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Shack progress

Dad decided to pound the eight-foot-long copper-plated ground rod into the ground next to the shed, so I was able to ground my radio and tuner properly.  What a difference!  Little to no line noise that I suffered from when … Continue reading

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A new shack

The new 12’x20′ wood shed my parents had built was set up yesterday and I have a little corner of it with a window for my shack.  I’m using a small laptop desk right now but with the relative small … Continue reading

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A new project

I’ve been feeling a bit restless lately so I decided to resurrect an oft-thought of but seldom-worked on project: I’m writing my own console mode amateur radio logging program. It’s nothing fancy and is pretty bare-bones for now, but I … Continue reading

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Keeping busy

Even with a three-day weekend, I’ve been keeping busy and haven’t turned on the radio much.  I am working on either setting up an end-fed antenna or a dipole that can actually work on 80 meters correctly.  It’s just been … Continue reading

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Getting active again

I worked 4V1TL last Sunday (3/13) and haven’t been too active until today when I worked KP4KDE on 15 meters.  I don’t use 15 meters that much but I think I should start working it more. I’m also working on … Continue reading

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Beautiful evening

It’s a beautiful evening here in the metropolis that is Limestone, Tennessee.  The sun is setting in a partly cloudy sky and it’s a balmy 64° F out.  I turned on my radio and heard 4V1TL calling on 14.289.  I … Continue reading

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New site

So I’ve decided to set up a new ham radio website for myself!  Hopefully this will allow me to share my experiences and knowledge with everyone as well as keep my own interest in ham radio going too.

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