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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!
Technical Specialists, LLC (Tampa) - Run..don't walk away from this guy
Yaesu MD1-C8 - Stands the test of time
Expert Elec. SunSDR2 Pro - This SDR tranceiver has some deign issues.
MFJ 1022 Indoor Active Antenna - Use a battery
ICOM IC-7300 HF/50MHz TRANSCEIVER - Does the job
 
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Oct 21  YAESU FT-900 w/ AUTO TUNER & CW FILTER K2LGO
Oct 21  TH-D74A AD9P
Oct 21  Yaesu FTDX5000MO Limited AD9P
Oct 21  IC-751A Mint K3JLS
Oct 21  Heathkit SB-200 W6CHR
 
News View More Ham News!
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
Nutmeg Hamfest Meriden, CT 10/22/17
YCCC meeting Sturbridge, MA 10/22/17
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
 
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
Do you have any ham equipment you use or used regularly in a mobile environment? Details, please!
[286 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
1618 3627.5     RK19WF
1618 7133.0     IQ6KX I.S.S. AWARD info
1618 432460.0     HG1BUA/B 539 in
1618 21310.0     IK4GRO
1617 14215.0     9M4SJJ
1618 14114.1     4U1WB
1617 14187.0     HG500PRO TANKS FOR NICE CONTACT RONNY
1617 14109.3     AI9T
1617 18118.0     F4VPR
1617 28015.0     OE3WMA
 
 
Spotlight KB2DHG Apartment shack
KB2DHG Apartment shack Who says you can't operate from an apartment. Here I have my Kenwood TS-430S a Drake R4B and a Eico transmitter. I am using a G5RV antenna and I have my Icom 228H 2 meter rig with a mag mount out the window. I am having a good time on the air

 
Strays Add a Stray!
Wanna know who the "real" hams are? Anyone with a valid FCC license!
K4FMH
 
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    Ham Radio Links View More Links!
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    South East Texas Amateur Club 2.8
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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 K2QB
    K2QB After 15 years , finally back on the air. TS940S-AT with a TL-922A linear. Tuner is a Dentron MT-3000A. Pro-Search Digital control unit turning a Hygain HDR300. Antenna is an Optibeam OB9-5 at 45 feet. Other accessories include a Microham USB III interface for RTTY and PSK31, Logikey K-3 keyer with Bencher BY-1 paddles and a Datong FL3 Mulit-Mode Filter. Lot of "Old Stuff" but it all works great.

     
    Propagation More info

    Issued 2017 Oct 21 1505 UTC
    Flux: 76 A-Index 8 K-Index 2
    Actv:SW:minor RB:R1 
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