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Should We Join The ARRL?

… Who/What Are We Joining? 5 Dec 2017 Some (many?) new hams may not even consider the ARRL as they join the hobby. What is it? What does it do for us – individually or collectively? “$49 for a radio … Continue reading

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“Fun Mode…”

It’s a “Fun Mode” – Is it “the mode” or the results? – 5 Dec 2017 de No1PC I hear “fun mode” once in awhile – in reference to D-Star, DMR, P25, Fusion, etc. – and wonder what’s any more … Continue reading

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‘OnStar’ via APRS and HF Mobile

Easter Weekend 2014 Captain MarshMellow (my faithful sidekick mini-Aussie) and I packed up and headed out from Silicon Valley, Billings.MT-or-Bust, to check out and possibly purchase and tow back our now-present 2004 30 foot Airstream Classic.   Our second unit … Continue reading

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Antennas and Counterpoise

I just posted the first draft (subject to peer review) of an illustrated narration through RF+antenna ‘circuit’ basics and the essentials of deliberate counterpoise to complete the circuit and avoid stray RF. http://www.no1pc.org/radio/antennas.htm Some parts of the circuit are depicted … Continue reading

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