Category Archives: Hints, Tips and Ideas

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Dr. Frissell on SEQP 2017 Metrics Analysis Arc 3 – Q&A, Finale

This is our final Arc of Three on Dr. W2NAF’s Presentation of his and HamSci’s Metrics generated by the SEQP (Solar Eclipse QSO Party) of 2017 which was affiliated with NJIT, MIT, NASA, and others including the ARRL.   It … Continue reading

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DMR for Dummies website

For those going, or thinking about going, digital on DMR, this website might be helpful … http://www.dmrfordummies.com/  

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Dr. Frissell Present Metrics SEQP 2017

  Dr. N.A. Frissell continues with his SEQP Metrics’ Analysis as presented to the Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club (FairlawnARC.org) and guests. Thank you Dr. W2NAF!!! 73- w2nz        

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Heathkit History

Look around on the “archive shelves” at the club and you will see many different Heathkit items …  here is a large, complete history of the Heath Company and their line of Heathkit projects. http://w5rkl.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Heathkit-AGuideToTheAmateurRadioProducts.pdf  

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What are all those Q signals?

Ever wonder what the “Q signals” that you hear now and then mean? The set of Q signals goes way back to the early Morse Code days, when sending a long sentence took valuable ‘circuit time’ … so a whole … Continue reading

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FT-8 Operating Guide

The hot new digital operating mode FT-8 is “sweeping” the ham radio HF community …  current reports are that about 50% of all HF contacts are now being made on FT-8.  Wow! Here is a recently published and very well … Continue reading

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