Field Report – Presidio of San Francisco National Historic Site
by usedradiomall on April 23, 2022 - Comments Off on Field Report – Presidio of San Francisco National Historic Site
Saturday April 23, 2022 The Presidio of San Francisco National Historic Site (K-7889) is a five minute drive from my home QTH so it’s the easy choice for a spur of the moment POTA activation attempt. Since I had some free time, good weather, and the itch to play radio I went for it today. […]
Field Report 12/10/2021
by usedradiomall on December 13, 2021 - Comments Off on Field Report 12/10/2021
I didn’t intend to get on the air, I was just walking around with my radio kit in my backpack for exercise. But when I got into park K-7889 I couldn’t resist the urge to try out my new Sparkplug Gear EFHW transformer. I raised the 20M efhw on the Spiderbeam mast and setup the […]
Field Report July 2021
by usedradiomall on July 21, 2021 - Comments Off on Field Report July 2021
The family vacation in July provided the opportunity for some portable QRP field operation. This outing made for a lot of “firsts.” First time getting on HF in many years. First CW qso in even more years. First time putting my FT-818 on the air. First time participating in POTA and SOTA. Originally I had […]
by usedradiomall on December 26, 2020 - Comments Off on Radio Preparedness
In response to recent questions, I have written a short missive on the subject of radio in the role of preparedness. www.usedradiomall.com/preparedness
Usedradiomall Is Back!
by usedradiomall on September 15, 2020 - Comments Off on Usedradiomall Is Back!
After a several year hiatus I’ve brought usedradiomall.com back to the interwebs. It’s different this time! Yes, I’m still using the “Classified Ad” presentation format, however, gone is the scheme where the site was simply a curated list of ebay partner network linked items. The ebay partner network thing made a little money, but less […]