Monthly Archives: August 2014

Hunting RFI’s, Part II

As part of my RFI hunting adventure I am working to make sure that my station is setup properly. I’ve built a new ham desk that should help me cleanly route all the various cables between radios, power supplies, PC control and … Continue reading

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Hunting RFI’s, Part I

Since I upgraded to General I have been experiencing near constant S8 level noise on the 40m band. I’ve also had S5 +/- level nois on 20m. So far I’ve determined that the Samsung refrigerator in the kitchen is a bad RFI … Continue reading

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General Class Upgrade

Yesterday (Aug. 9th) I passed the Amateur Radio Element 3 written examination to obtain my General class license. This probably took a lot longer than it should have, seeing as I’ve been licensed for over 25 years. For my study … Continue reading

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