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Here is the ALINCO DJ-V47T. The Alinco DJ-V47T 440mhz handheld transceiver is built to stand up to the elements. It is ruggedly built to IPX7 standards meaning it can be submersed in 3 feet of water for up to 30 minutes. This…

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Does the FCC ever listen to us? Apparently not. FCC “Paperless” Amateur Radio License Policy Goes into Effect on February 17 01/28/2015Starting February 17, the FCC no longer will routinely issue paper license documents to Amateur Radio applicants and licensees….

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Here is what is going on at K1N right now: See if you are in the K1N log: 

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Starting out on HF with an Icom IC-718 My last HF rig was a Collins 32S-3B transmitter and a Collins 75S-3B receiver back in the 60s. Back then they was considered to be top of the line. I haven’t used…

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…

Amateur Radio Parity Act

Here’s how I back up my log: I use a PC software program, Log4OM, to record all my contacts and control my rig. You may very well use a similar program. But keeping frequent backup copies is critically important in case…

Gus Browning Memorial DXpedition

How has DXing changed. It’s gotten an awful lot worse. An op-ed… Back in 1965 there were approximately 250,000 licensed ham radio operators. Today there are three times that many. Of course not all chase DX. Ham radio has changed…

QRZ.com logbook now meshes with LoTW download

Qrz.com and LoTW finally cooperate. QRZ Logbook Now Offering Reciprocal Confirmation Credit and LoTW Download QRZ Logbook now recognizes contact confirmations from ARRL’s Logbook of The World (LoTW). QRZ Logbook users now can download their contacts from LoTW directly into…