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Happy New Year

All the best wishes for 2022! Can we have one without Covid this time? 73, Erik – K5WW (your rusty old secretary)

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KN5S, now YouTube famous!

The mighty KS5TX sent a YouTube video link to the editor’s desk a few days ago. It’s a video made by HamRadioConcepts’ Eric KJ4YZI. The video is a few years old; but in it he discusses where to find RTTY … Continue reading

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Mister Loud!

After the recent replacement of the SpiderBeam Jason KS5TX just couldn’t resist to drive down to Uvalde and have some real fun in the Worked All Europe RTTY contest. “A bit late notice”, he said; but… I think he planned … Continue reading

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2021 JARTS RTTY contest post-battle report

So… that new Spiderbeam? Somebody had to test it. Properly! Only candidate: yours truly, rusty K5WW. Who absolutely hates RTTY contests 😉 But: as luck would have it, the weekend after the new Spiderbeam was installed was also the weekend … Continue reading

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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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