If this is your first time here this is will not look to new to you, but for returning visitors this might look a little different.

Both the front end and the back end of this site has been changed. The move removes any dependencies on having to use an external program to make these posts and allows me to just use my editor of choice. The moves also removes the dependency of having to use a MySQL for the back end.

If you find something that does not work please drop me a line.

Enjoy

Continue reading...

IMG 0747

We got our first snow of the season. Been falling since around 4:00 AM. Due to the previous two days being in the mid 70's or so it has taken some time to accumulate. Streets are still clear since they have the warmth of the previous two days.

Continue reading...

With a little help from the North Dakota QSO party I was able to get the last state for my mixed Worked All States (WAS). Big thanks go out to the operator who uploaded their log so quickly after the contest.

73 de KF5JRA

Ron

Continue reading...

With me just turning half a century old (50) I made my life easier at the desk of my ham station.

I have always eyed my dad's (N6XT) Green Heron RT-21 so I have been on the look out for one to be had for quite some time. So a little over a week before my birthday I spotted a RT-21D posted on swap.qth.com that was almost half the cost of a new unit. Like any good ham operator I did my due diligence to verify the seller was legit. Everything was on the up and up and I became the proud owner of t...

Continue reading...

This short blog entry is to record that I have confirmed 100 DXCC via LoTW. Now it is time to start working toward the next step.

Hope to see you down the Log

73 de KF5JRA

Ron

Continue reading...