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New Web Site Continues to Grow

The new WordPress-based slvarc.org web site continues to grow as I convert content from the old Joomla-based site.  It's been taking longer than I had expected, but new posts and features appear every week. Would you like to find an old post? Now at the bottom of the every page you can see a list … [Read More...]

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1/12–wave Matching for a Dipole: Why Bother?

During my recent presentation, I showed how the 1/12–wavelength matching technique using a short length of 50- and 75-ohm coax could be used to get a 1:1 match to 50 ohms at the transmitter end of a 75-ohm dipole. This is what is usually called 1:1 SWR. Rich KE1B pointed out that one could just … [Read More...]

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Glen KG0T Busts Antenna Myths

Glen KG0T was the highlight of the April 11, 2014, Club Meeting as he busted myths related to antennas and transmission-line matching. Here you will find the slides from his presentation. Glen handed out companion CDs full of supporting programs and data related to his talk. The contents of the … [Read More...]

Upcoming Events

  1. Club Meeting

    May 2 @ 7:30 pm9:00 pm
  2. Club Meeting

    June 6 @ 7:30 pm9:00 pm
  3. ARRL Field Day

    June 28 @ 11:00 amJune 29 @ 11:00 am
  4. Club Meeting

    July 4 @ 7:30 pm9:00 pm
  5. Potluck Picnic

    August 16 @ 12:00 pm5:00 pm