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International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend For 2016

  I am a little late in reporting this because I just learned about it. A 2-day ham radio event will take place starting Saturday, August 20 at 0001 UTC and will continue through Sunday, August 21 at 24000 UTC. … Continue reading

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Two Relics from The Vacuum Tube Days – The Acorn Tube and The Lighthouse Tube

As the years passed and radio communications engineers tried to produce transmitters and receivers that would work effectively at higher frequencies. The interelectrode capacitance was the largest limiting factor for the upper frequency a vacuum tube would work. So through … Continue reading

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