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New Club
K0OPG asks for your input in getting started
IC-745 Service and Upgrade
Radio troubleshooting adventures and service tips by SV9DRU.
More Call Sign and License Plate History
W5TEE poses an interesting question
It Charges, It Charges Not
It Charges, It Charges Not K6TAR shares a fix for Yaesu NiMh battery packs that do not like a drop-in charger.
I Worked ME on 7 Bands!
You never know what big fish is out there waiting to be caught...
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
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
LDG AT-1000 - Excellent
ICOM IC-7410 - mike upgrade
Kenwood TS-590S - Unbeatable for Price & Value
ICOM IC-7410 - Great ICOM Secret!
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Nov 13  FS: Yaesu FT-757GXII WZ1U
Nov 13  IC-735 with Power Supply K1JWJ
Nov 13  IC-735 Plus Power Supply K1JWJ
Nov 13  LED Backlight Kits VE3TMT
News View More Ham News!
Joe Phillips: Antennae Tree:
62 People were Contacted Over Ham Radio in this Veterans Day Tribute:
Amateur Radio Operators Participate in State Exercise:
Remembrance Day 2018:
WWII Vet Celebrates Service, 101st Birthday Ahead of Veterans Day:
Did a Huge Solar Storm Detonate Deep Sea Mines During the Vietnam War?
India Gets 60, 630 and 2200m:
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #45 de K7RA:
Ham Radio Operator Speaks Universal Language to Help:
Protecting Earth from Space:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #46:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
KD2JTX, Elected as ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau Director:
FCC Fines Ham Radio Licensee $25,000 for Operating Unlicensed FM Station:
The Doctor Will See You Now!
ARES Drill Scenario Simulates Double Virus, Hypothetical Terrorist Attack:
Florida Air Show Gives Ham Radio Some On-the-Air Exposure:
FCC Accepting Applications for Its Engineering Honors Program:
New Islands On the Air Groups Announced:
Special Call Signs Commemorate Centenary of World War I Armistice:
In Brief...
ARRL Contests Landing Page Offers Additional Enhanced and Expanded Content:
Foundations of Amateur Radio #179:
W1AW 2018/2019 Winter Operating Schedule:
Clydebank Air Cadets Make Radio Waves:
Ham Radio Operators to Conduct Major Emergency Test:
Laser Technology Could Be Used to Attract Attention from Aliens:
Ham Talk Live #140 -- Kits for the Holidays:
Experimenters Group's Horus 50 Balloon Floats to 36km, Photographs Space:
Haughton Man Keeping Morse Code Alive:
Santa Net Launches Nov 23rd on 3.916 MHz:
Pathfinder Program Connects Students to Space Station:
Italians Gain 60-Meter Allocation:
Worries About Wireless Power Transfer:
Life Story: Ham Radio Was Former Rural Fall Creek Pastor's Passion:
O'Connell Students Look Beyond the Clouds:
International HF Interference Complaint:
Well Known Ham Radio Operator Dies in Fall from Tower:
Philippine-made Diwata-2B Goes Into Orbit with KhalifaSat:
Out of this World: Lancaster Students Speak with Space Station Astronaut:
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ARRL Sweepstakes Contest, SSB 11/16/18
CQ Worldwide DX Contest, CW 11/23/18
test event *IGNORE* 11/24/18
ARRL 160M (CW) Contest 11/29/18
Rome (NY) Radio Club Meeting Rome, NY 12/04/18
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?
[604 votes since 2018-10-18]
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Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
2201 3506.0     DK1NO tnx qso
2201 1833.1     YL100V
2200 3740.0     YL100R QRT
2200 14000.0     EL2EL/4 LOG ON LINE CLUB LOG
2200 14242.0     K7CAR K-0465 POTA
2200 3507.9     OU5U tnx qso
2159 3784.0     YL100Z TNX QSO CQCQ YL AWARD
2159 7171.0     9K2BS 59+
2159 7147.0     JA1VKV tnx QSO
2158 7074.2     IR3MD FT8 SPECIAL CALL MARIA
Spotlight N6KYS
N6KYS I love the old rigs, and use a Tempo One and a Collins S Line at the operating position along with the Icom 756 Pro III.

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