Jupiter Mountain Well if you read my last post you would know that I had already tried to activate Jupiter Mtn.(W6/CT-140). It was a failure on my part due to taking the wrong trail and running out of […]

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A Steep Jupiter This morning was a rough one. The plan was to activate Mt. Jupiter here in Southern California. The trail going up to the summit is a washed out road. To top it off the incline […]

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My First Summits on the Air Activation! Grass Mountain! I finally did it! I hiked to a location of my choosing and activated Grass Mountain. It did it early in the morning so I could be the heat. Little […]
Magnetic Loop Antenna So this week I got bored and decided to make an antenna.  A magnetic loop to be exact; for shortwave listening. I ordered a 365pf air variable capacitor from eBay. The rest was made from […]

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RTTY Well with some influence from a friend KR6E I discovered a new mode, well new to me that is. It’s RTTY.  Using my IC-7000 I started using MMTTY which is a little intimidating at first but once […]

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Well my wife was questioning me while I was doing some JT-65 and low and behold she decided we should go to a hamfest. Being that I have never been to one I looked up the database on ARRL’s […]