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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!
Yaesu FT-897 & 897D - Excellent for just the right number of reasons
Yaesu FTM-100D - Follow up, not so good.
Chameleon MPAS - Performs well !
HamLog by N3WG - Nice simple app for logging
Yaesu FT-891 - Best Yaesu Moblle in Years
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Sep 19  Ameritron ARI-500 Interface W7VP
Sep 19  AOR AR-3030 Receiver W4EZY
Sep 19  Hi-Mound HK-902 SM5LNE
Sep 19  DV4Mini VHF DMR $125 includes shipping N3HKN
Sep 19  Kenwood TS-B2000 K1HC
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: 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!
[211 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
0031 7027.0     S01WS
0030 14240.0     HP9SAM
0029 3506.0     VU2GSM
0028 7027.0     S01WS
0028 14040.0     HK0RMR
0027 14076.1     LU8EKC
0026 7001.9     MU/ON4ANN TNX
0026 14285.0     K7CAR WA KFF-4379 55 in
0025 10106.0     5T5OK TNX
0025 7019.0     5T5OK tnx
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KDØBIE Dell Inspiron 1420, Yaesu FT-857D transceiver, LDG Z100 autotuner, LDG Yaesu Meter, Uniden Bear Tracker BCT7, Vibroplex Code Mite keyer

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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 W1SNE
    W1SNE This station does 160m to 900 mhz. Hf DX (cw) is my primary mode. The 4-pm'ers & GMN on 75 phone are fun too. I also collect & restore vintage equipment. 73!

    Propagation More info

    Issued 2017 Sep 19 2105 UTC
    Flux: 71 A-Index 9 K-Index 3
    Actv:No space wx storms observed.