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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…

The Way It Was Done

When given a choice prior to the invention of the eraser for pencils, which of the following was used to remove mistakes: their thumbs, a wet block of wood, bleach…

Why Not Others

After reading a financial story of Friday the thirteenth, knowledgeable readers may have been tempted to ask, “Why not others?”  The foundation for this question is the electric car manufacturer…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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