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New Callsign… WG3K

In 1997 I received my first amateur radio license.  The FCC granted me KF4OTN back then and exercised it the best I could.  Fast forward to my move to Virginia and I decided to drop the “KF” in favor of … Continue reading

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Adding 1.75 MHz of bandwidth to my HF operating portfolio

No more tests for me.  I’m done. Last year I was one of the CARA members asking for an Extra Class class.  I was really happy when Shawn, N3AE, agreed to teach the class and we started on a three-month … Continue reading

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An alternative to QRZ.com

If you’ve been a QRZ.com user for a while you probably noticed a lock-down of information in recent years.  The effort prevents amateur radio operators from using automated methods (like logging software) to collect contact information on their fellow radio … Continue reading

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QRT

Today I boxed up my radios, rolled up the coax, and removed all my antennas from their heights.  This is all in preparation for our move to Maryland in a few days.  We have almost completely packed up everything we … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning means… things for sale!

It’s Spring cleaning time, again, and I’m offering up the following items for sale: Kenwood TS-480SAT HF transceiver.  Includes power cable, hand microphone, and original box.  $700 obo + shipping. Kenwood TS-790A with the UT-10.  144/432/1200MHz all-mode transceiver.  Includes power … Continue reading

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