TriARC

Together with friends and family, we've started our own amateur radio club, named Tri-City Amateur Radio Club or TriARC for short! We've registered the vanity call N6TRI and have our club…

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VE Accreditation

It took a little over a month after submitting my open book review and application but I've finally received my ARRL Volunteer Examiner accreditation certificate and badge in the mail! After upgrading…

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Extra Ticket!

Extra, Extra! Read all about it! This morning on Saturday, January 31st 2015 at 9:30am, I passed my Amateur Extra exam missing only 2 of 50 questions. After the VE's…

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FTM-400DR

I've been looking for a mobile radio for my car for awhile. I didn't want to jump into anything too quickly. I was willing to drop a few hundred dollars and…

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My QSL Card

After receiving Nigel's (G3TXF) QSL card, I knew it was time to print some of my own. I had been iterating on a design since I became a ham. After many hours of…

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First SSTV Contact

After reading from the ARRL that the International Space Station was going to be sending images over Slow Scan Television (SSTV), I wanted to try my hand at picking up their…

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