J-Pole Antenna Design, Syosset New York, Syosset High School class of 1969 Amateur Radio ARES Emergency Service QRP
Welcome to the Web Site of:
KE3FL, Philip Karras

Started: 01/04/1998, * Last Update:

Take a look at the new Feature Article!

From: Jeff Demers, N1SNB
My company, Amateur Radio Supplies LLC, of Haverhill, Massachusetts seeks to help a few lucky young hams
get on the HF bands and make some contacts! Do you know any deserving young hams? We will be giving away
3 complete HF stations per year in order to support activity on the ham bands,
Details at: amateurradiosupplies.com

Click here for a short history about: Phil Karras  /  My Shack  /  KE3FL  /  WA3OHI

    Resume: [Software] or Download the Software DOC version       [Engineering] or Download the Engineering DOC version
            [Web Programming] or Download the Web DOC version           Functionality Resume: [Click Here]

    I'm working for Future Technologies, Inc.

The next VE Test Session will be held:

Feature Article(s):     The Traveler's Nightlight * NEW * 10/07/2020
Micorwave Annoying Beep Modification * NEW * 10/05/2020
fldigi On The Cheap
Center-Tapped Joule Thief Plus
Adjustable Add-On Power Supply
uBITx Homebrew Microphone
Sonic Switch Repair
Beyond the Simple Joule Thief
Lithium Batteries are NOT all Created Equal!
How to Figure the Useful USB Power Bank Ah Rating

My Karras' Corner Articles: TV Antenna Blog Last Update - 10/21/2020

For my past featured articles * Click Here

  Published Articles, by KE3FL   (Last published article: August 2020)
  LiftMaster 373LM Three-Button Garage Door Opener Repair - Updated 03/10/2019

  Do LED Light Bulbs Save Money Compared to CFL Bulbs?
  Build a Recharge Center or Get Control Of Your Power Vampires!

  [Know Your Band Privileges, New for Techs!] - This is NOT one of mine, but it IS important!

  The Porcupine TV Antenna (Also known as the Four-element, trunstile, bow tie antenna), The How-to build photos.                                     
  Soldering Islands - Made from a paper-cutter edge

  Helpful Wires - Anderson Power Pole splitters, current and/or Voltage measurement

  Joule Thief Experiments - Last update: 01/25/2020

  Build a Joule Thief LED Tester                                     
  Other LED Projects                                     
  Build an AC Powered LED Piano Light Lamp                                     
  My Five-LED AC Nightlight
  Center-Tapped Joule Thief Plus - * NEW * 01/16/2020
  Adjustable Add-On Power Supply - * NEW * 01/17/2020

( Past featured articles )

Opinion: The Other Side Of The Coin... Why can't we have the basics of every radio up front?

Review: Deal Exterme Be careful of this company!

Click On the Amateur Radio or Related Web Site:
  * NEW * stuff every few months! (Last update: 06/23/2020)
                                            - Thanks to Chase Coldwater: The "National Weather Service Stations (by state)" link has been fixed
                                               and changed to, "NOAA Weather Radio by state"

Clubs CW, QRP, & HB Digital Modes Emergency Service
Projects / RFI FS/Swap HAM Training Magazines
Maps More HAM Links News Parts Vendors
Power Sources Radios Etc. Safety Software
Stores Shortwave Listening Wire/Connectors/Antennas Propagation, Solar, Sci
Ham Shows

Featured Suppliers:
West Mountain Radio for Battery Analyzers, RIGrunners, etc.
EZ-Hang for slingshot to hang antennas from trees.
K1CRA Radio Store for: Liquid Tape
HRO: Ham Radio Outlet - For all sorts of Ham Radios and equipment

Operating Help:
The RS/RST System, Readability, Signal strength, & Tone System

Amateur Radio Emergency Service articles:

Amateur Radio Relay League Traffic Forms Plus: (To download, right-mouse-click on: [click here])
  • Local Area NETS: [click here] (07/19/2002)
  • ARES/RACES JavaScript Database (Shareware, Pfind): [click here] (03/10/2003)

Other KE3FL Articles, QRP et al:
(To download, right-mouse-click on: [click here])

J-Pole Antenna Design KE3FL/Circle Software Programs:
(To download the DOS program, right-mouse-click on: [click here])
The only program not available in JavaScript is the IMC program. Programs, Utilities, and Calculators - last update: 02/17/2020
JavaScript Programs, Utilities, and Calculators

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J-Pole Antenna Design, Syosset New York, Syosset High School class of 1969 Amateur Radio ARES Emergency Service QRP