Tag Archives: JT65

Mobile Operating ..

Well, time to pack up the radio gear and make the long trek out to Webwood once again this year. Tomorrow morning, we are off to visit Julie’s mother & her family to spread some Christmas cheer and so this … Continue reading

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Sound-card interfaces … home brew one!

After talking with a recent course graduate about operating using digital modes, etc., the topic of radio-to-computer (sound card) interfaces came up. For those who are unaware, a sound-card interface allows one to safely connect their radio’s audio input and … Continue reading

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Proper operating practices & contests ..

For the love of god, QRL (the frequency is in use)! QSY (change frequency)! This weekend the CQ WPX RTTY contest is in full swing and so, naturally, all the rule breakers and ignorant operators are out in force. It … Continue reading

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Second road-trip (in as many weeks)

So, Julie and I just returned from a road-trip to visit her father in Oshawa which meant another opportunity for me to play radio for a few hours. On the way down, bands were looking decent (considering the recent coronal … Continue reading

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