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Saturday, April 18, 2020

  • AmateurLogic 142: Fading Sidebands, DRM SSTV & OpenWebRX
    AmateurLogic.TV Episode 142 is now available for download. Do you really know what’s shown in a Spectrum Display? George explains. Visually observing a signal fade. Emile’s DRM SSTV exploration. Mike discovers OpenWebRX is back and more. 1…
  • Weekly Propagation Summary – 2020 Apr 13 16:10 UTC
    Here is this week’s space weather and geophysical report, issued 2020 Mar 30 0104 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 23 – 29 March 2020 Solar activity was very low throughout the period. No active regions with sunspots were observed and no earth-directed CMEs were detected. No proton events were observed at geosynchronous orbit. […]
  • LHS Episode #338: Digital Dragon
    Hello and welcome to Episode 338 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this short-topics episode, the hosts discuss Linux distros for SDR, TensorFlow, Linux files on Windows, Qt, CW, open-source ventilators and much, much more. Hope you’re staying safe and healthy during the global crisis. Thank you for listening!

    73 de The LHS […]

  • Online US Ham Radio Exams
    The COVID-19 global pandemic has certainly had a major impact to all of us.  While I certainly don’t need to point out all the pain points, for those who may stumble onto this blog posting you’re either interested in getting … Continue reading →
  • YouTubers Hamfest on May 16th, 2020!
    This is going to be the first-ever, largest-ever, YouTube collaborative effort to support ALL Amateur Radio Vendors, personnel, promoters, subscribers and sustainers during the would-be weekend of Hamvention 2020.  Join us as we interview and promote all of the great people who make our hobby the best on Earth!  8am EST on Saturday May 16th […]
  • World Amateur Radio Day 630m Activity!
    The IARU has designated April 18 UTC as “World Amateur Radio Day”.  Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) is participating with a special event.       There will also be two 630…
  • LHS Episode #339: The Weekender XLVI
    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. […]

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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