Contests for February 23rd and 24th

Not all of them, just the contests I’m interested in. 2013 Mississippi QSO Party Saturday February 23rd from 9 am to 9 pm CST forget that UTC crap. Rules 2013 North Carolina QSO Party Sunday February 24th 10 am to 8 pm EST Rules NI4BK will be on the air. If you don’t know that’s …

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HRD is all setup…

Maybe it’s me but my Ham Radio Deluxe setup took a little polishing. Obviously the actually components in the software worked as they should, just based on the fact it installed correctly on my PC. But what took a little worked is controlling my radio via HRD and then the remote server setup. Controlling my radio via HRD So …

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Ham Radio Deluxe and the Griffin Powermate

Controlling Ham Radio Deluxe with the Griffin Technology Powermate Now this will go much smoother if your at least fimiliar with Ham Radio Deluxe. I’m not going to here because it’ll make my post to long winded, so there’s plenty of resources on the web to tell you about HRD. But I will give you …

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Fan Dipole Project February 2013 – Update 2

It’s Wednesday now. I made my plan for the fan dipole yesterday and today I have cut all the bands 10 through 40, expect 40 meters. I’ve got to get some help with that one from the wife cause it’s so long. Plus got to do that outside, not enough space in the apartment. You …

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Fan Dipole Project February 2013

Coming Soon…this weekend… This is mostly an example of what I’d like to build. The bands I really shooting for are 6 meters, 10 meters, 20 meters, and 40 meters. While I would love to have everything in between 6 and 40, that would be such and unwieldy mess of wire I’m picking 4 bands. I …

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Technicians Licenses Out Number All The Rest Combined

The Prompt: On the weekly 222mhz net for the Indianapolis Amateur there was a question asked tonight. It was to do with the overwhelming Technician numbers verses General and Extra Class licenses. Viewing the graph below you can see that the Technician pool of operators is much higher than the other two. Frankly it’s more the General and Extra …

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Screwed Up Your WordPress URL Settings?

Have you ever changed to or set your WordPress URL settings wrong? I have. Here is how your fix it. At least here is one way to fix it. First you must have database access, CPanel calls it with Host Gator MyPHPAdmin. Click that. Next in the next screen on the left side select the …

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Downtown Indianapolis from the Central Public Library

My blog isn’t all ham radio and electronics or tech. From time to time I do something “normal.” Right I’m kind of bored siting the main branch of the Indianapolis Public library, Central Downtown Branch  It’s quite large and very nice. The front portion is the original built in forever ago. As you past toward the back though there …

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