Let me show you the Recent RS-918 Hf Sdr Transceiver on a Buddipole in my backyard. Do you think I might be able to make SSB contacts with this compromise antenna and a compromise rig? 15 watts is all I can pump into the Buddipole from the RS-918 which is a McHF clone, similar to … Read more
Results are in. This antenna is a DX monster!
Reciprocity is one of the most useful (and fortunate) properties of antennas. Reciprocity states that the receive and transmit properties of an antenna are identical. Hence, antennas do not have distinct transmit and receive radiation patterns – if you know the radiation pattern in the transmit mode then you also know the pattern in the … Read more
There are so many aspects to the radio hobby. So it really is a question of where your interest lies. Here’s a partial list of things you can do with an amateur license: Talk to people (rag chewing; could be local or long-range) Work DX (long-distance contacts, foreign countries) Exchange QSL cards with stations you’ve … Read more
New video: Earchi.org S9 Antenna rocks! http://bit.ly/1hAfqI6 Posted by The Radio Hobbyist on Wednesday, September 2, 2015