John AE5X

A gentle reminder…

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A few days ago I started getting a number of hits on my site from a link posted on the new website for Force 12 Antennas. Behind-the-scenes statistics pages for blogs contains a lot of info. So I moseyed on over to the specific page of the Force 12 website and found a quote I…

Slight upgrade to K3

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I spent about 45 minutes this morning installing a KXV3A into my K3. This is the option that allows a second receive-only antenna and provides an IF output. My reason for adding it to the K3 has to do with the latter capability as I await the arrival of my Anan-10E from Apache Labs. As…

Portable SDR available for pre-order on KickStarter

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From Michael KE7HIA: “If you aren’t familiar with Kickstarter, it is a crowdfunding website that helps people like me raise the money they need to complete projects. One thing that makes it interesting is that no one is charged unless funding reaches a certain level (this ensures that I don’t have to do all the…

An Indian Apache (hmm)?! New SDR rig on the way

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After dabbling in the SDR world on the cheap for a couple of years I’ve finally bought what will be my first SDR transceiver. There were actually two decisions to be made – receiver vs. transceiver, and then which particular one to get. There are quite a lot of ways a licensed ham can benefit…