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Who Really Invented the LED?
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Band Conditions
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Farewell to the Boat Anchor Days
High-tec rigs equal high end fun!
Hit the Brakes
W2HP shares a tip that can save your rotator.
Yaesu FTDX3000 Sound Card Digital Modes Setup Using Internal USB Interface
PA0GTB guides you through the process
JT65 -- Setting Up WSJT-X on Elecraft K3S
K8ZT walks you through it
Ground Loops
An "eHam Classic" by K0BG
Assuming the ARPA Becomes Law
W6EM points out a few important details
Interesting QSO Shortage
How do you keep things interesting?
The Fun of Fixing
Do you take joy in getting broken things to work again?
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K4JSG QSL Cards - These Cards are the Best!
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Just Ahead In Radiosport:
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The Doctor Will See You Now!
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ARRL Outgoing QSL Service to Raise Rates:
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More Than 200 US Stations Signed Up for Scouting's Jamboree On the Air:
Retired Librarian Who Was Maine's First Woman Radio Amateur Turns 108:
In Brief...
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2031, Sept. 30, 2016:
USS Batfish ARC WW2SUB Storm Damage Fund:
Ham College Episode 21 is Out:
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Why Is Ham Radio So Important?
Ham Talk Live #33 -- Bouvet Island DXpedition:
Radio Club Offers Incentive To Residents To Become Licensed Operators:
Review of the Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan:
WIA: Amateur Reciprocal Qualifications Review:
Geomagnetic Blitz of September 1941:
MIT's Flea Market Specializes in Rare, Obscure Electronics:
Radio Club's Youngest Member Becomes Certified:
WIA Review Seeks Foundation License Enhancement:
WICEN in Search for Missing Aircraft:
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Amateur Radio Roundtable: Interference, BPL, and ATT's New AirGig:
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Ham Radio Clubs in IITs, NITs Could Boost Emergency Communications:
Volunteer Connection: Amateur Radio -- a Key Component of Disaster Response
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What is the Difference Between DX Radio and CB?
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OK, now, let's be honest here: we've ALL had close calls - at one time, or another - that very nearly made us join the ranks of the Silent Keys listed! So let's get "clean" & share this with others: what, specifically, was YOUR "...near miss"...?
[231 votes since 2016-08-29]
  Mine was electrical, i.e with the household AC mains, as detailed here...
  Mine was way up on high, whilst in the process of doing some antenna work, as detailed here...
  Mine was while I was working on a particular piece of gear on the work bench, as detailed here...
  Mine was while trying-out my newly-installed mobile set-up, as detailed here...
  Mine was a result of a "...close encounter of the WORST kind" (with a NON-Ham) that I had while engaged in a Ham radio project, as detailed here...
  Mine was a combination of unfortunate flooks --- the sum total of which COULD have spelled disaster for me! --- as detailed here...
  Mine is almost too unbelievable to imagine, as detailed here...
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Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
1708 7013.0     RN6A Dixon100 tu fr
1708 3682.0     AN400C
1708 14292.0     AN400R
1708 7031.0     SC7IPA
1708 7099.0     RN6C
1708 7100.0     EA7JFT/4 CCC-056
1708 10143.0     AN400G
1708 18102.5     AN400A PSK 125
1707 3719.3     SP3PET Niko Pozna?
1707 14246.0     AN400C NOW LOOK
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W6RMC This is where I hide when the XYL is on the warpath. Kenwood TS2000, Hammarlund HXL-ONE linear amp, LDG AT-11MP auto tuner (built from kit), Alinco switching power supply.

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