Category Archives: Amateur Radio

Amateur radio, also known as ham radio, describes the use of radio frequency spectrum for purposes of non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, private recreation, radiosport, contesting, and emergency communication.

FCC Investigating Whether Cuban Government Is Jamming HAM Radio

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Pulleys for G5RV antenna

I bought two of these pulleys for my G5RV antenna. Nylon cord comes from the antenna’s insulators and is tied to a brick on each side. This allows the antenna to move with the wind or a tree limb.

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New license plates

Check out the clean plates on the dirty car!

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Icom IC-735

I bought an Icom IC-735 HF transceiver at Frostfest today. $200. Everything works. It transmits on amateur 10 meter through 160 meter bands. It receives 0.1 MHz through 30 MHz. I’ve hacked together a power cable for it. It won’t … Continue reading

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RARC Wouff Hong

This Wouff Hong was passed around at the 2011 Richmond Amateur Radio Club annual dinner. It reads: “Prize given to all Radio Club Presidents at A.R.R.L. Nat’l Convention, Chicago 1938. Attendance 3700. Won by R. N. Eubank. Presented to Richmond … Continue reading

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2011 ARRL Field Day: Richmond, Virginia

Some pictures from the 2011 ARRL Field Day in Richmond, Virginia.

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