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Articles View More Articles!
I'm On FT8! Now What?
NO6E provides a tutorial on this rapidly growing mode
High Capacity Battery Pack for Site Use Portable Operations
Running out of power? K6TAR has a solution!
Novice Rigs and Skills
Years ago, getting started took a little more effort...
40-Meter Antenna Shoot Out!
40-Meter Antenna Shoot Out! N0AH shares his test results
Batteries That Bamboozle
Quick and simple testing to sort out the good, bad and worn battery packs.
The Radiant Barrier Myth
K5OX sheds light onto HF signals performance in this situation
Key Cover
Key Cover An inexpensive and effective way to protect your Morse code keys
Lost Mobile Mic, Fix
N6JSX provides an easy (and safe) way of keeping track of your microphone while driving.
Affectionately Remembering Rod Newkirk, W9BRD
Some writings are truly timeless...
The FXTenna Portable HF Antenna
An "eHam Classic" by KD5FX
 
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Super Antenna TM1 SuperMount Low Profile Tripod for Portable Anr - Well made, lightweight, Antenna tripod if a little expensive
Pyle PCB4BK - Solid basic speakers
N4ATS Radio & Amplifier Repair - Radio Repairs
NL7XM Callsign Historical Research - A great historical resource!
Yaesu FT-857 - all flavors - I just love this small all mode Radio
 
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Oct 19  Bird 100H N5EVH
Oct 19  Icom IC-910H Junker or parts wanted AE4SH
Oct 19  Heath HW-16 xcvr w/match'g VFO KC8Y
Oct 19  W9WBL V22 N7UX
Oct 19  Yaesu SP-5 Speaker With DSP-59-Y Noise Reduction F W3RLB
 
News View More Ham News!
Chinese CAS-4A and CAS-4B Amateur Radio Satellite Transponders Activated:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
'Force Of 50' Volunteers' Puerto Rico Hurricane Recovery Mission Ends:
Puerto Rico Volunteer Aids Burn Victim, Contacts Family via Ham Radio:
The Doctor Will See You Now!
New Bands Spring to Life; Veteran LF Experimenter Denied Access to 2200M:
California Fire Situation Improves:
Global Effort Under Way to Restore Dominica's Amateur Radio Capabilities:
Caribbean Telecommunications Union Head Calls for 'New Generation' of Hams:
World Radiosport Team Championship Announced 63 Teams to Compete Next July:
In Brief...
Nevada County Amateur Radio Services Operators Assist in Fire Emergencies:
Akron Man Survives Hurricane, Returns Home Thanks to Kenny Chesney:
Scientists in Alaska Attempt to Produce Artificial Aurora:
Ham Talk Live #86 -- Satellites:
IARU Watching Wireless Charging Technology:
What Do Solar Indices Mean?
When All Else Fails, Amateur (Ham) Radio Works:
Manager Reopens Jefferson City RadioShack:
Martin F. Jue Joins Amateur Radio Roundtable:
International Beacon Project Upgrade:
Amateurlogic Episode 109 is Released:
Amateur Radio Operators in California Ready During Disasters:
We Now Know What SOS Really Stands For:
Ham Radio Operators Have Butte County Emergency Role:
Radio Club Offers Aid for Hurricane Recovery:
California Firestorms Reveal Wireless Network Fragility in Emergencies:
 
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Prescott, AZ 10/21/17
Nutmeg Hamfest Meriden, CT 10/22/17
YCCC meeting Sturbridge, MA 10/22/17
CQ Worldwide DX Contest, SSB 10/28/17
K7L 500th Anniversary of the Reformation AZ 10/31/17
 
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
Do you have any ham equipment you use or used regularly in a mobile environment? Details, please!
[243 votes since 2017-10-13]
  VHF/UHF mobile rig
  Handheld on the seat
  HF radio
  Some/all of the above
  I don't do mobile anymore
  Never did mobile
  Other
 
Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
0109 7074.0     YV5DRN FK60 Tnx FT8
0108 7150.0     TC10M
0108 7155.0     HK4L tnx qso luis
0108 7130.0     9M4SJJ JOTA
0108 10112.0     CO8LY
0107 10112.0     CO8LY decent sig in
0105 7013.9     8P9RN tnx agn
0106 14044.0     WD9Q
0104 7019.0     3C0L QSX 7.022 really loud
0104 7075.7     VE3BGE
 
 
Spotlight Ham Radio is a HOOT!
Ham Radio is a  HOOT! I use carts for my RIGS. Easy to move around to access the back radios and amps, for repairs ect... The drawers on the cart are great, and reversing the trays to make shelves works very well. TS940S, MarkV FT1000mp, and some older Kenwoods.

 
Strays Add a Stray!
On the upside, if DX stations gave us the signal reports we actually deserved, everybody would be running legal limit and you'd never be able to sell a QRP rig, ever!
K9CTB
 
Forums View All Forums
Hot topics in Company Reviews Forum:
  • Ten-Tec Repair Service
  • DX Engineering literally screamed at me
  • Heathkit slowly making a comeback
  • American Radio Supply
  • Antenna Dinamica by RO.EL.TVE
  • US price of new Icom 7851
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    Ham Radio Links View More Links!
    Last 5 Rated Avg. Rating
    W2WDX Ham Radio Station 3.7
    Radio Frequency ICOM R8500 1.7
    Beverage receiving antenna info by W0BTU 4.4
    N4IR Jimmy Roller 3.3
    N1EU TopBand, Contesting, and FT1000MP Tips 3.5

    There are 5206 total links!
     
    Friends Remembered View More
    Robert May (KB5SXU)
    Phil Kenny (K6AXY)
    George Ford (K2QIJ)
    dennis w martin (W9DVV)
    Edward (Buck) Vaughan (KR4NL)
     
    Shack Showcase W0FJR Getting back on the air again
    W0FJR Getting back on the air again Ts820, alinco dxsr8t, ft 2900.

     
    Propagation More info

    Issued 2017 Oct 20 0005 UTC
    Flux: 73 A-Index 12 K-Index 3
    Actv:No space wx storms observed.
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