Author Archives: Wes Cardone

QRZ Promotional HT for New Hams

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QRZ.com is offering a promotion for a 2-meter handheld, programming software, and programming cable for under $60. This is a special program to get new hams started and is sponsored by QRZ.com and GigaParts. This is applicable for hams who recently obtained their amateur radio license. It is currently running until December 31 with over 2,000 units having gone out… Read more »

LTSpice GUI Help Needed

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UPDATE: I have secured help on this item. Thank you. ——- My dear amateur radio friends and compatriots: I could really use some help with an article that I am writing for publication in ARRL’s QEX magazine. The article documents a computer simulation fuse model together with its characterization protocol. You can read its abstract here. I have already solve… Read more »

Help Writing an Excel VBA Script

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UPDATE: I have satisfied this need. I NEED HELP Greetings to my dear amateur radio aficionados and other friendly geeks with too much time on their hands. 🙂 I have written a paper for submission to the ARRL QEX magazine describing a fuse model and characterization protocol for conserved computer simulation (i.e. Saber, Ansys Simplorer, LTSpice, etc.). It is nearly… Read more »

Chelsea Amateurs Present to the Cub Scouts

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On October 15 of 2022, the Chelsea Amateur Radio Club (CARC) gave a presentation to the Dexter Cub Scout Pack 477. The event started with a brief explanation by CARC President James Grissom (WD8RFW) of the fundamental concepts of amateur radio and how it serves the community. As part of Jim’s presentation, he explained how amateurs use phonetics to facilitate… Read more »

Chelsea ARC and Cub Scouts Pack 477

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The Chelsea Amateur Radio Club will be giving a ham radio presentation to the Dexter Cub Scouts, Pack 477, on Saturday, October 15th at Hudson Mills Metropark on North Territorial Rd near Huron River Drive.  At roughly 2 PM, we will explain ham radio to the Cubs and how they can get an Amateur Radio Operator’s license. Part of our presentation… Read more »

What’s All This 5G Stuff, Anyhow?

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Please click on the button below to read a blog post by Wes Cardone (N8QM) presenting thoughts on 5G. Note that no conclusions are presented. The post was written with the amateur radio operator in mind and the knowledge that he or she is expected to process by the FCC. Reach your own conclusions. While the rest of the world… Read more »

Chelsea Amateur License Upgrade Training

To join the meeting, look for the Chelsea Amateur Radio Club monthly Zoom meeting link on this website. Class begins on August 2, 2022. What will you learn in each session? Not a lot. We are moving slowly but with determination. The important thing is that you will come away with something. But we beg your patience. We are constantly… Read more »