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This site is all about vintage military radios, Ham Radio, electronics design and construction, communications, the Navy, amplitude modulation, dirt bikes, military history, communications intercept, astronomy, navigation, military vehicles, morse code, camping, PT Boats, DIY, backwoods exploration, field telephones, cats, militaria, education, community emergency response, vacuum tube radios, shortwave utility monitoring, training, radio direction finding, gizmology, knobology, photography, radio teletype, primitive technology, cryptography, military aircraft, early Ford Broncos, radio wave propagation, mobile comms equipment, antennas, travel and  freelance adventuring in general.

In particular, what happens when you mix all that together, at the same time.

In my life long interest in military radios and “collecting them” I have settled on a few guidelines. I only “collect” radio’s that I will actually USE on the air – somewhat routinely – and only radios that I can LIFT !! The big Navy shipboard sets are certainly interesting but they are just too much to handle around the house…So I seem to concentrate on ground-portable and some aircraft sets as a result.

Comments, inputs, corrections always welcome.  This website is a work-in-progress and I will be updating and adding material to it continually.

Note: The article “Posted by dates” are not correct – I re-dated and post-dated most of them to keep the posts in some particular order. WordPress has its own ideas on how to date material.

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