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This is just a test of a new potential website for the QSY Society Amateur Radio Club in the New York Hudson Valley. See qsysociety.org for the official club site.
Last night, QSY Society had our regular monthly meeting and the topic for the evening was a conversation among the members regarding the things about Ham Radio that they particularly enjoy. Everyone in the room was given an opportunity to … Continue reading
Friday, June 26th was a test to see that everyone could find the Field Day site. I am pleased to say that everyone passed! Now that the storms are gone, it’s time to kick things into high gear and get … Continue reading
With the warmer weather approaching I figured its time for change. Enter the Icom IC 703+: Just picked it up from HRO last week and can’t wait to start backpacking with it! For a qrp rig it seems to fit … Continue reading
Finally finished cleaning a few bugs this weekend, the 1933 Lightning and Lionel J 36. Here’s the 1933 base, parts(brasso’d), and final re-assembly: I just used Brasso, soap & water in a cup, defuncttoothbrush, few rags and some elbow grease … Continue reading
The Rockmite Yeah so I ordered a Rockmite 20 meter cw transceiver kit about a month and a half ago from Dave Benson(K1SWL) on his website(http://www.smallwonderlabs.com/) to build a ready-to-go, “all in one” qrp cw rig. Fortunately my wait lasted … Continue reading
Well the bug has bitten me quite literally. I just picked up 3 bugs from ebay: a 1933 Vibroplex Lightning Bug with s/n 106654, Lionel J 36 with name/sn plate missing, and a nice 1920 Martin Junior(Original on a smaller … Continue reading