Amateur Radio Parity Act Update

Hello everybody, welcome back to Everything Hamradio! Today we are going to revisit the Amateur Radio Parity Act that is making its way through the US House and Senate. We have talked about this topic before in a couple posts, so I am not going to go into detail of the act is, but if you would like to learn more about it, I will put links to them down at the bottom of this post. In a post on the ARRL website on 8/25/15, ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN, says…

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Has it already been a year?

Hello everybody and welcome back to my blog! A couple weeks ago, I was doing my normal morning routine, part of which is looking at facebook to see if there is anything that I find of interest. As, I’m sure, most of yall are aware of, Facebook recently started showing a flashback list of any post that you have posted. One of those posts was my very first blog entry. My first blog post was on June 11, 2014. I thought that I would go back and do a kind…

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Outdoor Antennas and a Strict HOA

Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog. Today we are going to talk about an issue that some hams have but, thankfully, I have never had to deal with first hand. I have read several articles over the years about hams having problems putting up external antennas because of Home Owner Association rules or deed restrictions on their properties. This had lead to many interesting “fixes” that are meant to disguise your antenna as something. I saw one post that a guy wrote in QST magazine of I’m not…

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