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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday: Summer Field Day – UPDATED

It is Field Day today.  Alas, I am not out there.  I my try to get out to my usual outdoor spot, the cemetery on the hill above the parish.   It is really high and the denizens don’t mind.  And it … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday: taverns, windmills and dumplings

Now for another edition of Ham Radio Saturday. I created a page for the List of YOUR callsigns.  HERE  Chime in or drop me a note if your call doesn’t appear in the list. I’ve been really busy lately, so I … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday – Frigid

First… Fr. Z’s Blog Ham Radio Operators Not on the list?  Wanna be? Drop me a line. Last week I had a spur of the moment field day.  It was an autumnally beauteous day. I figured that we weren’t going to … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Sunday – Field Day

Actually I am in a cemetery at the top of the hill by the parish. As I write! That’s the vertical. I also managed to string up a 40m center-fed wire dipole. It’s 2045 UTC and I’m on 20 and 40. … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday: Perna

Perna in Latin means “ham”. There is a street not far from where I am that, from the time of the Caesars, is called Panisperna. That’s where you could buy ham and … etc. Also, that’s where the Panisperna Boys … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday – NYC, stuff I don’t understand, and #UnaVoce

I set up on Twitter FrZ_HamRadio so we might more easily make contacts on the fly.  I believe KD8ZFF also set something up.  He can chime in with details. During my recent too brief trip to New York City I … Continue reading

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Tokyo – Day 3: Edo and Sumo and CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday

I enjoy the subway PSA’s… this one needs a caption. I caught a few minutes of the Holy Father’s visit to St. Patrick’s.  My good friend Fr. Murray is one of the commentators.  Alas, rainy Tokyo.  From my window you … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio #SilentKey priest ham… R.I.P.

I received a note from a member of Juventutem today: Silent Key: W8QXL Bishop Boyea reports the passing of Msgr. Tony Majchrowski (96), until now the oldest serving pastor in the Diocese of Lansing. In addition to his long and … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Sunday – first field day!

Busy day. This morning I had an Extraordinary Form Mass, a blessing of woman before childbirth, Ordinary Form Mass, a First Holy Communion, and a traditional Baptism, with a “churching”, followed by a cookout at which the adults were outnumbered … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday – of Vatican Radio and Geomagnetic Storms

On the cusp of Sunday last, sleepless, I turned on my rig and heard on 40m at 7250 Vatican Radio’s morning broadcast of Mass in Latin (OF). The celebrant sounded French. You can get VR’s Rome station 105FM perfectly over … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: CQ CQ CQ … QSL?

It’s Ham Saturday for me, it seems. I have had email about Echolink (which I still haven’t gotten into… mea culpa).  And now this, from a reader… QUAERITUR: I would like to know what your thoughts on including Catholic art … Continue reading

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