Mike, WB8ICN, reports that they had 3 check ins to tonight’s CW training net. Leo, NK8L, was one of the participants.
Amateur Radio License Map
Use this map to find amateur radio license holders in the USA. Click here for more info. Select the type of input (callsign, gridsquare, zip code or street address) on the left. Enter an appropriate search value on the right. Hit the button. Scroll down see the map. The selection determines the center of the map. When the…
FCC Unveils New Logo
Earlier this year (2020) the FCC unveiled its new logo, illustrated in the lower photo. The previous logo is shown above it. The new seal was the winner in an agency-wide contest among commission employees and contractors. The FCC said the logo reflects a number of preferred concepts. The four stars on the outer seal…
More nanoVNA Punishment
The nanoVNA is a mighty fine instrument considering you can buy one for less than $100. But like many instrumentation items, you have to know how to use it. In this blog post we will look at the illusion of error due to a failure to consider scaling. Consider the example illustrated in the first…
The nanoVNA Can Fool You
This blog post will hilight one of the nanoVNA’s most infamous display shortcomings. How do you tell when you have a trace selected? The nanoVNA is truly God’s gift to amateur radio…if you know how to use it. But the nanoVNA’s big calling card (a magnificently low price, just $40) is indirectly it’s big liability….
A First QSO Story
Every amateur radio operator by definition has a first QSO. Most go into the bin of forgetfulness never to be discussed again except in the mind of that amateur radio operator. But this story is a little different. In this story we have three participants: 1. the new adult amateur, Jason WA6MPR; 2. a step-pops, Wes…
How to work satelites using your HT
The Cherryland Amateur Radio Club invites interested persons to attend club project night on Tuesday, October 27th for a special presentation by Clint Bradford, K6LCS who will present live from his home in California via Zoom. You must preregister. To preregister please visit the web page https://form.jotform.com/202437735518155.