• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:


  1. W

    Adventures with CW

    Good day fellow hams and those interested in the hobby. Mike - W9ODX here from the Central Indiana area. About three months ago I decided that I wanted to venture out from the world of VHF/UHF repeaters and explore the world of HF (since I am a new upgrade to the General class license). There...
  2. KE4NYV

    QRP Anyone?

    This weekend I did a short camping trip and decided to try out my updated QRP set up. It was the TN QSO party, so there was plenty of band activity to listen to (and TRY to work). Here is my setup: - Yaesu FT-817ND - QRPKits.com QRP Tuner (10W or less) - RadioShack SWR/Power Meter (To check...
  3. BarcodeNut

    Rock Hill 2009 Program Meetings

    If anyone is interested in attending the YCARS 2009 Program meetings, here is the schedule for the next four months.: January: How to perform the Hamfest function of "Talk-In", especially as it pertains to Rock Hill; February: Tuna Can QRP Kits. (http://www.qrpme.com/) We will be building QRP...