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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....

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...

RUMLog

In my last post I commented on RUMped, a Mac-based contest logging sofware developed by DL2RUM. In this post I'm going to take up...

Satellites

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...

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...

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

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...

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...