Hammy Birthday Ideas

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by W0VRA, Sep 12, 2018.

ad: L-HROutlet
ad: l-rl
ad: Subscribe
ad: Left-2
ad: Left-3
ad: L-MFJ
ad: MessiPaoloni-1
  1. KK5JY

    KK5JY Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Any chance she would be willing to tag along while you go shopping in an AR store??
    There are some things in the A**L bookstore that might be nice, tho?
    WZ7U, W0VRA and N3AWS like this.
  2. W0VRA

    W0VRA Ham Member QRZ Page

    The nearest one is an HRO in Milwaukee, which would be fun, despite Sunday's game. But it's a bit out of our way.

    Yes, there are. An antennas book would be nice.
    K8MHZ likes this.
  3. KS2G

    KS2G Subscriber QRZ Page

    W0VRA and KK5JY like this.
  4. W4NNF

    W4NNF XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Then you shouldn't/wouldn't have brought it up, now would you? :p

    What should you get? For HF? With the Sun the way he is, at the top of my shopping list would be an amplifier and/or a better antenna or the components and assistance needed to put one up. ;)

    VHF/UHF? If you haven't tried the digital voice modes, a DMR or D-Star radio and maybe a hotspot to go with it.
    W0VRA likes this.
  5. KK5JY

    KK5JY Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    The Antenna Book is worth every penny. I have several. I never open them -- I use the CD-ROM that comes in the back, which has the entire book plus reference material in PDF format. It's much easier to search and read (for me).

    I also like the Low-Band DXing book they sell. And the Handbook is also fun to flip through every few years.

    All of them have the book on CD in the back, if that appeals to you.
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2018
    WZ7U and W0VRA like this.
  6. KK5JY

    KK5JY Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    That's another good idea. The A**L store has a lot of RSGB books, and many of them are quite good. Lots of antenna design books...
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2018
    W0VRA likes this.
  7. WD6USA

    WD6USA Ham Member QRZ Page

    How about a new, comfortable chair for the Shack?
    W0VRA and KK5JY like this.
  8. KK5JY

    KK5JY Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    I mean, really, how could you not want one?? ;)

    W4NNF and W0VRA like this.
  9. W3MMM

    W3MMM Ham Member QRZ Page

    3,271 watts of birthday joy!

    Those are fun thingies, aren't they?
    KK5JY and W0VRA like this.
  10. W4ZD

    W4ZD XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    I would hold out for a nice shack in a nice vacation home on the French Riviera. That surely qualifies, as it is likely nothing you would buy for yourself, and would be real cool to get as a gift. :p
    W0VRA likes this.

Share This Page

ad: M2Ant-1