Denver Radio Club Hamfest

I participated in my first ever Ham Fest as a table-operator.

In hamfest, Aug 28, 2022

Ham Radio FT4 Russian Woodpecker

What a rabbit hole I've been entering the past few days!I've been trying to figure out ways to make FT8 and FT4 more human and more f...

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Could we reinvent the charm of old cities

Bucharest’s history alternated periods of development and decline from the early settlements in antiquity until its consolidation as ...

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Denver Radio Club Hamfest

I participated in my first ever Ham Fest as a table-operator.

In hamfest, Aug 28, 2022

Kevin Loughin, KB9RLW's YouTube Channel

I really like The Old Tech Guy’s YouTube channel. Check him out!

In elmer, Aug 15, 2022

Ham Radio FT4 Russian Woodpecker

What a rabbit hole I've been entering the past few days!I've been trying to figure out ways to make FT8 and FT4 more human and more fun to operate. Using GridTracker is certainly fun...

In FT4, FT8, History, Dec 05, 2021

Retevis RT-22 Simple FRS Radios for Family

I broke-down and purchased radios even cheaper than the Baofeng UV5R!I wanted to get small, simple radios that my XYL and I could use for intercomming around our house as well as when...

In Family, FRS Radio, Dec 02, 2021

Packet Radio Part 3 - Raspberry Pi 4, DireWolf, XASTIR

Ok now the rubber hits the road. Now we're going to try to get the station assembled using a Raspberry Pi 4 with KM4ACK's Build-A-Pi which already has DireWolf. To that we'll try to ...

In Packet Radio, Raspberry Pi, Nov 30, 2021

Great Propagation to Europe This Morning!

Woke up on Black Friday and flipped on FT4 on 20 meters. There were a lot of EU stations that I could hear so I hovered between 35 and 50 watts, paying attention to the signal report...

In FT4, Propagation, Nov 26, 2021

Packet Radio Part 2 - APRS

Last Tuesday, after our weekly Hamlet net, LARC President, Chuck, K0ITP asked if I had played with LinBPQ. I hadn't but was interested. So I told Chuck that I would try to get it wor...

In Packet Radio, APRS, Nov 25, 2021

LARC Turkey Trot

I volunteered with my ham radio club - the Longmont Amateur Radio Club - to provide support for the city of Longmont's annual Turkey Trot.Here's a video of the event:https://youtu.be...

In Public Service, Nov 16, 2021

Longmont Halloween Parade Ham Radio Support

I volunteered with my club, the Longmont Amateur Radio Club and we provided communications support for the annual Halloween Parade in Longmont, Colorado.As usual, I made a video on Y...

In Public Service, Nov 04, 2021

Squelch Confusion

Recently I purchased a new HT - a Yaesu VX-6R. I got this radio because of its IPX-7 rating. I plan on being involved with more activities that involve being outside in less than ide...

In Amateur Radio, Oct 19, 2021