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KW4VA/M in VaQP 2022

Look for Terry W8ZN and I as we go mobile as a 2-op, 2-TX 80m thru 23cm CW, SSB & FM station this weekend running as KW4VA/M during the Virginia QSO Party 2022. Our tentative stops and times can be seen at the Day # links below. We will run from Staunton (STX) and north […]

VaQP 2022 APRS Mobile Tracker

I’ve activated my VaQP APRS Tracker map for 2022. It’ll run thru contest weekend. I’ll only track the call signs (-SSID) of VaQP participants who email me (k1ra@k1ra.us) before 10A contest morning with their full APRS call sign (ex: K1RA-4). You can check out the map link below. During the competition it automatically updates station […]

TS-930 Mode Switch Repair

My friend Oliver WB3KLI had a Kenwood TS-930 in which the mode switch had failed. Although it appears the mode switch is a rotary knob switch, it really turns a linkage that in turn pushes and pulls a slide switch. Since the slide switch and the linkage failed and is no longer available I converted […]