Build this Vertical Portable HF Antenna

Build this Vertical Portable HF Antenna

The Asymmetrical Hatted Vertical Dipole (AHVD) prototype is an easy to build, portable alternative to other freestanding vertical HF antennas such as the Buddipole.

Honda Generator Hour Meter

Tiny-Tach TT2A will measure engine RPM if set correctly.

Maintain your Honda EU2000i (or any) generator on schedule with the addition of an aftermarket hour meter and bracket.

Superbowl HDTV Antenna

Superbowl HDTV Antenna

Build the venerable Hoverman TV antenna and watch digital broadcast high definition HDTV television this weekend. This version of a HDTV antenna uses amateur radio antenna building techniques to make a lightweight structure.

Stony Man AT Golden Packet 2012

Stony Man AT Golden Packet 2012

Results from station 6 of the Appalachian Trail Golden Packet attempt from Stony Man mountain.

KX4O 1B VA Field Day 2012

KX4O 1B VA Field Day 2012

Even a 1B ARRL Field Day Station offers visitors a rare glimpse into Amateur Radio.

Installing Ground Rods the Easy Way

Installing Ground Rods the Easy Way

Ground Rods… so easy a pre-teen can do it. Presented is a method learned from other hams on how to install a ground rod with minimal or no hammering. Using a watering can, even children can sink an 8 foot ground rod into the ground. All it takes is water and time.

Ladder Line the Old Fashioned Way

Ladder Line the Old Fashioned Way

Photo album showcasing the creation of a home made ladder transmission line.

43 Foot Antenna Installation – The Rising

43 Foot Antenna Installation – The Rising

The raising of the Flat Black 43 Foot Antenna from DX Engineering.

Hiking, Hams and Hills – Station #6 of the AT Golden Packet

Hiking, ham radio, hills and a portable collinear J-Pole combine to make the Golden Packet Test a memorable event.

Digital GOTA attracts the Youth

PSK31 is like Cell Phone Texting so make sure your GOTA tent is ready to demonstrate this mode.