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Ionospheric Highways

Ionospheric Highways One lane or two Having spent >60 years as a relatively ignorant HF user of the Ionosphere I recently decided it was time for self-improvement. My re-education began stimulated by reading some old publications of the NorCal QRP

CAKE June 10, 2017

    CAKE cookery  June 10 2017 Arriving at our session a little before the appointed hour (10:00),Ron W6WO noted some cars with callsign  number plates but no friendly faces.This evidentally meant the DeAnza flea market was open for business.

Field Day is here…

It’s time for Field Day The SCCARC and the San Lorenzo Valley Radio Club are joining forces for Field Day 2017.  Field Day will be held Saturday June 24 and Sunday June 25 at the CAL FIRE training station at

Non-reciprocal paths via the ionosphere at HF

Non-reciprocal paths via the ionosphere at HF  During a discussion on Pedersen rays at a recent CAKE meeting it was claimed these were “asymmetrical” paths and an explanation was needed.     We all know that much of our hobby