More Portable Ops.

So, JS8 has been the mode of choice and exclusively on 40 and 20, 'tho' I do confess to dipping down 4 to the FT8 bedlam for a little "click and collect". I'm pretty much constrained to a mobile whip on the bullbar, but I've managed at least one QSO each try and LOTS of …

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Traveling, Portable Ops and Digital Modes

We've been on the road for nearly three months now and I've tried portable digital HF from a few places. Not with a lot of success I might add! JS8 is my mode of choice, an HF digi-mode somewhere between PSK31 and FT8... in fact it's FT8 with chat! Unfortunately the propagation on 20 and …

KRMNPA

Sunday November 12th 2017. It's an old saying, but very true. Men make plans while The Gods laugh. Friday¬† I was all set up, packed and ready to spend the weekend in Murray-Sunset National Park. Felt a little doughy going to bed Friday night, awoke Saturday morning with a headache, temperature, sore throat, and harsh …

Of Words and Pings

Of Words. Just read and re-read "Board comment" by Justin Giles-Clark in the latest AR magazine. As erudite as I am, I had trouble deciphering some of the "management tribal speak". Phrases such as "...provides an opportunity to transition the content in the magazine", and "...addressing single point sensitivity" or "... inform actions going forward," …