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Saturday, April 25, 2020

  • Chat From a Quarantined Software Engineer – Welfare Check!
    This is a welfare check on you. Please leave a comment on how you are faring, what is happening in your situation with the lock-down. Are you quarantined? Working from home? Did you lose your job? How are you doing during this crazy time? What is going on with you during this challenging situation? I […]
  • Weekly Propagation Summary – 2020 Apr 20 16:10 UTC
    Here is this week’s space weather and geophysical report, issued 2020 Apr 20 0123 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 13 – 19 April 2020 Solar activity was very low throughout the reporting period. No sunspots were obseved on the visible disk and no Earth-directed CMEs were observed in available coronagraph imagery. No proton […]
  • LHS Episode #340: Hamlib Deep Dive Redux
    Welcome to the 340th installment of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts revisit Hamlib, the rig-, rotor-, amplifier- and tuner-control library that is at the heart of many applications’ intregration with your ham radio gear. Our guest tonight is Michael Black, W9MDB, the maintainer and lead developer of the Hamlib […]

  • Rebuilding the Shack PC
    My ham shack PC is an older Dell desktop PC.  It’s not fancy, but it does the job I need it to do.  I’m pretty sure this PC and its present Windows installation date back to 2011 or 2012.  Initially … Continue reading →
  • Hunting For NDBs In CLE255
    It’s another CLE weekend!During these stressful times, the CLE might hopefully provide some peaceful relief for you.’CLE’s are ‘Co-ordinated Listening Events, and NDB DXers around the world focus their listening time on one small slice of the NDB spe…
  • Icom 7610 heat sink issue
    Bottom cover removedIn the Icom 7610, there are two ADC (analog-digital converters) that in some rigs an issue with the heat sinks have either become loose or all together falls off. There was an issue during production with certain radios where this w…

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