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Saturday, August 29, 2020
Skunked in the 2020 NJQRP Skeeter Hunt!
The setup Last weekend on Sunday was the NJQRP club QRP Skeeter hunt I received my Skeeter number close to the Sunday start date as I was not sure if I was able to participate but things turned in my favour Sunday was open for the contest. Th…
Weekly Propagation Summary – 2020 Aug 24 16:10 UTC
Here is this week’s space weather and geophysical report, issued 2020 Aug 24 0151 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 17 – 23 August 2020 Solar activity was very low for the highlight period. The largest flare was a B3.9 on 19 Aug from Region 2772 (N18, L=296, class/area Cro/30 on 19 Aug). There […]
LHS Episode #363: Too Hot
Welcome to the 363rd installment of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts discuss some big changes for the show, Google and 6GHz, an upcoming contest for …
Hunting For NDBs in CLE259
YPM-274 Pikangikum, ON (ve3gop)It’s CLE time again!’CLE’s are ‘Co-ordinated Listening Events, and NDB DXers around the world focus their listening time on one small slice of the NDB spectrum.This time the hunting ground is the 50kHz slice from 27…
Issue with my feed line.
Troubling reading of coax Faulty PL259 Last week I posted about a wonky SWR reading I was getting and I figured it may be the result of a loose PL259. The issue returned again but not as bad last week. Since moving my Endfed antenna to be abl…
LHS Episode #364: The Weekender LV
It’s time once again for The Weekender. This is our bi-weekly departure into the world of amateur radio contests, open source conventions, special events, listener challenges, hedonism and just plain …
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Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) begins another Virtual Technician License Class on 01 September 2020. Please contact Doug at firstname.lastname@example.org
All radio amateurs are urged to participate in the Sunday, 20 September 2020, Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event. The event, sponsored by the Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Group, rules from 1300 to 1700 HST. For more information, please go here: https://gridmadness.blogspot.com