Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter, March 30, 2019

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Saturday, March 30, 2019

  • Is Your QST App on iOS Busted? Ours is too…
    Oh, at least 15 years or so ago, a university team in the UK came up with an electronic ink (e-ink) technology for an 8″x11″ format thin tablet for office use. It was going to revolutionize photocopying by reducing the need for it. Recall when corporate (and university!) meetings would be held after burning down […]
  • Part 4 Lets look at some condo antennas
    At our old condo the loop loops like a covered piece of furniture.Good afternoon everyone, it’s time to have a look at getting on the air from a condo. I have been living in a condo for about 6 years now and really have only had one antenna BUT I have …
  • If It’s Trash Day, I’m Collecting!
    Prologue… I was born in 1932, which by definition made me a depression baby. This episode in the life of Urb the emerging nerd, demonstrates that people were totally capable of doing economically irrational things during the height of the depression. They would throw things away needing only simple repairs. How it all began… At […]
  • Building A Jones Push-Pull Oscillator
    Just as my shelf space for new projects keeps expanding (and quickly running out!), so does my main web site, “The VE7SL Radio Notebook”. I have just added a new page to the site describing the construction of my newly-completed Jones Power-Oscillator …
  • LHS Episode #277: Nano Nano
    Hello and welcome to the latest short-format episode of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts discuss improvements to the Nano editor, Indian satellites with amateur radio payloads, Puerto Rico bracing for a year of emcomm, add-on applications for WSJT-X, network time protocol (NTP) and much more. Thank you for listening […]
  • Ham-flavored STEM, the ISS Calling CQ, and Grounding
    Stories you’ll find in our April, 2019 edition: TSM Reviews: Uniden SDS100 Base/mobile Scanner By Larry Van Horn N5FPW On the heels of the release of the SDS100 handheld scanner in the first quarter of 2018, Uniden announced the release of the SDS200 base/mobile scanner in January 2019. Like the SDS100, the SDS200 is a […]
  • LHS Episode #278: The Weekender XXVI
    It’s time once again for The Weekender. This is our bi-weekly departure into the world of amateur radio contests, open source conventions, special events, listener challenges, hedonism and just plain fun. Thanks for listening and, if you happen to get a chance, feel free to call us or e-mail and send us some feedback. […]
  • Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 235
    Last chance: 2019 State of the Hobby Survey This benchmark can help us determine what is working and what is not in the ham radio community. This can involve participation, recruitment, mentoring and licensing. It can also help identify new and emerging trends in amateur radio. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey […]
  • Radcom didn’t show?
    Over the last few years I have started to lose magazines I subscribe to that are delivered by Royal Mail.This month it was Radcom’s turn, the April edition didn’t show it’s face. At least a week had gone by after despatch to the membership. One has to …

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