Big Magnetic Loop for QRP in the Park | AmateurRadio.com


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I’ve been experimenting with magnetic loop antennas of various sizes and configurations for the past year or so.

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

Informative and interesting article.  Those with severe antenna problems, should consider magnetic loop antennas.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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Ham radio satellite launch from Vandenberg – Southgate Amateur Radio Club


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Ham radio satellite launch from Vandenberg Southgate Amateur Radio Club The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base marks several firsts for the commercial space transportation company, including the maiden launch…

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The Space X Falcon 9 successfully launched the DANDE, CUSat, and Canada’s Cassiope space weather and communications demonstration satellites on Sunday.  The Falcon 9 is beginning to attract customers, as civilian designed launch platforms begin replacing NASA vehicles.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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Chesapeake VA Club conducts demos in support of STEM education – Southgate Amateur Radio Club


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Chesapeake VA Club conducts demos in support of STEM education
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
The students will partake in Satellite Communications, using the portable antenna system the students built.

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

Quite an incentive to build that satellite rig…Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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Collins 32s1 Transmitter , Vintage Ham Amateur Tube Radio Comm.equipment On Sale


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Collins 32s1 Transmitter , Vintage Ham Amateur Tube Radio Comm.equipment: Current Price: $ 249.99 I Do Not Kno… http://t.co/5LaBH4zBXW

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

A truly classic rig.  As always when you buy items off the internet, check out all aspects of the transaction.  Be careful…Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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ZR6AIC’s interesting blog and satellite webSDR | AmateurRadio.com


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Over the weekend, I came across Anton, ZR6AIC’s blog which is well worth a read, if you’ve not seen it before.

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

A concise, informative article on the experiments of South African ham Anton (ZR6AIC).  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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Why is it called ‘ham radio?’


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Behind ‘ham’ radio … (Amateur Radio: Why is it called ‘ham radio?’ – The Sun Chronicle : Home http://t.co/xZWuVp60sH)

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

A little background of the term "ham" for amateur radio historians.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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Hamming it up for real – Attleboro Sun Chronicle


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Hamming it up for real Attleboro Sun Chronicle The Sturdy Memorial Hospital Amateur Radio Club (SMHARC) is a local group of trained and capable radio operators, also known as “ham” operators, who are often called upon to connect people and serve…

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

A well-written article promoting Amateur Radio.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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