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  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 - April - 11 - 2011 - Add Comments

Depending on your location, changing your rotator control meter’s scale to a north-centered scale could greatly reduce the turning required to work the most popular areas. Here’s a step-by-step guide to making the change on a CDE rotator control — including a printable high-resolution image of the North-centered meter scale.

  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 - August - 19 - 2010 - 1 Comment

This may be the cheapest, lowest, no-radials-required, no fancy networks, way to get great gain on 40M. If you have some rope, trees, junkbox wire, a couple of DPDT relays, and some coax laying around, you have all it takes to build this antenna.

  admin - May - 20 - 2010 - Add Comments

Are you waiting for a QSL from VA7ST? All contacts in my log receive a confirmation using the ARRL’s Logbook of the World.

  admin - January - 20 - 2010 - Add Comments

On Christmas Day 2009, Knut Haugland, the last surviving crew member of the Kon-Tiki voyage, passed away at the age of 92.

  admin - November - 16 - 2009 - Add Comments

If you have room to run a short 270′-long Beverage antenna, you’ll improve your reception on the low bands (160M and 80M). Here’s how I built the antenna and just-too-easy transformer.

  admin - January - 1 - 2009 - Add Comments

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

  admin - August - 27 - 2006 - Add Comments

The “crappie pole” is a short, linearly loaded 40M rotatable dipole you can build for $50 or less. And it works!