Exploring the Drought Map and Radio Propagation

I’ve been watching weird behavior in propagation over the western USA with curiosity since Hurricane Ida plowed through some weeks ago. And I’ve been taking screen shots of how the hole in propagation has changed and expanded over time since then. Early Summer “Normal Propagation” When I first started on the HF bands back in …

Radial Wrangling for Cliff Dwellers and Other Antenna Voodoo

To the ham friend who recently complained at lunch sitting beside me over a plate of breakfast, that I am writing too much and it takes too long to read, I apologize in advance for yet another blog post. 🙂 Apparently I’m doing a good job of keeping you pinned in your seat, though! Electromagnetic …