Author Archives: KD0BIK

Activation Alert: WØC/FR-030 (Chief Mountain)–3569m / 11709ft

Date:            7 August 2016Time:           Approx.    1500 UTC – 1800 UTCRegion:        CO-Front RangeElevation:    3569 m / 11,709 ft – 6 PointsCall Sign:     KDØBIKFrequencies:     14.342.5-ssb, 18.157.5-ssb, 28.327.5-ssb,  +/-  147.42-fm Equipment: Elecraft KX3 / Buddipole versatee vertical & Yaesu VX-8 / Elk Log-Periodic … Continue reading

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Episode 70 Practical Amateur Radio Podcast

Episode 70 of the Practical Amateur Radio Podcast has been released and is available for download either through iTunes, Android, any other RSS podcatcher software or direct via the PARP website. As PARP begins the 9th season, the release schedule … Continue reading

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No More Hara

The news just came crashing down from the ARRL that the 2016 Dayton Hamvention would be the last to be held in the Hara Arena.  The home of the Dayton Hamvention since 1964 is closing.  Hamvention 2017 will be held … Continue reading

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Affordable HT and Howdy

Hello fellow hams.  Yes it’s been awhile since anything spewed from my blog site.  I’ve just not had time in recent months to do much of anything related to the hobby of amateur radio.  But once again I am easing … Continue reading

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Practical Amateur Radio Podcast–I’m Back!!

As previously mentioned, I took some time away from the hobby and as a result I also took time away from podcasting about our wonderful hobby. About a month ago, I eased back in to the hobby and have been … Continue reading

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