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 SK

    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.

Feature Article(s):     Replacing Bad FM Radio Antenna * NEW * 9/23/2022

Bogus Products I Have Known 1/28/2021
Which is the Best Rechargeable Battery? 1/07/2021
The Traveler's Nightlight
Micorwave Annoying Beep Modification
fldigi On The Cheap

My Karras' Corner Articles: TV Antenna Blog Last Update - 02/08/2022
New article: "What Have You Got to Lose?"

For my past featured articles * Click Here

  Published Magazine Articles, by KE3FL   (Last published articles: Aug 2021)
  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: 03/29/2024)
                                            - 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 Blogs

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