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Field Day: June 2014 Program

The upcoming Thursday, June 5, 7 p.m. meeting of the Marple Newtown Amateur Radio Club will once more have as its program a preview of the upcoming June 28-29 Field…

Awards at Dayton

Award Presentations On Friday afternoon, the ARRL presented the 2013 Bill Orr, W6SAI, Technical Writing Award to Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA. TheARRL Foundationselected Luetzelschwab for his article “The Sun and the…

Signs of the Times

In a Podiatrist’s office: “Time wounds all heels.”   On a Septic Tank Truck: Yesterday’s Meals on Wheels   At an Optometrist’s Office: “If you don’t see what you’re looking…

Do the Math

How many times have eDipole readers heard the CSX train advertisements and their claims of seemingly impossible mileage claims? Despite initial doubts, there is a foundation for this claim.   It…

An Early Party

The Dayton Hamvention may be “billed” as a Regional ARRL event, but the popularity of this magnetic attraction became a perfect concept to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the American…

New Products

Continuing a long-practiced feature at this annual Mecca for Amateur Radio operators, Dayton’s Hamvention, the introduction of new products was another show highlight. Travelling from Dolly Parton Drive USA, the…

Exercise

This exercise has been supplied by a long time Amateur Radio operator Al Ciampaglia W3VSD.          In addition to our normal exchanges, he volunteered he was submitting an item for…

Some Life Thoughts

Number 8   Good health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die – but at least it’s after the unhealthy people. Number 7   Give a person a…

Follow the Trail

After many curious monitoring of CSX public service claims about their railroad’s fuel efficiency claims, a decision was made.   Follow the facts. One reality that may not be known is…

The Real Dye

Anyone doubting the impact of radio, whether commercial or Amateur, need only review the impact of one simple phrase.  That phrase, “You are what you eat,” has a long history…

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