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  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.

  admin - January - 1 - 2009 - Add Comments

Observations about owning the Yaesu FT-2000 — with a few tips and tricks for happy owners.

  admin - May - 15 - 2002 - Add Comments

This is a home-made five-band antenna made from bits of bamboo, some hose clamps, a few wires, and lots of hours of puzzling, building and — at last — huge satisfaction.