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AoM net?

Started by Ray Henderson Dec 18, 2013. 0 Replies

thinking of getting licensed...

Started by r. benz. Last reply by Devin Ulibarri Sep 17, 2013. 8 Replies

HF in a basement Apartment

Started by Jordan Jesse McGilvray. Last reply by Chuck Knight Feb 27, 2012. 3 Replies

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Comment by Larry Boettcher on February 3, 2014 at 9:24pm

Hello all, de KC5EAF.  QTH = Newton, Kansas.  I work mostly QRP CW.  I have been a fan of Art of Manliness for a few years but just found this group this evening.

Comment by Lucius Artorius Castus on December 18, 2013 at 7:09pm

Would be cool if it were more active...

Comment by Ray Henderson on December 17, 2013 at 11:58pm

Greetings all, just joined the site and am happy to have found a radio group! 73 de WA3PRR.

Comment by Stephen Clay McGehee on July 31, 2013 at 4:19pm

Welcome, Robert!

I can certainly empathize - I don't get on the air much at all, but I sure am glad that I have the station set up and the license available. Every once in a while, my cousin will let me know that he and a friend are having a QSO, and I'll plug the rig in, connect the antenna, and join in. It's been a while though. The station used to be completely solar powered, but when we put an addition on the house, the panels came down and I never got around to putting them back up - even though I had the new roof specifically set up for the wiring and the panels. Too many other projects seemed to get in the way.

Again, welcome, sir!

Stephen Clay McGehee
KN4AM

Comment by Robert L. Armstrong on July 31, 2013 at 4:09pm

Hello all. KA7YTK here in Bremerton, WA. I received my novice license back in high school then joined the Army for 26 years or so. I never got on the air as once as a HAM operator during that time and now that I'm retired I'm looking at rekindling my interest. Starting with my code speed and looking for a place to test.

Comment by Stephen Clay McGehee on March 13, 2013 at 12:36pm

Welcome, TrekkinDave! I don't get on the air a whole lot, but it would be a real pleasure to chat with a fellow-AoM member!

73,

de KN4AM in DeLand, Florida

Comment by TrekkinDave on March 13, 2013 at 11:50am

w2xdc checking in.   See you fellas on the air. 

Comment by Brad Wilson on August 14, 2012 at 1:50pm

N4UX, just checking in. 

Comment by Stephen Clay McGehee on August 2, 2012 at 4:44pm

Welcome, Stephen Charles Bond! I keep trying to find the time to get back into it, and I've made a few attempts. I got my Advanced Class license in the 1980's and decided that I like the idea of having a license class that is no longer available, so I have no plans to upgrade to Extra.

I would like to get back into HF digital, and got what I ought to need, but just haven't spent the time to figure out how to make it all work together.


73,

KN4AM in Florida

Comment by Stephen Charles Bond on August 2, 2012 at 4:31pm

Hello, gentlemen; KC9SYZ checking in. My interest in the hobby was rekindled two years ago at a Field Day set up by a local radio club. Studied hard, and passed the Tech and General licenses in one sitting; less than six months later, sat and passed the Extra exam. Was certified by the ARRL as a VE, and got involved with the club. Organized the my club's FD for this year and had an exhausting, but wonderful time! Great hobby that is also a service to our neighbors. Working just 2m/70cm now, but figuring out a way to get an HF antenna up in a small, narrow lot with power lines on two sides of it! See you on the air, gents! 73 de KC9SYZ

 

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