Tag Archives: public service

The Quickie Whip

This week, my ham radio activity was focused on an emergency communications exercise with my local ARES-RACES group.  I thought I’d do a post about the simple whip antenna I used with a dual-band radio.  I cobbled this  set up … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment, Projects | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Portable for a Good Cause

The QRP to the Field (QTTF) contest is one that I look forward to every year.  This year, however, it coincided with a long-standing commitment to take part in a public service event. For many years, I’ve been coordinating my … Continue reading

Posted in Operating | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Portable for a Good Cause