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Category: Technical Topics

Some articles delving into the technical aspects of ham radio.

Topics include various modifications to equipment that can be carried out, through radio installation and includes antenna construction.

Anderson PowerPole connectors have a unique genderless design, meaning there is no male to female requirement. Therefore, when assembled in pairs this design makes it impossible to insert them the wrong way round. The design also allows any pair to mate with any other pair.
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Or how radio waves travel through the air…

As radio waves travel through the air away from the transmitter, the path they can take falls into five different types with each type having it’s own particular characteristics and effects on the radio signal. Each type is a method of propagation. Read Complete Article...

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For the majority of computing processes in the shack I employ the use of a home built Windows PC.
The hardware was originally based around an ECS GF8100vm-m5 motherboard with 4GB RAM and a 500GB hard drive. Read Complete Article...