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W6TRW Club Meeting May 9, 2023

Speaker Topic for this Month: “Saving History From the Landfill – The Last Collins Radio VOA Broadcast Transmitter” Dennis Kidder, W6DQ The story of one of the largest shortwave broadcast transmitters built by Collins Radio for the Voice of America (VOA)! Taking the preservation of vintage Collins equipment to a whole new level: The Collins …

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W6TRW Club Meeting January 10, 2023

Speaker Topic for this Month: “Intro to Amateur Microwave Radio — History of amateur microwave and how to get started” Dennis Kidder W6DQ “Hams have always pushed technological limits … in the 20’s SHF meant 28 mcs, and today, we are pushing into mm wavelengths.  We will share a brief history of microwave communications by …

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