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Articles View More Articles!
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
Shack Surge Protection
How to protect your valuable equipment
Learning CW
W0FEN shares his method of learning Morse code.
HF Reel Type Portable Antenna for QRP
HF Reel Type Portable Antenna for QRP An "eHam Classic" by K9GDV
Like Contacting Marconi in Morse Code
NO6E shares his latest contact, K1JT himself!
The 'F' is for 'Fun'
More operating advice for this popular new digital mode
My Idea for Listening Headphones
K3MEJ's simple idea to allow you more operating pleasure
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Nissei RS-40 - Inaccurate therefore useless
Diamond D220 mobile discone antenna - Very Impressive
N4UQ Alpha Amplifier Repair & Upgrade Service - Great Service
TYT MD-9600 - Better
Win4YaesuSuite FTDX/FT-991 Radios - EXCELLENT CAT software, panadapter and third party integration
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Jan 17  Yaesu FT-897D (100 watt) comes with the LDG AT-897 WA5EML
Jan 17  FS: Collins 32S-3A Excellent Condition KD7KL
Jan 17  Collins Radio 312B-5 Station Console N7RK
Jan 17  Kenwood TS-480sat W7WJ
News View More Ham News!
William Paterson Students Visit Vieques, Forge Radio Partnership:
NCVEC Question Pool Committee Releases Errata to Technician Question Pool:
Past ARRL Great Lakes Division Director Jim Weaver, K8JE (SK):
Fox-1D Amateur Radio CubeSat Launches Successfully, Now Designated as AO-92
Ham Radio Operators Display Emergency Capabilities During Winter Field Day:
Amazing 3D-Printed Radio Works, Despite Having No Battery or Outlet Plug:
Ham Talk Live #98 -- Building Satellites:
RSGB Band Plans Updated:
WIA: The Future of Amateur Radio Update:
Live Ham Radio Show Tuesday:
Pacific Island Villagers Get Electricity and Water Storage:
A Cartoonist's Adventures in Radio:
Amateurlogic Episode 113 is Released:
Sea Cadets Earn Ham Radio Technician License:
Ham Radio Operators to Train for Next Disaster:
Do Shortwave 'Numbers Stations' Really Instruct Spies?
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #02 de K7RA:
DogparkSDR Version 1.10 Released:
AX Prefix on Australia's National Day:
The IARU Watches WPT Developments:
CQ White Paper Follow-Up - ARRL: 'We Have Met the Enemy ... and He Is Us':
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #02:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
Quantum Radio May Offer Twist on Communicating in Problematic Environments:
Fox-1D Satellite Set to Launch this Week, China to Launch Five New CubeSats
Thomas Fire Response Also Demonstrates Amateur Radio's Social Media Value:
Radio Amateurs Track Major East Coast Winter Storm:
The Doctor Will See You Now!
DXpedition Leader, Contester, Mentor David Collingham, K3LP, (SK):
In Brief...
Getting It Right!
Solved? Mystery of Repeating Radio Signals from Deep Space:
Theme for Hamvention 2018:
Sawnee Amateur Radio Association Uses Ham Radio for Emergencies, Fun:
Newly Purchased County Equipment Set to Enhance Local Ham Radio Efforts:
Kids Get a Handle on Ham Radio:
Fox-1D Satellite Set to Launch this Week, China to Launch Five New CubeSats
FEMA Region 10 Communication Exercises Will Make Use of 60 Meters:
NCVEC Releases New Technician License Question Pool into the Public Domain:
Disaster Management Dept Calendar to Feature Photo of Young Ham:
Frederick County Man (K3LP) Dies After Falling Through Ice Near Libertytown
Ham Talk Live #97 -- WRTC 2018:
AMSAT Fox-1D Launch Scheduled for January 12, 2018 (03:58 UTC):
Ham Radio Kids Day Scheduled in Berkeley Heights:
What's the Buzz? Ham Radio Fans Fine-Tune Skills at Brookville Conference:
Amateur Radio Roundtable: Hamvention 2018 Breaking News:
ACMA Five Year Spectrum Outlook:
EME to Feature on BBC2 Show:
RSGB: HF DXpedition Fund Trustee Wanted:
Boca Raton Essay Winners Chat with Astronauts on Board Space Station:
Saturday is Kids Day at Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting:
City to Take Part in National Radio Field Day:
ICON & GOLD Teaming Up to Explore Earth's Interface to Space:
Parks on the Air -- Winter Event:
A Place to Memorialize Your 'SK' Friends:
Locating Significant Australian Amateur Radio Equipment:
Radio Event Aimed at Young:
Greene County Seeking Bids to Build Expo Center Ahead of Hamvention:
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
Special Event MA 01/18/18
North American QSO Party, SSB 01/20/18
SARC Winter Hamfest Marathon, NY 01/20/18
CQ 160-Meter Contest, CW 01/26/18
23rd Annual Albuquerque Winter Tailgate Albuquerque, NM 01/27/18
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
How low do you go? Tell us your experience with operating lower frequency bands (80M and below).
[97 votes since 2018-01-15]
  Really Low: I've operated on one of the new low bands (630M or 2200M).
  Classically Low: I operate the classic low bands a lot (80M and 160M).
  Barely Low: I've operated on HF a lot, but not often at or below 80M.
  Wannabe Low: Would like to, but no antennas, etc.
  Not Low At All: I've never operated below VHF.
  Conditionally Low: I only operate HF on Field Day or at another's QTH.
Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
2231 3788.0     DJ5YV cq cq
2231 7140.0     OE3XMA
2231 7165.0     I5JVA
2231 7075.4     VE2ZWA
2230 10115.1     VK3CWB
2230 10106.3     C6ANM
2230 3580.0     DK2XV BPSK31 599
2230 14238.0     KQ6QB
2230 7133.0     F6CTT 59+
2230 50080.0     FK8SIX/B
Spotlight W4AV
W4AV My grandson " Charlie" taking pleasure listening to 20 meters on a IC-706. We have to get their interest when they are young. W4AV Tony

Strays Add a Stray!
Why all the commotion over CW? In modern day ham radio the operating skill needed most is the ability to type on a keyboard. Typing is the skill that should be part of the license testing process.
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