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Fun with the FUNcube Dongle

Thanks to the ongoing efforts of The Marple Newtown Amateur Radio Club (MNARC) program chair,  Joe Gray, the Club is pleased to have as a return program presenter, Dr. Dennis…

The President’s Corner

There are five items I would like to share with the readers of eDipole. They begin with (1) While we no longer are required to know Mr. Morse’s Code, there…

ROAR

During dialogue with Rotarians and the topic of ROAR is introduced, very few of area Rotary members are aware of ROAR—Rotarians On Amateur Radio. After this brief review of the…

A Renewed Meaning

The term BPL, for far too many Code-free, licensed Amateur Radio operators only represent the dreaded Broadband over Power Lines; it was a feared and threatening concept.  For those Amateur…

Danger in the Air

The following feature in this month’s eDipole cites a problem that is being covered by the worldwide media.  While this feature has its focus on airplanes and airplane safety, the…

Century Festivities

Jeramy Boot, G4NJH, reports from Nottingham in the U-K that there is a 12 month celebration of the founding of the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) is currently underway.…

What Is in the Box

Coming attractions are a part of most movie showings, but one recent announcement that asked “what is coming?”  was not asking about a theater offering.  These particular questions dealt with…

Tower to Stay

The world of litigation has been said to move at a snail’s pace.  This concept was validated in late December 2012.  This was demonstrated when a New York City Amateur…

A Virtual Approach

The following health procedure has been forwarded by frequent eDipole contributor Charles Higgins, W3CAU.  While this topic is far from the topics of Amateur Radio, the benefits of cancer prevention…

Happy Anniversary

MMSN Celebrates 45 Years of Service Thursday, January 3, 2013, marked the 45th anniversary of the Maritime Mobile Service Network. While this reference is “past tense,” its story needs sharing.…

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