Tag Archives: amateur radio

W8S Special Event Station: SS Badger on the air Sept 14-15

The steamship SS Badger, a car ferry that runs from Manitowoc, WI to Ludington, MI, is set to sail this weekend carrying several amateur radio operators and equipment for the W8S special event station. Built in 1952 and first set sail in 1953, the Badger has provided regular ferry service for 60 years on the […]

Using a Satellite Antenna J-Mount with your J-Pole antenna

Are you looking for an inexpensive way to mount your J-Pole antenna or other lightweight amateur radio antenna? The Digital Broadcast Satellite (DBS) dish antenna mounts are a great way to mount your antenna to a house, mast, tower. And the best part is with a little asking around, you may even get the mounts […]

External antenna for Wouxun handheld radios

The Chinese made Wouxun and Baofang handheld radios have become quite popular with new and experienced hams alike. The price is right, around $125 for a dual band model, and they seem to work pretty well. From my experience fit and finish are a little lacking, but for an inexpensive handheld radio you can’t complain […]

J-Pole Antenna Reviews

I receive a fair number of testimonials and positive reviews for my J-Pole antennas. Most of the testimonials can be found on the testimonial page or scattered throughout the site. But I thought I would highlight a few recent reviews that I received. Hello KV9VBR, This is not a question but a testimonial. Last night I […]

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