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The QRPer Board

My friend Thomas (K4SWL) announced today that he has created a QRPer discussion board that anyone can join, free of charge, at QRPer.net. He hopes that it will be a spot for community members to get quick answers to questions and connect with other like-minded operators. Everyone is welcome. I have already joined and committed…

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Home Sweet Home.

You may have noticed that I have been a little absent from my blog. We took a three week trip to the mountains of western North Carolina leaving on May 1st and returning home on the 23rd. My planned activations didn’t go according to my dreams or plans. I had planned to do some POTA…

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More Speaker Wire Antenna (guest post from Scott KN3A)

I received an email from Scott KN3A concerning his experimenting with the Speaker Wire antenna that I previously posted about. I’m going to let Scott blog this in his own words copied from his email… Last week Marshall Harrison (W4MKH) gave me an idea based on his recent article in his W4MKH-QRP blog, and that…

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POTA Hunting With The Xiegu X6100

One of the things I love to do is hunt for POTA activators from my backyard. I do this for a couple of reasons but mainly because it is fun to do it outside rather than in the shack and it allows me test my field setup. It also allows me to make sure that…

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My GoBag Setup and Philosophy Part 1

My gobag philosophy can be summed up in one word; Modular. My approach to taking my gear into the field has been heavily influenced by Thomas Witherspoon K4SWL and the great work he has done over at QRPer.com. My goal is to come up with a gobag setup that allows me to have a small…

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New Site Name – w4mkh-qrp.com

After much consideration I decided to change the name of the site to (1) reflect my call sign as well as my emphasis on QRP and (2) avoid any confusion with a certain purveyor of excellent QRP kits. The new name also ties in nicely with the matching Twitter and Buy me a Coffee accounts…

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