Making a new antenna out of broken parts. Thinking outside the box.
Author Archives: DrPVH
Field Day Report 6/27/2021
Field Day report for 2021.
Ok, STOP THE PRESSES!!!
A call to “arms” to all good amateur radio enthusiasts, participate in Field Day!
Experience building Unum transformers for RF antennas and feed lines.
Get ready for Field Day Everyone!
Designing a full wavelength J Pole antenna for Field Day.
Late Breaking News (BARC Style!)
============================ Larry Schwarz, W4RHY, (SK) Larry Schwarz, W4RHY, (SK), 67, passed away February 1, 2019. He is listed in the Silent Keys in the June 2021 issue of QST. He lived in Winterville before moving back to Fayetteville. He was very active in the Pitt County area with his Amateur Radio. He had a computerContinue reading “Late Breaking News (BARC Style!)”
Starting an Antenna Design and Testing Course
Survey to find the level of interest in a computer modeling of antenna designs class.
QRP = Climbing Mt Everest?
So for Mother’s Day, I went home to see my 90+ Mother and Father like a “good son”. They are doing well and have many stories to tell. I guess I do not fall far from the tree, do I? Saturday morning I could not sleep so I got up at 5:30am and looked outContinue reading “QRP = Climbing Mt Everest?”
Antenna Building 101
Well, what a weekend this was. Beautiful weather, temperature in the 70-80’s and a light breeze. I just did not put enough sun blocker on so I look like a lobster in the pot! David K1KK called and wanted to try out his new 60′ tall Spiderbeam pole and turn it into an 80 meterContinue reading “Antenna Building 101”
COUNTY HUNTING INFORMATION
County hunting is addictive, it is the act of finding and making a contact in every county in the USA (3077).