Hurricane Watch Net Set to Activate on Saturday

The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) has been closely watching the progress of Hurricane Dorian and will activate on Saturday at 2100 UTC and remain in continuous operation on 14.325 MHz and 7.268 MHz. Over the past…

I’m Frightened of Screwing it Up

So although I love the idea of a small one-man company, I am actually still ambitious. But I'm frightened of growth and everything that can go wrong when I do grow. What to do about…

US Jamboree on the Air Station Registration System…

A new registration system has been established for US stations planning to participate in the 2019 Scouting’s Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) in October. JOTA Coordinator Jim Wilson, K5ND, said the new system will enable…

Kevin KB9RLW – Full Time RV Life as…

Kevin and I finally got around to having an unscripted, unrehearsed Skype call! Here's HIS video: https://youtu.be/X9YfmO4xBTg. Kevin is a Nomad after selling his house and roaming the USA in his RV. He enjoys the…

How To Install Powerpoles for a new Ham…

Today I demonstrate how to install powerpoles onto a new wiring harness from a radio with T-connectors on one end, and bare wire on the other end. My powerpole accessories can be found here: https://kit.com/kc5hwb/powerpoles…

CEPT CPG finalizes its positions for WRC-19

The CEPT Conference Preparatory Group met this week in Ankara, Turkey. Items of interest to the amateur service which were finalized were:- Agreement to a European Common Proposal (ECP) on allocating 50-52 MHz to the…