Pete Emmel

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1/2in Type M Copper Tubing Slim Jim VHF/UHF Antenna.

This antenna with the adjustable plate for tuning can be built from type M 1/2in copper tubing for around $13 and the coax pig tail would cost around $12. The antenna, not including the coax would cost approx $25.

In the picture above I used hose clamps to clamp the coax pig …

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Message from ARRL, South Carolina, Public Information Coordinator

South Carolina Amateur Radio Volunteers Assist with Emergency Communication 09/16/2018

 

Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) volunteers from several South Carolina counties are pitching in to help support emergency communication, as the state deals with the aftereffects of Hurricane Florence. The storm, now a tropical depression, continues to generate heavy rainfall in the Carolinas.

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Mike Michaelski KK4AIF shows us his personal “roll up bag”

Mike Michaelski KK4AIF shows us his personal “roll up bag” he uses when he is deployed with the SCBC Disaster Relief Mass Feeding team. Mike has used this bag for Hurricane Matthew and Florence, he suggests we build this just to be prepared should we find ourselves in a bad situation.

 

You start with the …

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FT8CALL.

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