Summer is Half Over: Make Hay While the Sun Shines!

Its time to get those antenna projects done before Autumn and Winter This summer I squeezed in replacing my US Towers ALM-31 with an AB-577 mast – and even was able to purchase 4 extension tubes. I spent all last weekend re-guying the UrbanBeam on top of that mast – and also took the time to check all hardware on all parts of the…

Fun Summer Projects

Field Strength Meter I was reminded yesterday how careful you have to be when it gets too hot or too cold outside. I spent all weekend outside for quite a few hours – and while I took many breaks in the shade and drank lots of ice water, I was in the mid day sun in the heat for quite some time. I was…

KY6R “Summer Project(s)” . . .

Its a bit early to start thinking about my summer project, but once Visalia IDXC and Hamvention are over – we will be on the cusp of Summer. I usually spend most of the summer working on antennas, but I am so pleased with my current setup, my attention will turn elsewhere. Last summer I worked on the u.RAT, and the summer before 160M…