Tag Archives: antenna

Enjoying the View

I don’t know about you, but I think a huge satellite dish like that that would be a pretty cool, retrofuturistic yard decoration in addition to being interesting for a lot of other applications.

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Awesome VHF Rover

Amateur radio operator KC3RE has a pretty impressive VHF rig on top of his Land Rover Discovery. More photos at the Southeastern VHF Society Conference page.

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Inside a Lightning Arrestor [Cool Photos]

Lightning arrestors are an important part of both power line connections and well-designed antenna setups, used to (hopefully) keep a lightning strike from frying everything else attached to that circuit by providing a path for a high voltage strike to … Continue reading

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Antique Car Radio Repair: the 1951 Firestone 4-B-31 “Roamer” Vibrator Radio

A local friend is building a rat rod out of 1920s-1950s parts, a custom collection that ultimately will turn into a very fast car powered by a huge V8. He found a vintage car radio to go with it, the … Continue reading

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