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About n6xn

It all started in 1968 at a small 100 Watt radio station in Napa California. Looks like I finally got my priorities straight: the career is on the back burner and the K3 is getting some air time.

SARS /VIP in 1984

This YouTube video was sent to me by John WB6YZF, In 1984 the Silverado Amateur Radio Society was busy supporting the CDF (Now CalFire) in their Volunteers in Prevention program. We spent many hours monitoring ground activity in the wooded … Continue reading

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Digital HF, FT-8 upgrade

FT8 users: The WSJT-X development team is urging you to update the version of your software to a version of WSJT-X v2.0 on December 10. Joe Taylor, K1JT, writes: “As soon as possible after December 10, and certainly by January 1, 2019, everyone should be … Continue reading

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Found in Hong Kong market

W6KNY is in Hong Kong for a couple weeks and found this sweatshirt hoodie that is perfect for that ham radio operator:

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Concern Rising within Amateur Radio Community over WWV-WWVH Shut Down Proposal

08/21/2018 ARRL members and Amateur Radio clubs are expressing increased concern over the inclusion of WWV and WWVH on a list of proposed cuts in the White House’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Fiscal Year 2019 budget request. … Continue reading

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New Technician Question Pool Update

New Technician Question Pool to take effect on July 1, 2018.  If you are planning to take the Technician Class exam (for a new license) be sure you are studying from the correct guide.  To view all three question pools … Continue reading

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