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VHQ HEX BEAM Antennas Manufacturers/Antennas/HF/HexBeamNew generation Hex Beam Antennas. VHQ HEX Products, located in Peterborough, NH, is owned and operated by David M. Lavoie. Our products are designed to solve issues encountered in Ham radio applications and move with today
The DXZone | 2 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
SEDCO W4DXCC Co-Founder, Noted DXer Lynn Lamb, W4NL, SK ARRL Life Member Lynn Lamb, W4NL, of Maryville, Tennessee, died on May 10 following a lengthy illness. He was 83. Lamb co-founded SEDCO W4DXCC DX and Contest Convention in 2005.Licensed in 1954, Lamb retired from a career with the US Department of Defense
ARRL | 14 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tuesday, May 11, is Puerto Rico Amateur Radio Operator Day Tuesday, May 11, is Puerto Rico Amateur Radio Operator Day, which falls within National Radio Month on the island. The operator of Puerto Ricos first radio broadcasting station in 1922, WKAQ, was Joaqun Agusty, who held the ham radio call sign 4JE. A proc
ARRL | 15 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Workshop for Attorneys Under Consideration for 2022 ARRL National Convention in Orlando The Amateur Radio Legal Defense and Assistance Committee (ARLDAC) is considering hosting a half-day workshop for attorneys at the ARRL 2022 National Convention in Orlando. This would be for attorneys only, and attendees would be eligible to earn continuin
ARRL | 20 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
A 222 MHz Transverter Technical Reference/TransvertersThe original project was published in July 1993 QEX magazine. IF of 28 MHz for Tx and Rx. Original Design by Zack Lau (W1VT), this project and supplemental notes by Rick Bandla (VE3CVG)
The DXZone | May 11, 2021 07:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VHF Bi-Square Beam Antenna Antennas/2M2 Wavelength ,2 Meter Bi-Square Beam , 5dbd gain. This antennas are very cheeap to build and their radiation pattern is similar to a figure 8 with maximum signal through the loop but they may be used as a near-omnidirectional antenna
The DXZone | May 10, 2021 07:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2117 5 Band Pipe Vertical Antenna, Moxon Beam for 2m, Simple J-Pole for the 2m band, Ham Radio: Using Repeaters, WebSDR Wismar, DARC Contest Calendar, VSPE - Free Serial Port
The DXZone | May 9, 2021 07:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Halo Antenna for 50 MHz Antennas/6MThe antenna described in this article is for 50 MHz, but the design can be scaled for any band, including VHF, UHF, or even the higher HF bands. The antenna is nothing more than a square loop of wire, approximately 30" (or ~76cm) per side. The
The DXZone | May 9, 2021 07:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Everything You Need To Know About Coaxial Cable Technical Reference/Coax Cables and ConnectorsAn technical page on coaxial cables that describes what coax cables are, how do coax cables works, what are RG cables and difference with several coax cable types, what they are used for, connector types and c
The DXZone | May 8, 2021 07:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The K7RA Solar Update Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Our sun seems to have fallen back into a very quiet phase, far different from the way it looked in November 2020. That was 6 months ago, and we assumed that since we were emerging from a solar minimum, by now we would be
ARRL | May 7, 2021 12:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend