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Kids, Ham Radio and Space The Final Frontier
Aug 20, 2016

Keith Pugh, W5IU, Lighting the fires of curiosity in school children by arranging contacts with the International Space Station via ham radio.

The Code Talkers
Aug 11, 2016

It turns out the similarities between learning CW and learning to type are quiet similar it seems.

Frequencies To Scan
Jul 24, 2016 | REPEATER

Most ham radios can scan hundreds of frequencies including many that are outside of the ham bands. Why not try to use most of the available memory channels in your radios so that you have a better chance of hearing what is going on around you? This post offers some advice about how and why that might be a good idea.

Surfing the Single Sideband Wave
Jul 22, 2016

A brief history of how and why we came to use Single Sideband.

Fox Hunting -- The Real World Experience
Jul 19, 2016

Here's where the rubber met the road one Saturday morning while fox hunting. Thanks to Jerry and Justin for letting me tag along!

GOTA -- It
Jul 7, 2016

(And thanks to Jay and Violet for the use of the picture!)
A brief overview of the benefits (AND FUN!) of working the GOTA Station.

Fusion and Billy Joe Jim Buck Bob
Jun 22, 2016

A novice's guide to Fusion radio...

Meshnet:  What it is and what it can do for you.
Jun 21, 2016

A basic run-down of the Meshnet System, what it is and what it can do for you.

The Woman Behind the KM5R Repeater
May 31, 2016 | REPEATER

One woman's surprising journey into Hamdom.

Ground-plane antenna project
May 21, 2016

Try this simple home-brew building project to stretch your antenna-building wings!