Author Archives: KD0BIK

W1AW/Ø is coming to Colorado

Mark your calendars, the ARRL Centennial QSO Party will make a stop in the Centennial State of Colorado in May.  The dates are 21-27 May and yours truly has signed up to represent Colorado in this incredible event.  I’m sure … Continue reading

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New Toys headed to the QTH

A few new toys are headed to my QTH this week.  The first scheduled to arrive is the amp for the KX3.  When I purchased my KX3 (serial number 0057) I really had no intention of adding the amp to … Continue reading

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First Quarter in the books

My quest for a QSO a Day in 2014 is going well.  The first quarter is complete and by far March was my best month in the shack.  I also continued my streak of adding at least one new DX … Continue reading

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Request for Information–Apps

If you own a smartphone and/or tablet device and use any of the amateur radio related apps designed for these devices, I would like to hear from you.  I’m conducting research for an upcoming episode of the Practical Amateur Radio … Continue reading

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PARP–67 D-STAR, DVAP, DHAP and a side of Pi

Over the weekend I recorded and released episode 67 of the Practical Amateur Radio Podcast.  In episode 67 I discussed using D-STAR along with the DV Access Point and the Digital Ham Access Point (DHAP) from Hardened Power Systems.  All … Continue reading

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