Amateur Radio Documentary

Amateur Radio Documentary

Here is a well-done ham documentary that covers some of the more interesting aspects of ham, not just the typical “emcomm” stuff that the media usually highlights. A little SLOW, even by public broadcasting standards. I think even the general public would appreciate a little more technical info crammed into the long silent portions. This … Read more

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Antarctica in the Logbook

DPØGVN

Okay, this is the best day ever in my ham adventures – I finally made contact with a station in Antarctica. I have been trying off and on for over 20 years. FT8 is such a great mode for hunting DX; I highly recommend learning it. DP0GVN DPØGVN is a club station located at the … Read more

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Working rare DXpedition TY0RU

TY0RU

Cool beans! I just worked a rare DXpedition team in Benin, a not well-known country in Africa on FT8 mode using WSJT-X. This Russian team is pictured below, and I managed to capture the contact on video. It’s always fun to work a DXpedition. When I first saw this callsign TY0RU come up in my … Read more

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