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.

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.

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Antenna Calculator

This page contains an antenna calculator for popular types of ham radio HF antennas.

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Listen To Ham Radio Online Live

Want to listen to ham radio online? Frustrated by dead links? You will only find live links here!

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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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A Review of Solo Build It! - My Special Elmer

Hams are familiar with Elmers. Here is a review of Solo Build It! The special Elmer behind my successfully becoming a solopreneur.

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The Sloper Antenna Explained With A Twist

The classic sloper antenna has its advantages and its drawbacks. This article reveals ways to avoid the major drawback.

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The Shortwave Antenna - How It Works - Which Ones Work Best

The shortwave antenna explained, from how it works to how to choose the type that will best fit your needs and SWL listening environment.

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Ham Radio Kits

Double your pleasure. Here is help in finding the amateur radio kit that will meet your expectations.

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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

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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