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New Tower Law May Affect Some Hams

New Tower Law Cited as Too Broad by FCC Commissioner A new law requiring the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to enact certain new tower marking rules is too broad, according to FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly, “and could use tweaks.” The…

Hy-Gain AV-18VS Vertical Antenna http://amzn.to/2ozWQXV

Hy-Gain AV-18VS Vertical Antenna – Hands on Review

A Hy-Gain AV-18VS Vertical Antenna — properly installed — can be a terrific antenna After being off the air for a few decades, I had installed a G5RV Jr. to get back on the air. I ran it from a…

My new G5RV Jr. multi-band antenna. A hands-on review.

My new G5RV Jr. multi-band antenna. A hands-on review.

My new G5RV Jr. is working extremely well. Due to time and weather constraints, I needed to get an antenna up quickly. So rather than order parts from multiple sources and cobble together my own G5RV, I elected to buy a…

Diamond X200-a vertical array for 2m/70cm

Diamond X200-a vertical array for 2m/70cm

My new Diamond x-200a 2m and 70 cm vertical antenna. This Diamond is dual-band two element 5/8-wave phased vertical array for 2 meters and four elements on 70cm. See the usual tech specs from Diamond here.If you may recall, I have…