A clear explanation of Standing Wave Ratio or SWR. This is what happens when you check out that new antenna on your transceiver.
From John, K5ACL
The competitive side of amateur radio. To learn more about contesting, please visit the following sites. http://www.arrl.org/contests http://wp.rac.ca/amateur-radio-contest-calendars/ Here is a video of a successful contest station in New Zealand. Admittedly, a larger effort than most of us can provide, but you get the idea.