RF KILLS! (relays)

If you’re a subscriber to the sara-discuss mailing list, you saw my request today to keep an eye open for a couple of high voltage relays to use as replacements in an antenna loading coil remote switch. This article is some background on what led to that request. I’ve had…

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Understanding Logbook of the World – Part 2

Part 1 of this series explained they key concepts behind ARRL’s Logbook of the World (LoTW) in order to understand the relationships between the components. In Part 2, the registration of a ham with LoTW and the setup of TQSL will be explored. Note that these directions are specifically for…

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Understanding Logbook of the World – Part 1

One of the most common but confusing tools in amateur radio today is the ARRL Logbook of the World (“LoTW”). Logbook of the World was created by the ARRL to establish a secure, online QSO/QSL manager that could be used both for convenience and to provide a reliable service for…

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