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Digital on Board

Summer is in full swing here in the Hudson Valley, alternating between humid rainy days, and blindingly hot humid sunny days. Did I mention humid? So once again, on the drier days I’m out whenever possible with one of the … Continue reading

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O’scope Fun

My first FDIM was memorable for a variety of reasons, but the most exciting part for me was participation in the the Buildathon. The Buildthon, hosted by Rex Harper W1REX of QRPme unleashes 40 or so builders with soldering irons … Continue reading

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Goodbye, old Paint

I can’t believe that I haven’t made a post since the middle of August. The latter part of summer was absorbed by major family events, and the time just evaporated. Now as winter is approaching, and things have settled down … Continue reading

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Automating the Eclipse

We did not include plans to travel to view the total eclipse taking place this August, it just didn’t work out with other family obligations scheduled for late this summer. So I was really excited to learn about the Solar … Continue reading

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Nice guys.

I’m very excited about operating out-of-doors this season. It seems to be in the air: the May 2017 issue of QST is featuring portable operating, with a nice assortment of hiker-ish tools adorning the cover. It wasn’t that bad a … Continue reading

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A cootie?

Settling in for the long winter season, I have lots of bench projects waiting in the queue. Some have time constraints and are higher priority, such as getting my HX-1681 back on the air in time for this years Novice … Continue reading

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Another radio, another VXO

Well, another holiday season has steamrolled past, and as usual the need to celebrate rose to the top of the charts once again. My lovely XYL is always on the lookout for a ham radio themed holiday present for me, … Continue reading

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