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Analysis of the G5RV Antenna

Over at the Brazos Amateur Radio Club, Rick Hiller, W5RH, has assembled a 59 page PowerPoint ‘deck’ that provides a lot of great information about this often deployed, and just as often criticized, go-to antenna for hams facing space issues … Continue reading

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ELK Log Periodic Tripod Mount

While at Pacificon last fall (2019) I attended an antenna seminar that had many great presenters, and when it was over, I won a door prize! While I did not win the HF Vertical, I won a an Elk 2m/440L5 … Continue reading

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Interesting End Fed Wire Matchbox

This antenna matchbox is available assembled from the Emergency Amateur Radio Club of Hawaii, or you can simply follow the construction details in the PDF. While the assembled unit appears weatherproof, I think it wold be best for temporary/portable applications. … Continue reading

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Pacificon 2019

I recently attended the Pacificon Hamfest in San Ramon, and I wanted to share with you a few photos from that event. The sponsoring organization, the Mt. Diablo Amateur Radio Club is a very active club, with activities that include … Continue reading

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Spectrum Scope – IC-R8600

Courtesy of N9EWO: n9ewo_icr8600_scope.pdf

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Spectrum Scope – IC-7300

Courtesy of N9EWO n9ewo_ic7300_scope.pdf

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Audio Tips for the TS-590S

I have come across this excellent resource for wringing the best audio out of (and into) the Kenwood TS-590S, and I wanted to share it. I came into possession of a TE-590S at Dayton 2018 for the great price of … Continue reading

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NIST Time and Frequency Standards

1969.pdf With all this talk of the NIST cancelling some time and freq. standard services to save $6.5M, I present this overview of their services. The material may be dated, but should be fairly accurate.

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Favorite Mustang

289 C.I. V8 Fastback, spotted in Plano, TX

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Boss 302 Mustang

Ken

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