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A New Field Event — “Peanut Power Sprint”

The North GA QRP Club gang have added a new annual field event to the amateur radio contest calendar–a field event with an unusual twist. The┬áPeanut Power Sprint is this Sunday, September 29, 2013, from 2000Z to 2200Z. What’s unusual … Continue reading

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ARRL 10 Meter Contest

When the band is open, 10 meters is the band for QRP DXing–great DX can be worked with very low power and very modest antennas. The entire world congregates on 10 meters on the second full weekend of December for … Continue reading

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A Few Hours in the ARRL 160 Meter Contest

I was able to spend about three hours participating in the ARRL 160 Meter Contest this past weekend. I operated CW-only, using my Elecraft K2 running 5-watts, and my primary antenna was my low 195′ Inverted-L tuned with an LDG … Continue reading

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Upcoming “Top Band” Events

Winter is the time to operate on 160-meters. Within the next six weeks we find not one, not two, but three 160-meter contests. November 29, 2012 (0000-0600 UTC ): QRP ARCI Top Band Sprint (rules) — note that this the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event — 2012 QRP ARCI Fall QSO Party

This coming weekend is the 2012 QRP ARCI Fall QSO Party, one of the ┬ámost popular contests of the QRP calendar. This year, new entry categories are based on the antenna used; those participating with a simple wire antenna or … Continue reading

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Flex Radio: a few photos of the new Flex 6000 product line

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