Recently built an ATU-100 auto antenna tuner purchased from AliExpress (which means low prices, questionable product, and two months shipping times). I have been largely pleasantly surprised with this tuner, despite the directions being somewhat subpar. It is a ubiquitous enough kit that there are many web posts detailing various aspects of the build, the […]
I haven’t posted in a while and I have a backlog of items I plan to do some in depth writeups about. Just off the top of my head, here are the kits I have build that I plan to do reviews of: I also have finally been focusing on learning CW and took the […]
I’ve been having a blast with QRP Labs Ultimate 3S WSPR Transmitter kit. I highly recommend the TXCO module, GPS module, and every low pass filter band kit that your antenna supports. Seeing what I can do with 200 milliwatts has really opened my eyes to the possibilities of this hobby. It’s especially useful to […]
Unbeknownst to me, I’ve been racking up awards as a POTA hunter. Now that I have an FT-857D and Wolf River Coil portable antenna, I supposed I better go activate a park sometime.
Got some audio advice for my Yaesu FTDX10 from Jim Fergusson KC9VKV on his Friday afternoon radio show. Very helpful guy and this is a great service he provides for radio amateurs.
What a great way to hear the audio from my new FTDX10. Thanks and 73, Alex
I participated in and applied to join to Breezeshooters last night. Now that I have a radio where I can really pull out weak signals, 10m groundwave is actually a possibility for me. To join, you must make confirmed contact with 10 members following the net. And because I clearly get a lot of use […]
I had a pretty good run on the CW WPX SSB contest. Only 40 contacts but I have a really good excuse, on Saturday we took a drive out to DX Engineering in Ohio and picked up a Yaesu FTDX10! I am loving this radio so far and will have a blog entry/review on it […]