Category: September 2016

Chatter September 2016

It is always sad when we lose a dear friend.  I received a phone call from my fellow Maritime Mobile Net buddy, Tim Foy, AA6GP, informing me that Herb Lundin, WA6LOB (SK), had passed on.  Herb and I were not

Third Saturday, Ham Radio in Santa Cruz Centennial Show

Ham Radio in Santa Cruz Centennial Show At a meeting 100 years ago in 1916, at the corner of Church Street and Chestnut Street in Santa Cruz, a Ham Radio Club was formed by amateur wireless pioneers of our county. 

A Beginners Guide to CW

A Beginners Guide to CW Let’s begin by explaining that CW stands for Continuous Wave which is a legacy term from the time when sparks, provided  the RF energy, were replaced by the continuous wave output of an oscillator. In

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