Articles on Amateur Radio
The following articles are collected from various speakers
who have presented talks at FARS meetings.
They included here as a public service to the amateur radio
Copyright is retained by the author unless stated otherwise
in the article.
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on-line presentation to FARS [PDF 640KB] - Adrian Motamedi,
K3ADM - March 27, 2020.
HOBBIES Introduction and Summary [PDF 678KKB] - Steve Stearns,
K6OIK - February 21, 2020.
Dipole Basics [PDF 5.8MB] - Steve Stearns,
K6OIK - October, 2019.
Batteries 101, presentation to FARS [PDF 8.0MB] - Rachel Kinoshita,
KK6DAC - April 27, 2019.
3D Printed Antennas for Amateur Radio [PPTX 27MB] - Michelle Thompson,
W5NYV - December 15, 2017.
Antenna Modeling for Radio Amateurs [PDF 8.1MB] - Steve Stearns,
K6OIK - October, 2017.
Directional Antennas [PDF 7.8MB] - Paul Zander,
AA6PZ - March 24, 2017.
VHF/UHF Propagation Planning for Amateur Radio Repeaters - Steve Stearns,
K6OIK - January 28, 2017.
Amateur Radio Resources that Save Space - Steve Stearns,
K6OIK - 2016.
Weird Waves - Steve Stearns,
K6OIK - 2015.
The Joy of Matching - Steve Stearns,
K6OIK - 2015.
- A Transmission Line Power Paradox and Its Resolution
- Steve Stearns, K6OIK - 2014.
- Bode, Chu, Fano, Wheeler - Antenna Q and Match Bandwidth
- Steve Stearns, K6OIK - 2013
- Transmission Line Filters: Beyond Stubs and Traps - Steve Stearns,
K6OIK - 2012
- Conjugate Match Myths - Steve Stearns,
K6OIK - 2011.
Loop Antennas [PDF 1.0MB] - Eric Norris,
WD6DBM - 2011.
about SWR and Loss - Steve Stearns,
K6OIK - 2011.
on APRS via the ISS [PDF 1.0MB] presented at
on 3/1/08 by Peter Chow,
AF6DS - 2008.
- Article [PDF 2.1MB]
on FARS Field Day from "100
Watts Magazine" a Thai HAM radio magazine -
Nimit Hongyim, KI6JLD - 2007.
- New Results
on Antenna Impedance Models and Matching -
Steve Stearns, K6OIK - 2007.
- HF Digital Modes - Mike, KN6QI - 2007.
- All About the Discone Antenna, QEX, Jan-Feb-2007 - Steve Stearns, K6OIK - 2007.
- Amateur Television (ATV) real TV, not cellphone cam [PDF 200K] - Michael, K6MFW - 2006.
- Antenna Impedance Models - Old and New - Steve Stearns, K6OIK - 2004.
- Mysteries of the Smith Chart:
Transmission Lines, Impedance Matching, and Little Known Facts - Steve Stearns, K6OIK - 2002.
- The DBJ-2: A Portable VHF-UHF Roll-up J-pole Antenna [PDF 200K] - Edison Fong, WB6IQN - 2005.
- Clarification of how to Wire PowerPoles - Paul, AA6PZ - 2014.
- Simplified Alinco DJ-S11 programming instructions - Arvid Hammer, WA6UUT - 2003.
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