I have no excuse but once again I have been away from my radios. But as of today, KI7UP, Norman A. Seeley Jr. of Scottsdale Arizona is up to getting on the air. (Click above an the truth will be known.)
Even better than taking my handheld with me. People love to come up and talk to us.
Well, I was hoping I would be able to spend some time last night starting a 8 PM with the weekly local net on 10 meters. It didn’t happen. So I’m still wondering if my ICOM 707 with wire antenna that was just last week re-connected were working. So far, and today isn’t going to [...]
Thanks to my friend Bob, who knows nothing about Ham Radio but owns a ladder and is handy with tools, my wire antenna is back up. I however haven’t had the guts to fire up the transmitter as yet. Listened to the 3 bands, 40, 20, and 10 the antenna was made for soon [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]