Tag Archives: UHF

Does Your Antenna Work?

The best antenna you can afford that will fit on the real-estate you have is important but it also important that you not exceed what you can afford and lets face it you can’t put ten tons of fertilizer in … 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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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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