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New Transceiver — Icom IC-9100

This past week I've been installing a brand new Icom IC-9100 in my ham shack. I am extremely pleased with this rig — it fits...

Satellite Antennas for Fall 2017

After the June VHF Contest and now the September VHF Contest, it's time to return my home 2 meter and 70 cm antennas to...

Tuning HF2V Vertical

I have the week off between Christmas and New Years Day. So I've added a bunch of projects to my to-d0 list. One of...

Satellites

NOAA Weather Satellite Images

Well, I've wandered into yet another avenue to explore. This time it's receiving weather satellite images. It came about as a result of reviewing the...

Satellite Antennas for Fall 2017

After the June VHF Contest and now the September VHF Contest, it's time to return my home 2 meter and 70 cm antennas to...

Rover Wannabe — EM11 Activation and Rover Test

As you are probably aware, I've been activating a few grids for satellite operations. This time I decided to activate EM11 at Meridian State...

VHF-UHF

MS + TEP — Added Magic on 6 Meters

While I've been having a great time working satellites and chasing grids there, six meters remains the magic band for me. In the past...

ARRL September VHF Contest 2017 — Rover

I ran the ARRL September contest as a limited rover. I had been thinking about this option since activating a few satellite grids. The...

ARRL September VHF 2017 Rover Route

I will be entering the Limited Rover Category in the ARRL September VHF Contest, September 9 to 10. I will stop and set up operations...

Radio Scouting

Jamboree Survivor — K2BSA Amateur Radio in Action

As I noted in my post Jamboree Bound, I served as a volunteer staff member at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia. The...

Jamboree Bound — K2BSA Amateur Radio Operation

Late this week I'm heading to the National Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Scout Reserve in West Virginia. I'll be joined initially by...

Malaysia Bound — 2017 JOTA-JOTI Planning

Next week I'm heading to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and the World Scout Support Centre. I'll be meeting with the World JOTA-JOTI Team to review...