Monthly Archives: March 2011

OVMRC Meeting & Course Graduation

Tonight at the OVMRC general meeting for March, we celebrated the graduation of the entire course. To have every candidate pass the Basic exam is quite an accomplishment and is a testament to the quality of the course itself. It … Continue reading

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FT-101E Project: Phase 01

So just over a week ago, I purchased a boat-anchor from Robert (VA2AGE) who was also kind enough to lend me a SWR meter and a dummy-load . This beautiful little gem is a Yaesu FT-101E which dates back to … Continue reading

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Digital Modes (PSK31, etc) done on KG-UVD1P

For anyone interested in a decent hand-held transceiver in the $100 range, the Wouxun KG-UVD1P is an excellent start! I bought two units a couple of months ago and I quite enjoy listening to the local repeater traffic, and participating … Continue reading

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Snow (Radio) Day at the Museum

Today I stopped by the club station to play radio with Mike (VE3LTN). The conditions were much like they have been in months past – a few openings here and there, but the bulk of the traffic appeared to be … Continue reading

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