Monthly Archives: February 2012

2012 Challenge – QSO A Day–Month Two Update

Just as I did last month, I want to briefly provide an update on my 2012 Challenge.  My 2012 challenge is a QSO a day for each day in the calendar year.  I’m officially two months in and still successful.  … Continue reading

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Weekend Ham Shack Update

Last week I blogged about the progress made on the multi-year basement ham shack, podcast studio, home office and just general man-cave project.  If you recall the sheetrock material was scheduled to be delivered and I had planned to start … Continue reading

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A Ham Shack Update

For many who follow this blog, you’ve known me for about as long as I’ve been licensed (almost 5 years).  Unfortunately, during a large portion of this time I’ve been talking about the work I’ve been doing on my new … Continue reading

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PARP 52–QSL Bureau and more

The Practical Amateur Radio Podcast episode 52 is now available for download or stream.  You can subscribe via iTunes, Zune or stream directly from  Want to stream on the go from your favorite smart phone device?  You can do … Continue reading

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My Morse Journey

As I’ve mentioned many, many times.  My attempts at learning Morse code or CW as a teenager were unsuccessful.  While I’ve mentioned my excuse was too many distractions (cars, sports, girls).  I also believe my failure was a learning block … Continue reading

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