Monthly Archives: March 2016

Happy Spring!

Spring is here in the Northern Hemisphere. That means we will be entering the thunderstorm season in Minnesota – a dangerous time for remote base station equipment due to the risk of damage by lightning strikes. Even nearby lightning that … Continue reading

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WA0TDA IC-7200 Back in Service

A substitute IC-7200 is in place, so the station is once again operational. There is no set schedule, and the station is only running periodically due to the risk of front end receiver damage from nearby W0ZSW, also running remotely.

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W0ZSW is up & running with RCFORB software

The W0ZSW Handiham Club of Minnesota station is up and running with the Remotehams.com RCFORB software. The station features a Kenwood TS-480HX 200 watt transceiver and a 270 foot extended double zepp (W0OXB Special) antenna at the WA0TDA QTH.

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Remote is down due to receiver issue

The WA0TDA IC-7200 is offline while the radio is in for service. There was a receiver front end issue that needed to be resolved. In the meantime, please consider other RCFORB controlled stations like W0ZSW (also at the WA0TDA QTH) … Continue reading

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