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Radiant Barrier Myth
W4EZK explores this theory
Why New Technician Class Hams Are Not On The Air
Are new hams not being shown all that amateur radio has to offer?
How a Copper Coil Got Me Into Amateur Radio
LB1RI shares how he first got licensed and encourages others not to wait.
Any Tinkerers in Your Area?
Is the art of building things over?
The Increasing Irrelevance of Ham EmComm's
Will Zello and other apps decrease the role amateur radio plays in emergency communications?
Electromagnetics, the W8JK Antenna, and the 'Wow!' Signal
K7ZB shares his memories
How to Construct a Portable Station
How to Construct a Portable Station An "eHam Classic" by KC8VWM
Understanding Equipment Reviews
A lighthearted explanation...
Small Scam
W2IY shares the "Case of the Fake Stamps"
KL7AJ's experiences as an Official Observer
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
MFJ-1708 RF Sense Transmit/Receive Switch - Failure after 3 Months
9A5N Solid State CW Paddles - Up with the best
Ten-Tec Eagle 599 - one of the best
MFJ-564x Dual Paddle Key - Good after adjustment
Ciro Mazzoni Midi loop - Superb!
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Jan 16  Kenwood 331A Display AJ4G
Jan 16  Chelsea Marine Radio Room Clock W1RC
Jan 16  ICOM 706 MkIIG Service Manual KW4JX
Jan 16  FS: FT-857 with Upgrades W4IEN
News View More Ham News!
Tusco Amateur Radio Club to Hold Show:
Solar Flares: From Emergence to Eruption:
Ham Talk Live 149 -- Live Contest Scoring:
ARRL CEO HRU Keynote Address Online:
Amateurlogic 126 is Now Available:
Bengaluru's Ham Ops to Set Out on 3-Hour Hunt to Locate Hidden Transmitter:
Ham Radio Club Member Asks SDCSC Trustees About Putting Antenna Up:
RAC Amateur of the Year Award 2018 Presented to Gabor Horvath, VE7JH:
0.1 to 40MHz Receiver Now In Space:
WIA to Offer Complimentary Reward Membership:
CV Ham Radio Club Expands Operations:
Using Morse Code, Girl Alerts Police to Pregnant Teen Held at Knifepoint:
Does the Sun Rotate?
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #02 de K7RA:
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2150 for January 11, 2019:
NewsWest for Sunday 13 January 2019:
Ham Radio Event Will Be at Ironton Branch of Briggs Library:
A Second Mysterious Repeating Fast Radio Burst Has Been Detected In Space:
Foundations of Amateur Radio #188:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #02:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
Amateur Radio Applications In Limbo as Partial Shutdown Continues:
US Senate Confirms Geoffrey Starks and Brendan Carr to Full FCC Terms:
Nominations Solicited for Six ARRL Awards:
The Doctor Will See You Now!
RTTY and FT8 Successfully Coexist In 2019 ARRL RTTY Roundup:
Aborted 3Y0Z Bouvet DXpedition Offers Donation Refund Options:
Registration Open for HamSCI 2019 Workshop, Call for Papers Issued:
Tickets Available for Convention-Related Dinners:
Ship that Carried Ham Radio on Arctic Expeditions Undergoing Restoration
In Brief...
Disaster Management Dept Unites with Radio Ops to Break Language Barriers:
Millimeter Wave to Low-Band: The Different Types of 5G and How They Work:
Ham Talk Live #148 -- Pico Ballooning:
Gary Liebisch, (W8GEL) Reflects on His Career:
All About the Aditya-L1, India's First Mission to Study the Sun:
Guest Instructor Opening Students' Eyes to Amateur Radio:
Italian Wireless Pioneers Award Scheme:
Google Assistant, Now Available on Ham Radio:
Library to Have Ham Radio Event:
Pembroke Students Set to Make Radio Contact with Astronauts Aboard ISS:
NewsWest: First edition 2019:
VI25AJ to be On the Air from the 25th Australian Jamboree:
Astronaut Contact for 25th Australian Jamboree -- South Australia:
W1AW 2019 Winter Operating Schedule:
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
Cowtown Hamfest FOREST HILL, TX 01/17/19
North American QSO Party - SSB 01/18/19
DX Engineering Announces Winter Sale Day 2019 Tallmadge, OH 01/18/19
24th Annual Amateur Radio Winter Tailgate Albuquerque, NM 01/25/19
Battleship Iowa I&E Team to Exercise Legacy Radios San Pedro, CA 01/25/19
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
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Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
1434 14079.1     9LY1JM UP
1434 7157.0     SP85NKSO cq cq
1434 14018.0     HH2AA QSX 14019.00
1433 7006.0     LZ4TX
1433 14018.0     HH2AA up up up
1433 18100.0     MN0NID
1432 7115.0     UA3GIU
1433 14013.9     ZA1EM
1433 3515.0     UX8IX
1433 5357.0     YB9AY CQing ..
Spotlight W7TZZ
W7TZZ High Sierra 1800 Pro set to start the day. Mt. Charleston, Nevada in the background.

Strays Add a Stray!
There is more to amateur radio than point and click ! Bunky, K4EJQ
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