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A Place for Young Hams:
NV2A's suggestion to help younger amateur radio ops
Your First HF Dipole
An "eHam Classic" by K4DPK
The Future of Packet Radio
Will this reliable emergency communications mode survive?
Our Own Methods are Stifling Technology
N6JSX recommends a standardized repeater database
WAS, One Net, One Frequency, 100 Watts
When you work hard for something, the taste of satisfaction is even sweeter!
Smart Expander Keypad... for Your Radio
How to add to your stations flexibility and ergonomic position
RFI Mitigation in Rheem RGFG High Efficiency Furnace
Having interference problems? AC2EV may have a solution!
The Best First Antenna, Hands Down
If you don't already have one, try a time-proven classic!
Feeding an LPDA Beam Antenna
WB2WIK shows you a simple change to lower the SWR
NJ1K shows how to build a Remote Balanced Line Adjuster
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Diamond GVZ4000 - Inexpensive, noisy power supply
NL7XM Callsign Historical Research - Great turn around!
NL7XM Callsign Historical Research - Wow! KEWL Service!
Treetop Product Detector SB-51 - I read the reviews re: adaptor .thought I,d give one a try out
Kenwood HS-5 Communications Headphones - The best there is
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Jul 25  American ? Tower - 30' KD8SEW
Jul 25  Yaesu FT-840 NY7Q
Jul 25  Kenwood TKR-820 UHF Repeater N6FNP
Jul 25  Brand NEW Yaesu G-450A Rotor and Control KD0YX
News View More Ham News!
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #30 de K7RA:
Amateur Radio Enthusiasts Hosting Event In OKC:
ARNewsline Report 1928 -- July 25 2014:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #30:
Just Ahead in Radiosport:
ARRL National Centennial Convention Kicks Off Ham Radio's Second Century:
Convention Provides Springboard for 'Amateur Radio Parity Act, 'HR.4969:
FEMA, ARRL Sign Agreement; FEMA Administrator Calls Ham Radio 'Resilient':
FCC Proposes Substantial Fines for Two Radio Amateurs:
ARRL VEC Conducts Remote Exam Session With Applicants In Antarctica:
W1AW Centennial Operations Move to Indiana, Rhode Island:
Ham Radio Aids In Rescue Of Injured Colorado Hiker:
Cincinnati BPL Internet Service Provider Pulls The Plug On Its System:
ARRL Dedicates Centennial Terrace to Honor Major Donors:
Nobel Laureate Joe Taylor K1JT to Conventioneers: Amateur Radio Will Thrive
A Century of Amateur Radio and the ARRL:
Second Ham Fined for Frequency Interference:
Ham Radio Operators Help Rescue Injured Hiker:
Ham Stations to Provide Public Service During Storms:
Scientists Baffled as Sun Spots Disappear During Peak of Solar Activity:
FCC Issues K3VR $11,500 NAL:
India's VO-52 Satellite Goes Dark:
Hams and Uncle Sam Grow Closer:
FCC Issues KZ8O $22,000 NAL:
The Inaugural Victorian D-Star Users Group Meeting:
An Engineer's Field Day:
HI2DX Saona Island DXpedition NA-122:
Irving Club Teaches Ham Radio Use, Serves With Emergency Communications:
Hospital Has SPARC of Security:
Woburn Ham Radio Operator Participates in D-Day Reenactment:
Ham Radio Crucial In Disasters, FEMA Chief Says:
How The King of Jordan Paid Secret Visits to Coventry Radio Enthusiast:
Ham Finds Camaraderie, Public Service on Radio:
HOF Parades, Ham Radios Work Hand-In-Hand:
Ham Radio Operators of the World Face Off In Westborough:
The United States Takes Gold In Ham Radio 'Olympics':
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
PPRAA Megafest Monument, CO 07/26/14
German Ridge Jamboree Saint Clairsville, OH 07/26/14
Commemorating Sigurjon Isfeld Ocala, FL 07/26/14
Michigan Amateur Radio Club Outdoor Hamfest Bath, MI 07/26/14
2014 Detroit Maker Faire Dearborn, MI 07/26/14
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
What can be done to further Amateur Radio?
[697 votes since 2014-06-26]
  Provide training for better use in local CERT teams
  Appeal to more preppers and homesteaders
  Outreach to high school science students
  Outreach in high-tech locales like Silicon Valley, Silicon Gultch, Silicon Spudland, Silicon Rainforest, etc
  Outreach to shut-ins and retirement communities
  Appeal to truckers and other road-warriors who want more than "smokey reports" on CB radio
Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
0519 14017.2     UA1NFA/P correction
0519 14070.0     TA7IBG
0518 14003.9     V73NS
0518 14022.8     R14CWC
0518 14029.0     UA1NFA/P
0518 7021.0     PQ5M
0518 14016.6     W1Z
0518 7090.0     W1VT 50pts ARRL Centennial RTTY
0517 14031.0     UN1ZZZ
0517 14228.0     ZM90DX 59
Spotlight W4UDX My QRP Station
W4UDX My QRP Station QRP only at W4UDX. I operate from my bed, livingroom, kitchen, backyard or wherever! Station is a Yaesu FT-817, LDG Z-100 autotuner, Radio Shack 3A switching power supply, Mosley TA-33 triband yagi, G5RV, Alpha Delta DX-A sloper. I pack the radio gear in the briefcase. See you on the bands!

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Crystal filter from junk box !!! for a ham it is a golden frame to build a castle of transceiver around it.
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    K4FAU's shack The shack of K4FAU is undergoing constant improvements. Currently the main HF rig is a (temperamental) Kenwood TS-940S. For some extra power on HF we have a ALPHA 78. The antenna is a Sommer but we will be installing a Force12 5BA later this year. Visit us at

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