OH-KY-IN Amateur Radio Society is one of the leading amateur radio organizations in the Cincinnati, Ohio area and has been for most of it’s 50-plus year history. We are a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of all things radio. No matter the amateur radio interest, OH-KY-IN members are involved.
Readers of the Q-Fiver are already familiar with the work Steve (AA8SW) is doing for helping folks study for the General Exam. Due to the upcoming changes in the study text and the General Exam in 2019, Steve is accelerating … Continue reading
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Results are in for Winter Field Day 2018 and OHKYIN finished strong! As updated by our Winter Field Day Committee Head Michael , KD8SOH : Hello my friends, To finally close the book on 2018 Winter Field Day… We placed 6th out … Continue reading
Congratulations to 10-yr old Nikilesh Kashyap (and proud papa Raajesh!) on passing his Technician’s License at Milford’s testing site. On 1/16/18 Nikilesh was given the call sign KE8IPE and has already made contacts and checked into the Newcomers and Elmers … Continue reading
Last time around I introduced some ideas on working LF and VLF bands, and in this article I discuss some antenna designs which can be effective for making the most of these big signals.
While working from home on Monday, I turned on the 2-meter, and heard a very interesting conversation.
I find myself becoming more and more interested in chasing some of the experimental stations and beacons which reside down in the 200-500kHz portion of the band, as well as signals in the 136kHz band. This might sound odd for someone who … Continue reading
In last month’s episode I explored the genesis of the first song uttered by a computer, Daisy Bell, and how that song ended up in 2001: A Space Odyssey. In this last installment on the history of speech synthesis I’ll track the … Continue reading