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Tim, in the shack showing the operating positions. Each operating position works just a single band.

I recently had an opportunity to visit the station of Tim Duffy, of West Middlesex, PA. Tim has been a ham since 1972 and in 1987 he bought an.

An example of incorporating flat screens in an operating position desk.

An example of incorporating flat screens in an operating position desk.

he venerable old Heathkit HW101, my first radio, on the left, the "acre of green" Heathkit SB104A on the right, both flanking a Yaesu FT920, and my field radio, a Kenwood TS570S, sitting on top. All three stations are fully operational. Presently my various VHF, UHF and packet stations are offline, mostly due to lack of use. There is a Yaesu dual band tranceiver tucked just to the right of the SB610 scope. The modern radios run through that scope too to monitor output quality, and the SB104A…

he venerable old Heathkit HW101, my first radio, on the left, the "acre of green" Heathkit SB104A on the right, both flanking a Yaesu FT920, and my field radio, a Kenwood TS570S, sitting on top. All three stations are fully operational. Presently my various VHF, UHF and packet stations are offline, mostly due to lack of use. There is a Yaesu dual band tranceiver tucked just to the right of the SB610 scope. The modern radios run through that scope too to monitor output quality, and the SB104A…

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This week we had the rare opportunity to visit the ham shack of George Ulm, and were treated to an experience that may well be unique in all of.

IT9ZRU — Adelaide «Delly» Guarino. Italy

IT9ZRU — Adelaide «Delly» Guarino. Italy

A computerized Ham Shack using the HamSphere software (Courtesy of John 2HS3425)

A computerized Ham Shack using the HamSphere software (Courtesy of John

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I used the Gordon West books to study for my tests.

Computer Technology, Ham Radio, Gun Control, Guns

Nowadays, you can get into ham radio on the cheap. A handheld radio can be had for less than $30, and licensing is cheap or free depending on where you live. However, like most hobbies, you tend to i...

Building a Portable Ham Radio Station

Nowadays, you can get into ham radio on the cheap. A handheld radio can be had for less than $30, and licensing is cheap or free depending on where you live. However, like most hobbies, you tend to i...

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