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Unidentified Digital Transmission 3895 kHz?
KU4GW asks for help in locating/decoding interference he and others have heard.
How a 1:4 Guanella-Balun (Current-Balun) Operates
An "eHam Classic" by KM3K
Nearly Cheap Homebrew QRP Vertical
KB2NAT shares his antenna design
Combining Amateur Radio and American History
How N4KC and KC5CYY hope to create student interest in both
What's On Your Handheld?
What's On Your Handheld? A look at various 2-meter antennas
Great Way to Give Back to Our Hobby
Have you considered becoming a sorter for one of the Incoming QSL Bureaus?
Common Courtesy on FT8
How hard is it to share the band?
How Improve an AME Mini Paddle
How Improve an AME Mini Paddle NU6I shares his in inexpensive enhancement
Sundown for Surplus
Are we witnessing the end of an era?
Are You a True Blue DX'er?
OK1RP introduces the True Blue DX'ers Club (TBDXC)
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
W1SFR model TBCP Torsion Bar Cootie Key/Paddle - Compares to other Cooties offered at twice the price .
Yaesu VX-150 - Military quality * The best +5
Yaesu YS-60 Peak-Reading Wattmeter - Great
JK Antennas Mid-Tri-40 - Stack em and run
JK Antennas Mid-Tri - Stack em
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Oct 19  FS: Icom SM-20 Desk Mike, Nice K3AC
Oct 19  FS: Heathkit SA-2060A antenna tuner manual VG K6RQR
Oct 19  FS: IC-746Pro KD0FC
Oct 19  Heathkit HDP 21A Microphone WANTED W1PDI
Oct 19  Icom 7300 AC5S
News View More Ham News!
Amateur Radio Operators Needed to Help Communication After Michael:
Weather Forecasts from Space Could Help Protect Us from Solar Flares:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #43:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
ARRL Executive Committee to Meet in Minneapolis:
ARRL Northern Florida Section Seeks Volunteers to Deploy to Hurricane Zone:
FT8 to be Permitted in 2019 ARRL RTTY Roundup:
The Doctor Will See You Now!
Scouting's Jamboree On the Air (JOTA) Looking Forward to Successful Event:
Philippine Organizations Join Forces for 'Robust' JOTA-JOTI Presence:
VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DXpedition Team Under Way Aboard The Braveheart:
Dwingeloo Telescope Receives Dark-Side Lunar Images from Chinese Satellite:
In Brief...
Bidding in ARRL Online Auction Set to Begin on October 19:
ARRL Website Security Software Update Could Affect LoTW ADIF Downloads:
Foundations of Amateur Radio #176:
Lewiston Antenna Farm Making Contact with the World:
RNIB's 150th Birthday: Blind Glasgow Pensioner Broadcast to Mark Occasion:
Lee STEM Students Question an Astronaut:
Amateur Ham Radio Operators Ready to Help with Natural Disasters:
Now That the Disaster Has Moved On, What's Next?
Ham Talk Live #137 -- Linux in the Shack:
Latest from IARU Region 3:
Faces of Fauquier: Ham Radio Led to Arts Career:
M7 Foundation Licenses:
Amateurlogic 122 is Here:
EMO Worker Tries to Drum Up Enthusiasm for Ham Radio:
Ham Says Amateur Radio Vital if Cellular and Satellite Communications Fail:
Nassau County Radio Operators Aid Communications After Hurricane Michael:
Students Join Ham Radio Enthusiasts in Deerfield:
Ham Radio Operators Felping with Post Hurricane Communications:
Hams Connect Emergency Teams and Families Stranded by Hurricane Michael:
Amateur Radio Operators Provide Hurricane Aid Through the Airwaves:
Charles Hall Museum to Host Amateur Radio Club:
Amateur Radio Emergency Service Participates in Nationwide Drill:
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
Annual Fall Tailgate Panama City, FL 10/19/18
Hamfest Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN 10/20/18
RF Hill ARC Hamfest Sellersville, PA 10/21/18
CQ Worldwide DX Contest, SSB 10/26/18
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
Some way to use 20-30 watts for FT8 but, how much power do you truthfully use when operating FT8?
[42 votes since 2018-10-18]
  Less than 1 watt
  1 to 10 watts
  10 to 50 watts
  50 to 100 watts
  More than 100 watts
  I don't use FT8
Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
1046 18135.0     EA8AVA tnx qso
1046 7167.0     OY1OF tyvm Olavur 73
1046 7129.0     SP5KD/P spff-0952
1046 14129.0     RD4AC tnx QSO, ARCK 515 CONTEST
1046 3501.5     ZL7X Tnx Q Nice signal To AZ
1046 1822.5     HL5IVL Heard in AB
1046 10116.4     GW3SRM Heard in NH
1046 14074.0     JA2HOL -11 TNX FT8 QSO 73"S Leen
1046 7075.1     TF5B
1045 18135.0     ZD9CW sri call
Spotlight W8KQE Backyard DX-ing!
W8KQE Backyard DX-ing! During warmer WX, I enjoy the relaxation of DXing from my patio using emergency power. I run an IC-718 at half power off of a car battery charger, and end fed wire antennas and a GAP vertical on 10-40 meters.

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    ArvidSending (LA2YE)
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    Larry Sayger (KC9TDZ)
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    WA9LIK I built this room in my basement. It is insulated so it keeps noise away from the main part of the house and heat in during the cold months. Jim

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    Issued 2018 Sep 17 1205 UTC
    Flux: 69 A-Index 6 K-Index 2
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