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BEHEMOTH Visits Radio Fun/73

During my 1992 Mothership jaunt around the US, one of my fondest memories is an extended visit to Peterborough, New Hampshire… home of the the late Wayne Green (W2NSD) and his publishing empire, along with all sorts of interesting people. … Continue reading

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Life on a Megacycle

This article is about HF amateur radio on the Winnebiko II back in 1988, and is one of my favorites from the 73 Magazine series. It discusses the rig and antennas on the bike, of course, but also rhapsodizes about … Continue reading

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Security Alert!

Part 6 in the Tech Nomad series in 73 Magazine Steven K. Roberts, N4RVE — July, 1988 Here Today, Gone Tomorrow? Sometimes I have no choice: I must turn my back on the Winnebiko and trust the public to leave it … Continue reading

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Bicycle-Mobile R&D Lab

One of the most challenging parts of packing the Winnebiko II (and later BEHEMOTH) for open-ended travel was dealing with the need for tools… not just the usual little bag of bike tools like spoke wrench and crank-puller, but all … Continue reading

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Winnebiko 2 Solar Power System

From my series in 73 Magazine, this details the power management system on the Winnebiko II. I’m so glad now that I wrote such things then, as it would be nigh-impossible to reconstruct from the sometimes sketchy documentation binders of … Continue reading

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Bicycle-Mobile Packeteering

This has always been one of my favorites from the 73 Magazine series I wrote in the late ’80s. The editors gave me freedom to talk about everything from cultural issues to deep geekery, and I was creating a lifestyle … Continue reading

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Two Meters Aboard the Winnebiko II – 73 Magazine

During the second bike journey, I had an ongoing column in 73 Magazine, which gave me free rein to talk about any bike geekery as long it was at least vaguely radio related. It was kicked off by a cover … Continue reading

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On the Road and On the Air – 73 Amateur Radio

As ham radio became an ever-greater part of my technomadics, I started writing for 73 and other publications. This cover story was a fun one, and the photo was taken by Karen Greene on Sullivan’s Island off the coast of … Continue reading

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