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Articles View More Articles!
Batteries That Bamboozle
Quick and simple testing to sort out the good, bad and worn battery packs.
The Radiant Barrier Myth
K5OX sheds light onto HF signals performance in this situation
Key Cover
Key Cover An inexpensive and effective way to protect your Morse code keys
Lost Mobile Mic, Fix
N6JSX provides an easy (and safe) way of keeping track of your microphone while driving.
Affectionately Remembering Rod Newkirk, W9BRD
Some writings are truly timeless...
The FXTenna Portable HF Antenna
An "eHam Classic" by KD5FX
Working Split with WSJT-x
How to cut through the QRM!
The Truth About Echolink
N5DBX attempts to clarify matters
An Easy Build GO BOX Site Antenna
A VHF/UHF antenna using low cost parts for emergency communications
JSX Ugly Balun
JSX Ugly Balun N6JSX/8 shows how to make this simple 1:1 RF choke
 
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Begali Signature Edition - Begali Sculpture - A Ferrari + Picasso
Yaesu FT-891 - Fantastic for mobile
Mike Nadeau N1EQ in Maine - A TRUE PROFESSIONAL
CHAMELEON EMCOMM II - great antenna!
cheapQSLs.com - Outstanding service!
 
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Sep 18  EIMAC 4CX1500B PAIR - NEW IN PACKAGES N2YXW
Sep 18  Kenwood Dual Band AC4JK
Sep 18  WTB airdux coil stock AA4V
Sep 18  Need IFR1600 2nd LO Block W6CAW
Sep 18  Ten Tec Eagle AT 599 Noise Blanker and Filters KB2DY
 
News View More Ham News!
Hurricane Redux: Amateur Radio Community Goes on Alert for Maria:
New Plymouth Amateur Radio Celebrates 90 Years On Air:
Amateur Radio Roundtable:
Tunisia Legalizes Individual Licenses:
A Texas Homage to Amelia Earhart’s Around-the-World Flight:
Please Keep Clear of Hurricane Nets:
Hamlogs.net Debutes with YCCC/40:
WIA Team Compete in Overseas ARDF Events:
'Sergio and Sergei' Ron Perlman On True Story of Cosmonaut Trapped In Space
When Natural -- or Any -- Disaster Strikes, Being Prepared Matters:
Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #119:
VK6ARN NewsWest for Sunday 17 Sept 2017:
FCC Opens 630/2200-Meter Bands; Stations Must Notify UTC Before Operating:
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #37 de K7RA:
Role Still for Radio:
Here's Where Cold War 'Numbers Stations' Broadcast Spies' Secret Codes:
Emergency Preparedness Fair in Milpitas on Saturday:
Offaly Telescope Detects Huge Explosions On the Sun:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #37:
Amateurlogic No 108 is Released:
Ham Talk Live #81 -- VoA Museum Celebration:
Seven Massive Solar Flares Have Erupted from Furious Sunspot In Seven Days:
During Hurricanes, Emergency Officials Turn to Ham Radio:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
Amateur Radio Volunteers Respond to Historic Hurricane Irma:
Help the Ham Aid Response Effort In Florida and the US Virgin Islands:
Emergency Net Activated In Wake of Earthquake In Mexico:
The Doctor Will See You Now!
QST Announces 2017 Antenna Design Competition Winners:
Collegiate Amateur Radio Symposium Holds Second Annual Meeting:
Not All 'Intruders' On Ham Bands are Illegal -- But a Lot of Them Are:
Dr. Scott Wright, K0MD, Tapped as New NCJ Editor:
Massive Sunspots Solar Flares: Scientists Don't Know Why:
In Brief...
Amateur Radio Roundtable:
Communication is Key to Surviving a Disaster:
Ham Radio Groups Work Behind the Scenes of Emergencies to Help Community:
Irma, Not the Only Storm: Major Space Weather Event In Progress On the Sun:
Watch these Manhattan Beach Kids Make Radio Contact with an Astronaut:
Ham Radio Operators Can Be Last Line of Communication During Severe Weather
Massive Sunspots, Huge Solar Flares Mean Unexpected Space Weather:
Radio Amateurs in CT Prepare to Help with Irma Relief Efforts:
FEMA, FCC Prep Emergency Comm Ahead of Hurricane Irma:
Emergency Preparedness Fair Helps Locals Prepare for Catastrophes:
Jamestown Man Bound for Houston:
 
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
CQ Worldwide DX Contest, RTTY 09/23/17
SMARTSFEST 2017 Cologne, MN 09/23/17
Rome Radio Club Hamfest Rome, NY 09/23/17
Swap N Shop New Kensington, PA 09/27/17
Exam Session, Oak Park, MI Oak Park, MI 10/03/17
 
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
What do you like best about the programs at your local club's meetings? Please explain your choice!
[198 votes since 2017-09-12]
  I don't attend them or don't belong to a local club.
  I attend but they don't (regularly) have programs.
  Technical topics like propagation, electronics, antennas, etc.
  Operating topics like how to contest, make DX or satellite QSOs, or handle message traffic.
  Topics specifically for license upgrading.
  I don't like (the) programs.
 
Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
1344 14025.0     EI22WAW TNX QSO 73
1343 3573.0     BV2FB
1343 14025.0     EI22WAW
1343 14019.0     F5VV Joel tnx fb qso 73 de
1343 7017.0     II2IAOG
1343 14014.0     CO2AME
1342 10102.0     JW/OM6TC
1343 18135.0     F4HEC
1342 14007.8     VU2B CQ Gd
1342 18152.0     W5RCG
 
 
Spotlight W9JH - Stealth Bird Feeder Antenna
W9JH - Stealth Bird Feeder Antenna Using a Transworld TW2010 in a CC&R neighborhood with two plastic bird feeders hanging from it -- it's my "High Frequency Bird Feeder" if any neighbors ask! Rigs include Icom IC-756PROIII, IC-2KL amp, IC-7000, Collins 30L-1, and 312-B4.

 
Strays Add a Stray!
Ham radio is a past time for those who have copious quantities of surplus cash.
N9LCD
 
Forums View All Forums
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    Ham Radio Links View More Links!
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    Radio Frequency ICOM R8500 1.7
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    Friends Remembered View More
    John Breimaier (N2HK)
    Bill Curry (KC0HOO)
    Smith, Ralph (W8HG)
    Gene Duncan (W9GD)
    george frost (KF9WV)
     
    Shack Showcase KC5SZU Shack
    KC5SZU Shack Was out of the hobby for a few years, good to be back 73s.

     
    Propagation More info

    Issued 2017 Sep 19 1205 UTC
    Flux: 72 A-Index 22 K-Index 2
    Actv:No space wx storms observed.
    Fcst: