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Triton and Me: Back together Again

Figure 1: The Ten Tec 540 is playing love songs again Four times I courted her.  Three times I dropped her.  This time it’s forever.  Over the years, I’d managed to find myself paired with the one whose songs were so … Continue reading

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Junk or Joy? Heathkit GR-78 Amateur / Shortwave

Figure 1:  The venerable? Heathkit GR-78 receiver, as it was found in flea market.   What ham can resist the allure of a piece of vintage gear, sans cover, knob, and a part or three, looking ever like the cartoon character with … 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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WB8LZR

A younger me, as part of a collage pic made a number of years ago. This is WB8LZR / CW aficionado extreme. This WP blog is dedicated to the author’s amateur radio hobby, and related pursuits.      

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