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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
Bringing the K6AER HF J-Pole to Life
Bringing the K6AER HF J-Pole to Life NO6E walks you through his build and installation
A Book Review of 200 Meters and Down
A comprehensive breakdown by W8WZ
Other Hobbies Revealed
What are your other interests?
Is FirstNet a Real Threat to Ham Radio?
Will free beat out a $47 billion system?
Amateur Radio Emergency Communications
A lighthearted look at some of our idiosyncrasies...
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Baofeng/Pofung BF-F8HP - Good - While It Lasted
Jetstream JTPS35BCM - Bad Supply
W6LVP Receiving Amplified Loop with transmit/receive switchbox - I Can Highly Recommend this Antenna
Kenwood TS-990S - Stunning radio that offers great value
Idiom Press/Ham Supply SCAF-1 - Great
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Dec 16  CUSHCRAFT A4S Yagi Antenna WB4L
Dec 16  Sony ICF-2010 FM/SW/AIR $125 KB5AG
Dec 16  ICOM IC-756ProII KK4WS
Dec 16  Kenwood TS-940SAT W6CHR
Dec 16  Kenwood TS450S N1SGL
News View More Ham News!
RSGB: Measuring Spectrum Pollution Video:
Belgium Ends 19th-Century Telegram Service:
Patients at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital Talk to Santa Over Ham Radio:
The 43rd Annual Tampa Bay Hamfest, a Gathering of Ham Radio Enthusiasts:
Nellie Ohr: Are Anti-Trump Conspirators Using Ham Radio to Communicate?
Fusion GPS Used Ham Radio to Create Debunked Dossier?
Santa to Talk to Local Kids via Radio Dec. 16:
Antietam Elementary Students Flying High After Radio Chat with ISS:
MFJ North American Distributor for Xiegu X5015:
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #49 de K7RA:
Students Chat with Italian Astronaut Aboard Space Station:
City's Radio Shack One of the Last Still in Business:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #50:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
Ham Volunteers Support Evacuation Shelters in Fire that Refuses to Die:
Logbook of the World to Add Support for CQ WAZ Award:
The Doctor Will See You Now!
Radio Anniversaries Abound in December:
On-The-Air Competitions Just Ahead Embrace New and Classic:
Slovenian Hams Support Dispatch Communication Following Storm Damage:
South African Radio League to Host 2018 YOTA Camp:
In Brief...
Emergency Communications Activation in Slovenia:
5B4XMAS -- Celebratory Callsign for Christmas:
Ham Talk Live #93 -- Gift Ideas with W0QH:
Amateur Radio Enthusiast Called in to Join Hunt for Space Teddy:
Amateur Radio Roundtable:
Tri-State Native's Hobby Provides Potential Lifeline in Times of Need:
Tapping Into a Ham Radio's Potential with SDRPlay:
Croatia 5MHz-Plus Top Band Extensions:
Codebreakers' Wall at Bletchley Park:
Amateurlogic Episode 112 is Released:
Foundations of Amateur Radio eBook:
4 Reasons Why You Should Become a Ham Radio Operator:
200-Year-Old Journal Reveals Rare American Sunspot Records:
Bay View Students Talk to Italian Astronaut Paulo Nespoli:
Hams Who Took On the Ockhi Onslaught:
Scientists are Concerned About the Abnormal Phenomena On the Sun:
Radio Amateuring Like It's 1975:
W1AW to Start Scheduled Transmissions on 6 Meters Beginning on January 2:
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
Stew Perry Topband Challenge 12/30/17
SKN - Straight Key Night 01/01/18
ARRL RTTY Roundup 01/06/18
North American QSO Party, CW 01/13/18
North American QSO Party, SSB 01/20/18
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
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0959 7074.0     ON3SS tnx ft-8 qso 73 dx :)
0959 14041.0     OJ9X cq very good 599 in
0959 7148.0     I3JYL AVVENTO
0959 14007.0     IT9CHU
0959 14172.0     RK9DM
0959 18073.0     OJ9X 559 big echo on sig to
0959 7135.0     YB8UTI pandang tes
0958 28020.0     9A1A
0958 14250.0     A41KB tnx
0958 14217.0     EH5MM CQ CQ Special event call
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K0CWO- Shack away from home 756ProII, 706 Mk2g, W2IHY EQ, Heil GM5, AL-80B Amp, Ten Tec 238B, 250' 600 ohm ladderline fed doublet @ 70'. Works while deployed at Ft Riley

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