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Articles View More Articles!
How A Box Fan Sparked My Interest In Amateur Radio
How casual research morphed into a hobby.
Pedestrian Mobile Whip
Pedestrian Mobile Whip W0RW gets a Clansman 2.5 Meter Whip Antenna for PRC319, PRC320 Man-Pack radios on the air.
Digital Modes Activities & Granularity
Who else has had improved DX contacts with the new modes?
Mobile Grounds
An "eHam Classic" by K0BG
The Very Simplest Homemade Hi Q Loop!
WB2JNA shows you how to make this limited space stealth antenna
FT8 Burnout? Cure Available Now
Things a little crowded? Looking for a change? Give Olivia a try!
Operating Portable QRO
Just because you're out in the field doesn't limit you to low power...
How to Overcome Some Condo Issues
Stuck with restrictions and limited space? Have no fear!
My Oscilloscope Affair: A Love Story
W8LV's tale of love and loss
To Amp or Not to Amp
To Amp or Not to Amp That is the question...which N4KC sets out to answer.
 
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
MFJ-1788 Super Hi-Q Loop - Very Poor Quality Control
Hy-Gain 14AVQ - Second Evaluation
EAntenna 59+ - Excellent Design and Materials Engineering
Heil Pro-Set Elite 6 - Poor Quality
Technofix UK - Better than HM-151
 
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Feb 22  Yaesu Hybrid K6BF
Feb 22  WANTED, ALPHA 86 NY2F
Feb 22  Flex-5000A ATU 2nd RX more free shipping N8FNR
Feb 22  Ameritron ATR-15 KUFBASS
Feb 22  Rockwell Collins HB Book AKSWL
 
News View More Ham News!
City Eases Up On Amateur Radio Restrictions:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #09:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
Ham Radio Emergency Service Transitioning to New Online Reporting System:
ARRL Announces 2018 Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology Sessions:
Louisiana Elects New Section Manager:
The Doctor Will See You Now!
'Improving Hurricane Preparedness' Is National Hurricane Conference Theme:
Postponed DXpedition to Disputed Spratlys Reset for March:
3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition to Extend Beyond Amateur Radio:
Paul Danzer, N1II, Is 2017 Bill Orr, W6SAI, Technical Writing Award Winner:
Ham Radio 'A Special Hobby,' Young ARRL Member Tells College Publication:
In Brief...
Speaking to People Worldwide:
Telegraph Centre Cardwell at Queensland Celebrates World Radio Day:
Satellite Show in Surrey BC:
Ham Talk Live #103 -- Hamvention Changes:
Win a HackRF One SDR and 49 More Prizes!
More Than a Hobby:
Big Rockets, Small Rockets: The Age of Space Startups is Here:
Berthoud High Students Go 'Ham' with Amateur Radio Competition:
DMR Talkgroup for Universities:
WIA Moves Towards 24/7 Ticketing System:
ILLW 100 Entry is YL Team from Portugal:
New Policy for WIA QSL Bureau Operations:
WF Amateur Radio Society Looks to Add Millennials:
The American Legion's 99th Birthday to Be Celebrated:
Bellefonte Area Middle School Students Work On Out-Of-This-World Project:
 
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
CQ 160-Meter Contest, SSB 02/23/18
Ham-Con Vermont Hamfest South Burlington, VT 02/24/18
NAQP RTTY 02/24/18
WASHFest South Park, PA 02/25/18
ARRL DX Contest, SSB 03/03/18
 
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
As, a licensed Amateur Radio Operator just how active are you ??
[281 votes since 2018-02-16]
  Operate every day
  Operate just for the Net check-in
  Pretty much a Weekend operator
  Every few weeks!
  Mobile operation only
  Only when the "Radio Bug" bites
  When is the next Contest?
 
Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
0243 3509.0     S51IV
0243 7074.5     PY7BC
0242 3512.9     VP2MKG
0241 1828.0     PZ5RA op VE3LA EU
0240 3503.2     DL1NKS
0240 3581.0     UE23DKA
0239 1825.7     OY9JD
0238 3513.0     VP2MKG Heard in NC
0238 7075.9     VA3HP
0237 7074.4     CO2ER
 
 
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w6ddu ftdx5000mp backup ts590 2ed backup ts520 amps h2k sb201 ant 6b kio hex 262ft 160 to 10m ocf 80m ocf 2 ant tuners siglink

 
Strays Add a Stray!
Why do all of the ham radio websites look like they were designed in the mid 90s and not following 21st century web design practices?
KB6QXM
 
Forums View All Forums
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    Ham Radio Links View More Links!
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    Proppy: Online HF propagation predictions using ITU P.533. 3.5
    Maidenhead Grid Square Locator and Calculator 3.5
    Antennas by W8JI 4.0
    6 Meter Signal Squirter 2.3
    Signal-One Radio Museum 2.8

    There are 5203 total links!
     
    Friends Remembered View More
    Mitchell Wright (KC0CWU)
    Arnold Whitlow (NM8K)
    Derick Ovenall (N3EGR)
    George Tew (NC5Y)
    Lyle Kaufman (K1DMU)
     
    Shack Showcase K7KAR - two similar shacks
    K7KAR - two similar shacks I'm set up in both AZ and MT. Good antennas in AZ, still working on MT. Mostly a casual participant in RTTY and CW contests.

     
    Propagation More info

    Issued 2018 Feb 23 0005 UTC
    Flux: 68 A-Index 11 K-Index 4
    Actv:No space wx storms observed.
    Fcst: