Articles written by: Elizabeth Klinc, KE8FMJ

Elizabeth Klinc, KE8FMJ, is District Emergency Coordinator, D3 Ohio ARES.

Antenna Tech / Technical Articles

Installing Your Ham Radio Mobile Antenna on a Vehicle

In this installment of Ham Mobile Install, we will be discussing ways to set up an antenna for mobile operations. Remember, the goal here is to get on the air […]

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Technical Articles

Ham Radio Tech: EchoLink & Broadcastify

So where else can radio be handy? In what ways has technology helped us expand our love for radio? There are quite a few ways amateur radio can be mixed […]

Is PSK31 Still a Thing?
Technical Articles

Is PSK31 Still a Thing?

Who has used PSK31? More accurately, who has used it lately? And I don’t mean for any contests dedicated solely to PSK31, but as an actual mode of communication. What […]

Assorted Antenna Adapters
Antenna Tech / Technical Articles

Building an Antenna Adapter Collection and Keeping Track of It

When I first became an amateur radio operator, I wasn’t sure what direction I wanted to take within the hobby. Not yet knowing where my interests lay or what I […]

Field Day / Products & Product Reviews / Technical Articles

Ham Radio Headphones, Headsets, and Speaker Microphones in the Field

One of my favorite parts of ham radio is public service events. It is sure a lot of fun to help serve the community. One thing you quickly notice, though, […]

Technical Articles

AUXC Qualification in Ohio

Most people know about the AUXCOMM course from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For those who do not, here is a quick rundown from my previous AUXCOMM article: The […]

Technical Articles

What is Amateur Radio Direction Finding?

Also known as fox hunting or radiosport, amateur radio direction finding (ARDF)is a sport that combines the use of ham radio gear, a topographic map, a magnetic compass, and orienteering […]

HAM Radio 101

Ham Radio 101: Mapping APRS in the Car

APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System) is such a handy thing to have in your vehicle, and it’s not only about vehicle tracking. It is a single information resource data gatherer […]

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Products & Product Reviews / Transceivers and Receivers

I Miss Radios with Dual Volume Knobs

I mean, I guess it doesn’t need to be physical double knobs. There could theoretically be one knob and some other way it switches to the second channel for volume […]

HAM Radio 101 / Technical Articles

Mobile Radio Installation for Beginners

You can find a lot of information on any ham radio subject. People will tell you that you need to do this setup or that setup. Who should you listen […]