Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Alda 103A

Figure 1:  An almost forty year old Alda 103A amateur band transceiver. Click to enlarge. The Alda 103 has a very interesting history. It was manufactured (IIRC) in 1977 and 1978, which means it has a nice complement of the … Continue reading

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A Cloud Warmer for Eighty Meters

Figure 1:  The cloud warmer for eighty meters.  Click to enlarge. So, on eighty meters my signals were always in the dust. In the fall season, with thunderstorms hundreds of miles away, I had an S6 static noise level, with … Continue reading

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