LP-PAN / LP-PAN 2 - In a category of it's own
HF Packer Amp: miniHFPA2 Edition - Great for ensuring QSOs in the field when conditions are poor.
MFJ 854 - Needed fixing, but does the job
ICOM IC-7300 HF/50MHz TRANSCEIVER - Best bang for the $
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Mar 18  Drake Station For Sale W0QC
Mar 18  WTS: NIB Fluke 289 w/NIST Calibration KE0XS
Mar 18  Icom PS-125 W4KBX
Mar 18  Mini Brass Telegraph Key N1HM
Mar 18  Heathkit 337-C W7WLL
News View More Ham News!
Australia Hosts International Spectrum Meeting:
New Exhibition at Bletchley Park:
630M Group Playing WSQ2 in VK and ZL:
Scanner Group Hopes to Equip Citizen Patrols with Radios:
Mysterious Anomaly: the Sun Without a Single Stain for 37 Days:
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #11 de K7RA:
AmateurLogic.TV Episode 115 is Here:
John Moyle Memorial Field Day:
RAYNET Active in Extreme Weather:
Past Louisiana Section Manager Jim Molan, KD5IGG, (SK):
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #12:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
Why ARRL is Recommending Enhanced HF Privileges for Technicians:
ARRL To Shine Spotlight on Public Service Communications at Hamvention 2018
The Doctor Will See You Now!
2018 ARRL International Grid Chase Update:
FT8 DXpedition Mode Field Test Attracts Upward of 500 Participants:
Chinese Lunar-Orbit Amateur Radio Payload Could Launch this Spring:
Tennessee Middle School Students Will Send CubeSat Into Space:
In Brief...
Getting It Right!
Coax Loss vs Connector Loss:
Astronaut Talks Life in Space with San Bruno Students via Ham Radio:
Bellefonte Students Make Direct Contact with Space Station:
Ham Talk Live #106 -- SKYWARN Nets:
Ham Festival (the Radio Kind) Brings Enthusiasts to Hunterdon:
Want to Help First Responders? Amateur Radio May Be for You:
NASA Rendered a Massive Solar Eruption in 3D Using Three Satellites:
Man Rescued from Atop Ham Radio Antenna:
DARA Gives Update on Hamvention:
W1AW 2018 Spring/Summer Operating Schedule:
South Texas SM Stepping Aside; New South Texas SM Appointed:
FOC 80th Anniversary Challenge:
Mendocino County Emergencies: When All Else Fails...Amateur Radio:
Maidenhead Grid EL58hx Activation 2018:
Orbiting Astronaut Talks Life In Space with Students via Ham Radio:
58th Acadiana Hamfest Invades Rayne:
An Autonomous Drone for Working Rare Squares:
Update on the Melbourne University Space Program:
Madison County Storm Spotters Do What Radar Can't:
Radio Operators Connect at Acadiana Hamfest:
Positive Contact:
A New View of the Sun from NOAA's Solar Telescope:
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
CQ WW WPX Contest, SSB 03/24/18
April Fools' Fest 2018 Noble, IL 04/07/18
HAMBASH 2018 KANSAS CITY MO Kansas City, MO 04/21/18
Michigan QSO Party MI 04/21/18
Florida QSO Party 04/28/18
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
As, a licensed Amateur Radio Operator just how active are you ??
[748 votes since 2018-02-16]
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  Every few weeks!
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Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
0514 7130.0     FY/DL7BC/P
0510 7130.0     FY/DL7BC/P up2 correct
0508 7018.1     TJ2TT QSX
0508 7130.0     FY/DL7BC 59+ in MI up
0505 7025.0     ES100R Estonian Republic
0503 1840.0     V31MA Thank You,
0502 1811.0     TN5R cq up
0502 14075.5     FR5AB
0501 7018.0     TJ2TT 579 in
0500 3519.0     ES100U Estonian Republic
Spotlight NĜIU
NĜIU ARS NĜIU consists of: Icom IC-756 PRO, Antennae: Cushcraft R7 Vertical, Isotron 80, Kantronics KAMPlus Multimode Controller, Homebrew Soundcard Interface (designed by Bob Lewis AA4PB and built by me), Computer: Homebrew AMD K6/2-350 running Windows 98, Logger v7.09, WF1B RTTY v5.02, Hamscope v1.51, IZ8BLY Hellschreiber v3.8, MultiPSK v3.3.3 Plus other miscellaneous odds and ends too numerous to mention!

Strays Add a Stray!
ya know, some operators just don't belong in pileups.
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    Shack Showcase K9FLY South Wall Station.
    K9FLY South Wall Station. This is the "solid state" part of the station. Our hobby is truly a window to the world. Finally retired and now can use these fun toys...... 73, Tom

    Propagation More info

    Issued 2018 Mar 19 0305 UTC
    Flux: 69 A-Index 25 K-Index 5
    Actv:SW:moderate GM:G2 
    Fcst:SW:minor GM:G1