Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 134

Hara Arena items to be auctioned off starting Thanksgiving
The auction will include a limited number of Hara Arena and Cincinnati’s Crosley Field seats, Hara signage, photos, posters, sports and event memorabilia, sports equipment, chandeliers, catering items, tables and chairs.
Dayton Daily News

Simulating JT modes: how low can they get?
In this post I’ll show how one can use the signal generation tools in WSJT-X to do decoding simulations.
Daniel Estévez

Does QRP Really Work?
I have heard the saying so often “Life is Too Short for QRP”. For some reason, many radio amateurs refuse to embrace and even eschew low power.

Hams on Strava
Many DXers and Contesters also participate in endurance sports such as running, cycling, and triathlon when not on the radio.

The Doctor is in: Stealth Antennas
Sometimes the best antenna is the “least” antenna.

Amateur radio installation in a 2016 Ford F-150 SuperCrew
Installing in a truck and an evolving digital radiosphere presented some challenges.
Kevin Sanders

Ham Radio 360: ARES; an Introduction
Ham Radio 360 talks to Cecil Higgins (AC0HA) the ARES Section Manager for Missouri.
Ham Radio 360

Field Results for an AS-2259/GS Antenna
Let’s start with the good news first. The antenna worked like a champ. From suburban Chicago, our first contact was Toronto.


DEF CON 24: I Amateur Radio And So Can You
Kat Sweet explains how Ham Radio can be incorporated into everyday hacking.

Yaesu FT-817 QRP through a mag mounted Ham Stick
I make a QSO while testing out a 40 meter ham stick in a mag mount configuration.

Ham Radio 2.0: Unboxing and testing the Yaesu FT-891
Yaesu’s newest HF mobile radio has some cool new features, but leaves out other options.
Ham Radio 2.0

ARRL Webinar: CHIRP Programming
This ARRL webinar offers a brief overview of the free, open-source CHIRP software, which can be used to program most radios.

Ham shack kitten
Essex Ham’s Shack Kitten, Splodge, gets his own YouTube video.
Essex Ham

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