Welcome to Amateur radio in Southeastern Connecticut, USA
The Tri-City ARC was formed by Amateur Radio Operators in the New London, Norwich and Westerly areas (hence Tri-City) desirous of forming an association of local Amateur Radio Operators with the purpose of furthering better cooperation among amateurs, developing individual skills and efficiency, furthering the interest of amateur radio in the general community and by serving the community in times of emergency. Tri-City is a general interest radio club. We are also an ARRL affiliate club.
Write-up by: Bob Nazro Amateur Call W1RPQ Building an FT-891 Field Rig with Raspberry PI computer. I wanted to build a “Go Kit” for field activation using both HF voice and digital modes. I also wanted it to be compact and fit in a backpack with battery power or a…
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Jim Seaton W1FWE presented how the em wave near and far field is developed from a dipole antenna, and propagates away at the speed of light. Jim also demonstrated, with an actual dipole, how relative polarity between transmitting and receiving antennas affects the received signal
K1RMN Bob made a simple Loop Antenna for 2 meters. 1/4″ tubing , 1/2″ PVC tee and pl-259 ct. Made an 8″ loop , attached the loop ends to the cut away tee. Opposite side I cut the tubing and used shrink tubing to connect the loop together with a…