Category Archives: Propagation

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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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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Propagation Must be Experiencing Dog Days

For a while everything was going hunky Dory with me and ham radio. I was able to work four new entities for my the DXCC within a couple weeks of each other (Lord Howe Island, South Sudan, Benin, and Hong … Continue reading

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Propagation Early and Late

Propagation Early and Late Well, propagation hasn’t opened up as much as I would like. Since it is so slow we have to learn to live with it and work around it. I still enjoy talking on the radio no … Continue reading

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