The tree aerial has been around for a century. Does it work? Perhaps, but mainly so in the jungle. Read more
While avoiding Maxwell’s Equations, we need a basic understanding of how electromagnetic waves work. We can’t live without them. Read more
Recently, a friend asked how I do antenna switching at my shack. Here’s how. Read more
Users say that the RTL-SDR stock antenna is useless. Not so. But close. Read more
AM broadcast band radio signals travel great distances at night. You can hear medium wave signals from all around your continent. However, you can’t normally hear stations from across the Pacific or Atlantic. That’s not possible unless you use a Beverage antenna (shown above.) Read more
Seymour Lesonsky, W6CCP, became a Silent Key on December 6th. “Silent Key” is the term used by amateurs to describe a ham no longer with us. He passed away at age 86 following a short illness. Read more
My modern remote loop will sit in the backyard while I tune it from the shack. It will also let me play with some new toys.
Remote controlled loop – a little magic.
Wireless direction finding loop is a science and art.
Ham radio makers are doing well and having fun.