VE2DPE's Ham Radio Blog

This ham radio blog is not a "traditional" blog. What gets posted here is permanent in nature, rarely "time sensitive".

You will find here, in addition to amateur-radio-related news and events, posts about ham radio equipment such as: transceivers, receivers, antennas, software and more.

In other words, anything I find worthy of note about amateur radio.

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Small Ham Radio HF Antennas

The pros and cons of HF antennas for limited space. A no-nonsense book.

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Ham Radio - Amateur Radio Fascinating Secrets

Ham radio or amateur radio has fascinated generations. This Web site reveals the secrets behind its enduring popularity and usefulness.

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ARES Preparedness

Thinking beyond hurricanes and earthquakes. QRP CW, deep-cycle batteries on solar panels.

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Huge X9.3 Solar Flare

The cloud of plasma ejected to hit earth's upper atmosphere over the next few days. Anticipatg frantic 6m activity.

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Antenna Basics (HF)

HF Antenna basics are not hard to grasp when explained in simple terms as they are in these e-books.

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WSPR During Eclipse

VE2DPE will WSPR on 20m and 160m Aug 21 before, during and after eclipse. Results on WSPRNet.org will be fascinating.

Installed WSJTX on Linux Mint

Will play with JT9 mode QRPP on HF to train for psbl enhanced prop cnds with Aug 21 solar eclipse Shd be fun

Just bought a Raspberry Pi 3

Will explore WSPR and WebSDR with it. Intend to brush up on my Python coding to brew a few apps of my own.

The Ham Radio Call Sign And Codes

The ham radio call sign identifies a ham radio operator uniquely. The call sign is also one of the many other codes used in amateur radio.

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QRP CW In A Nutshell

QRP CW operation is like fly fishing. It takes skill and patience and very little equipment. Here is this addictive activity in a nutshell.

Continue reading "QRP CW In A Nutshell"


This Ham Radio Blog
Is Yours Too!

For those of you who like to be able to intervene and share something of significance with the other ham radio enthusiasts who visit this Web site by the hundreds each day, there is a very unique way of doing that here!

See the instructions and entry form on this page.

A blog post and a Web page! Yes. You get double and permanent exposure to our hundreds of visitors daily! Free of charge, of course.

After your text has been approved the "nutshell" version of your text will be posted in this blog. It will consist of your title and a short description. Your complete text will be posted on its own permanent page on this Web site. Your blog post will have a live link to it.

All our readers who subscribe to our RSS feed will be instantly alerted of your post.

Make your intervention significant and it will be noticed! It will never get buried under hundreds of other posts. I guarantee it!

This Amateur Radio Blog's
Role

This ham radio blog plays an essential role in my "triple action" communication strategy.

This Web site is especially designed to assert itself among amateur radio related Web sites. (How? See the "Powered by..." at the bottom of each page).

This blog, on the other hand, is designed to offer an extra access to the Web site's content (through RSS feeds), thus augmenting its "visibility" on the Web.

Last, but not least, this blog also enables me to publish special timely posts containing my comments on amateur radio related news and events, as they happen.

In other words, I am using every available channel of communication, on the Web, to make my information accessible to the largest audience possible.

A Proven
Infopublishing Technique

This blog is part of a unique "infopublishing" process that I use to give widespread access to my website's content.

Why use both a Web site and a ham radio blog to reach essentially the same audience?

Why not? It works!

Like so many other things in this world, amateur radio is changing.

This blog's mission is to help you stay tuned to the frequency of exciting changes that are occurring in amateur radio!



73 de VE2DPE
Claude Jollet
7, Rue de la Rive, Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, Québec, Canada J6E 1M9

QTH Locator: FN36gb

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