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Saturday, March 23, 2019
- Part 3 of ham radio and condo life
Failed Hy-gain tape dipoleGood Saturday afternoon readers and sorry for the tardiness with regards to finally getting around to part 3. Work has been very busy and not much computer or radio time! In this part I am going to look at the antennas I have …
- AmateurLogic 128: Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi
AmateurLogic.TV Episode 128 is now available for download. George runs the full Windows 10 Pro (not IOT Core version) on the Raspberry Pi. Emile visits the W5DDL Hamfest in Rayne, LA. Tommy builds an Arduino Battery Monitor/Alert. 1:22:25 Download You…
- ICQ Podcast Episode 289 – UHF/VHF Weekender Transceiver Kit Review
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is a review of the UHF/VHF We…
- LHS Episode #276: Logical Volume Management Deep Dive
Hello and welcome to Episode 276 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts take a relatively in-depth look at the world of Logical Volume Management under Linux. LVM is a method for creating redundant, scalable and highly available disk volumes that can span multiple physical drives and media types. The […]
- Hunting For NDBs In CLE242
Online KiwiSDR NetworkCLE242 runs this weekend and is a bit different than most. This time, listeners are required to use an online remote receiver to do their beacon-hunting.There are many parts of the world where beacons have yet to be recorded to th…
- How to Get Into DMR … Without a Radio!
Are you a licensed ham who is interested in Dstar or DMR – but without the cost of expensive radios? Here are three steps you can take to accomplish the task. This applies to the three most popular protocols. It begins by acquiring a special USB Dongle that contains an analog to digital and digital […]
- Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 234
Artist to transmit art via SSTV and HAARP Amanda Dawn Christie will use the world’s most capable high-power, high-frequency transmitter to send art around the world and into outer space. Concordia University 2 meter square loop antenna Get on 2m SSB in style with this neat and sturdy plumber’s delight RF projector. Ham Universe Part […]
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03/22/2019 | The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available
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03/22/2019 | The K7RA Solar Update
Two sizeable sunspots, and one throws a flare!Read More
ARES operators provided observations and reports to assist decision makers at the Ohio Emergency Operations Center and county emergency management agency centers during a January blizzard.Read More
03/21/2019 | XR0ZRC Update from Robinson Crusoe Island
The XR0ZRC DXpedition team on Robinson Crusoe Island (Juan Fernandez Islands) reports that a very slow internet connection has hampered its ability to upload logs.Read More
03/21/2019 | So Now What?
“The New Ham Radio Starter Pack” is the focus of the inaugural (March 21) episode of the “So Now What?“ podcast for Amateur Radio newcomersRead More
03/20/2019 | Comments Due March 22 on Proposed Updates to the National Emergency Communications Plan
The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is seeking feedback on proposed updates to the National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP).Read More
03/20/2019 | FCC Adopts New Rules for Spectrum above 95 GHz in Branded “Spectrum Horizons” Initiative
The FCC has adopted new rules to encourage development of new communication technologies and expedite the deployment of new services above 95 GHz.Read More
The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) represented the interests of the Amateur and Amateur-Satellite Services in Geneva at last month’s second Conference Preparatory Meeting (CPM).Read More
03/20/2019 | Canadian Amateur Radio Interference Case Adjudicated
A nagging interference case in Canada has been adjudicated.Read More
A new Islands On The Air (IOTA) island — Inakari Island (EU192) — was activated for the first time in February by a small international team. Kataja/Inakari Island was added to the official IOTA list last fall. MarttiRead More
Special event station VI9NI will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Norfolk Island Act.Read More
The West Coast Qualifying Run of March 23 will not be transmitted on 17 and 15 meters.Read More
An FCC Enforcement Bureau Notice of Unlicensed Operation (NoUO) issued last fall to a California Technician-class licensee for alleged unlicensed FM broadcasting cites violations of the Part 97 Amateur Service rules.Read More
03/20/2019 | Radio Amateurs Aid Isolated Settler in Chile
Radio Club de Chile reports “a short story with a happy ending.” Don Martin, a settler living in an isolated location of Chile.Read More
03/20/2019 | HAARP Gearing Up for its Spring Research Campaign
Alaska’s High-Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) is prepping for its spring research program.Read More
The FCC Enforcement Bureau has an opening for an electronics engineer (field agent) for the Dallas, Texas, area, that may be of interest to radio amateurs.Read More