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    This Week in Amateur Radio

    Via HACKADAY: Capstan Winch Central to This All-Band Adjustable Dipole

    Posted: 27 Feb 2021 07:42 PM PST

    The perfect antenna is the holy grail of amateur radio. But antenna tuning
    is a...

    Via the ARRL: ARRL Interview Explains Background of Ham Radio in Space Film Short

    Posted: 27 Feb 2021 07:37 PM PST

    Josh Tanner, the Australian filmmaker who produced the thriller Decommissioned by Perception Pictures, has explained how he...

    Via the ARRL: Video Documents Removal, Preservation of 250 kW Voice of
    America Transmitter

    Posted: 27 Feb 2021 07:31 PM PST

    With the former Voice of America Delano relay site in Central California scheduled for eventual...

    Via the RAC: Scott Tilley, VE7TIL, Copies Signal from Mars-Orbiting

    Posted: 27 Feb 2021 07:18 PM PST

    Scott Tilley, VE7TIL, uses a homemade 60-centimetre dish and relies on software-defined radios (SDRs). The...

    Via the ARRL: ARES and Red Cross Cooperate to Assist Storm-Affected
    Residents in Texas

    Posted: 27 Feb 2021 07:15 PM PST

    ARRL Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) and American Red Cross
    volunteers joined forces in Texas...

    Via the ARRL: Spring Red Cross Emergency Communications Drill Set

    Posted: 27 Feb 2021 07:11 PM PST

    The spring 2021 Red Cross Nationwide Emergency Communications Winlink Drill will be held on May...

    Via the ARRL: Wildlife Outnumber Participants in Winter Yellowstone VHF
    Radio Rally

    Posted: 27 Feb 2021 07:00 PM PST

    Wyoming and southern Montana hams belonging to the north Yellowstone
    Amateur Radio Club and Park...

    Via the ARRL: Amateur Radio Helping to Fill Earthquake Report "Donut Holes"

    Posted: 27 Feb 2021 06:28 PM PST

    An article describing how radio amateurs can help fill the information “donut hole” by providing post-earthquake “did...

    Via HACKADAY: Frys Electronics Has Fizzled Out Completely

    Posted: 27 Feb 2021 06:23 PM PST

    2020 and all its ills have claimed another stalwart among PC builders and electronics hobbyists:...

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1148 - Special Expanded Edition

    Posted: 27 Feb 2021 05:59 PM PST

    This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1148 Release Date: February 27, 2021
    Here is a...
    This posting includes a media file: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3

    Via HACKADAY: Mastering The Tricky Job of Soldering SMA Connectors

    Posted: 27 Feb 2021 05:56 PM PST

    There’s a satisfaction in watching someone else at work, particularly when they are demonstrating a...

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