November 2013 RACES Exercise

Today was RACES Exercise with Simulated Traffic 13-11. In the exercise, we were supposed to call up a net, contact as many other stations as possible using both voice and digital modes (QSO party style), and send a list of all of our contacts back to net control via voice or digital. In East Contra… Read More »

Turning the Volume Down

I finally started a blog. I’m going to chronicle my exploration of amateur (ham) radio and electronics. So, let’s get to the first post. For the first post, I decided to go after something simple. My daughter has an Elmo guitar, the volume of which is, shall we say, earsplitting. I’ve been threatening to wire… Read More »