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  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.

  admin - December - 30 - 2009 - Add Comments

The radiosport world lost a great competitor with the passing of Bob McCarthy VE6YR on December 22, 2009. Bob was an avid radio contester, particularly active in RTTY (radio-teletype) contests.