This amazing footage was captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory between July 5-11. And while such phenomena are a common occurrence, they are less likely to happen as the sun Continue Reading →
After 12 years of service in severe Icelandic weather conditions, it is time to replace my existing dual band VHF/UHF base antenna. After careful consideration I decided on the new Continue Reading →
“Materials are made of atoms that are normally electrically neutral because they contain equal numbers of positive charges (protons in their nuclei) and negative charges (electrons in “shells” surrounding the Continue Reading →
For those engaged in quality audio a good pop filter is a must. I recently acquired a professional made metal pop filter requiring much less space compared to my previous Continue Reading →
A random picture “borrowed” from the World Wide Web displaying a clean and orderly mobile set-up.
I realize many amateur radio operators enjoy contests involving only a quick impersonal 599 exchange and then off to the next station. Perhaps they should be limited to only a Continue Reading →
Rare QSOs recorded on 20m: Tahiti, India, Philippine islands, Australia and Japan.
The weather in Iceland can be notoriously variable. Average wind speeds in the lowlands may reach from 18 m/s (40 mph) on 10-20 days per year but upwards of 50 days per Continue Reading →