Progress at Holly Farm – The Big Move…

This week's thumbnail is featuring Lochie. So we built the kitchen cabs, prepped the worktops and secured Wendy's worktop to the wall. I don't know where the time flies. It looks more like 3-days work,…

The K7RA Solar Update

We just witnessed 12 consecutive days with no sunspots, which many of us found a bit unsettling. But fortunately Solar Cycle 25 activity returned with a new sunspot on January 15. Average daily sunspot number…

Eastern Iowans Rely On Ham Radio When Severe…

A derecho with winds of 80 to 100 MPH struck eastern Iowa last August, disrupting power and telecommunications for some 400,000 residents. But, as ARRL member and Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) volunteer Scott Haney,…

Icom IC-705 with the mAT-705 Portable Tuner |…

Today I operate the Icom IC-705 at my hunting lease as a portable radio with an End Fed Random Wire antenna from Nelson Antennas, and the mAT-705 portable tuner. IC-705 Accessories in this video: IC-705:…