I passed the Novice test in WØAIH’s basement in Virginia, MN 48 years ago. Still in junior high I started on a lifelong journey of interest in DXing on Top Band as well as DXing on the BCB (Broadcast Band) and below…
Obtained from the TCDXA Gray Line Report with permission of the author.
I first saw the FLEX-6600M at Hamvention ® 2017, and it immediately got my attention. I had been looking for a way to upgrade and simplify my SO2R contesting station that consisted of aging Icom and Yaesu radios and a rat’s nest of wiring and interfaces. I had tinkered with some software-defined radio (SDR) dongles and realized that SDRs were definitely here to stay…
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This is a view from NASA of the sun today, October 9, 2018, and I am making 10m DX contacts one after another. Zero sunspots but working DX on FT8! Is FT8 creating a “tipping point” for amateur radio at the very bottom of the solar cycle? Several years ago I was captivated by a book written by Malcolm Gladwell called, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference. Merriam-Webster defines tipping point as, “the [...]
It was before we got all that we have, that it was the hardest to believe our dreams would come true. Now, it seems like it wasn’t meant to be any other way. But still, we can’t forget about what we held close that made us feel so inspired to begin with. For some, it might have been a bike, a ball, or maybe even a game of some sort. For others, dreams came in the form of radio waves [...]