Iambic CW Paddles

I have been trying to work toward my General ticket in Amateur radio, mostly due to the desire to use QRP as efficiently as possible on the lower bands and with some pretty awesome digital modes. That said, I also have a fascination with CW (what most people know as Morse Code). I also think that the Homebrew tradition of radio should stay alive and well. When I decided to learn to use an Iambic Paddle (I had a FUNKeyer from a good friend) I decided I was going to make one.
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Weather Satellites!

There are a few satellites that the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration operates 3 satellites that anyone can use to receive atmospheric images. I’m very excited to see these images… If I can successfully build an antenna… I have been trying to make a v-dipole at 137 MHz, but I haven’t been able to actually get a clear signal from the satellite. I’ll be uploading my notes on the actual creation of the antenna once I can get a working one.
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