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VHF Baluns: Fact and Fancy Antennas/BalunsOur ideas about HF baluns have changed dramatically in recent years. The focus today is very much on suppressing unwanted common-mode RF currents, to reduce both the received noise levels and the risks of causing interference on transmit.
The DXZone | 8 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Contest Entry Features Multiple Operator Locations and Remote Transmitter-Receiver Site Read full story for latest details.
ARRL | 20 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Western Pennsylvania ARES Group Conducts District-Wide Simplex Drill Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) Western Pennsylvania Southwest District, which includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Washington, and Westmoreland counties, conducted a district-wide simplex practice drill on March
ARRL | 20 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Circuit Board for Bare-Bones Ventilator Moves Toward Production with Radio Amateurs Help Read full story for latest details.
ARRL | 20 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Problem Resolved: Digital Editions of QST and On the Air Now are Available The digital editions of QST and On the Air magazine once again are available online as well as via the iOS, Android, and Kindle apps.
ARRL | Apr 1, 2020 2:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
137MHz Quadrifilar Antenna Antennas/Quadrifilar HelixThis version of the 137MHz quadrifilar antenna for APT reception is an adaptation from Bill Sykes and Bob Cobey Taming the QFH which appeared in the March 1997 RIG magazine. This article contains detailed 3D pictures and models a
The DXZone | Apr 1, 2020 07:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
USA Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championships Canceled The ARRL ARDF Committee has made the difficult decision to cancel the 20th USA ARDF Championships, which were set to be held this summer. Contact the ARRL ARDF Committee for more information on ARDF and on attending, participating in, or hosting ARDF comp
ARRL | Mar 31, 2020 6:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Amateur Radio Satellite Spreads Fight Coronavirus Message Indonesias International Amateur Radio Union member-society ORARI reports the ham radio satellite LAPAN-A2 (IO-86) is being used to transmit a fight coronavirus message via APRS. The satellites text message is, Stay Healthy, Stay at Home #LawanCorona (Fig
ARRL | Mar 31, 2020 6:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ARES Members to Support Illinois Emergency Management Agency in COVID-19 Response Illinois ARES members are supporting the Illinois Emergency Management Agencys (IEMA) COVID-19 response activities as AuxComm Radio Operator volunteers. Illinois ARES will coordinate the number and location of volunteer amateur communicators with IEMA on
ARRL | Mar 31, 2020 6:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Digital Editions of QST and On the Air Currently Not Available Online The digital editions ofQSTandOn the Airmagazine are currently unavailable online. Access to the publications via the iOS, Android, and Kindle apps is functioning normally, however. Digital publisher PageSuite is working to resolve the problem. ARRL will u
ARRL | Mar 31, 2020 2:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend