Category Archives: Amateur/Ham Radio

When CW was all worth while.

Snowstorm Ranch, 2013. It was late.  Everyone was milling around the cabin drinking after dinner.  My laptop was dead, so I couldn’t work anyone on JT65/Digital.  For the past 10 months, I had been working on learning CW being taught … Continue reading

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SKCC

When I got my license in 2001, I really didnt know anything about amateur radio.  I was out on my own doing digital modes using tutorials found on the web, etc.  Even when I got back into the hobby, although … Continue reading

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Snowstorm 2013

I know its been a bit late, but I wanted to get the pictures uploaded before I made this post. Snowstorm was a pretty good trip this year.  Since I bought the K3 and KX3 the sheer amount of shit … Continue reading

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First SOTA Outing

Tried to activate Snowstorm Mountain, needless to day it was quite a challenge. First off my cell phone was dead, so I couldnt post any spots. My APRS HT was also dead due to the cold weather. It was windy … Continue reading

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Elecraft K3 and digital modes

The K3 is probably the best choice when going for digital modes of all shapes and sizes.  If you are having problems getting your station on the air take a look at my setup and you may figure out whats … Continue reading

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