Monthly Archives: October 2010

At Work & Play…

Headed to mid-MO last week w/old pal AI0O’s 2L 30M Yagi atop the bed rack, along w/a 25AG5 section of tower. Couldn’t make the trip (16 hours) in one go–getting old, apparently. Great to see Rob again, & we immediately … Continue reading

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New Look~!

Scott, KA9FOX, who hosts this BLOG effort, up-dated not only the look and format of the page, but made some improvements which should make my work (such as it is), easier! Received two positive comments/remarks about the site’s appearance before … Continue reading

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Antenna Towers for Radio Amateurs – Book by Don Daso, K4ZA

Don Daso, K4ZA, leads you through designing and building your own antenna tower. You’ll learn the skills, tools, climbing techniques, and safety measures necessary to improve your antenna system. Continue reading

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Contest Video Essay, A Look At Radiosport – DVD by K4ZA

What makes a proficient contester?  What makes a good operator?  For most of us, it takes years.  Practice, participation and persistence are key factors. Contesters are a truly elite bunch who possess unique operating skills—things which we’re not born with … Continue reading

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Voice Techniques for Contesters

Voice Techniques for Contesters By Don Daso,  K4ZA Babies can scream for what seems like hours on end, without any apparent damage.  You can shout yourself hoarse during an afternoon’s football game.  Or find yourself without voice at the end … Continue reading

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One Man’s Family of Antennas by Vic Clark W4KFC

I recall reading this story when it first appeared, written by and about callsigns I certainly saw in the upper ranks of contest scores.  I remember marveling then at the dedication required to follow through on many of tower and … Continue reading

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Shameless Self Promotion

The box of my books arrived from the it seems only logical to advertise them here, as well as any other place I can! After all, any & all marketing help is good help, right? Herewith: Antenna Towers for … Continue reading

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