The Biosphere 2 near Tucson was a highlight of the trip. This is where volunteers spent 3 years living
inside a totally enclosed bubble. Tours inside became available to the public for the first time last month.
March 17, 2002
The QSO took place 6 years ago but dumb ole me thought it was just
Argentina so I didn't send a card until discovering it was really South Orkney just
last month. Arrival of this card puts me 16 away from worked 'em all and 6 away from honor roll. Ooh, I can
almost taste it.
Arrival of this card puts me 17 away from worked 'em all and 7 away from honor roll.
February 17, 2002
Sunday's hamfest at the Adam's County Fairgrounds was one of the best in years.
Compact HF magnetic loop works the world and looks like a fan.
February 11, 2002
Eliminates switches and going to the back of the equipment to change coaxes among antennas and rigs. And it does a
nice job of covering a big hole in the sheet rock, too.
Incredibly a 23' antenna and 100 watts contacts 40 states on 160m during the CQ WW CW 160m Contest. Check out the
January 27, 2002 - Two Cards Arrive For Hard-To-Get Countries
Madagascar and Spratly have both been difficult countries to work and get
confirmed until now. The Spratly contact was made using PSK31. Check out the
updated Needed Country List
January 22, 2002 - Burundi Card arrives (again!)
Hopefully this one will count. My previous Burundi contact and QSL card
was rejected by the ARRL. This new contact was December 1, 2001 on 20m SSB,
QSL Mgr SM5BFJ.
January, 2002 - Letter With Bad Handwriting Gets Delivered Anyway
Next time you're about to cuss the Post Office remember this letter. It took a lot of caring to decipher this script. Click here for the full story
December 15, 2001 - Beacon Antenna
This article discusses the antenna for a 10 meter PSK beacon. For information about the worldwide beacon system
click on BEACONet. For the full
story of how the antenna tuned up and how it performs click on
December 1, 2001 - Old Herman Cartoon About "Hams"