Tag: Morse Code

  • Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park CW Activation

    Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park CW Activation

    The writer recounts a visit to Áísínai’pi, or Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park, a UNESCO heritage site in Southern Alberta, for QRP (low-power radio) operations. Despite it being off-season, the writer enjoyed the park’s stunning landscapes and managed over 50 contacts using specific equipment. The significance of respecting the park, adhering to regulations, and leaving no traces…

  • Make this the year to learn Morse Code!

    As a ham radio operator, I’ve always been fascinated by the versatility and efficiency of Morse code. In the past year, I’ve had the opportunity to use this skill to make around 2000 contacts with other ham operators around the world. In my compromised environment I would likely only have made a hundred contacts or…

  • 2022 CQ WPX Contest 

    May 28-29 2022 I took part in CQWW. I don’t generally contest but I had been sticking around the house in case the XYL needed anything as she was under the weather. I gathered my IC-705 and CHA tactical delta loop and strung it up in the backyard. I don’t have a lot of space…