Every June, this year on June 23-24, the ARRL puts on its 24 hour annual exercise to test amateur radio operators’ emergency preparedness and capabilities during Field Day. It also gives the amateur radio service an opportunity to show to the public our skills and resources and an opportunity to allow the public to give […]
A member of FARA joined numerous volunteers of all stripes to help with communication relaying during the April 2018 Old Dominion Horse Endurance Ride near Star Tannery, Virginia.
Confirming horse health
2m antenna for mountain comms
As the photos attest, communications were an important, but yet small part of the entire effort required to execute events like […]
Monthly meeting with presentation by John Huggins, kx4o, concerning the topic of Antennas with focus on:
Proper antenna vocabulary (surviving the false narratives of The Zed and so on),
Survey of various HT antennas and their relative efficiencies (with real laboratory measurement),
Ways to make the most of your VHF/UHF portable (tigertails, etc.).
Here is a sample of data […]