The new decade opened with the annual ARRL RTTY Roundup, and I was excited to get on the air to cap off a wonderful three-week holiday break. Boomer (seen here) and I had one antenna repair to make in the deep snow late at night.
View your real-time totals during a contest, and compare them in real-time with previous contests. Athena, created by PC5M (sk), does exactly that.
6M is about to be a whole lot more fun from VA7ST with the addition of an M2 6M7JHV yagi — 7 elements on a 30-foot boom.
The Zone Zero podcast featured two episodes devoted to the 2017 ARRL 160M contest. See how I thought I would do in the contest, then listen to how I actually did.
This year, I prepared two special editions of the Zone Zero podcast — one a preview of the CW Worldwide CW contest on Nov. 25 and 26, 2017, and a post-contest report.
The world came out to play in the 2017 CQWW Phone contest, October 28-29. See a brief analysis of running domestic stations vs. chasing DX in one of the biggest worldwide contests of the year.
The VA7ST station has a new contesting amplifier — the Ameritron AL-80BX joins a pair of SB-221 amplifiers for high-power operation.
It’s time for a podcast devoted to amateur radio contests. Now we have one. Welcome to Zone Zero.
After two years of “all talk, no action,” the radio room has been rebuilt.
An overview of my SB-221 amplifier repair project — a notebook about what it needed and what I did.