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Entry Level Radios
ZR1PJA makes the case for practical affordable rigs for new hams.
Update The Meter Lighting of Your MFJ Giant Watt Meter
An inexpensive and easy modification by WA8UEG
Alpha-Delta DX-B on 60 Meters
VE3KKQ shares the results of his experiment.
A Handy-Dandy Super Cheap Field Meter
An "eHam Classic" by KL7AJ
2-Element Single Mast Wire Beam with 4 Switchable Directions
2-Element Single Mast Wire Beam with 4 Switchable Directions Do you have a wire antenna but need more directionality? Check this setup out!
The DX Mess
N4KC explores potential reasons why pileups seem so much worse these days.
Space, the Final Frontier in CW
AA4OO calls for ops to put an adequate pause between words when sending.
Taking Another Look at Packet Radio
W4KYR touts the benefits of packet radio today
How's My Audio?
The Yaesu FTDX 1200 TX eq and processor setup guide
Coming to a Street Near You...
Will HID streetlights make the HF bands unusable?
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Ameritron ALS-600 - Very Good Amplifier
MFJ-868 SWR/ WATTMETER - Good meter
MFJ 1622 Apartment Antenna - Not recommended
Ham Supply Yaesu Illuminator - Fixed a naging problem
Yaesu FT-65R - Great first radio for new hams
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Jul 22  Ten Tec Hercules ll KY4LW
Jul 22  IC-706MKIIG W9MLS
Jul 22  AOR AR-5000 + 3 W4EZY
News View More Ham News!
Old Weather Radio Technology Still Most Trusted for Tracking Monsoons:
Amateur Radio Clubs Monitor Weather, Events:
Amateur Radio Association Keeping 'The Other Wirelessí Alive:
Is Our Sun Slowing Down in Its Middle Age?
Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #111:
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #29 de K7RA:
Caboolture Radio Club to Open Up the Airwaves with its Annual Ham Fest:
Ham's Heroes:
How to Make Sure You Can Communicate with Family During a Disaster:
Johnson County Considers Encrypting All Police Radio Traffic:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #29:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
Amateur Radio Parity Act is Introduced In US Senate:
Revised FCC Form 605 Will Ask Applicants 'The Felony Question':
The Doctor Will See You Now!
New HAARP Research Campaign to Begin in September:
Many Special Events Will Be On the Air to Mark the Total Solar Eclipse:
UK Telecoms Regulator Ofcom to Auction Former Amateur Radio Spectrum:
Ham Radio is There, as Honolulu Hosts a Successful 10th Annual 'Geek Meet':
In Brief...
Olympia Amateur Radio Society Shares Their Skills:
No Power? Radio to the Rescue!
Excitement in Store for City Hams:
Longest Ever Study of the Sun Paves the Way for Space Weather Forecasts:
Why the Navy Sees Morse Code as the Future of Communication:
VA Tech Expert to Study Solar Eclipse Effects on Radar, Ham Radio, GPS:
Amateur Radio Club Makes Contacts from Across the Globe:
Amateurlogic 106 is Released:
Ham Radio Club at Potti Sriramulu College Soon:
Historic Point Maritime Radio Station Returns to Air on Night of Nights:
How Aadhaar is Coming to the Aid of Abandoned Elderly:
Unlocking Mysteries in the Sun's 11-Year Cycle:
Pine Board Transmitter Building:
The Sun's Sound Waves Reveal that Its Surface is Thinning:
FCC Expands Vehicle Radar Frequencies:
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
NI6BB Honors IOWA's Korean War Service San Pedro, CA 07/27/17
Exam Session, Oak Park, MI Oak Park, MI 08/01/17
Rome (NY) Radio Club Rome, NY 08/01/17
DX Convention Spokane, WA 08/04/17
North American QSO Party, CW 08/05/17
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K0FF 6M Mobile Utica 650A 6M AM rig.....STILL GOT Cushcraft 6M Squalo on roof.....STILL GOT Flat stomach..........not do much! Circa 1965

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    N2BEW My little shack in the window nook. A Yaesu FT-450 to a G5RV and a Yaesu FT-1500 for 2 meters to a ladder-line J-Pole with CQ100 running on the HP desktop. 73, Tom, N2BEW

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