To all the ops here on . Check out this video from Ham Radio 2.0 (KC5HWB) on the 3.5 inch TGIF spot.

Here is an interesting article for all the ops out there. NASA put a secret message on the mars 2020 rover!

Well, just finished my most recent post. This weeks topic was . Being an op myself i found this topic of great interest.

Take a look at thos. I came across this while tryong to find out what frequencies was using. Picked up by an op in kentucky.

Okay, maybe some of the people would know this. I found an app on @fdroidorg called SatPredict. You have to use the two line elements (TLE). Do these get out of date after a while? The description mentioned automated TLE updates as a planned feature.

Got a qsl card from my first cw contact today!!! What does pse qsl and tnx qsl mean though?

Have any of the operators used these supplies? I have a 23A but figure with an hf adn vhf/uhf radio connected it may be time for an upgrade. Also do wires need special terminators for those round plugs?

I am seriously considering getting an icom ic-7300. Having the voice announcement of the s meter, operating mode, and frequency would be a major help. I also think a 4.3 inch touch display would lend very well to larger font sizes. The only problem is i dont have the $1.1k to get one. I would like to get one used in good condition with a trade of my yaesu ft897d w/ mars mod.

So, a couple of hams stopped by this morning at around 10 and installed a 10/20 meter end-fed half-wave with a loading coil that also lets it work on 40. Had to do the coax run twice because resistance was sky high. Made contact with canada and colorado after they left and had a really nice ragchew with them this evening. I can now run full 100 watts!

Well I got my 10 meter whip today. There seems to be a ton of noise though. On FM it registers as s+ but on ssb it doesn't show it with the RF-GAIN all the way open. Well, we shall see. We shall see.

My 10/11 meter NMO whip should be here today. As long as I can get on 10m and get out farther than the ~39 miles I get on 2 I will be happy. HF here I come!


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