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A Manual Tune Button for the LDG AT-7000

The LDG AT-7000 automatic tuner is very popular among Icom HF radio owners, especially those with IC-7000 and IC-706 radios. It’s small, simple, and works really well. The problem is, it’s so simple that it has no controls of its … Continue reading

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Field Day 2012

This past weekend was the 2012 ARRL Field Day, which is the biggest amateur radio event of the year in the US. The reason it’s called field day is that you’re supposed to get out into the field and operate … Continue reading

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J-Pole

A while back, I built a J-Pole (aka “Copper Cactus” antenna for the 2-Meter band.  The intent was to put it up in the peak part of the attic, which would be the highest spot possible without getting it above … Continue reading

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