Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 185

Millennials are reinventing Ham Radio
We have taken on the optimistic view that we can reinvent amateur radio.

New: µBITX
µBITX works from 3 MHz to 30 MHz, with up to 10 watts on SSB and CW with a very sensitive receiver.
HF Signals

Logbook of the World to add support for CQ WAZ Award
Participants in CQ magazine’s Worked All Zones (WAZ) award program will soon be able to use the Logbook of the World (LoTW) system

CQ White Paper on ARRL secrecy and censure
The ARRL’s recent actions regarding board elections, the code of conduct for board members and the public censure of a sitting director have prompted concern.
CQ Magazine

City’s Radio Shack one of the last still in business
Ham radio makes up about 30 percent of the business’s trade and, as the only such outlet in the region, draws customers from a variety of places.
Derby Informer

3D printed Anderson Powerpole adapter for FT-817

FM satellites: Good operating practices
While working stations through an FM satellite is fairly easy, there are some operating practices that all operators should follow.

AM stereo stations in the U.S.
We salute and honor the following stations that choose to broadcast C-QuAM®™ AM stereo.

Review: Uputronics wideband preamp
Unit is massive, built like a tank (same case as all other Uputronics preamps), SMA female ports with nut and washer properly labeled.
Radio For Everyone


6 Meter/50 MHz Magnetic Loop
Here is an all aluminum CNC machined simple to build and tune 6 meter magnetic loop antenna.

The good and the bad with AO-91
What’s right and what went a little wrong with AO-91. She hears very well, but she had a heck of a time learning to talk.

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