Author Archives: VE3HBD

Protest – Ham radio style!!

One of our readers sent us this: Wayne Spires, KF4BJT, has climbed his 56 foot tower in protest of his homeowner’s association.  I heard him interviewed on the Rick and Bubba morning show.  Bill “Bubba” Bussey is a ham radio … Continue reading

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Amateur Radio and Pagers

The topic comes up now and then – pagers on the amateur bands. It’s a fine idea on paper, but unfortunatley some of the ‘old guard’ declare it illegal and blasphemy against ‘all things ham’. It’s an issue that will … Continue reading

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Hamsexy Net Tonight

The Hamsexy Net is tonight…. never duplicated, and never imitated!! The net will begin at 9pm Eastern time, 6pm Pacific on IRLP Reflector 9008 and Echolink conference *VAN-IRLP*. Net control will be VE3HBD, my first Net Control since returning home. … Continue reading

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More more more more Dayton Photos

Yes, we’ve got more Dayton photos for you! Mr. Antenna Head (and his bucket of parts) Another shot of the mother of HTs A gaggle of hams – complete with metal antenna head man Storm chaser/ARES Whacker/Whatever, with bad orange … Continue reading

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More Dayton Photos

Thanks to Peter W2IRT and Paul K9MN (no Mary?) who submitted some great Dayton photos. THanks for the submissions, guys!! A Hamfest favourite – the Red Searchlight Porcupine shows up on Hamsexy about 3 or 4 times a year, each … Continue reading

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Hamsexy Dayton 06 Tee-Shirts!!

Thanks to our Vice President of Dayton Operations Batdude, we will have shirts for sale at our booth at the Hamvention. We will also be raffling off a VHF model 1 Astro Saber w/ chest pack, donated courtesy of Batdude. … Continue reading

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Visit Hamsexy at Dayton 2006!!

That’s right! Despite efforts by some members of the Dayton Executive last year to ban us from this year’s Hamvention, Hamsexy will indeed be making an appearance. The exhibit will be returning to Booth 193 (same location as last … Continue reading

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Congrats to Tom KC9ECI

Our many and amazing congratulations to our own Tom KC9ECI for winning QRZ IDOL 2006 – their first ever new-moderator elections. Tom won the popular vote, easily sliding past his other contenders. The management of QRZ are to be congratulated … Continue reading

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