Author Archives: WyleE

2,588 days later. (sure, count them)

Way, way back in 2014 we installed our first HF beam antenna: the Heavy Duty 5 band version of the Spiderbeam designed by DF4SA – a guy with a wicked sense of humor.  We picked the Spiderbeam because of it’s … Continue reading

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Help wanted!

And lots of it. We will be replacing the Spiderbeam the weekend of October 9. Yes, 2021. Got nothing better to do? Do you really care about the club? Then show up, and lend a hand. Thank you, kindly.

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Two’s company, three is …

Why is it so crowded on 6 meters, all of a sudden???

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We fixed the Spiderbeam!

We did it! We finally did it!! After the beam not functioning – at all – for over a year and all the restrictions during the Coronavirus pandemic we finally got together to fix it – once and for all! … Continue reading

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Gary Curry K5QOW, Silent Key

                      Long time club member and friend Gary K5QOW passed away July 24, 2020. He was 77 years young. Many of  us will remember him for his big smile and … Continue reading

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If we ever need a new name…

… may I suggest “Darth Vader Amateur Radio Club”?                                                 Thanks Santa!

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Happy New…

… something. 2020 sure got out of control in a hurry. Maybe 2021 will be better. I sure hope so. Not holding my breath, though. All my best wishes to you, for the new year. Your hard-working secretary. (anybody else … Continue reading

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They are THAT important!

Howdy y’all. Your (t)rusty old QSL manager got a really nice QSL card today, from Steve WD5HNI. He sent us a QSL card in response to all the QSL cards we sent out for the 2015 K5C Parks on The … Continue reading

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New member

Please welcome Mr. Tom Atkins KD5EIJ to the club! He will be relocating to our neck of the woods soon; and is eager to join us. Welcome Tom!

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New shack update

As all of you know we will be moving into a new shack once the new hospital is finished. At least I hope you know that. 😉 But: the contractor and the hospital have big plans. Bigger than I even … Continue reading

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