Monthly Archives: October 2020

Antennas for Appartments or Condominiums

I will write up a summary of ideas suggested in the Ragchew Ramble/Tower Talk net for Friday October 23 2020 when the net has finished. Here are some resources to check out before that time. A good summary over-view of … Continue reading

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Understanding the Amateur Radio QSL card. Part I layout and design.

The Amateur Radio QSL card dates from the early days of radio when confirmation of the reception of a radio station’s broadcast, be it amateur, commerical or broadcast, became popular. Origially the confirmation was either written out, or typed out … Continue reading

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Can you turn a tree into an antenna?

Apparently you can, and if you follow this link you will find a group of ham/experimenters doing just that in front of an audience. Operating as mobile amateur radio station PA7RB (Netherlands), they were able to make contacts through out … Continue reading

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Welcome to the “Ragchew Ramble” NET on VE3TWR

A new VHF NET is open to all licensed amateur radio operators who can check into the VE3TWR repeater on 145.410 -.600 offset tone 103.5 which is held at 1500 hrs (3 pm) every Tuesday and Friday. The NET is … Continue reading

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