Headed to IWCE in Las Vegas

Tomorrow I fly to Las Vegas to attend the IWCE conference.  This will be my first time to attend this show, so I am not sure what to expect.  But I do think it will be information overload for 2 whole days.  I chose Wednesday and Thursday only because those are the days of the […] Read more »

MTC Sidewalk Sale Review

In my previous post I mentioned that I was attending the sidewalk sale at Main Trading Company last Saturday.  On their website they mention that they start with coffee at 6:30am, and the official event time is 7am-Noon.  I live 2 hours from their location, so in order to get there right as it started, […] Read more »

Sidewalk Sale at MTC Radio This Weekend

I’ve posted about Main Trading Company before, they are honestly the closest thing that DFW has to a Ham Radio retail store, and they aren’t even really in DFW.  They are located in Paris, TX. This weekend is their Sidewalk Sale, officially 6:30am-Noon.  It’s about a 2-hour drive from Grapevine, but I am not planning […] Read more »

Portable Base Setup in Galveston

As per my previous post, this past Labor Day weekend I traveled to Galveston for a family vacation.  We left DFW on Friday morning and arrived around 4pm Friday afternoon.  We stayed until Monday, Labor Day, and left to come home around 10am that morning. This trip was the first time I had taken a […] Read more »

Trip to Galveston on 2 Meters

For Labor Day weekend we generally travel to Galveston to spend time with family.  This year is the first year I’ve packed a radio into the truck (my wife’s car) and also brought portable gear to setup a temp base station while staying at the beach house. I didn’t see much activity between Dallas and […] Read more »