Category: CW

New Ones for 5/11

Posted on May 24, 2011 in CW,Ham Radio by KG2V

Had a nice QSO with MI0MVP on 15 SSB. Yes, I worked him last week, but he was calling CQ with no one answering so I figured I’d say ‘Hi’. It’s nice to have a real QSO once in a while. Towards the end, the signal started to fade, but Worked OE9MON 15SSB VP2VQ 20SSB […]

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Bencher BY-1 Paddle Mod

Posted on June 16, 2009 in CW,Ham Radio,Metalworking by KG2V
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I had some ham radio fun this weekend. For a while, I’ve been thinking of modifying my old Bencher BY-1 paddles to use a 1/8″ mini-jack instead of a cable. Makes things a bit easier to swap in and out. I’ll modify my Kent paddles next. Take a look

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Contesting and CW

Posted on June 25, 2007 in CW,Ham Radio by KG2V

This year, during FD, I tried contesting a bit on CW. Now I’ll admit my CW stinks. I’m slow, and VERY rusty, so I was using CWGet to back me up, which basiclly means I only got to work strong stations. I liked it – I liked it a LOT. The QSOs went a LOT […]

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