Tag Archive for outdoorQRP

Three Hundred Zeroes – a book review

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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…

Latest video from Steve wG0AT

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I’ve been a fan of Steve’s goat & QRP excursions for several years now. His latest video is from Thunder Butte in Colorado with an ATS-4b transceiver. Neat to watch and beautiful scenery but what captures my attention is the trend of Steve’s videos over time. They are now to the point of being ‘productions’…

Radios, guns and gardens – when does “prepping” begin?

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I get a fair amount of hits on my website from Googlers who land here seeking info on ham radio as a communicative correlation to their “doomsday preps”. (I think it’s because of the QRP excursions written up in the ‘Pages’ section). Some of them email me and ask mostly-uninformed questions on the topic as if, by…

Missing QRP links

  While doing maintenance and backups to the site last night I noticed that two pages under the QRP>QRP Excursions menu option above were not working and evidently didn’t make it over when I migrated to the blog format of this website. They have since been fixed. Ancient QRP history of trips taken almost a decade…

QRP to the Field – 2012

Unfortunately, I was only able to participate in QRPTTF 2012 for a short while – not enough time to justify an outdoor excursion. The MO here was to operate from the home QTH with the rig at 5 watts, spot those I heard/worked to QRPSpots in order to drum up some business for them and then to…