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 I was...
  • My Kenwood 590sg just took a nose dive

    Well, i’ve spent the better part of the last few hours tracking down why my 590SG wouldn’t turn on…. Found some fried SMD components near connector CN4 on the board nearest the power supply. I definitely think this is power related, almost appears to be something that was happening...
  • Ton o’ fun in the ARRL International DX Contest

    It has been a cold & rainy past few days in Austin, TX. The type of weather suited for a warm cup of joe, hot cup o’ soup, and my pups snuggled by my side in the radio shack! I just had to get in on the action this...
  • Kenwood TS-590SG & SDRPlay Panadapter Guide

    Ok folks, this one has been a long time coming. Thanks for being so cordial about my first video on the SDRPlay panadapter. I get questions all the time on how to hookup an Sdr to the 590SG. Luckily, it’s one of the easiest to setup. No IF frequencies...
  • Panadapting with the Kenwood 590SG

    You know the articles where other radio operators mention that once you go to a spectrum display, you never wanna go back? Well, that’s pretty much true for me. Not only does panadapting give you a real time spectrum display, but a waterfall display which displays the history of...
  • Reports of Kenwood TS-590SG Fans Installed Backwards

    Recent reports indicate that a small batch of Kenwood 590SG fans have their fans installed backwards....
  • Toyota Tacoma Mobile HF Install

    Since the acquiring of my Flex 3000, (which i’m still learning how to master BTW), a radio which is just about capable of the same things my 590SG is capable of, albeit some different filters and such, I started to get the itch for mobile HF! After many hours...
  • JT-65 with WSJT-X/JT-Bridge & Kenwood TS-590SG

    Greetings Amateur Radio Operators, Finally had some free time last night to make this short vid on one of my favorite digital modes, JT-65! I’m using WSJT-X, JT-Bridge, & of course my Kenwood TS-590SG. Antenna we were using was the 137′ OCF. JT-65 is one of those modes that...

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