DL-801GK Coax Crimp Tool Kit

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DL-801GK RF Coaxial Cable Crimper & Stripper tool kit

Wilderness Wireless Internet on OAUSA Tonight

July 17, 2008

Have you been somewhere, perhaps camping or traveling and you need Internet access or need to make a phone call? Your cell phone or EVDO card has no signal bars and Windows wireless networks is empty of hotspots? Tonight I’ll be discussing this topic on the Outdoor Adventure USA Amateur Radio net on the Keller […]

4×4 Automotive Laptop Setup Version 2

June 25, 2008

I’ve been running this setup since 2006 with good reliability (photo above is inside a 1997 Toyota Land Cruiser FZJ80). I’m often asked which applications I’m running, so here they are: Here’s the list of software applications I run on the laptop: TOPO!: Provides detailed topographic maps. Great for planning trips. Plus most all of […]

Join us for the launch of the Outdoor Adventure USA Amateur Radio Net on April 24th, 2008

April 22, 2008

Outdoor Adventure USA was originally created by "off-roading" enthusiasts who also happened to be licensed Amateur Radio operators (Ham radio).  They believe that safely enjoying outdoor adventures, (while using a vehicle), seemed to be a perfect marriage with Amateur Radio. For a host of reasons, Ham radio is an indispensable part of enjoying the outdoors, […]

FCC to Drop Morse Testing for All Amateur License Classes

December 15, 2006

From the ARRL website: NEWINGTON, CT, Dec 15, 2006 — In an historic move, the FCC has acted to drop the Morse code requirement for all Amateur Radio license classes. The Commission today adopted, but hasn’t yet released, the long-awaited Report and Order (R&O) in WT Docket 05-235, the "Morse code" proceeding. Also today, the FCC adopted […]

SuitSat-2 Coming to Space Near You

November 13, 2006

From the ARRL website: "An ISS crew could launch SuitSat-2 during a spacewalk as early as next fall. "We’re talking about October of next year, in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Sputnik-1," McFadin said. Other possible commemorative occasions could include the 125th birth anniversary of Robert Goddard, considered the father of modern rocketry, and […]

AZ-EL Mount for Arrow Yagi

July 4, 2006

This is a mount for the dual band Arrow Yagi that Frank showed at the meeting last night: http://www.emilyshouse.com/W0EEC/ArrowMount.php Here it is at the Salton Sea attached to a tripod… http://www.emilyshouse.com/gallery/album11/img_1103 and at the Grand Canyon. http://www.emilyshouse.com/gallery/album11/img_1174

Ultimate PDA Setup

June 8, 2006

A few months ago I replaced my problematic HP iPaq 6315 with the T-Mobile MDA (Qtec 9100) with Windows Mobile 5. My primary use is email. With the MyEmail application, T-Mobile "pushes" email to the PDA when the mail arrives. I’ve found this device excellent for accessing email while not at my regular laptop computer. […]

Ultimate Automotive Laptop Setup

May 11, 2006

Perhaps not the ultimate, but close. It does nearly all the tasks that I like in the laptop mounted in my Toyota Tundra. I’m often asked which applications I’m running, so here they are: Here’s the list of software applications I run on the laptop: UI-View: An Amateur Radio mapping, position tracking and messaging application. […]

SuitSat Update

February 13, 2006

For SuitSat audio and the latest updates on SuitSat, visit here for audio and other news: http://www.aj3u.com/blog/