K5PA at Leander, Texas, USA  Grid: EM10bn

We Live in Central Texas, 20 Miles NW of Austin

We call it the Transitional Country

Population Approaching 50,000, First Settled - 1845, Established - 1882

     TRENDING TOPIC  New With Last Updates on 9/28/2017

 Plantronics CS520 Wireless Headset Resource Page

350 Foot Range / VOX or Wireless PTT / DECT 6.0 / 1.9 GHz / AES Encrypted / Low Latency

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Technical

Remote Radio

   GPS Satellites for Digital Mode Time Synchronization!  To Be Published in CQ Magazine, December 2017

    CQ Magazine, December 2017 Issue! Written by Gene Hinkle, K5PA

   Go UNTETHERED!, Operate Your Station with a Wireless Headset  Newest, PDF Link

    CQ Magazine, September 2017 Issue, Written by Jim Millner, WB2REM & Gene Hinkle, K5PA

    Why I Operate Remote Radio, QST, July 2017, pp. 66-67  Reprinted with permission from ARRL

    Remote Radios and the Law, CQ Magazine, May 2017, pp. 36-39  Reprinted with permission from CQ Magazine

    DIY Remote Radio Now, QST, April 2017, pp. 30-33. Cover Plaque Award for Best Article!  Reprinted with permission from ARRL

    Remote Radio - Questions & Answers (Q&A) Reprinted with permission

    Using a Free Dynamic DNS Service with RCForb Server  Newest, PDF Link  

    RCForb Server AUTOSTART Tech Note  Newest, PDF Link  

    Bluetooth Headset Setup with RemoteHams  Newest, PDF Link  

    RemoteHams, ORB Control Device, Audio Adjust Jumper  Newest, PDF Link

Antenna

    The Texas Star, Coming Late 2017... 501 = 5-Bands, 0-Tuner, 1-Feedline

    Radio Frequency (RF) Surge Suppressor Ratings for Transmissions into Reactive Loads,

      QEX, July/Aug 2016, Article listed with written permission from ARRL

    MyAntennas End Fed Half Wave, Model EFHW 8010-1K Band Sweeps  Newest, PDF Link

    Genesis - The Birth of Antennas!

    Thoughts on the Mystery Antenna

    V/UHF Superflex Mobile Antenna

    Vertical - Optimal Buddipole Updated   

    LNR EF-QUAD, 40/20/15/10M End Fed Dipole  

Solar

    SOLAR Ham Radio, Portable Ops!

    SOLAR Powered Antenna Tuner

Misc.

    Plantronics CS520 Wireless Headset Resources   New   

    Use GPS to Set Computer Time for WSJT-X Modes and Field Applications PDF Link

    Using GPS Receivers to Set Your Computer Clock for Digital Modes & Logging in the Field Future Link

      Subtitled: (Keeping Time Using GPS Satellites at Remote Locations -- Ideal for Field Day & DXpeditions or Home) CQ Magazine, Accepted for Publication, Winter 2017

    Kenwood MC-60A Mic Mods for ICOM Radio

    DVK for RIGblaster pro - N1MM Plus+ and Ham Radio Deluxe

    EMI Filter for Audio Equipment

    SDR - Software Defined Radio

    Kenwood TS-450S Rig Control with RIGBlaster Pro  ( Download PDF File )

    Kenwood TS-450S Lithium Battery Replacement (Updated Rev-A) ( Download PDF File )

General Interest

    The Irony of it All New   

    The Ham Shack, circa 2015-2017 New   

    The Ham Shack, circa 2010

    The History of My Ham Stations Updated

    My Visit to the London Olympic Special Event Station, 2 O 12L

    Station QSL Cards, Pertinent Information & Operating Awards Updated

    Favorite Webs, Blogs, Sofware, Mult-mode, etc.

    Bicycle Mobile (IC-703+ w/Remote Head) ( Download PDF File )

    Bicycle Mobile (FT-817) ( Download PDF File )

    Elecraft KX-1 Carrying Case Ideas   

    My Telegraph Keys

    Automatic Keyers & User Manuals    New   

    Station Antenna (Former)   

    Mobile Ops IC-7000 Toyota Highlander

    Mobile Ops

    Mobile FT-817/HL-50B/RT-11

ARRL Field Day, Always the 4th Full Weekend in June

    2017, Field Daycation, Leander, TX 

    2016, Field Day at the Homestead, A True Staycation FD, Leander, TX 

    2014, Wildblumen House, Fredericksburg, TX 

    2013, Wildblumen House, Fredericksburg, TX 

    2012, Hillside Cabin, Fredericksburg, TX 

    2011, Hillside Cabin, Fredericksburg, TX 

    2010, Inspiration Hill, Luckenbach, TX

    2009, Hummingbird, Fredericksburg, TX 

    2007, Special Event Station - W5Z, Luckenbach, TX

    2006, Special Event Station - K5W, Luckenbach, TX

    2004, Special Event Station - K5W, Fredericksburg, TX

    2003, Battery & Solar - Lake Buchanan, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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