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Saturday, May 23, 2020
- AmateurLogic 143: N5BOC Hotspot, Huskylens, Squelch Tapping
AmateurLogic.TV Episode 143 is now available for download. Ray Novak, N9JA joins us for the latest information on the Icom IC-705. Tommy demonstrates his favorite new hotspot, the N5BOC Duplex Multiple Mode Digital Voice Modem. George shows how to ‘Tap That Squelch’. Get a Squelch Open signal from a rig to interface with a computer … Continue reading AmateurLogic 143: N5BOC Hotspot, Huskylens, Squelch Tapping
- Weekly Propagation Summary – 2020 May 18 16:10 UTC
Here is this week’s space weather and geophysical report, issued 2020 May 18 0322 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 11 – 17 May 2020 Solar activity was very low. The solar disk was spotless. Beginning on 15 May, a rise in x-ray flux background was observed as two plage regions emerged on the […]
- LHS Episode #346: Project Update Round Table
Hello and welcome to Episode 346 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts invite listeners on to talk about current projects–open source, amateur radio or otherwise–that they’re working on. Several interesting topics evolve out of the conversation from digital modes to Internet linked radio systems to satellite operation. And there’s […]
- Yet in Quarantine, Life Blossoms!
About a month ago, I asked, “What is going on with you during this challenging situation?” and, “How do you use amateur radio, now that we are all stuck at home? Are you using ham radio more, now? Less?“ I am moved to say, “Thank you, to each of you who commented and even those […]
- Creativity Opportunities
In social media circles there has been much discussion about Field Day in light of COVID-19 restrictions. Many traditional club operations are going to be cancelled this year due to social distancing requirements and the need to protect ourselves and especially vulnerable members of our population, of which there are many in amateur radio. Folks … Continue reading Creativity Opportunities
- Hunting For NDBs In CLE256
CLE 256 will be held this coming weekend and will be somewhat different than normal.’CLE’s are ‘Co-ordinated Listening Events, and NDB DXers around the world focus their listening time on one small slice of the NDB spectrum … but this one is a lit…
As the cloud of pandemic descended over the planet, we all became witnesses to how quickly our way of life could be transformed. And with no vaccine or reliably tested antidote yet available, we will continue life in a suspended state of perpetual caution for an indeterminate period. Eventually, this virus will either be eliminated […]
- YouTubers Hamfest Starts TOMORROW! May 23rd
Check the website below for links to the Largest, Online LIVESTREAM Hamfest ever attempted. All of the channels participating in this event are incredibly excited about pulling this off. Join us at 18:00EDT for a Happy Hour Livestream with all of the YouTubers and lots of guests in the Live Chat. A HUGE thanks to […]
- How Much Does Emergency Power Cost?
Some folks are criticizing the ARRL for not modifying the Field Day rules in response to the Wuhan virus epidemic. Most of them are looking for a way to operate Field Day from home but still have a club score of some kind. I posted my thoughts here: Don’t Mess With The Field Day Rules. … Continue reading How Much Does Emergency Power Cost? →
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