Ward Silver, N0AX, discusses Amateur Radio contesting as a way to train and develop skills for use in disaster/public service communications. Silver highlights the similarities between the two communications areas and highlights specific ways contesting will benefit the public service operator.
Devin, KM4ENW, asks how to ground his 2m/70cm radio in his RV. I show how to use the frame of the RV as a good counterpoise. Read more