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  admin - September - 7 - 2015 - Comments Off on LED lighting for CDE/Hygain rotator meter

Tired of burned-out bulbs in your CDE rotator meter? Replace the bulb with an LED strip — it’s inexpensive and LEDs will last a very long time.

  admin - August - 15 - 2015 - Comments Off on Rebuilding the radio room

Big plans for the radio “shack” at VA7ST… will it ever be built?

  admin - July - 10 - 2015 - Comments Off on Astron power supply digital meter (volts/amps)

Want to know what that “blind” power supply is putting out? Add a digital volt/ammeter to your meterless Astron power supply

  admin - June - 30 - 2014 - Add Comments

Here’s my perspective from the West Coast, looking at what we do that may be different from the tactics of contest stations located further East.

  admin - September - 30 - 2011 - 1 Comment

Morse code is a joy, and with the right “paddles” it is pure bliss. Here’s an essay on the pursuit of ham radio happiness.

  admin - September - 25 - 2011 - Add Comments

If you’re new to radio teletype (RTTY) contesting, you’re about to fall in love with it. Here are some quick tips to help you get started.

  admin - August - 9 - 2011 - Add Comments

Want to see how VA7ST has done in contests since 2002? It’s all online in a sortable database — check out my contest scores, and read my 3830 stories about each contest.

  admin - August - 5 - 2011 - Add Comments

The cost and environmental impact of paper QSL cards makes this aspect of ham radio part of our history, not our future.

  admin - November - 1 - 2010 - Add Comments

It was a high honor to be chosen for a contester profile feature in the Nov.-Dec. 2010 edition of the National Contest Journal.

  admin - October - 22 - 2010 - Add Comments

The new Orca DX and Contest Club serves BC and the northern part of Washington State. I’m the webmaster, so my part has been developing the web site.