Archive for the 'Antennas' Category


Yazan: Norm Seeley | 09 June 2014 | No Comments
Categories: AMERICA, Antennas, Arizona

Wondering this morning what I can do as a Ham today.  My shack here in Scottsdale has a roof-top VHF/UHF antenna and I use my Yaesu FT-60 on it and can hit quite a few repeaters throughout the Valley of the Sun.  I know of at least one net tonight, but it’s kinda late for […]

Idea for Christmas!

Yazan: Norm Seeley | 10 December 2013 | No Comments
Categories: Antennas



Yazan: Norm Seeley | 13 May 2013 | No Comments
Categories: Antennas

Last night I went out into the Hot Scottsdale Arizona Sun, on our drive way so that I could hit the repeater for the Sunday night net. The repeater is on White Tanks to the west of Phx and with my FT-60 I can hit it if I’m outside.  Well, that wasn’t the case last […]

At 8 PM tonight.

Yazan: Norm Seeley | 02 May 2013 | 2 Comments
Categories: Amateur News, Antennas, Arizona

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 […]

Not on the Air

Yazan: Norm Seeley | 26 February 2013 | No Comments
Categories: Amateur News, Antennas, Scottsdale Arizona, Slow Down?, VHF/UHF Handheld

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 […]

Antenna Down

Yazan: Norm Seeley | 05 February 2013 | 2 Comments
Categories: Amateur News, AMERICA, Antennas, Arizona, Thoughts of KI7UP.

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 […]

First things First.

Yazan: Norm Seeley | 03 January 2013 | No Comments
Categories: Amateur News, AMERICA, Antennas, Arizona

Its a New Year and I need to get my VHF/UHF activity up and operating. The Yaesu FT-60 is a great radio and I’m amazed at what I can hear and operate using it as a Handheld.  But I need to add an antenna to my house and maybe an amp to up the power. […]

Still Here.

Yazan: Norm Seeley | 11 August 2012 | No Comments
Categories: AMERICA, Antennas, Arizona, Scottsdale Arizona, Thoughts of KI7UP.

While I have not blogged here on ARD this past week I am still here and still have spent time thinking and planning changes for my Ham Shack. One of my desires is to install an new antenna system that would open up additional bands.  I also like the idea of keeping my shack as […]

In or Out?

Yazan: Norm Seeley | 17 June 2012 | No Comments
Categories: Amateur News, AMERICA, Antennas

When it comes to Antennas, where is the best location for safety?  

Where does the Radio go?

Yazan: Norm Seeley | 30 April 2012 | 2 Comments
Categories: Antennas, HandHelds, Mobiles, Thoughts of KI7UP.


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