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Saturday, January 21, 2023

  • AmateurLogic 177: Quarter Wave Stub
    AmateurLogic.TV Episode 177 is now available for download. George demonstrates how to cut a quarter wave stub to notch out interference. Emile packs for 2023 Winter Field Day. Mike explores W0CHP PiStar Dashboard. Plus, mysterious solar powered antenn…
  • ICQ Podcast Episode 394 – Working with SMD’s
    In this episode, we join Martin Butler M1MRB, Chris Howard (M0TCH), Martin Rothwell (M0SGL), Frank Howell (K4FMH) and Leslie Butterfields (G0CIB) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin Butler (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in th…
  • Conflict of Interest
    The ARRL Ethics and Elections Committee has recused a director for publishing a book that competes with ARRL publications, creating a conflict of interest. I find this strange as ARRL is a non-profit amateur radio advocacy organization, not a for-profit company driven by shareholders’ financial interests. I thought, perhaps naively, the goals of ARRL publications … Continue reading Conflict of Interest
  • First Ever: Olivia Digital Mode on HF Weekend QSO Party
    Announcement: Special Event Weekend, 02/11/2023 THE 1ST EVER OLIVIA DIGITAL MODE WEEKEND QSO PARTY When is this special QSO party? Valentine’s Day Weekend.  This event is held this year on February 11, 1400 UTC, through February 13, 0200 UTC Join our mailing group for live interaction with other Olivia users: Sponsored by the Olivia […]
  • The 1:1 isolation choke do-over.
    New 1:1 choke with RG316 coax I have the Hustler 4BTV vertical antenna and have a 1:1 choke at the base of the antenna made by Balun designs. Some time ago I made a second choke that was placed at the radio end and posted the build here on t…
  • Radio Skinny-Dipping
    I have been working on a homebrew 40 meter CW transceiver for over a year now. It’s a superhet design, with all discrete components built ugly style on copper clad board. I’ve taken various circuit designs I’ve built in the past and added some new ones. The project has been a great opportunity for me … Continue reading Radio Skinny-Dipping

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