M1KTA’s QRP ham radio blog: Some antennas… and one of …


Some antennas… and one of SotaBeams Wirewinders. Now got the antennas all up. Had to put up the Union flag on the 10/12/25/17/20. Light house, 80m dipole (I can use almost vertical down too and bottom feed so it is a …

Source: m1kta-qrp.blogspot.com

Nice discussion from M1KTA on the kinds of antennas he uses during QRP operations.  His blog also contains a variety of interesting articles, including the Elecraft KX3, the W3EDP antenna, a review of the Chinese Rock Mite QRP transmitter, a look at the GY560 frequency counter, and a photo essay on a lightning strike.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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The Ultimate QRP Ham Radio Antenna Tuner


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Today I will show you the ultimate QRP ham radio antenna tuner. The LDG-Z-817 will make your QRP dxing a whole lot more simply. This tuner is made to work wi…

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A concise (7:43) video demonstrating the use of the LDG-Z-817 antenna “tuner”, which the author calls “The Ultimate QRP ham radio tuner.”  The LDG-Z-817 was designed specifically for the popular Yaesu-817 ND line of transceivers.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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Alpha Amplifiers and TEN-TEC Merge Under RF Concepts Banner: – eHam.net


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Alpha Amplifiers and TEN-TEC Merge Under RF Concepts Banner: eHam.net RF Concepts/Alpha Amplifiers has been building amplifiers continuously since the early 1970s and has put more than 13,000 amplifiers in the hands of demanding amateur radio…

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There’s been another major consolidation in the U.S. Amateur Radio market, as Alpha Amplifiers and Ten-Tec have announced a merger of their two companies under the RF Concepts LLC banner.  Michael Seedman (AA6OY) called the union “the perfect combination of amateur radio brands…the merger creates a multi-million dollar company that makes products from QRP transceivers to full-legal limit amplifiers.”  RF Concepts plans to expand Ten-Tec’s Sevierville, Tennessee production facilities.  Both Jim Wharton (NO4A) and Jack Burchfield (K4JU) of Ten-Tec and Ken Long (N0QO) will serve as presidents of their respective groups.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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