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CW Gets the Message Through in Wake of Hurricane Irma

http://www.arrl.org/news/cw-gets-the-message-through-in-wake-of-hurricane-irma There’s more than one reason to use CW, and it’s not always because it gets through with low signal strength ….   Advertisements

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How to mount an 80 meter beam in Hawaii :)

Don’t give up watching … the fun starts about halfway into the video …  

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MESH Networks used for real …

Section Manager Fred Kleber, K9VV, said the USVI are in much better shape than Puerto Rico. “They really got slammed hard,” he said. Kleber said he still has antennas that were not destroyed by the storm and that he can hit … Continue reading

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Large batch of vacuum tubes available

We have received a request to see if anyone is interested in a large batch of ‘commercial’ vacuum tubes.  Apparently these are from his father’s collection. 170909_CLEARANCE_OF_VARIOUS_VACUUM_TUBES Use the link above to fetch the six-page listing of what is available. … Continue reading

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William Paterson Univ – new club needs help

The current itinerary for the William Paterson ARC is as follows: Sept 12th at 12:30 pm is the University Club Fair in which all the university clubs will be out promoting/recruiting. The Radio club will have a table here and will … Continue reading

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W2TTT makes cover of QST!

Our very own Gordon W2TTT wrote an article for QST about the communications used to manage the NYC Marathon, and found it featured on the cover of the September 2017 QST …   congrats to Gordon! QST_2017-09_W2TTT-article To see full … Continue reading

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The importance of ONE little word …

How important can one little word be? In some cases, a very big and significant difference … and this now affects hams in Home Owners Associations (HOAs) in regard to outside antennas. There has been a big push recently, mostly … Continue reading

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