Tag Archive for books

Three Hundred Zeroes – a book review

katahdin

I miss living near the Appalachian Trail. In the old days, our house in Hewitt, NJ was three miles from the AT and that area’s black bears and other wildlife were regular visitors to our yard. I’ve hiked the trail with and without QRP gear, both solo and accompanied by my wife who came to…

New eMagazine: The Spectrum Monitor

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When I learned of Monitoring Times closing its doors recently after many years of publication, I felt like my dog died. Well, maybe not quite that extreme but I was feeling the loss. There have only ever been two magazines that I’ve faithfully read every article of every issue and MT was one of them…

“A Higher Call” – a (non radio) book review

Franz-Stigler

A few weeks ago Thomas K4SWL emailed me a book recommendation and I’m so glad that I followed through with an order from Amazon. The book arrived and I couldn’t put the darn thing down. It was far better than I’d hoped and was compelling on many different levels. The gist of the story is…

Review: “Antenna Modeling For Beginners”

oprah

I’ve had two weeks now to flex my new-found antenna modeling skills, courtesy of Antenna Modeling For Beginners by Ward Silver N0AX. Long story, short – I like the book and consider it money well spent (although I spent significantly less than the cover price by buying from Amazon before they raised it). For others who may…

The DX Magazine

DXMag

I know of only three magazines in our hobby that seek a specific audience: QRP Quarterly, National Contest Journal and The DX Magazine. Over the years, I’ve subscribed to all three at one time or another and currently – and only recently – subscribe to the latter two. I’ve also read QST, 73 Magazine and…