QSO Today Community

  1. General

    This is the place for general discussions.
    1. START HERE

      If you are new to the QSO Today Neighborhood Forum, start here to learn how to set up your profile and to navigate the forum.
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    2. On the Shelf

      Great books about ham radio and electronics
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    3. In the Shack

      Questions and answers about radios, shack equipment, accessories.
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    4. On the Air

      Discussion on what we do on the air, including operating modes, contests, rag chews, etc.
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      Latest: Introduction to dmr radio 4Z1UG, Jun 9, 2016
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    5. On the Bench

      Discussion on home-brewing, equipment restoration and repair, tools, test equipment.
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      Latest: Homebrew 20m DSB Tx/Rx VK6HAO, May 29, 2016
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  2. Forums by Category

    Listing of forum categories based on specific ham radio subjects.
    1. Antennas, Towers, Feedline, Grounding

      Discussion of antennas, towers, masts, structures, feedlines, lightning suppression, and grounding
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    2. Clubs and Groups

      The place to recommend, discuss, and notify about club activities, events, and outings. Include Hamfests here too.
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      Latest: Welcome to clubs and groups 4Z1UG, Jun 23, 2016
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    3. DX - making international contacts

      Discussions of all things DX including rare destinations and DXpeditions
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      Latest: Welcome to dx 4Z1UG, Jun 23, 2016
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    4. Contests and Contesting

      This is the forum to discuss contests, contest strategy, special station setups for winning contests.
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    5. CW and the Morse Code

      Discussions on learning and improving your CW skills. Tips and secrets from the experts. This is also the place to discuss keys, keyers, bugs, paddles, etc.
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      Latest: Welcome to cw and morse code 4Z1UG, Jun 23, 2016
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    6. Digital Modes

      Forum to discuss all digital modes except CW.
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      Latest: Welcome to digital modes 4Z1UG, Jun 23, 2016
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    7. EME and Moonbounce

      If your target is the moon, space junk, and other flying stuff to bounce signals, then this is the forum.
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      Latest: Getting started onEME ae3t, Jun 27, 2016
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    8. General Discussion

      This the place for general questions and discussion that do not fit into categories yet.
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    9. High Power and Amplifiers

      Discussion of operating high power amplifiers.
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    10. Home Brew Radios and Electronics

      This is the place to discuss, ask questions, and to brag about your latest home brew projects.
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    11. Mesh Networks, IP, and routers

      This is for discussions of mesh networking and the expertise that it takes to set up and configure a amateur radio mesh network.
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    12. Micro-controller amateur radio projects

      Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and other processor boards used for ham radio projects
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    13. Propagation

      General questions about signal propagation.
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      Latest: Welcome to propagation 4Z1UG, Jun 23, 2016
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    14. QRP

      All things QRP including rigs, antennas, and portable operations. We can include kits here too.
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      Latest: Welcome to qrp 4Z1UG, Jun 23, 2016
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    15. Satellites and Balloons

      This is a forum for extraterrestrial communications relays including satellites, balloons, and stuff we have not thought of yet.
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    16. Software Defined Radio (SDR)

      For now this is the place to discuss SDR until all transceivers become SDR.
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    17. Test Equipment and Tools

      Discussions of test equipment used in ham radio to test our home brew, kits, radios, etc.
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    18. Transceivers and Radios

      Discussions of specific radio transceivers all makes and manufacturers.
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    19. Transmitter Hunting (Fox Hunting)

      This is the forum to discuss finding the elusive hidden transmitter. We like the stories here.
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    20. VHF/UHF Repeaters, Modes, and Linking

      Discussions about IRLP, Echolink, Allstar, DMR, System Fusion, D-Star, and any other "two-way" communications using these modes.
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    21. VHF to Microwave

      This is the place to discuss antennas, mixers, down converters, and all things for operating point to point transmissions above 50 Mhz, but not related to FM and repeaters.
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      Latest: Welcome to vhf to microwave 4Z1UG, Jun 23, 2016
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    22. Vintage Radios, restoration, and boat anchors

      This is the forum to discuss restoration of your old Heathkit, Collins, or any other old radio.
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  3. QSO Today Neighborhood

    The Elmers listed below have virtual "garages" or forums, that they open to you and manage. You can visit their garage to ask any ham radio question. Use the tags or forum search to find subjects that are the primary focus of each Elmer. For more information go to the GET STARTED section of the QSO Today Neighborhood Forum.
    1. 4Z1UG / WA6IGR - Eric Guth

      This is the QTH and Garage of Eric, 4Z1UG, creator of the QSO Today Podcast and this forum. Eric can answer most general ham radio questions, or knows how to get an answer from an Elmer.
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      Latest: Welcome to 4Z1UG 4Z1UG, May 15, 2016
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    2. 4X1TQ /K8HGZ - Yehuda Cern

      This is Yehuda Cern's garage.
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    3. AA8V - Greg Latta

      This is Greg's garage. AA8V.
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    4. WA0TJT - Keith Kaiser

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      Latest: WA0TJT - Keith Kaiser WA0TJT, Jun 2, 2016
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    5. N6KR - Wayne Burdick

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      Latest: Why build a kx2? 4Z1UG, Jul 30, 2016
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    6. W3KKC - Kevin Custer

      This is the garage of W3KKC, Kevin Custer.
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      Latest: Multiport Uhf Repeater 4Z1UG, Jun 2, 2016
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    7. KB6NU - Dan Romanchik

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      Latest: Amateur radio parity act 4Z1UG, Jun 14, 2016
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    8. KC9RP - Hap Holly

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      Latest: Hap Holly - KC9RP 4Z1UG, Jun 1, 2016
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    9. W6NBC - John Portune

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      Latest: John Portune - W6nbc jportune, Jun 6, 2016
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    10. W2AEW - Alan Wolke

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      Latest: Three former guests in one photo w2aew, Jun 19, 2016
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    11. K5ZD - Randy Thompson

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      Latest: Contest questions welcome k5zd, Jun 18, 2016
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    12. K1NSS - Jeff Murray

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    13. N3XCC - Scott Zimmerman

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    14. WA3DSP - Doug Crompton

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    15. WA5BDU - Nick Kennedy

      This is Nick Kennedy's garage
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    16. W4ZV - Bill Tippett

      W4ZV, Bill's garage
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    17. N6GN - Glenn Elmore

      This is N6GN, Glenn's garage
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      Latest: Any ham can have a 400' tower! n6gn, Jun 15, 2016
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    18. NM0S - David Cripe

      NM0S - David's garage
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      Latest: Nm0s - david cripe NM0S, Jun 15, 2016
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    19. KJ7UM - Grayson Evans

      Garage of Grayson Evans, KJ7UM/TA2ZGE
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    20. K8IA - Bob Epstein

      This is Bob's Garage. K8IA
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    21. N0JY - Jerry Buxton

      This is Jerry's garage.
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      Latest: Getting started with satellites 4Z1UG, Sep 17, 2016
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    22. KB5NJD - John Langridge

      This is the garage of John, KB5NJD
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