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16th October 2014

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Rockmite Revival

QRPme has unveiled their new version of (K1SWL Dave Benson) Small Wonder Labs popular Rockmite transceiver series, complete with custom cases in different color schemes. The Rockmite ][ array can be viewed here.

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14th October 2014

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Show me your QSL, and I’ll tell you who you are

Well, Jeff K1NSS has done it again. Just came across another one of his QSL designs - this one for QRP ARCI’s Steve Fletcher - and it’s fab! If you’re still dusting off those banal, old American Eagle QSL cards from the 70’s, maybe it’s time to have Jeff work on a design to tell your amateur story….  @K1NSS

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6th October 2014

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12m QRP DXCC Success! Thanks to cooperative conditions, I was able to hit the mark this weekend via QSO’s with Australia, Guatemala, Balaeric Islands, Panama and Samoa. That makes 5 band QRP DXCC. Now to finish of 30m (4 shy)….

12m QRP DXCC Success! Thanks to cooperative conditions, I was able to hit the mark this weekend via QSO’s with Australia, Guatemala, Balaeric Islands, Panama and Samoa. That makes 5 band QRP DXCC. Now to finish of 30m (4 shy)….

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3rd October 2014

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N2F Special Event - National Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Prevention Week special event station N2F will be QRV October 5-11, 2014.

The N2F operators are part of the Siemens US FIre Safety Amateur Radio Club - KF2IRE

N3F, N4F, and N9F will also be QRV at the same time.

Preferred frequencies will be in the General band segments.

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30th September 2014

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W5ALT’s Indoor 6-40m Vertical

W5ALT’s Indoor Vertical Antenna

http://qrznow.com/w5alt-indoor-vertical-antenna/

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5th August 2014

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Android Beacon

It looks like Andrea IU4APC has been busy! Just noticed this QRSS Beacon App in her Android portfolio!

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.iu4apc.qrssbeacon&hl=en

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4th August 2014

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KX3 KeyAPP

Andrea, IU4APC, has added a new companion to her wonderful KX3 Companion App - the KX3 KeyAPP.  A virtual keypad for the Elecraft KX3, with 54 customizable buttons and 5 switches.

http://alphapapacharlie.com/2014/07/29/kx3-keyapp/

Download is available here:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.iu4apc.kx3keyapp

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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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WSPR-a-go-go!

First mobile WSPR beacon report! Ultimate 2 w/T1 tuner helping out the 5/8wave Larsen 2m. 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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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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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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21st May 2014

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That’s right….  Check out that monster score…  Don’t mess with me or I’ll drop a 200 on ya!

That’s right….  Check out that monster score…  Don’t mess with me or I’ll drop a 200 on ya!

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