Thursday, November 10, 2022

Off Duty APRS Station

I have a renewed interest in APRS. I am currently maintaining two APRS stations at my home. One is for a base station operation and one is for a portable operation. 73 de K0BUB

Playing Radio in a Central Iowa County Park

My friend and I set up in a Central Iowa County Park a few weeks back, and enjoyed one of the last nice days of 2022. My first contact was to Canada on 20 meters at 5 watts! 73 de K0BUB

Saturday, November 5, 2022

K0BUB Station Time Lapse

Here is a time lapse of 10 K0BUB station photos (from 2012-2022). 73 de K0BUB

Friday, November 4, 2022

The “Ham Radio” Phonetic Alphabet

Since I am in and out of ham radio so often (and since my memory isn’t what it used to be), I can appreciate this visual reminder of the “Ham Radio” Phonetic Alphabet. 73 de K0BUB

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Icom 705 Data Modes

Earlier this year, I created some videos on how to setup the Icom 705 for various data modes. Check out my YouTube playlist here. NOTE: These videos are for reference purposes only. 73 de K0BUB

I Support the ARRL

I am supporting the ARRL, year in and year out, regardless of whether I am active on the bands. They are the one consistent path to lawmakers that amateur radio has. 73 de K0BUB

Political Discussions Suck

I haven’t been doing any HF phone lately, in part, due to all of the on the air political discussions. I guess if you have no one to discuss these things with, that’s understandable, but you’re pushing decent people like myself out! Anyway, do what you will, my friends. 73 de K0BUB

Monday, October 17, 2022