Category: Equipment

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Antenna Launcher: How to be Successful Operating Portable

Buy a good antenna launcher for portable operation. If you operate portable, having a good antenna is important. It only takes a random wire antenna and getting the wire up as high as you can. To do that get the...

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Solar Kit Installation For Portable Ham Station

As I write this I am boondocking in the Fort Pierre National Grasslands. I invested in a solar kit a month ago. The choices for me were limited due to cost, but it came down to Renogy or Eco-Worthy. I...

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Best and Easiest PL-259 Coax Connector Ever

I started using this PL-259 coax connector and I have to put out a short video on it. I continue to use these today and I won’t go back to anything else. If you want something easy to install and...

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The Best Thing About My ACOM 1000 Amplifier

I recently picked up a used ACOM 1000 amplifier in great condition. Since I don’t have 240V in the ham shack I rewired it for 120V. I’ll show you how I did that later. The ACOM 1000 has many great...