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KB9VBR J-Pole Antenna 2011 Christmas Holiday Schedule

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! My antennas make great Christmas gifts and I will drop ship them to any US address.  Wouldn’t you love to see a KB9VBR J-Pole Antenna under your Christmas tree? If you want your antenna shipped as a gift to a friend, just leave  me a note during the checkout process […]

Unboxing: The Kenwood TM-281A 2 meter transceiver

I recently received a Kenwood TM-281A two meter amateur radio transceiver as a door prize at last month’s state ARES/RACES conference. Well, last week I finally got the radio hooked up and put a few frequencies into it. General impressions: this is a very nice rig with clear audio, easy to use functions, and sensitive […]

2011 Simulated Emergency Test

October 1, 2011 marks the date for the 2011 ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET). The SET is a readiness exercise to test the capabilities of ARES/RACES emergency communications groups. Unlike Field Day which is more points based and social, the SET drill is usually based around a scenario. This year our local ARES/RACES group chose […]

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