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Topic Created Posts Views Last Activity
QST Downloads Feb 19th 2016, 16:34 3 4,036 on 19/3/18
March 2016 QST Compact Multiband Dipole Feb 19th 2016, 15:23 1 2,523 on 19/2/16
Antenna analyzer vs feedline type Sep 21st 2012, 14:37 1 4,203 on 21/9/12
USB to Serial Port problems--Prolific Drivers Aug 3rd 2012, 18:27 2 4,996 on 26/12/15
Italian Phishing emails! Dec 13th 2011, 14:20 1 3,801 on 13/12/11
John K0GMO needs help designing SS Amp Nov 17th 2011, 15:53 1 3,744 on 17/11/11
1 Farad Capacitor to Eliminate Headlight Flicker? Oct 19th 2011, 13:14 4 5,541 on 9/11/11
History of Relay Rack Dimensions? Oct 17th 2011, 12:58 2 3,837 on 25/10/11
Miswired Selsyn Oct 13th 2011, 17:51 1 3,936 on 13/10/11
Stealth Antenna wire Sep 12th 2011, 12:51 2 4,526 on 13/9/11

Latest Posts

Topic Author Posted On
Metal plate for a ground plane on asphalt? W7OMM 2 weeks, 5 days ago
https://ncjweb.com/features/mayjun19feat.pdf
This article mentions a test over asphalt that suggests it may work.

I have radials just five feet above my yard. Radials at much lower heights can create a safety hazard as people may trip over them.
Antennas and trees WA6CSM 3 weeks ago
JUN 2016 - QST (PG. 68)
Installing Antenna Ropes with a Fiberglass Mast
(Hints and Kinks)
Author: Lau, Zack, W1VT

This technique can precisely place support ropes 30 feet and higher up and over pine tree branches.
Kenwood TW-4000A overheater? KN6CWJ 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Radios typically have a reset procedure if it locks up.

http://hammadeparts.jivetones.com/Amateur_Radio_Manuals_Schematics/KENWOOD/Kenwood%20Radio%20Reset.pdf
See #16.
Yeasu FTDX101MP Setting Up Tips/Tricks/Sharing KA0RLB 3 weeks, 3 days ago
They are discussing the availability of that radio here.

https://groups.io/g/FTDX101D
Remote Stations count for DXCC K8YYY on 9/8/19
It could be that in the absence of a published policy, ARRL members will constantly and frequently ask HQ staff for opinions in order to settle disputes between members. Any published policy will ease the burden on HQ staff, allowing programs to run more efficiently, reducing costs to our members.

Zak Lau W1VT
ARRL Senior Lab Engineer

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