Operating A Home Station From A Remote Location, by Jack W9YY My wife and I rented a condo in Florida for the month of January. We had been to this condo before, and I knew that there was no possibility of installing an antenna for the month, even temporarily. So I chose to … Continue reading "Remote Operation by Jack W9YY"
Mike KD9POE has shared his own version of how to get a wire antenna up into a tree. A solid stick through a dog ball on a fishing pole. This thing is easy to launch 60 feet up with accuracy. You could go higher up if you’re more athletic than me, not any challenge to … Continue reading "“Antenna Launcher” from Mike KD9POE"
We’ve had an ongoing discussion on our internal message board SARC-all about nixie tubes, vacuum fluorescent displays and designing circuits to drive them. One of our members, Mike AC9CG, has a long history working for a VFD manufacturer and compiled a very nice history and technical overview of the devices. His notes follow. –Ed. VFD … Continue reading "Vacuum Fluorescent Displays (VFDs)"
The following changes have been reported: John Zietlow K9WIC has kindly accepted the role of Club Treasurer Daryl KB9RHR has now taken on the responsibility of Membership Chair duty We congratulate and thank them both for taking on these important roles for the club.
Winter Field Day 2021 – K9KMV There was no doubt that this year’s Winter Field Day would have a winter feel to it. Winter Field Day occurs on the last full weekend of January each year, starting at 1900 UTC and finishing 24 hours later at 1900 UTC on Sunday. My plan was to operate … Continue reading "Winter Field Day 2021: K9KMV"