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May 11 2013

Shortwave radio is dead?


  I went to Global Tuners site.  You can go there and log in and you can tune radios around the world.  People have receivers hooked up to their computer and many of the have great antennas and you can tune their radio!  Pretty neat.  I signed up many years ago and from time to …

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May 06 2013

Shortwave Radio


                                                                  Back when I was about 12 or 13 years of age I got interested in radio.  I got interested in shortwave radio and I got into the hobby.  I got myself a Hallicrafters S-38D shortwave radio.  It had five tubes.  OK, I know you don’t know what tubes are and I am just …

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Apr 30 2013

North Texas Microwave Society Meeting 4th May 2013

“Have you ever thought you might like to find out about the World Above Two Meters?  Here’s your chance!  The North Texas Microwave Society (NTMS) will be having their May meeting in Fort Worth this time.  Come join us for this meeting and learn a little bit about the world of Microwaves, etc.  Their meeting …

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Apr 30 2013

CubeBug1 in orbit

  “Mon Apr 29, 2013 1:53 pm (PDT) . Posted by: “Kuby” n6jsx For more details go to:http://forums.qrz.com/showthread.php?389344-CubeBug-1-reaches-orbithttp://1.cubebug.org/NORAED has it as (39154U) ?2013-18E?Synopsis: CubeBug-1 is a 2U CubeSat @ 1Wout on 437.445MHz1200bps AX.25 AFSK FM packet radio, callsign LU1VZ-11Right now it is in Demo mode, only.Will go to two-way mode for HAMs – unknown date.” …

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Apr 09 2013

Win a Yaesu FT-DX3000 Ham Radio

  I still have not got my General license.  Instead of studying for the test, and it is not hard, I play Civ V.  I would love to upgrade from tech to general.  There is a ham club just a short distance from me that does testing two times a month.  It would be so …

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Apr 08 2013

WIALD and Crazy Balloon Launch

  “Who said you can’t launch in 20 – 30 mph winds? They shouldn’t have gotten away with it, but they did. WIALD and Crazy Balloon Launch: http://youtu.be/8SnJorzFfmg?a via @YouTube Balloon Launch – GoPro’s View: http://youtu.be/WD5k4aRPeVw?a via @YouTube Balloon Burst – 1080p: http://youtu.be/5heqeeH-Cb0?a via @YouTube Balloon Landing – GoPro’s View: http://youtu.be/niUDC7xfx0g?a via @YouTube Notice that …

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Apr 06 2013

The World of Amateur Radio-Amateur Radio Vintage Film

Uploaded on Oct 21, 2011 “Dick Van Dyke, Barry Goldwater, Arthur Godfrey and many others extol the virtues of amateur “ham” radio in this vintage film. I converted this old and somewhat damaged 16mm film to video tape many many years ago when the technology to do that was rather archaic. I have now converted …

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