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Roving in the 2018 ARRL January VHF Contest

The weather broke from sub-freezing up into the 60s and 70s for the ARRL January VHF contest. From that perspective it couldn't have been...

Back to Mac — WSJT-X and JT-Bridge

In my continuing adventure of getting back to Apple Mac in my ham shack, I've added WSJT-X and JT-Bridge as well as FLDIGI. WSJT-X This is the...

Six Meter Dipole

I have been giving thought to setting up a six meter antenna with horizontal polarization. Plus, it would be nice if it were omnidirectional....

Satellites

Ham Radio Satellite Presentation

I've been asked to give a presentation to the North East Tarrant Amateur Radio Club this week. The topic is amateur radio satellites. Now...

Satellite Roving — 104° Longitude

Satellite roving can be a real blast. But, of course, it also has its challenges. This was my first activation of a grid line....

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...

VHF-UHF

Roving in the 2018 ARRL January VHF Contest

The weather broke from sub-freezing up into the 60s and 70s for the ARRL January VHF contest. From that perspective it couldn't have been...

ARRL January VHF 2018 Rover Route

Once more into the fray of an ARRL VHF Contest as a Rover. As in the September VHF contest, it will be a simple effort...

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...

Radio Scouting

Scouting Volunteer — Headed to Kuala Lumpur

At the end of the month I'll be traveling for about twenty-four hours from Dallas to San Francisco then Hong Kong and finally to...

2019 World Jamboree — NA1WJ

I've just started working with the 2019 World Jamboree leadership on the amateur radio activation. It will be a part of Centro Mundial and...

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...