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Refurbishing Old Yagi Jun 6th, 11:38 1 21 6 days, 3 hours ago

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Refurbishing Old Yagi WB5EMX 6 days, 3 hours ago
I recently purchased an old Explorer Tri-Band Yagi. Now I'm sure there have been so many folks traveling down the "Refurbishing My Yagi" road that you must have a Link to share for this project.

I also have two other damaged/parts missing Tri-Band Yagis out in the shed. AT this point in my life, I may never get any of them up 70', but I am pretty sure I can hit 30' maybe 45' for a pair of them. Running a full QRP Gallon in a QSO Party might just be a good time!
Large yagi SIZE358 6 days, 3 hours ago
Well Done!! Experimenting is a great way to poke holes in technical problems!!
Newbee Setting up my First Ham Shack ronniemus 6 days, 3 hours ago
I read where a fellow used 0.4 of a microwatt feeding a wire hanging from his curtain rod to work Japan on CW. It took him 2 weeks, but he did it. It can be done!!
SW receiver from old cellphone parts KK4UYV 3 weeks, 1 day ago
All he's gonna need will be a diode, a speaker, and some wire. Just sayin'.
How to start out mikemyers on 26/3/21
Hello, Mike,
You will not find a community where folks are as eager to get you started as the community of Amateur Radio Operators. I'm guessing that by now you are licensed, or pretty close to being licensed. Your license will let you know what modes and frequencies you can operate. Then, when you buy a rig, you will know what frequencies and modes that the rig will let you operate on. After that, you choose. Well, you find out what the Sun is doing to our propagation, then, after that, you get to choose!
But, where I was going with all of this is that you need to get started, and operate until you feel comfortable with it, then try operating on a new band, or try a new mode. Just build slowly rather than trying to do too much at once.
Drop me a line at and I'll give you advice via email.
Hope you have a blast with all of this!
WB5EMX ie. Bob

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