I got up early this a morning and tried out the CWOPS group’s mini contest. It was good fun, and I managed to make 9 contacts on 40 meters. I’ve been away from CW for a while so the speeds were a problem, but I’m slowly getting faster. I’m going […]


How about “The Deadbeat Layabouts”? I saw this on a Twitter post by a conservative blogger concerned about entitlements.

Potential Band Name?

The Icom ID-880H dual band mobile transceiver with D Star is currently available at a very nice price. Ham Radio Outlet is selling these for $239.95 after rebates and discounts. The rebate coupon expires 12/31/16. This is a good D Star radio, and a number of local hams have scarfed […]

Icom ID-880 H

Hi, and welcome to my Blog. I plan to be posting general comments about Amateur Radio, my experiences on the air, and links to items of interest. I do not have comments enabled here, but if you wish to get in touch with me you can send me email at my […]