December2017

  • Prepping for Winter Field Day 2018 with the N5OAK ARC

    Speaking of Winter Field Day… it snowed last night in Austin, TX! I haven’t seen snow in these parts of Texas in a very long time. In 1985, snow completely blanketed Central Texas, and I was only 4 years old, but remember it very well. I absolutely love the...
  • Ham Radio Adventures Part #2 Coming Up – Operating Parks on the Air with N9MM & W5MIG! (12/10/2017)

    I was recently invited to operate with W5MIG (Jerry) & N9MM (Norm), who are two very avid outdoor ham radio operators. They decided to get together this month & operate Parks on the Air at Blanco State Park (POTA ID: KFF-2990) in Central Texas on December 10, 2017. Estimated time of arrival (update):...
  • My love for Analog FM

    A new ham recently wrote me & asked me about my thoughts on the new digital FM modes, and so I thought I’d make a post about it! I’ve dabbled a bit in digital FM over the past couple years with C4FM & DMR. First with my Yaesu FTM-400DR...