Crystal Radio constructed with unusually large passive components with the goal of obtaining an extremely high Q. Variable capacitor from a B-17 Bomber’s antenna tuner and the final tank coil from a 50KW AM Broadcast transmitter once used by Chicago area WMAQ Radio’s Continental equipment are employed for outstanding performance.
Please download and enjoy the PDF copy of the Yaesu discussion of modern Digital Communications – “A Digital Communications Guide for Amateur Radio Operators”. 2012 will be a historic year that sees Yaesu lead Amateur Radi... Read more
The FCC has dropped the other shoe — hard — in the case of Michael Guernsey, KZ8O (ex-ND8V), of Parchment, Michigan, imposing the full $22,000 fine it... Read more
The ARRL has filed three more complaints with the FCC, urging its Enforcement Bureau to investigate and initiate enforcement proceedings to halt the m... Read more
The ARRL has asked the FCC to make clear that Amateur Radio licensees may modify non-amateur equipment for use on Amateur Radio frequencies. Some hams... Read more
By Sarah Lewin After more than 20 years of construction, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is complete and, following in-depth testing, the larges... Read more
After travelling for more than 110,800 km (68,696 mi) aloft, the record-setting pico balloon PS-46, carrying an Amateur Radio payload, completed its s... Read more