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KL7AJ's experiences as an Official Observer
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
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Yaesu FT-65R - Nice little radio
Kachina 505DSP - Used for 14 years
Marconi 365 EZ - Two Thumbs Up
MFJ-901B - Using it for 70 ft random wire
Elecraft AX1 Multiband, Ultraportable whip - Compromise antenna but it WORKS.
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Nov 21  TV-1200 TV ADAPTOR N8PXE
Nov 21  IC-1271 1.2 #2 N8PXE
Nov 21  IC-1271 1.2 #1 N8PXE
News View More Ham News!
ARRL Director, Vice Director Election Results Announced:
Robert Wareham, N0ESQ, Appointed as Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director:
Ham Operators Communicate Behind Scenes on National Network:
Ham Radio Operators Answer Call:
A Sunspot from the Next Solar Cycle:
From Technical to Social Aspects, Ham Radios Have Something for Everyone:
New Version of WSJT-X:
Ham Radio Operators Tune In:
Fair Lawn ARC Completes Antenna Upgrades as Member Growth Reaches New High:
Former ARRL Headquarters Book Team Supervisor Jan Carman, K5MA (SK):
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #46 de K7RA:
How Radio Operators Could Save Lives In an Emergency and How You Can Help:
Resident's Radio Tower Request Upsets Neighbors Who Say It Would Be Eyesore
SpaceX Launch from KSC to Achieve 'Dream' of Ham Radio Enthusiasts:
Foundations of Amateur Radio #180:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #47:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
California Fires Spark Amateur Radio Emergency Service Activations:
Maritime Mobile Service Operators Assist Vessel with Ill Crew Member:
Southern New Jersey ARES Team Assists in Missing-Person Search:
The Doctor Will See You Now!
AMSAT's Fox-1Cliff CubeSat Set to Launch on November 19:
Es'hail-2 Geostationary Satellite Launch Said to Be Imminent:
ARRL Staffers, State, Local Officials on Hand for MA ARISS School Contact:
Amateur Radio Issues Under Discussion in Geneva in Advance of WRC-19:
SKYWARN Recognition Day 2018 is Saturday, December 1 UTC:
In Brief...
ARRL Executive Committee Recommends Addition to Articles of Association:
O'Connell Students in Arlington Call Space on a Ham Radio:
Next SpaceX Mission Launches a Satellite Even Amateurs Can Use:
107-Year-Old Veteran, (W4KKP), Reflects on His Extraordinary Life:
Ham Operator Assists Coast Guard In Rescuing Ailing Man Off the NC Coast:
Ham Talk Live! 141 -- Orlando Hamcation:
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:
Ham Radio Operator Speaks Universal Language to Help:
Protecting Earth from Space:
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
CQ Worldwide DX Contest, CW 11/24/18
test event *IGNORE* 11/24/18
ARRL 160M (CW) Contest 11/29/18
Rome (NY) Radio Club Meeting Rome, NY 12/04/18
ARRL 10M Contest 12/07/18
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?
[692 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
0327 1841.8     C6AGU
0327 1826.2     TK/S57C Banging into W7 Nevada No
0327 3507.0     EP6RRC cq up
0326 1826.2     TK/S57C QSX 1828.2 UP 2.00
0326 7144.0     VK5LA WWFF VKFF-2386
0326 7012.7     UN6LN Heard in UT
0325 3573.0     ZS6WB FT8 KG44
0324 1836.0     HR9/SP4Z
0324 1836.0     HR9/SP4Z cq
0322 1834.5     PJ4/K4BAI up 1
Spotlight AA3EJ All CW Op-All Ten-Tec...
AA3EJ All CW Op-All Ten-Tec... Started in '57,as KN3CAL,general in'58,K3CAL,then W1DHD,then two upgrades to Extra AA3EJ, all QSK & QRO-QRP CW past 45 years..Station: Ten-Tec Argo 5, Orion 2, Jupiter, Centurion, Palstar AT-Auto tuner, HF9V Vertical, 160m CF Zepp doublet loop, Begali Magnetic Classic paddle, K1EL K40 keyboard interface, and ProLog logging system..CU on 40m CW (7.027 QRQ,7040 QRP) 73'-Dave,aa3ej

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    Shack Showcase NG9D QRP STATION
    NG9D QRP STATION This operating position offers roughly three watts of CW output on 80m through 20m.

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    Issued 2018 Sep 17 1205 UTC
    Flux: 69 A-Index 6 K-Index 2
    Actv:No space wx storms observed.