FISTS Down Under - ARRL QST
With the view of giving back to FISTS Down Under Inc. members, membership has been taken out with the American Radio Relay League.
QST is the flagship monthly journal of the ARRL and is widely acclaimed as the paramount publication for Amateur Radio Operators.
With the expressed permission of the ARRL, FISTS Down Under Inc. is very pleased to be given permission to include the following articles from the pages of QST.
This a classic QRP radio reborn.
Note: Here is a link to the RockMiteII Video
A low-power operator who uses indoor antennas offers hints for getting contacts into the log.
In this article we are grappling with interference to a home theater audio system, although the same techniques can help suppress other interference issues.
The TKEY-1 Touch Key offers a compact, lightweight alternative to a traditional paddle. The finished unit may be installed in the matching enclosure or packaged with a keyer or homebrew transceiver.
This is an in depth article detailing the risks to Amateur Radio Operators from lightning strike. It also examines lightning protection which can be deployed to safeguard from lightning strikes.
Please view the article Here
Here are two different online mapping sites for lighting detection.
Here in Australia there six VK9 Island Groups, and in this article by Bernie McClenny W3UR they are fully described and detailed for their DXCC value.
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