October2017

  • N5OAK Amateur Radio Club Quarterly Meeting – and a surprise!

    Held the Fall Quarterly meeting with the N5OAK Amateur Radio Club today at the SFFMA in Manchaca, TX. A big thank you to Jon, N5CFB & the SFFMA for allowing the N5OAK to use their facility for the N5OAK Quarterly Meetings, we are forever grateful! It’s only through the...
  • Need help deciding antenna options!

    Ok, so here’s the dilemma… I’m headed out to West Texas this November, and will be attempting a SOTA, and possibly even a POTA activation if time allows. I need a different antenna option than the one I’ve been using which is a link dipole with telescopic pole. I’ve...
  • My CW Learning Journey #2

    Just a quick update on my CW learning progress! I’ve finally finished learning all of the letters & numbers, and am now concentrating on the prosigns. We’re now approaching lesson 11 within the Morse Trainer application which basically starts giving you real world QSO chatter to attempt to copy....
  • 6 Meter BBQ

    Attended the six meter BBQ today here in Austin, met K3LR, and several other hams who are avid 6 meter enthusiasts. The room was filled with so much talent and wisdom, I felt like a total noob! I learned so much today, and have been energized to get on...