Category Archives: Ham Radio

I have a General Class Amateur (Ham) Radio License. Interested in pursuing the final Class – Extra.

Parallax “What’s a Microcontroller” – just got the basic kit

Just got the basic kit — was on sale for $49.99 with free shipping, so why not. So far so good. Installed their app on my NetBook within the WinXP partition. There is an unsupported editor for Ubuntu, but haven’t … Continue reading

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Extra Class License attained

Recently passed the final exam for Amateur Radio — Extra Class. Now, I’m planning on creating various entries that cover electronics theory, including a comprehensive review of the three license elements — Technician, General and Extra. Eventually, I’ll understand CMS/CSS … Continue reading

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FCC Ham Licensing in The Ojai Valley

I was part of an FCC Ham Radio Licensing today, in The Ojai Valley.  Good results with 16 of 18 passing their Technician Class license. Was first time our group (OVARC — Ojai Valley Amateur Radio Club) had done the … Continue reading

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