Articles by Fred C. (W6BSD)

Antenna Presentation

Over the last few months, I have participated in an increasing number of discussions, either on local repeaters or in zoom meetings, ...

Remote Controlled Antenna Switch

A few months ago, I installed a new 40 and 80-meter dipole. My shack and my antennae are on opposite sides of the house. My feed line ...

Bias Tee

I have been working on building a remote antenna switch to switch from my 40-10 meter to my 80-40 meter antenna —more on the switch in ...

ESP8266 Environment Sensor

Humidity control is essential to make sure your home is healthy and comfortable. Too much humidity is bad but so is too little. In the ...

Garden Lights

At home, I wanted to install lights along the fence to create an ambiance in my backyard. I wanted to have the lights turn on at sunset ...

Where are all the hams?

When I build or install a new antenna, I always run a series of tests. Like everyone else, I look at the resonant frequency and SWR. But ...

Baking bread

With the Covid-19 shelter in place, I have decided to make my bread again. A few years back, I was baking bread with my starter. This ...


Page 1 / 9