The name of my blog is Amateur Radio Dreaming. Here’s what I’m dreaming about today. ICOM IC-7100 But first, some hearing aids.
Tomorrow and through this Friday, I’m going to tell you what my thoughts are about moving into VHF/UHF. While I pretty much know what direction I want to go as I get back into VHF/UHF, I still will welcome any comments as to the direction I will finally take. The list will appear starting tomorrow. [...]
I have decided what I’m going to do about getting into VHF/UHF. After spending the better part of 2 years, it’s about time I made a move. I have to kick myself for having sold a handheld I found in my office closet.Â Even though it was not new, according to the ham I sold [...]
Wanting to take advantage of the activity on 10 meters, that’s where I put the ICOM 707 this afternoon here in a cool Scottsdale Arizona. That’s where I have been for the last hour and a half. Scanning manuallyÂ up and down the band, attempting to find transmission to at least listen to. For the [...]
I’m in the process of picking out another radio. I want to add the capability of VHF/UHF to the 3 HF bands I have now.Â I also want to be able to take it with me, when I leave the house. That means I have two direction I can go.Â Buy a handheld or buy [...]
Here it is, as I promised, a picture of KI7UP’s Ham Shack misses the computer. I removed it because it never worked with the radio, so what is the point of having it, taking up space and using electricity.Â I am on a use less power kick to boot. No question I have room to [...]
I have made some changes to my Ham Shack. To me, Amateur Radio is using a radio.Â With this in mind, I have removed the computer that I had linked to my ICOM 707 HF base station. There is no question that having a computer to help with the operation of a radio, can add [...]
This is the second time I have sat down in front of my computer thinking I was going to write a blog for ARN. Now that I think about it, this is actually the 5th time this week I have been here.Â Â But right now is the only time I have actually got the fingers [...]
This week I have received two QSL card for working Amateur Radio stations.
Today, Terry Ryan, KE7GRV returned to the Ham Shack of KI7UP and we spent several hours just talking and attempting jury rigging a connection between my 707 and my computer.Â Also we looked at my audio mixer that I use to record articles for Amateur Radio Newsline in an effort to use the equalization that [...]