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SK Leaves Equipment Behind

Ham gear left behind due to a recent SK in the Wallingford, PA area. Let us know if you are interested on the MNARC Facebook Page, and we can put…

What Is Fresh Today and Maybe the Future (October 2014 Program)

Over the years of the successful programs created and shared by the Marple Newtown Amateur Radio Club have informed and instructed.  The 7 p.m., Thursday, October 2 speaker will continue…

Some Thoughts to Ponder

Why is the third hand on the watch called the second hand? If the shortest distance between two points is a line, why does waiting in one take so long?…

Medical Patches

University of Illinois and Northwestern University engineers have developed thin stick-on patches that stretch and move with the skin and incorporate commercial chip-based electronics for wireless health monitoring. The patch…

Did You Know

DID YOU KNOW that when two or more people talk and share ideas, a conversation is started? This same truth works both in person and on Amateur Radio.   Why not…

PUNishment Thoughts

If during the summer, members of the Marple Newtown Amateur Radio Club suffered from a collection of hoped-for contacts “getting away,” this collection of thoughts provided by John Ferrier, KA2GRM,…

The Answer

The answer month’s question about an inventor and his feelings about the invention is television. If your mother frequently chided you for watching too much television because there was nothing…

History of Power

Two examples of “hollow state” power for Amateur Radio power came from the famous 807 and 6146.  One history of the 6146 has been written by UK Amateur Radio operator…

New Technology for Us

Welcome to The Home Depot; allow me to show you our printers. Recently, the world’s largest home improvement retailer—the orange hardware store—announced it would begin selling high-tech 3-D printers in…

How Was It Done

Until the advent of erasers, which item was used to remove pencil marks? Their thumbs A wet wood block Bleach Bread…

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