22nd July 2014

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Mt. Katahdin SOTA by NG1P

16th July 2014

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Hambook? Faceham? Hamface?

From Tomas Hood NW7US:

To all Amateur Radio Operators: Facebook is now allowing Hams to add their callsign to their profile. If you want to do it, here’s how it’s done:

- 1st) Open up “Settings”.

- 2nd) Under “General Account Settings”, on the line that says “Name”, click “Edit”.

- 3rd) Enter your callsign in the space marked “Alternate name”.

- 4th) Check the box for “Include this on my timeline”.

- 5th) Save these settings by entering your Facebook password in the box marked “Password.

- 6th) Click on the box marked “Save Changes”.

- Now return to your Main page and your callsign will appear under your name.


Jul 16, 2014 — Officially licensed amateur (ham) radio operators may now use their call sign as their Alternate Name, or nickname, on their individual profiles.

Jeff KB1PNB, who works at the Facebook Headquarters in Menlo Park, California found this petition on an amateur radio Facebook Group to which he belongs, and then did some research, wrote the necessary code, then got it reviewed and approved.

HUGE THANKS to everyone who supported this petition, which was originally the idea of Rich KW7PTL, without whom, this may not have happened so easily and quickly.

16th July 2014

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Yesterday’s mobile WSPR results. Ultimate 2 beacon @ 100mW, GPS module & antenna for time/locator, Elecraft T1 tuner, Larsen 5/8 wave 2m mag mount TX antenna.

Yesterday’s mobile WSPR results. Ultimate 2 beacon @ 100mW, GPS module & antenna for time/locator, Elecraft T1 tuner, Larsen 5/8 wave 2m mag mount TX antenna.

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15th July 2014

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Git Yer Numbaz!

W2LJ Larry shared that the annual Flight of the Bumble Bees and Skeeter Hunt QRP events are fast approaching. You register ahead of time to get a number assigned.  Click here for all the details. Bzzzz!

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14th July 2014

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First mobile WSPR! Ultimate 2 w/T1 tuner helping out the 5/8wave Larsen 2m mag mount. Nearly 6000km - not bad!
                   Timestamp Call MHz SNR Drift Grid Pwr Reporter RGrid km az
2014-07-14 23:42 KQ2RP 14.097197 -28 0 FN20 0.1 ON7KO JO21ce 5949 50

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12th July 2014


Power Pack for Amateur Radio Field Operation →

Mo Powah

11th July 2014

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Two Weeks Left for LituanicaSat-1 ??


According to the decay projection from DK3WN, the end is nigh…  Word from the team is that the FM transponder may be on for the duration as most/all experiments have concluded.


Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em…..


10th July 2014

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Simple, Cheap and Effective DIY Heatsink for KX3 

Andrea IU4APC shows off her very nice homebrew KX3 heatsink solution.

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9th July 2014

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Listen/purchase: Quiet Antenna by Saul Stokes

Source: Bandcamp

7th July 2014

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New England Code Talker



3rd July 2014

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Begali 60th Anniversary Key - SPECIAL EDITION 2014

All stainless. Now taking reservations. No word on pricing.

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1st July 2014


Original 13 Colonies Special Event - QRP Operators →

QRP to QRP for 13 Colonies