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Road to QuartzFest

Well I finally made it to QuartzFest in Quartzsite, Arizona. After 8 days on the road I arrived around noon and found thousands of campers here. Some for QuartzFest and many for other events...

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QuartzFest 2020

I am on my way to QuartzFest. If you haven’t heard about it, QuartzFest is a week-long ham radio, camping, learning and living event near Quartzsite, AZ. It starts on 1-19-2020. This will be...

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So What Happened?

After having a great time at field day with our club, SDHAMS, I suddenly came down with a fever. On Tuesday I checked myself into the ER in Pierre. They treated me for pneumonia,...

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Field Day! W0PIR in South Dakota

Field Day, Field Day de W0PIR! Need a SD contact? This may be a good opportunity for you. The Pierre Amateur Radio Club will be demonstrating Amateur Radio at Capitol Heights Baptist Church on...

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Drake TR-7 and Icom 7300 Changed Amateur Radio

The Drake TR-7 and Icom 7300 changed Amateur Radio when they came out. I picked up a 40 year old Drake TR-7 from and the Schulman Auction for ham radio equipment. It is...

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