Amateur Radio

[Sticky] My Ham Shack

Well, my ham shack so far consists of:

"Radio Monitoring: The How-To Guide" (re-)Released Under CC Licence

"Radio Monitoring: The How-To Guide" (re-)Released Under CC Licence

After two editions and thousands of copies, "Radio Monitoring: The How-To Guide" has been published online under a CC license. Big thanks to T.J. "Skip" Arey, N2EI.

RAC Polo Shirt

RAC Polo Shirt

Well, I went to the Smiths Falls Amateur Radio Club Flea Market, and one of the things I did there was renew my RAC membership, and buy this sleek Radio Amateurs of Canada polo shirt.

Field Day 2006

Ok, so I went out to Field Day 2006 (Last full weekend in June) for Saturday evening, we didn't have the stuff ready to camp out all night.

It was a fun day, including:

  • trying to find (dad's) car keys in the grass for hours, to find them sitting in the lawnchair's cupholder
  • getting lots of QSOs just as I sat down
  • an evening of mosquitos, chit-chat, QSOs

We finished the night by hitting a satellite repeater on my handy-talkie with Matthew, VA3MHB's hand-held Yagi antenna. It was a team effort trying to hold everything together and point the yagi at the r