Yaesu FT-891 Setup for Digital Modes

Yaesu FT-891 Setup for Digital Modes

Part of my strategy for my recent ARRL Field Day participation was to run digital with my Yaesu FT-891. The plan was to operate FT-8 and also decode the ARRL bulletin and potentially send some radiograms via Winlink. Unfortunately I had issues with Winlink so that...

Chameleon MPAS vs Wolf River Silver Bullet

Recently I was out camping at Brunet Island State Park. Autumn camping is the best as you get cooler temperatures‚ no bugs‚ and not many people. Brunet Island located near Chippewa Falls in Western Wisconsin is a very popular park in the summer months for its water...

Coax Cable for Portable HF Operation

Quality coax cable can be a significant investment for your amateur radio station. A common mantra is to save your money on the antenna and spend it on the coax. For a certain extant I would agree with that, as good quality coax cable will give you years of use and...

Portable Field Operations Presentation

A couple months back you may have remembered my video and blog post on NVIS or Near Vertical Incidence Skywave propagation. In that video I give a introduction to the NVIS method and perform a real world demonstration of an NVIS contact. Well that video was as a...