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Skyhooks – May 2013 Program

Skyhooks are a theoretical class of tether propulsion intended to lift payloads to high altitudes and speeds. The name skyhook is a reference to an imaginary hook that hangs from…

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Neil Sanderson, ZL1NZ, has been an Amateur Radio operator for more than four decades. He very freely volunteers that he continues to find enjoyment in the hobby. His current station…

Old Cars and One Big Question

These are some great old cars and some questions about them. Interesting information to say the least!   One question that was not asked, “Where can we install the Amateur…

A True Hideaway

In forwarding this item, Gary Bodnar, K3GZ added, “If your family suggests this unique vacation location, they may be telling you that you are too active in Amateur Radio.” While…

How Can It Work

The next time a “help call” is made for information on a product whose support services have been exported to India, try to image how well the actual phone connection…

A Google Doodle Explained

A safe statement about the one of the many contributions Google periodically provides is their Doodles. They are interesting and they spawn earning in ways that otherwise might not have…

A Brother Dies

Elsewhere in this issue of the eDipole, there is a referenced to a wonderful, kind, sharing, and considerate person and a true Kentucky gentleman, Rockford “Rocky” Adams, K3PAQ SK.   With…

Which Is More Accurate

MOTOROLA—AN INTERESTING History Seems like cars have always had radios, but they didn’t. Here’s the true story: One evening, in 1929, two young men named William Lear and Elmer Wavering…

Extra Life

While the automotive world is trying to find ways of increasing its miles-per-gallon averages, the electric powered vehicles are playing an important role in this increase.   One electric vehicle, despite…

Denial by FCC

FCC Again Denies ARRL’s Petition in BPL Proceeding The above was the undesired headline that once more awakened concerned members of the Amateur Radio community and other Spectrum users in the…

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