February 18th Announcements

Barron County Amateur Radio Net Announcements Upcoming Amateur Radio Test Sessions: March 5th 2016 | Saint Paul MN 55109-1577 Sponsor: St Paul Radio Club Location: Ramsey Co Library Maplewood Time: 10:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed) March 12th 2016 | Blaine MN 55449-8100 Sponsor: Anoka County Radio Club. Location: www.ci.blaine.mn.us/_docs/directions.pdf Time: 9:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed) St. Croix…

January 28th Net Announcements

Barron County Amateur Radio Net Announcements Upcoming Amateur Radio Test Sessions: 02/13/2016 | Blaine MN 55449-8100 Sponsor: Anoka County Radio Club. Location: www.ci.blaine.mn.us/_docs/directions.pdf Time: 9:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed) St. Croix Valley ARES/RACES groups will be hosting a ham-cram on March 11th, 12th and 13th. Their classes and VE testing will be held at the St.…

January 21st Net Announcements

Barron County Amateur Radio Net Announcements Upcoming Amateur Radio Test Sessions: None… Gear For Sale: Ed W9ABA is selling a Kenwood 180s it covers 160-10  meters. It comes with a 30 amp power supply, MFJ-925c versa tuner with manual, and Hand microphone. Asking  $250.00 Mario KD9MAR has a very nice Yaesu FT 857D for sale…

January 14th 2016 Announcements

Barron County Amateur Radio Net Announcements Upcoming Amateur Radio Test Sessions: 01/16/2016 | Cottage Grove MN 55016 Sponsor: SEMARC Location: Zion Lutheran church Time: 9:00 AM (Walk-ins allowed) 01/21/2016 | Duluth MN 55811 Sponsor: Arrowhead Radio Amt Club Location: Living Stone Fellowship Time: 5:30 PM (Walk-ins allowed) Those generals looking to go for extra now…

WM9E SK Mark Wien

Mark Ralph Wien (WM9E) was born January 12, 1956 to James F. Wien and Mary Inman Whipple Wien in Minneapolis, MN. He grew up in South Minneapolis and graduated from West High School. At age 19, he came to know Christ. Shortly after that, he moved into Park House, a discipleship house of Jesus People…

Modifying a CB antenna for 6 meters

Lets build a vertical antenna for 6 meters today by modifying an old Radio Shack CB antenna. Most mobile CB antennas these days are quite short with a hefty base loading coil. These will also work, but will require playing with the inductor a bit to get the antenna to “tune” on 6 meters, and…

Field Day 2015

Hello all, Joe KD9DFB and I had a blast working the clubs first field day. I sent out an email to all of you inviting you to come out, hope you all got it, if not I’ll make sure you know for next year. I didn’t really know if I was going to do it or not…