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Articles View More Articles!
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"
O.O.
KL7AJ's experiences as an Official Observer
 
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
JUMA PA1000 - Ultralight 1KW SS AMP - update
TYT MD380 - Very Nice DMR Radio
FlexRadio FLEX-6600/6600M - Terrific SDR
Yaesu FTDX-3000 - Excellent
cheapQSLs.com - Great deal
 
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Jan 15  WANTED: Dummy Load, Dry Type WA3MOJ
Jan 15  Kenwood TM-231A w/Box W4MA
Jan 15  Topmys amplified communications speaker KC8EQF
Jan 15  FOR SALE: M2 - 222-226MHZ. BEAM K4VDH
Jan 15  RadioWave EFH20, 20 meter End Fed WB7RBN
 
News View More Ham News!
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!
How many people have you personally (not via a club) Elmered into ham radio? Tell us how, in the comments.
[129 votes since 2019-01-11]
  None
  1
  2-4
  5-10
  11+
 
Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
2307 3573.0     OD5ZZ PSE AS PSE
2307 14075.8     UT2IZ
2307 14074.0     LU3HZK
2307 1826.5     9LY1JM hear but not enough
2306 14074.0     ZL3NB FT8
2306 7153.0     OY1OF tnx
2306 7153.0     TG9AHM CQ CQ
2306 7023.0     E79Q
2306 7188.0     EA5GF GOOD
2305 14253.0     HL5ZEE 59 UTAH UTAH
 
 
Spotlight W5EEX Homebrew Keyer
W5EEX Homebrew Keyer Here is a photo of a keyer I built up from mostly scrap box parts. It is based on a Picaxe-08M micro controller. Note the re- purposed parts....the case is an iPhone5 box, the battery pack is from one of the free Harbor Freight LED flashlights. Other re- purposed parts are from the junk box. Keyer works great!

 
Strays Add a Stray!
The sooner you fall behind the more time you have to catch up.
N7MDW
 
Forums View All Forums
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    Ham Radio Links View More Links!
    Last 5 Rated Avg. Rating
    Interactive World Clock 3.7
    Oliver Amateur Radio Club 3.2
    Ham Radio QRP 4.1
    Riverland Amateur Radio Club WR9ARC 3.0
    Davis RF 3.0

    There are 5202 total links!
     
    Friends Remembered View More
    Dr. Ray Fielding (KD4RAY)
    Steve Lufcy (K0OU)
    Ron reese (WB8BYS)
    Larry Zimmer (W4LWZ)
    Albert C. Buxton (W8NX)
     
    Shack Showcase Bob, WD9GHW
    Bob, WD9GHW Plenty of room for expansion!

     
    Propagation More info

    Issued 2019 Jan 15 2105 UTC
    Flux: 70 A-Index:6. K-Index:2
    Actv: No space wx storms observed.
    Fcst: No space wx storms expected.