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Static electricity and Amateur Radio antennas

Nothing can induce more stress into an Amateur Radio operator than an approaching lightning spewing storm. Most of us experienced a sense of urgency to disconnect our cable feeds upon hearing the growling of a lightning storm approaching. However, electrical … Continue reading

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Solar Mechanics for Amateur Radio

Ever since I renewed my interest in HF radio communications, I researched the Sun with equal fervor because this celestial body affects Amateur Radio in ways only a few truly understand. Wikipedia defines the Sun as: the star at the center … Continue reading

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