20 Over S9

20 Over S9

Misadventures in Ham Radio

In the portable antenna world, it is often difficult to find the balance between portability and performance. It’s no secret that big antennas just work better. I’ve often said that the key to having good success with QRP and portable operations is ‘wire in the air’. Unfortunately, in many instances, bigger isn’t always better. Many […]

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Today I found out that Yaesu has discontinued production of what is arguably their most popular radio; the FT-857D. Ham Radio Outlet, GigaParts, and DX Engineering all appear to have sold out of their remaining stock. For many, this is sad news to hear, and with good reason. I have long revered the FT-857D as […]

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