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New Shack Starts To Take Shape

After a loooooong process of renovations I have begun the building of a new shack.  Well…technically.  I have built the indoor and outdoor termination points for the feed lines (3 x right now, with capacity…

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First Park Activation for 2017

Dateline 2 Jan 2017. Went out for the first time in 2017 (and for about 5 months!) and activated Sandy Creek CP (VKFF 0933) with Nigel, VK5NIG.  I only made a few contacts but some…


wacky-mobile

New FT8900R Mobile Installation

I recently installed an FT 8900R in my Jeep.  It was a surprisingly simple installation with a remote head and speaker arrangement, dual band antenna and new mount+ feedline.  The only 2 things I needed…


RALLYSA WICEN

WICEN and Rally SA 2016

On the weekend of September 10 and 11 I helped WICEN with the Rally SA event.  WICEN provide communications and timing assistance for the rally.  After a last minute change to the roster due to…




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New Amateur Radio Reference Book

From the RES Facebook Page: The Radio & Electronics Schools – Beginner to Advanced Course is now available in hard copy print version. This can be ordered NOW direct from CreateSpace Direct and shortly from…


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1 Person Setup of a Telescopic Mast

If you are needing to setup a telescopic mast all on your lonesome and there is nothing available to attach it to for support, here is a quick and easy way to set it up…