Strays

PA0LPS
If you buy preowned gear, be sure that it has the correct fuses, has been set to the correct primary voltage and that the mains cord is OK.

Product Reviews

FlexRadio FLEX-6600/6600M
Very good radio
Alinco DM-430T Switching Power Supply
Quiet,cool and bright...
Expert Electronics SunSDR2 QRP HF +6M SDR Transceiver 5W
Great rig
Icom IC-9700
Does what it says on the box
Yaesu FTdx-5000 (including D and MP versions)
STILL AWESOME
Yaesu FT-891
best portable radio
SGC SG-500 Smart Power Cube
Best universal amp, but getting old
Icom Canada (service)
horrible
Don Daso, K4ZA
The ultimate tower consultant
Yaesu FC-40
great tuner
Pixie2
Not worth being called a kit...

News

Amateur Radio Event Attracts 127:
KOTA KINABALU: The 10th Borneo Amateur Radio Festival (BARF) event which was held for the first time in Sabah, from Nov 1 to 3, saw 127 participants, comprising of 36 from Brunei, ...
Ham Talk Live! Episode 191 - Youth on the Air Camp:
Thursday night at 9 pm EST, Jocelyn Brault, KD8VRX, Sam Rose, KC2LRC, and I will be on the show to talk about Youth on the Air camp in the USA coming June 21-26. Call us with your ...
Ham Radio Operators Seek Youth Movement:
When disaster strikes in America, amateur radio operators are a crucial tool. “When hurricanes happen, one of the first things that goes down is communications,” said Joseph La...
Ham Operators Still Crucial Part of Disaster Response:
When disaster strikes in America, amateur radio operators are a crucial tool. "When hurricanes happen, one of the first things that goes down is communications," said Joseph Lawren...

Propagation

Issued 2019 Nov 21 0905 UTC
Flux: 70 A-Index:2.
K-Index:2
Actv: No space wx storms observed.
Fcst: SW:minor GM:G1 

NOAA Solar Activity
Measurement Current Next 24 hrs
Geomagnetic
Minor
None
Solar Radiation
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Radio Blackouts
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Articles

Sherlock: The Case of the Three Orange Pips
Troubleshooting the United Kingdom's military radio PRC319
Morse Code: A Final Short Treatise On the History of Mr. Morse' Code...
Suitable for the meanest understanding...
80-Meter Base-Loaded Mobile Antenna
An "eHam Classic" by W5DXP
Tapping Into The Load
How to add a scope connection to the MFJ 260C 300 Dry Dummy Load.
I Have Always Wondered About the Attraction of Operating Amateur Radio
W3TTT explores the joy of the radio hunt

Surveys

Q: Have you ever seriously considered the possibility of your taking part in a DXpedition, either with a group, or by yourself...? If you have, tell us about your experience!

Responses: 156
Comments: 20
Answers:
1:NO---I'm just not that serious about DX.
2:YES---I've thought about it, but the expense frightens me!
3:NO---I'd like to, but I'm just not that savvy in managing pile-ups.
4:YES---I've done it! Here's how...
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