November2017

  • Activating Fort Davis National Historical Site 11/20/17

    Catch me on the bands tomorrow (11/20/2017) activating the Ft. Davis National Historical Site. Kind of an impromptu activation, but I have some extra time to work some more stations while I’m out this way! I’ll be on 20 & 40m, starting about 10am (1600UTC) using 100w & the...
  • West Texas – Here We Come!

    It’s finally here. The trip I’ve been waiting for, for what seems a lifetime (ok maybe just a few months). This weekend, myself, N5CFB, N5MDB & K5JM are headed to my absolute ‘favorite spot’ on this planet. You heard me right – my favorite spot. I’ve travelled the world...
  • First Amateur Radio Satellite Contact with KG5CCI

    Pulled up the Heavens Above application on my phone yesterday just to see what FM birds were going to be in the air before sunset. AO-85 had two good passes for my location, so I hopped up on the roof yesterday. I had about 15 minutes to get ready...
  • Finishing up the BITX40 assembly

    I can’t believe I forgot about the BITX40 – I have been so busy recently with work, and the CW Academy class – which is finished BTW! woohoo! Now that I’ve got some free time on my hands, I’m going to finish assembling this thing and hopefully pass the...