Author Archives: AC2EU

Handy CW Abbreviation Guide for CW Neophytes

As a CW newbie, I often wondered if I copied wrong or the use of certain letter sequences were intentional.  Some operators pepper their transmission with all kinds of seemingly meaningless abbreviations and “shortcuts” which are great for simplifying and … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Post, CW Net | Leave a comment

Looking for ARC5 and military HF radios

I am trying to restore a 40 and 80 meter rx/tx pair of ARC5 sets. I need the 80 meter transmitter ,the 40 meter receiver and accessories. If you have any of these or any other military radios you would … Continue reading

Posted in swap-and-shop | Leave a comment

Join us for Field Day at Bowdoin park!

Posted in Blog Post | Leave a comment

Look what I found for Field day!

Antenna truck

Posted in Blog Post | Leave a comment

WECA General Ticket Classes

    The Westchester Emergency Communications Assn. Box 831 Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 914.741.6606       Amateur General Ham Radio Class! WECA will be conducting its annual preparatory class for the Amateur General exam this spring.Holders of the … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Post | Leave a comment

QSY Extra License Classes?

Hello All, Please help us plan for the future by participating in poll below. If you would like to volunteer for this program in any capacity, please email me at Jim  McVey, AC2EU, Coordinator QSY Society

Posted in Blog Post | 1 Comment

Homebrew Remote Antenna Switch

Here is a couple of pictures of the “business end” of my antenna switch. This was built with  items that I collected at ham fests and a couple of proto boards from Radio Shack. I think I have about $50 … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Post, DIY | 1 Comment

Vote for your topic!

    Hello all, I am working on the 2012 QSY agenda .  This is your club so, I want to know what topics are of the greatest interest to all of you.  To accomplish this, I have created this … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Post, Meetings | 2 Comments

CW vs. Texting!

Posted in Blog Post | Leave a comment