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Articles View More Articles!
A Radial Plate for Cheapskates
An "eHam Classic" by K3AN
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...
 
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Yaesu FT-991/991A - Great Radio with terrible problems
Mike Nadeau N1EQ in Maine - I WOULDN'T TRUST MY IC 746 PRO TO ANYONE ELSE
Yaesu FT=817 Anderson Powerpole Adapter - Ingenious accessory
Radio Echo Communications - Consummate Professionals - Fast and Friendly
Yaesu FT-65R - Love it
 
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Oct 23  Comet Duplexer CF-416 AA4EZ
Oct 23  WTB-Buddistik KK6REN
Oct 23  Ham Keyer Model HK5A AA4EZ
Oct 23  Bencher BY-2 Chrome Paddles AA4EZ
Oct 23  AN/PRM-10 Grid Dip Oscillator AL7F
 
News View More Ham News!
Ham Radio is Back to the Young Generation:
QRZ DX and The DX Magazine Publisher Carl Smith, N4AA (SK):
200 Area Boy Scouts Gather for 'Jamboree-on-the-Air':
Bridgewater Man Works to Keep Raritan Valley Radio Club Alive:
35th Annual Hamfest Brings Radio Fans Together for Shop and Swap:
Martin F. Jue Joins Amateur Radio Roundtable:
Amateur Radio Operators Converge for Hamfest:
Ham Operators Often Offer the Life-Lnk During Natural Disasters:
Boy Scouts to Hold Event in Copperas Cove:
Radio Club Reflects on Past Accomplishments, Looks to Future:
Kansas City Firefighter Uses Ham Radio Skills to Help Puerto Rico:
RadFxSat (Fox-1B) FM Satellite Set to Launch in November:
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #42 de K7RA:
In First for Ireland, TAP Students to Make Contact with Space Station:
Boy Scout Ham Radio Jamboree is Saturday in Canfield:
Radio's Value Demonstrated During Emergencies:
Retro Radios are What He's Tuned In To:
Scientists have Made an Unexpected Statement About the Outbreak in the Sun:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #42:
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
CQ Worldwide DX Contest, SSB 10/28/17
K7L 500th Anniversary of the Reformation AZ 10/31/17
ARRL Sweepstakes Contest, CW 11/04/17
Hamfest South Texas Amature Radio Club Corpus Christi, TX 11/04/17
49th Stone Mountain Hamfest Emerg Comms Expo Lawrenceville, GA 11/04/17
 
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
Do you have any ham equipment you use or used regularly in a mobile environment? Details, please!
[359 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
0554 10123.0     FK8DD TNX QSO
0554 7013.4     HG500H
0553 10123.0     FK8DD Heard in
0553 7162.0     LZ1QI CQ
0551 10106.4     RI1ANC vy
0551 14074.0     P29RR ft8 -11Db Roly
0551 10123.0     FK8DD Sam CQ CQ lsn up
0550 7007.0     4U24OCT
0550 14000.0     3C0L OK. Worst was
0549 14071.5     R3KAI 5 OKEAH diplom?AIR TRAFFIC
 
 
Spotlight OE3SGU modest shack
OE3SGU modest shack This is the modest appartment shack of OE3SGU. IC-7000, IC-703, FT-817, MFJ-9020 and assorted HT's and SW-receivers. I operate mainly at the 5 Watt level, 99% CW (low power - no problem) into indoor antennas. I am coming closer and closer to my QRP-DXCC. Picture was taken by my loving wife Michelle whose patience with me on my addiction to HAM Radio is unbelievable...

 
Strays Add a Stray!
..."my QTH is..." means " my, my location is, is..."
K1AVE
 
Forums View All Forums
Hot topics in Hamfests Forum:
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  • 49th Stone Mountain Hamfest and Emergency Communications Expo
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  • Massilon Ohio Oct. 29
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    Ham Radio Links View More Links!
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    South East Texas Amateur Club 3.0
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    Friends Remembered View More
    Robert May (KB5SXU)
    Phil Kenny (K6AXY)
    George Ford (K2QIJ)
    dennis w martin (W9DVV)
    Edward (Buck) Vaughan (KR4NL)
     
    Shack Showcase N7YW
    N7YW Gene, N7YW, in the world's simplest high-performance hamshack. Omni VI Opt. 3, Acom 1000, MicroKeyer, and Hustler 6BTV. "That's all, folks!" 73 Gene N7YW ... 99.44% CW since 1958 (ex-K7DBV)

     
    Propagation More info

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