16JUN 2019
Australian Ham Radio frequencies

Australian Ham Radio frequencies

The Bureau of Meteorology broadcasts its marine weather HF radio services for high seas and Australian coastal areas from transmitters at Charleville in Queensland and Wiluna in Western Australia. Identifiers are VMC (for services from Charleville) and VMW (for services from Wiluna). VMC (Australia Weather…

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06JUN 2019
Diamond Ham Radio Antennas

Diamond Ham Radio Antennas

Diamond NR770HA 2M/440 Mobile Ant. UHF Mount Chrome Order #2568 List Price: $56.95 Your Price: .95 Diamond NR770HB 2M/440 Mobile Ant. UHF Mount Black Order #3789 List Price: $56.95 Your Price: $47.95 Diamond NR770HNMO 2M/440 Mobile Ant. NMO Mount Chrome Order #1915 List Price: $57.95 Your Price: .95…
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27MAY 2019
Ham Radio antenna theory

Ham Radio antenna theory

I was assembling a HY/GAIN, TH6DXX, a 10 - 15 and 20 meter beam the other day and thought there might be some interest in the function of the traps. I have also included some practical information on how to build traps for a multi-band, 10-15-20 meter antenna. RESONATE PARALLEL NETWORKS REVIEWED: When…
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17MAY 2019
Ham Radio car antenna

Ham Radio car antenna

When I’m driving free, the world’s my home When I’m mobile Hee hoo! Beep beep! – Pete Townshend, The Who, Goin’ Mobile Going mobile. Yea, that’s a great idea! Installing a ham radio mobile station in an automobile is often the next step for many hams following the establishment of a home station or perhaps…

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07MAY 2019
Amateur Radio antenna mast

Amateur Radio antenna mast

Penninger Radio – Company Summary Penninger Radio is an American manufacturer of portable masts and permanent pole towers for erecting antennas, lighting, solar panels, wind turbines and surveillance cameras. We’ve been in business since 2003 and are located in West Chicago, Illinois in the proud United States of America. Our portable products are designed for quick deployment…

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27APR 2019
Amateur Radio Emergency

Amateur Radio Emergency

You hope it never happens, but what if worse comes to worst? All emergencies are different, of course, so a step-by-step procedure is not going to be very useful. Here are some solid principles to follow instead, based on the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) Field Resources Manual. When disaster strikes, do the following: 1. Check that you, your family, and your property…

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17APR 2019
Ham Radio Contest Schedule

Ham Radio Contest Schedule

ARRL Contest Calendar - Comprehensive ARRL contest calendar, includes rules sopbox web reports and QST results. Contest Corral include non-ARRL contests schedule for coming months. [ Hits: 1849 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 10.00 ] DL2NBY Contest Calendar - This site provides dates and rules of nearly 400 Amateur Radio HF contests. Based on google calendar system, offer the possibilty…

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07APR 2019
Ham Radio equipment for Beginners

Ham Radio equipment for Beginners

The advent of radio in the mid-19th century gave rise to a new wave of communication technologies. Pioneers such as Michael Faraday, Heinrich Hertz and Guglielmo Marconi contributed to advances in radio science that are still utilized today. As the commercial application of radio technology expanded over time, radio broadcasts by amateur operators (i.e. hams ) also increased…

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