Big storms rumbled thru here yesterday and last night. 40 degree temperature swing in just a few hours triggered tornados and related mayhem. I guess Spring has arrived and needed to make an entrance.

Looks like the popular Zumspot is a dead project.

The Spring 2018 NCDXF Newsletter is ready for download.

Jim, W1PID and Tim, W3ATB visited Livermore Falls in Plymouth, NH. The Pemigewasset River was raging with spring runoff - and the DX was pretty good too.

The second public test of FT8 DXpedition Mode will take place on April 7, and all radio amateurs are invited to participate.

A new version of the Trusted QSL (TQSL) application — version 2.4 — has been released. The major new feature in this release is the ability to pre-set state, county, and grid values for a station location and verify that gridsquares are correct for the given QTH. Please see the release notes.

QRPGuys Portable 80/60m Vertical Antenna – $20 (In Development)

Expanding on our experience of using the readily available eBay telescoping 17′ fiberglass fishing poles for a vertical support in the Tri-band Vertical Antenna, we are offering a portable 80/60m, center loaded, 15′ long vertical antenna. It has an easy changeable coil clip that allows for selecting a 40-50KHz portion of the upper and lower part of the 80m band or all of the 60m band.