Monthly Archives: September 2014

MARS Station, AB8AAR, Vietnam, 1969


New QSL Card

QSL card design … amateur radio operators confirm contacts with each other by exchanging ‘QSL’ cards. I needed one for my new ham call, W5VE. And what’s the use of having amazing graphic skills (or at least a copy of Photoshop) if you can’t design your own. So, here we go.



Discovering Amateur Radio

A Growing Forest of Mobile Antennas

20140831_101640[1]W5VE/mobile … left to right — lightpole, not actually on car but hmmmm; AM/FM car antenna; 2 mtr/440; 220. … next step, getting a TYT 9800 quadband so will need something for six and ten meters.

2014 Shelby Hamfest!