Category: May 2017

Browsing (the old) Short Skips

Browsing Short Skip If you are ever confined to barracks for more than a few days life can become rather dull. My recipe is to look back at past issues of Short Skip, so well archived by our indispensable producer Ron K6EXT.

Radio Crystal History

Radio Crystal History I came into ham radio when Bomar, were cheap, for  Motorola Dispatcher 2 m radios, at about $5 ea, and  the gold standard, guaranteed to work and be dead on freq was International crystal at probably triple

Ham Equipment Available

Ham Equipment Available A local Santa Cruz ham will be moving and ‘clearing out’ a lot of gear from his collection. (see attached PDF for images) From what I have seen it has been kept and stored well, from a

Strawberry Fields Bicycle Ride

Strawberry Fields Forever Announcement 2017 Heree’s a call for operators interested in working communications for the 28th annual Strawberry Fields Forever Bicycle Ride, on Sunday, May 21st.  The Strawberry Fields Forever is an organized bicycle ride with courses of 30,