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My Idea for Listening Headphones
K3MEJ's simple idea to allow you more operating pleasure
Bringing the K6AER HF J-Pole to Life
Bringing the K6AER HF J-Pole to Life NO6E walks you through his build and installation
A Book Review of 200 Meters and Down
A comprehensive breakdown by W8WZ
Other Hobbies Revealed
What are your other interests?
Is FirstNet a Real Threat to Ham Radio?
Will free beat out a $47 billion system?
Amateur Radio Emergency Communications
A lighthearted look at some of our idiosyncrasies...
Bring Ham Radio into DMR
K6LIE voices his concerns over digital mobile radio operation.
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!
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Max-Gain Systems Fiberglass Push-Up Mast - Great mast, great quality
Pan Adapter - Good For The Money
Renogy 100 Watt 12 Volt Monocrystalline Solar Starter Kit with 3 - Great Kit to go Solar
Joplin Amateur Radio Club Antenna Launcher Kit - Great Launcher!!!!!
Astron SS-30/M - Dependable Power Supply
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Nov 24  Heathkit Warrior AB8RV
Nov 24  heathkit Mohawk AB8RV
Nov 24  heath apache AB8RV
Nov 24  Heathkit SB200 AB8RV
Nov 24  heathkit SB220 AB8RV
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Australis Oscar 5 History:
New Frequencies for Germany and Colombia:
Pueblo Man Granted Dying Wish to go to National Weather Service:
Ham Radio Operators Have a Busy Day:
30 Years Later, Notorious 'Max Headroom Incident' Remains a Mystery:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #47:
Ham Radio Coming to PCHS:
Ham Radio Operators Assist With Puerto Rico Recovery:
Amateur Radio Service Helps Fight Hunger:
Ham Radio Operators Vital if Disaster Strikes:
Ballots Counted in 2017 Director, Vice Director Elections:
Michigan Section Manager Appointment Begins on January 1:
RadFxSat (Fox-1B) Launched Successfully, Designated AO-91:
Ham Radio Devotees Unite:
Santa Claus is Getting Saginaw Children's Wish Lists the Old Fashion Way:
Solar Minimum Surprisingly Constant:
Captain Dave KI4THY Phone Patch Honors Veterans for Veterans Day:
Martin F. Jue on Amateur Radio Roundtable:
WIA: Amateur Licensee Numbers Remain Stagnant, Sustained by Churn:
Scouts Participate in World's Largest Scouting Event:
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #46 de K7RA:
MSU Club Fosters World-Wide Communication with Century Old Hobby:
Amateur Radio Association Seeking Broadcasters:
Hurricane-Battered Arecibo Telescope Will Keep Studying the Skies:
RadFxSat (Fox-1B) Launch Reset for November 18:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
US Court Of Appeals Upholds Dismissal of Lawsuit in Ames V. ARRL Case:
International Grid Chase Will Allow Use of 630 and 2200 Meters:
Section Managers to Begin New Terms of Office on January 1:
The Doctor Will See You Now!
After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Give Back on #Givingtuesday, Nov 28:
Round 2 of Sweepstakes Plus The ARRL 160 Meter Contest Just Ahead:
RadFxSat (Fox 1B) Launch Reset for November 18; More Foxes on the Way:
SKYWARN Recognition Day is Saturday, December 2:
Microwavers Report Successful US-Canada Contacts on 78 GHz:
'Yellow Cards' in the Netherlands; Dropping the 'N' in Iceland:
Radio Caroline Heard On 648 kHz as It Prepares Its Legal Return to Airwaves
In Brief...
Getting It Right!
MacDoppler Version 2.26 Released:
Amateur Radio Operators Pitch In When Storms Hit in the Northland:
Sheriff: Wildfires Point to Usefulness of Old Technology:
Raspberry Pi Learns Slow Morse Code:
Ham Talk Live #90 -- Remote Hams:
Extra Frequencies for Argentina Amateurs:
Ham Radio Network Keeps Capital Region Commuters Rolling Along:
Erie Man Walked His Way to 105:
Saint Andrew's Student Among 11 Selected to Speak to Astronaut Aboard ISS:
Hurricanes Shine Light on Emergency Communications:
Amateur Radio Roundtable Live Event:
Amateurlogic Episode 111 is Out!
With Ham Radios and GoPro Cameras, Hobart Students Track Weather Balloons:
Mendocino County Sheriff Examines Lessons Learned from Redwood Valley Fire:
How NASA Scientists are Tracking Solar Activity to Look for Weird Behavior:
Say 'NO' to Parity, and 'YES' to Freedom:
Amateur Radio Enthusiasts Invited to HamJam 2017:
On Air, in Thiruvananthapuram:
When All Else Fails, South FL Emergency Personnel Use Radio To Communicate:
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CQ Worldwide DX Contest, CW 11/25/17
Plimoth Plantation Special Event - NI1X Plymouth, MA 11/25/17
ARRL 160M (CW) Contest 12/01/17
W9G WI 12/01/17
VE Test Session, Rockingham, NC NC 12/02/17
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How well do you understand HF propagation? Comments please!
[219 votes since 2017-11-21]
  I'm blissfully unaware of how little I know.
  I realize how little I know but would like to learn more.
  I know some stuff, but realize I need to learn more. I can't really explain it well to anyone.
  I know a lot and can explain it to a 4th grader.
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1319 14017.0     OK2HMS Milan tnx fb qso 73 de
1319 14227.0     R7ET
1319 7065.0     EA1AZC ultimas
1318 14053.2     CT9/LZ2JE
1318 14047.0     CU2/CU3AK ctff-0148 lsn
1318 21026.9     6Y0AE Tnx qso 73's de Gerrit
1318 18085.5     TO2SP up2 0 tnx dzi?kujemy za
1318 14265.0     TO2SP up 10 - ---
1317 7012.0     AH0K tnx
1317 14071.3     PA4ARP
Spotlight The Wireless Bunker of N3MMH
The Wireless Bunker of N3MMH Greetings! Originally licensed December 2003 as KB3KNV. Then in August of 2004, I changed to my vanity callsign that was my (SK) Grandfathers call, Daniel McLaughlin. I was lucky enough to get some of his equipment and will always be greatful to him for infecting me with the hobby. I thought it would be my little tribute to him by keeping his call in the family. Rigs include Kenwood TM-G707 Dual Band (currently running mobile), an Icom 706MKIIG with an LDG Electronics AT-200Pro auto tuner, Icom IC-V8000 and a Kenwood TS-140S HF connected to the MFJ-949E Versa Tuner II. For polluting the RF spectrum and depending on band conditions, I use either an Inverted "V" configured Radio Waves G5RV Lite (80m-6m) or a Maldol HVU-8. For 2m/70cm I use a Comet GP6. The mic is a Shure 55SH Series II going into a Eurorack UB802 mixer. All QSL's will be gladly accepted and returned in kind. Cheers & 73!

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    Issued 2017 Nov 24 1205 UTC
    Flux: 72 A-Index 9 K-Index 1
    Actv:No space wx storms observed.