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Articles View More Articles!
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!
Operating Portable QRO
Just because you're out in the field doesn't limit you to low power...
How to Overcome Some Condo Issues
Stuck with restrictions and limited space? Have no fear!
My Oscilloscope Affair: A Love Story
W8LV's tale of love and loss
To Amp or Not to Amp
To Amp or Not to Amp That is the question...which N4KC sets out to answer.
OCF Dipoles Fed with Ladder-Line
W5DXP shares the results of his experiments
 
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Maxcon OCF Dipole - Pleasantly surprised.
QRPworks SideKar for Elecraft KX2, KX3, K3, K3S, and others - QRP Side Kar
JRC NRD-545 - Good Radio
LadderLoc - good product
Zero-Five 6-80 Meter Groundplane Vertical - A definite 5.0!
 
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Feb 20  Lp-Pan2 for K3 N4ZKR
Feb 20  WANTED: National LF-10 K5WTX
Feb 20  Flex-5000A ATU, 2nd RX, lots of extras free shipp N8FNR
Feb 20  Radio Handbook W. Orr, 20th edition KD8FZH
Feb 20  Electronic Communications Book KD8FZH
 
News View More Ham News!
More Than a Hobby:
Big Rockets, Small Rockets: The Age of Space Startups is Here:
Berthoud High Students Go 'Ham' with Amateur Radio Competition:
DMR Talkgroup for Universities:
WIA Moves Towards 24/7 Ticketing System:
ILLW 100 Entry is YL Team from Portugal:
New Policy for WIA QSL Bureau Operations:
WF Amateur Radio Society Looks to Add Millennials:
The American Legion's 99th Birthday to be Celebrated:
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #07 de K7RA:
Bellefonte Area Middle School Students Work On Out-Of-This-World Project:
Ham Fest:
Wi-Fi-connected 3D-Printed Objects Communicate Without Electronics:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #08:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
'Awesome' Activity for The 2018 ARRL International Grid Chase:
ARRL Announces Mobile DXCC Operating Award:
3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition Revived:
The Doctor Will See You Now!
ARRL Receives Byrd Antarctic Expedition Morse Key, Historical Materials:
Z60A Operation Has Moved Kosovo Down The Most-Wanted List a Few Notches:
Radio Amateur Named as Next President of Harvard University:
Sisterhood of Amateur Radio Supports Girl Scouts In Radio Wireless Patch:
Nominations Now Open for CQ Amateur Radio, Contest, and DX Halls of Fame:
In Brief...
Solar Storm on Track for Earth After Solar Flares Erupt on Sun, NASA Warns:
Ham Talk Live #102 -- Recognizing Youth:
Storm Spotters Brave Elements to Get a First Look at Severe Weather:
Skywarn Recognition Day:
Tumbling Spacesuit Another Bizarre Object In Space:
Let's Call CQ -- QSO Today Episode 184:
Kettering University Student Brings Ham Radio Hobby, Expertise to Campus:
CRA's Hamfest Slated for March 10:
Red Cross and Amateur Radio Renew Alliance:
Orlando HamCation: Ham Radios Offered Lifeline to Puerto Rico After Maria:
Amateur Radio Roundtable Tuesday Nights:
KA1FZQ, 29th President of Harvard:
World Radio Day 2018: Tune In to the Good Old Days:
The Sun Goes Spotless:
North Korea's Eerie Coded Messages Return to Airwaves Ahead of Olympics:
Amateurlogic Episode114 is Released:
Wireless Power -- Zenneck Surface Wave:
Hawaii's Communication Breakdown and How Going Ham Could Save Us:
Passion of Amateur Radio:
Ham Club to Explore Echolink:
The Luxembourg Effect:
 
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
Battleship Iowa Turns 75 on February 22, 2018 San Pedro, CA 02/22/18
CQ 160-Meter Contest, SSB 02/23/18
Ham-Con Vermont Hamfest South Burlington, VT 02/24/18
WASHFest South Park, PA 02/25/18
ARRL DX Contest, SSB 03/03/18
 
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
As, a licensed Amateur Radio Operator just how active are you ??
[222 votes since 2018-02-16]
  Operate every day
  Operate just for the Net check-in
  Pretty much a Weekend operator
  Every few weeks!
  Mobile operation only
  Only when the "Radio Bug" bites
  When is the next Contest?
 
Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
0513 7040.9     OZ30EU tnx
0512 7074.0     UN3M
0512 14074.0     6K5YIA
0511 3799.0     YU4DX
0510 3573.0     R3DL FT8 tks qso
0510 7015.0     RK9LWA Tnx
0509 3514.0     V31MA 599 in
0509 3799.0     OE6MBG
0509 7074.0     I5ZQY
0508 7005.1     RN3CT 569 on a dead
 
 
Spotlight W2RDD QRP Station
W2RDD QRP Station Running 5-to-20 watts, mostly 5 watts, from an Argonaut V and SG-2020. Usual keys and bugs. A hybrid MFJ/Buddistick whip out the window.

 
Strays Add a Stray!
Q: Why do manufacturers keep making our gear smaller and smaller? A: The smaller the gear, the more we can cram into the shack. And, the more gear we can cram into the shack, the more gear we'll buy.
N9LCD
 
Forums View All Forums
Hot topics in Mods And Repairs Forum:
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  • Yaesy FT-736 question
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  • SB-634 24 hour clock replacement
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    Ham Radio Links View More Links!
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    Proppy: Online HF propagation predictions using ITU P.533. 5.0
    Maidenhead Grid Square Locator and Calculator 3.5
    Antennas by W8JI 4.0
    6 Meter Signal Squirter 2.3
    Signal-One Radio Museum 2.8

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    Friends Remembered View More
    Mitchell Wright (KC0CWU)
    Arnold Whitlow (NM8K)
    Derick Ovenall (N3EGR)
    George Tew (NC5Y)
    Lyle Kaufman (K1DMU)
     
    Shack Showcase K8RA classic station of the past
    K8RA classic station of the past The old tube stuff still works great. It is still a thrill to warm up the tube occasionally.

     
    Propagation More info

    Issued 2018 Feb 21 0305 UTC
    Flux: 68 A-Index 5 K-Index 0
    Actv:No space wx storms observed.
    Fcst: