Alfonso Faustino: Bioenno Power (K6ASF)

If you’re interested in running a portable field HAM comm case or pack, contact Kevin at Bioenno Power: 1-888-336-7864: Sale at BioennoPower dot com.  Just tell Kevin you portable power needs, your gear, and he will provide you with the best set-up based on your gear and power needs. When I’m at Eagle’s Nest, I…

Alfonso Faustino: Programming Transceivers (K6ASF)

Well, today, Thursday, 6-April-2017, @ 1150 Hours PDT, is gloomy and wet; so, my Diamond X-50 antenna coax is all coiled up and inactive until the rain passes. A rain storm is expected to hit San Francisco this evening, which means I will be doing my HAM operations indoors rather than being outside of my…

Alfonso Faustino: Eagle’s Nest: Top Of Nob Hill (K6ASF)

I always wonder about the locations of the HAM operators with whom I meet on various frequencies; hence, I created this BLOG to show you the location from which I transmit and receive. I affectionately call my station location: Eagle’s Nest, which is located in an area in San Francisco, which I personally call, Top…

Alfonso Faustino: Pelican 1520: Portable Communications Case (KM6JLI) (K6ASF)

I’m a huge fan of Pelican cases — excellent product supported by 5-star customer support.  I informed Pelican they mis-typed my name-tag.  The next day, my new corrected name-tag was shipped to me, over-night, via UPS; and, Pelican gave me a key-chain flash-light for the inconvenience — excellent product and 5-star customer service — thanks,…

Alfonso Faustino: FCC HAM License: (K6ASF)

I’m truly happy to be part a new HAM operator in the HAM community; and, yesterday, 23-March-2017, I met several awesome experienced HAM operators: Tom (N6MVT), George (W6SUV), and Jim (N6MED).  These three HAM operators are pivotal players behind the CARLA communications network, which provides emergency assistance and other types of communications resources throughout Northern…