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About Yestergirl

I am a girl who loves books and amateur radio!

Field Day is Here!

Field Day is Here! Beginning 1800 UTC Sat. and ending 2100 UTC Sun.¬†June 28 – 29, 2014 Are you ready for getting out “in the wild” and using those skills we’ve learned¬†as Ham radio operators? My OM and I will … Continue reading

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The New England QSO Party

This past weekend was the New England QSO Party. It’s a huge QSO Party for the New England States which include Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts and of course my home state of Connecticut. What are QSO Parties … Continue reading

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CQ CQ Where are you?…

Hey there! It’s been a while, but this girl still has her radio, just a different location. My new location, with a dipole antenna sloping across the roof and landing on a garage didn’t really seem to do the trick … Continue reading

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Back in Business… HF “Hear” I Come…

It’s been quite a few months since I last posted. That’s how long I’ve been without an antenna! Halloween weekend, the Northeast had a freak snow storm that took the tree down that I had put that antenna from the … Continue reading

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Radio Resolutions! And How did that first Radio Year go?

Happy New Year! Where did the year go?! It was my first year on HF and I loved every minute of it! Seems that I have a passion for contesting and I was able to enjoy that on both ends … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary SKYWARN!

Are you a weather spotter? Have you ever heard of SKYWARN? Well, it’s the 13th annual SKYWARN recognition day! Starting Friday evening December 2nd at 7pm through Saturday December 3rd at 7pm, over 100 National Weather Service Forecast Offices will … Continue reading

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Is Echolink Part of Your Ham Radio Life?

Echolink is part of Voice-Over-Internet-Protocol. It’s an amazing piece of technology and can open up a new world to Ham Radio Operators who don’t have HF equipment to get on the air. Basically you can chat with other Amateur Radio … Continue reading

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