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23 cm Helix Antenna and Preamp

After considerable time buying, shipping, and collecting equipment, I've finally installed a 23 cm 10-turn helix antenna and preamp. This should help with this...

FSK Interface

One of the projects on my relatively long-term list has been an FSK interface. The reason it hasn't been urgent is that the Elecraft...

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...

Satellites

FoxTelem Set Up on IC-9100 and Mac

I seem to have struggled more than normal, which is a fair bit to begin with, in getting FoxTelem up and running with my...

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....

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

World JOTA-JOTI Team — Towards 2023 Workshop

As you read in my post Scouting Volunteer — Headed to Kuala Lumpur, the World JOTA-JOTI team recently met at the World Scout Support...

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...