Archive for date: May 11, 2012

Countries heard (not worked) on JT65 in the last 7 days…

May 11, 2012 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Not a bad list, really, given how crappy my antenna is. Most of the DX was heard on 20m. Alaska, Argentina, Asiatic Russia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, England, Estonia, European Russia, Fed. Rep. of Germany, Finland, France, Gabon, Guantanamo Bay, Hawaii, Indonesia, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Puerto […]

Beating the dead horse: the search for “quality” in radio amateurs…

May 11, 2012 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Last night the mailbox contained the latest copy of QST magazine, which always means at least a few minutes of interesting reading. I usually read the magazine more or less front to back, flipping through. I mostly enjoy technical content, but reading about other aspects of the hobby (contesting, etc…) as an interesting diversion. Sadly, […]