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Club members work the moon!

Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico boasts “the largest and most sensitive radiotelescope.” Amateur radio operators haven’t worked EME (Earth-Moon-Earth bounce) via the Arecibo radio dish since the 1970s, so it was quite special to have some windows of time open … Continue reading

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Member projects shown at January club meeting

Several very interesting ham radio projects were brought to the January 2010 club meeting by members. Need to get a wire over a tree? Marsh built a launcher to do exactly that. How about a homemade beam antenna, or an … Continue reading

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My NVIS Multi-band Horizontal Loop Antenna

Last spring, I was browsing the Internet, looking for something to do with antennas. Here at the farm I had put up two Windom antennas (one works great, and the other, well, it just works). And the XYL and I … Continue reading

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Strange ham radio antennas

On a windy rainy evening a few nights ago, a discussion of radio antennas occurred during a weekly radio net. That’s not unusual. What made it so interesting was the discussion revolved around this question: what is the strangest antenna … Continue reading

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