Tech Night

Learn Amateur Radio or Ham Radio - Loggers (HRD and DXLab)
Presentation on Popular Loggers (HRD and DXLab)

What to learn Ham Radio operating skills and technical skills? We hold a monthly Tech Night Session as part of our mission to help our members develop and expand their Ham Radio related technical knowledge.

Our next Tech Night will be on Tuesday, April 10th at 7 pm. Our April Tech Night will be about Basic Kit Building Skills and Techniques and will be presented by Steve Elliot, K1EL. Don’t miss it!

Learn Amateur Radio or Ham Radio - Tech Night Topic Member Survey
2016/2017 Tech Night Topic Member Survey

These sessions cover a variety of topics that our members have chosen.

Learn Amateur Radio or Ham Radio - Directional Antennas Demo
Dave Michaels, N1RF Demonstrating How Directional Antennas Work
Learn Amateur Radio or Ham Radio - Connor Finchum, KC1GGX building his Pixie Kit
Connor Finchum, KC1GGX building his Pixie Kit

The topic from a recent Tech Night was about Antenna Modeling I and was presented by Scott, NE1RD. You can see the video from this session below:

March 2018 Tech Night – Antenna Modeling I

Previous Tech Night Presentations

  • Antenna Modeling I by Scott Andersen, NE1RD.
  • Building and Operating a Mobile HF Station by Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC
  • High-Altitude Balloons: Amateur Radio at the Edge of Space and was presented by our HAB Team.
  • Getting On The Air 2.0 by Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC, and B. Scott Andersen, NE1RD
  • All About – Getting the most from our Website by Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC.
  • Digital Modes: RTTY, PSK, and WSJT-X by Mike Struzik AB1YKAnita Kemmerer AB1QB, and Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC
  • Bonding and Grounding by Jeff Millar, WA1HCO and Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC.
  • All About Field Day 2017  by Dave Merchant, K1DLM, and our Field Day Planning Team.
  • Building and Operating a Satellite Ground Station by Burns Fisher, W2BFJ and Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC.
  • DXing and QSLing by Anita Kemmerer, AB1QB; Bill Barber, NE1B; Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC; and Dick Powell, WK1J.
  • Weak Signal VHF and UHF Stations by Jeff Millar, WA1HCO and Bill Barber, NE1B.
  • Getting the Most from your HF Transceiver and More by Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC and Dave Michaels, N1RF.
  • Popular Loggers – Ham Radio Deluxe and DXLab Suite by Dave Merchant, K1DLM and Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC.
  • Low-Band Antennas by Dennis Marandos, K1LGQ; Hamilton Stewart, K1HMS; Brian McCaffrey, W1BP; and Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC.
  • RF Simulation and Matching by Jeff Millar, WA1HCO
  • Directional Antennas by Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC; Dave Michaels, N1RF; Brian Smigielski, AB1ZO; and Greg Fuller, W1TEN
  • All About Field Day 2016  by our Field Day Planning Team.
  • Surface Mount Solder and Desoldering, a Hands-On Presentation by Jeff Millar, WA1HCO
  • Building Your First Station and Getting On The Air by Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC, and Dave Michaels N1RF
  • Software Defined Radios by Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC and Skip Youngberg, K1NKR
  • Advanced Repeaters (DMR, EchoLink, DMR, and D-STAR) by Anita Kemmerer; AB1QB, Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC; and Bill Barber, NE1B
  • Antenna Modeling with EZNEC by Fred Kemmerer, AB1OC
Learn Amateur Radio or Ham Radio - Jeff Millar, WA1HCO Demonstrating Surface Mount Soldering
Jeff Millar, WA1HCO Demonstrating Surface Mount Soldering

Tech Night Videos and Presentations

All of our Tech Night presentations are included in our members-only video and presentation archives below.

Our Tech Nights are held at the First Church in Nashua, NH in Nauss Hall. Please park in the second or third lot next to the Church. We hope to see you at our next Tech Night!

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