In a shocking turn of events in the amateur satellite community, AMSAT-NA is claiming AMSAT-UK steered their AO-73 Funcube satellite into the AMSAT-NA AO-85 Fox 1 bird. NORAD satellite tracking […]
It’s often been said that amateur radio is a hobby consisting of many sub-hobbies. This is true when you consider the different modes we use (like RTTY, CW, PSK), […]
The reincarnated Heathkit company has a new product offering, the Pipetenna, a 2 meter and 440 antenna. Heathkit claims the antenna is stealth and high performance, featuring a colored, rounded end […]
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With questions omitted: 10. No, that’s not a contest you heard on that WARC band. 9. You should probably study. 8. Yes, the bands are dead and it’s not your […]
The venerable UHF connector was developed in the 1930’s. It has withstood the test of time and for the most part is a good connector for HF and VHF applications […]
The Radio Artisan group reached a milestone recently, surpassing 1000 members. While I acknowledge some of these 1000 are undoubtedly inactive or spammer accounts, I consider this an accomplishment after starting […]