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Frank & the Five Meter Liberation Army (FMLA) Chapter 5

FMLA V — Another Frank?

"What is THIS?," he demanded.  

I am never ready for these visits.  He broke me once on
6M CW, while I was sending at 20, and asked QRQ. 471 more words

Frank & the Five Meter Liberation Army (FMLA) - Chapter 4

FMLA IV — Meeting Frank

I met him at Hardin's.  

That is the electronics place that hosts Fort Worth's 2d
Saturday tailgatefest.  I don't always make it because it has a
lot of resentful old men standing around complaining, and I can
tune that on 75M, but sometime I find something and this time I
was looking in a box of meters when I got a tap on the shoulder: 
"Hello, Bro." someone said. 553 more words

AMSAT-UK Colloquium Talks - Videos being added to YouTube

Videos of the presentations given at the AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium, which was held as part of the RSGB Convention in Milton Keynes, October 14-15, are being made available on… 96 more words

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Making Waves - 2m Quad

The M0CVO High Gain 4 Element Quad for 2M

The antenna I am now going to describe is one that I designed some time ago. It is a high gain quad beam for 2M (144 – 146 MHz) band. 156 more words

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Hawaii Prepares for the Annual SET Exercise

The Pacific Section Manager Joe Speroni and the Oregon Section manager, John Core – KX7YT, ARRL Oregon Section Manager, have have been working together for the past few months to form an informal alliance on ARES training. 484 more words

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Greetings from Colorado

About 2 years have passed since I wrote here. I moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado for work around the beginning of 2016. I am often busy, but I gradually have been getting back on the air. 969 more words

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CQDX. CQDX. CQDX. Is anybody out there?

Hey good buddy what’s ya twenty?

A’right, I was more a CB guy than a HAM operator. I was part of those dirty little radio rats who played fox-hunts and spent most of our air time asking the ever-repeating question, ‘Who’s on go?” 1,015 more words