Even better than taking my handheld with me. People love to come up and talk to us.
I told you that I have had the wire antenna put back in operation for 40, 20, and 10 meters. I have been calling CQ and all the meter readings are correct but so far not one contact. With that in mind, tonight at 8 PM I will tune to the frequency for a Thursday [...]
Tomorrow is the annual running of the Pat’s Run in Tempe, Arizona honoring Pat Tillman and amateurs will be there. I’m ready to monitor the frequency that they will be using. Can’t wait. This week, I was lucky once again to file a report for Amateur Radio Newsline, this week about Indecency and the FCC. [...]
Today is World Amateur Radio Day A hobby that does so much . When all else fails. (Click above and learn more.)
Amateurs in Boston provided communications this past Monday during the Boston Marathon. Click here for the story from the ARRL .
I reported again for AmateurRadioNewsline today. You can find a link to the right of this post.
Amateur Radio Newsline has a story read by myself , affecting Ham’s and the use of TDMA.
My wife takes her dog, Henry J for a walk most afternoons. While she is “walking the dog” I take my Yaesu FT-60/r and listen for activity and even have been know to carry on a conversation on a local repeater. Sunday, she took Henry for his walk and I was in the front yard [...]
Since my wire antenna blew down, I have not been on the air or even listening to HF. I have been listening to my VHF/UHF handheld and have had several conversations there. I have also added a couple of new frequencies and plan to add some more in the up coming weeks. Yes, I take [...]
Here in Scottsdale Arizona we have had some windy and rainy weather the last few weeks Last Thursday however was clear and my wife and I took advantage of the nice weather to soak up some Arizona Sun. While sitting on our backyard patio we noticed that half of my wire HF antenna was no [...]