Monthly Archives: November 2011

Musings After my Morning Hamming

2011 11 20- Musings After my Morning Hamming. The higher bands being open for the first time in a long time have provided for quite a few interesting QSOs in the last several days for me. I usually go out … Continue reading

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Chasing DX is Just Like Hunting Deer

2011 November 14 – Hello to my ham radio blog this morning. Most every morning I go out to the ham shack rig just as the gray line is coming up and see whom I can find on the bands. … Continue reading

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Computer Problems this Morning

This morning it was cold 32° exactly freezing in my ham shack. The computer was not plugged in because I had the electricity off for the night, so I guess the cold made the battery where it would not power … Continue reading

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Propagation this morning was about average and there was and not much outstanding DX on there, but I did manage to work Mongolia, which was a new country for me. At first, I didn’t recognize the call sign, I thought … Continue reading

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An Excellent Hobby

Amateur Radio or (Ham Radio) is certainly a many faceted hobby which is extremely fascinating to me after almost 52 years. I think I first developed an interest in it while hearing my Dad’s little battery-powered Philco radio set. It … Continue reading

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The Joys of Ham Radio

Now the propagation is increasing, radios becoming a lot more interesting. Recently, I’ve gotten interested in the new mode WSPR, and it has been a lot of fun. I’ve been having quite a lot of technical problems with my radios … Continue reading

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