Stuff I’m Working On!!

NCDXF ANNOUNCES MAJOR GRANT TO FT5/T TROMELIN ISLAND DXPEDITION

NCDXF ANNOUNCES MAJOR GRANT TO FT5/T TROMELIN ISLAND DXPEDITION In DX up-front, word that the Northern California DX Foundation has announced a grant of $25,000 to the FT5 stroke T, Tromelin Island DXpedition planned for November of this year. Tromelin is a very small and very environmentally fragile area. As such, there are strict limitations …

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Theory Classes

I will be running Radio Theory classes in preparation for the next Amateur Radio Station Examination at the Limerick Institute of Technology Room 8A.109 on Monday 27 January at 19.00.  All welcome. Duration 10 weeks.

Rosetta Signals

James Miller G3RUH reports reception of the Rosetta spacecraft signal at a distance of 805 million km from Earth using the 20 metre dish at the Bochum amateur radio facility. http://amsat-uk.org/2014/01/23/radio-amateurs-receive-rosetta-signals/

DXCC

All of my DXCC have been worked on 100W or less, no amplifiers or reverse beacons..just plain listening & working…proving it can be done with resonant antennas and a bit of hard work..  Also, CW from my famous paddle! See my qrz.com for details.  

New Photo’s

This evening, I have added some new photographs of the various antennae that I use in the shack.  They are taken with a Nikon D3S with a 24-70 lens at 2.8.  You can find them in my Gallery section, and I hope to add some shack photo’s soon.