December2017

  • Ham Radio Adventures Episode #3 – Ham Radio at the Beach!

    If you can’t have snow… then have the beach! Join me on the air this weekend as I activate the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge from South Padre Island, Texas on December 23, 2017. Look for me on the bands from about 1800-2100UTC*. Focus this go around will...
  • The 590SG has returned.

    Those of you who have been following the blog for a bit, know that I lost my first HF radio awhile back to some sort of power surge. Not to worry though! The 590SG has been replaced! Yes… I missed the radio that much! I stopped in at HRO while...
  • 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):...