W2LJ QRP - When you care to send the very least ! : Operating, ces 90 derniers jours

jeudi 12 mai 2022

  • Cool Morse Code video
    I haven't been on much, or have been posting much lately. I won't bore you with details, but a lot has been focusing my attention away from radio. Hopefully in the next few months that will change. In the meantime - I thought this was way cool! 72 de Larry W2LJ QRP - When you care to send the (...)

mardi 5 avril 2022

  • More on the upcoming FCC license fee
    From Amateur Radio Newsline: New FCC Application Fee Will Not Apply to Amateur Radio License Upgrades The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) staff has clarified in response to an ARRL request that the new $35 application fee will not apply to most license modifications, including those to (...)

samedi 2 avril 2022

  • So you fancy yourself the "Wordle" champ, eh?
    To be honest with you, I'm not even sure how Wordle works. All I know is that it's some kind of word game where (I think) you have to guess the word of the day and you get a certain number of tries. All I know is that I see a ton of posts on social media about how people have done that day. (...)

vendredi 25 mars 2022

  • The bee in the bonnet of some American Hams
    The particulars - according to the ARRL: New Amateur Radio License Applications Fee To Become Effective April 19, 2022 03/24/2022 A Public Notice released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on March 23, 2022, in MD Docket No. 20-270, announced that new application fees for Wireless (...)

vendredi 4 mars 2022

  • The purpose of Amateur Radio
    at least, as defined by the Federal Communications Commission for Radio Amateurs in the United States: Part 97.1 - Basis and Purpose The rules and regulations in this part are designed to provide an amateur radio service having a fundamental purpose as expressed in the following principles: (...)

jeudi 3 mars 2022

  • Not trying to be political or controversial
    Not trying to get involved in the middle of anything. It just goes to show that there ARE times when "old fashioned" analog radio is the ultimate backup "when all else fails". When the ARRL introduced their "When All Else Fails" placard and bumper sticker a few years ago - it resulted in (...)

vendredi 25 février 2022

  • For the Key collectors and users out there.
    This was brought to my attention by David Ring N1EA on the CW e-mail reflector. It's a Kindle book for $2.99 by Ken Krause. It is available on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01FH2MN3W/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Here's the description as it appears on (...)

vendredi 18 février 2022

  • A good one for the QRP CW Newbs
    This weekend is the ARRL DX Contest (CW). Even in you're not a contester and even if you're not a CW Wizard, this is still a good one to dive into for several reasons: 1) It will improve your CW. 2) The exchange is simple. 3) You'll be able to work your way well toward earning QRP DXCC. 4) It's (...)