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Veterans Day Special Event Station

     On Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2014 TALARC (The American Legion Amateur Radio Club) will be operating a Special Event Station to honor veterans of the United States Armed Forces  using the one by one special event FCC-issued … Continue reading

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Dealing With Secondary Emission in Tetrodes

As we saw in earlier posts the diode vacuum tube (or valve) became a triode by inserting a grid, known as the control grid, which allowed it to amplify audio and RF signals. The triode had a problem of interelectrode … Continue reading

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ICS 200b Required

12/20/2012 Sutter County California will have a simulated leave break and thus flooding. For this drill they asked for amateur radio participation. They did have one stipulation any ham radio operators participating must have completed the ICS 200b course.  I … Continue reading

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Radio Wave Propagation Reflection and Absorbtion

The subject of radio wave propagation has fascinated me sense I first started to understand the phenomenon almost 60 years ago. It is extremely important to us as ham radio operators to understand radio propagation and why some frequencies respond … Continue reading

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Amateur Radio Is Finding The Value of Digital Communications for Emergency Operations

// ]]> Emergency Communications – Digital Communications Conference, Atlanta, 22 Sept 2012,   Aleks Rohde W3JAG addresses the – Digital Communications Conference in Atlanta on 11/22/2012. What she says makes a lot of sense. We as amateur radio operators need … Continue reading

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