K4NHA Blog

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HamRadioTV.tk

Just wanted to add a link to a local HAM’s site here in North Alabama. Michael, KF4BOG,┬áhas a great site containing weather information, Huntsville HamFest info and pictures, and community projects around the Huntsville...

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FT-450D has Arrived!

After a month delay due to the strike in the port of Long Beach my first HF rig, a Yaesu FT-450D, has finally arrived! As long as the weather allows it I’ll be putting...

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KF9F Stealth 2m Flower Pot Antenna

This has to be one of the stealthiest antennas I’ve seen yet. Watch out for RF burns when smelling the flowers!   http://www.hamuniverse.com/kf9f2meterflowerpot.html  

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New Antenna Mast

I set out today with the intentions of simply adding a 3-element yagi to my existing mediocre antenna mast just to ensure I can get into one of my local repeaters until warmer weather...

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Directional Antenna Magic

Directional antennas continue to amaze me as I learn about RF and how different antennas perform different functions. This afternoon I threw my 2m/70cm yagi up on an old camera tripod and connected a...

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Wouxun KG-UV8D Disassembly

I recently disassembled my Wouxun KG-UV8D in hopes of helping out the low audio reports I’ve been receiving when using this HT. I found hit or miss articles stating that enlarging the mic hole...