My Articles

Amateur Radio VHF/UHF Articles
Here are some articles that I have written to explain and encourage activity above 50 MHz.
Getting Started on 2M SSB  Learn how to get started operating Single Sideband on 2 Meters 
How to Work A VHF Contest Learn how to make a contact in a VHF contest
Choose Your 2M Frequency Wisely  An explanation of the 2M band plan (Colorado emphasis)
So You Want to Be a Rover Learn how to get started in rover operating in VHF contests
Colorado VHF grid locators  A map of Colorado showing the VHF grid locators

FM VHF Operating Guide gives tips on how to use the VHF and UHF bands for repeater and simplex operation
D-STAR: Digital Voice for VHF/UHF CQ-VHF Magazine article on D-STAR

KØNR Operating from Other Countries
Medical mission to Honduras with the International Health Service (amateur radio in support of a medical mission)

The story of the KBØCY/C6A trip to The Bahamas.

VHF Operating Events (contests, etc.)
Some information and photos on my portable VHF contest efforts
The Colorado 14er Event - amateur radio from the summits of 14,000 foot mountains

Rescue on Uncompahgre Peak
I wrote this story back in 1992 about an experience in the Colorado mountains that involved amateur radio and a medical emergency. It is in pdf format and about 1.1 Meg in size. Click here to get the file.