K9KBM: Automotive Manufacturers Limits of RF

December 29, 2020
Dave, K9KBM, has provided us with some useful insight regarding guidelines by automotive manufacturers, relating to the use of RF in vehicles. If you have a newer car you might want to check your owner’s manual under the heading of “Electromagnetic Compatibility”.

No planned NETS for Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve.

December 18, 2020
Please note that the weekly club nets will not be held on the following dates: Christmas Eve – Thursday December 24th, 2020 New Year’s Eve – Thursday December 31st, 2020 Wishing everyone all the best for the holidays, and 2021. Mike, K9KMV  

POTA Activation at Shabbona Lake State Park

September 11, 2020
Last Labor Day weekend, I headed out with my portable radio gear to Shabbona Lake State Park, designation (POTA K-4103) with the intent to do a POTA (Parks On The Air) activation.  For those that know me, they know how much I enjoy the outdoors, and combining it with ham radio is an added bonus.