Tag Archives: Ham radio

CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio – CONTACT SCHEDULING POST

A couple participants here used the combox to coordinate a contact.  HERE There wasn’t much success because of lousy propagation, but it was instructive.  We moved from frequency to frequency on the fly using the combox. (Which means you need … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Saturday – DX SUCCESS!

Happy news. On Thursday a local ham and expert on antennas (who also attends the TLM) came to my BOQ to consult about antennas and a potential location in the complex for a station.  We worked on my rig and … Continue reading

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St. Maximilian Kolbe, priest and martyr: Pray for dissident ‘c’atholic media!

Today is the Feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe, a Franciscan priest put to death at Auschwitz. St. Maximilian Kolbe, has a special relevance for Catholic media. I would ask all of you to say a prayer to him, asking his … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – Special #HamRadio Update – Cool Catholic Event Edition

First, don’t miss my latest CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Saturday – QSO / QSL Card 1st Draft That said, I have to update with something fairly spiffy. First, before I get to Ham Stuff, an interlude to keep you in … 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 – #HamRadio Saturday and a UPS story

Since last I posted I have had a few developments. Firstly, one of you readers, our own WB0YLE, sent a spiffy Kenwood transceiver.  Another is sending a mic.  An antenna (and a tuner would be a good idea), and key should … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – Ham Radio Saturday – Annuntio vobis gaudium!

UPDATES below. Original published on: May 2, 2015 @ 10:16 ___ This morning I took my General Class license examination. I passed with a perfect score (as I did for my Tech exam). Now it is on to the Extra Class exam! … Continue reading

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National Morse Code Day… and….

… National Prime Rib Day! Try to contain the excitement!   A frequent commentator on Ham matters here, LarryW2LJ has more.  HERE To celebrate this day, here is the theme for Inspector Morse, one of the best TV series themes … 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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