Tag Archives: Echolink

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 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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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Saturday – POWER!

I have power. That is to say, the folks who made my Juicebox finally got the new batteries to me.  You may recall that my hardened portable power unit wouldn’t charge, despite my various efforts.  So, the Juicebox folks wrote to say they … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Saturday – Priest hams out there?

A couple things to report on the Ham front this week. One Wednesday evening I tuned in to listen to the local ARES check in.  This is something I might consider in the future.  This is the Amateur Radio Emergency Service, … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – Ham Radio Saturday – UPDATED – Echolink use

I don’t have too much to report on the Ham front today. I’ve been busy with other things. There was a field day last weekend but I was unable to get involved. There was a 1st Mass to attend on … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – Ham Radio Saturday

To all you Hams out there, some news. I decided the get the General License exam under my belt, so I am studying diligently every day.  I haven’t seen math like this since physics about 30 years ago. Also, I received … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – Ham Radio stuff

I had an interesting QSO in the sacristy of Ss. Trinita the other day. One of the priests of the FSSP is a ham. That said, I haven’t done anything with Echolink yet. Sorry. I will have to be nagged … 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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HAM RADIO stuff again: Echolink QSL request by RADIOGRAM.

I’ll put on my Ham hat for a moment to share some news and ask advice from my virtual Elmers. I posted a while back about Echolink HERE and HERE.  Alas, we haven’t done anything with this yet.  Should we … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ This is Whiskey Delta Tango Papa Romeo Sierra … ECHOLINK & APRS

UPDATE 6 Sept: No, I haven’t worked on my General in the last week or so, and, No, I haven’t done anything with Echolink yet.  However, the other day I did figure out today how to send APRS messages with … Continue reading

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