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I’m going to be ordering the EFHW-8010 end-fed half-wave antenna from myantennas.com next week and the mounting hardware as well as a tripod to mount the back half of the antenna on the shed. I’ve got to get my own antenna … Continue reading
I’ve been toying around with the idea of setting up a packet BBS for quite some time now. I run my regular BBS on a pretty stout server running Slackware Linux so I had been researching on how to set … Continue reading
I got around to installing my Yaesu FTM-3100 2 meter mobile radio in my shack. Thanks to help from my dad, KD7SXQ, we were able to get my ol’ reliable 2 meter J-pole installed on the outer wall of my … Continue reading
I will be on the air for the Tennessee QSO party starting at 2 PM Eastern on Sunday, September 1. I’ll be hanging around on 20 meters during the day and 40 or 80 meters at night. If you work … Continue reading
I just uploaded my logs for July and August to LotW, QRZ.com, ClubLog, and eQSL.
I’ve not been on the air much due to a lot of traveling for my work. This next month promises to be quite busy with interstate travel three weeks out of four. I am hoping to get back on the … Continue reading
I’ve been quite busy with work and home life and haven’t had time to get on the air. I’m hoping I’ll be around this weekend…
After some rather rough operating conditions concerning propagation, weather, and just plain rude amateur radio operators, I completed my “clean sweep” with K2J this morning. I did work WM3PEN last night on 80 meters, complete with static crashes, but the … Continue reading
I had a fun weekend on the air. I successfully worked six of the 13 Colonies stations and then this morning before work, I worked a seventh. I’m hopefully on my way to a clean sweep.