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- Ham College 64
Ham College episode 65 is now available for download. Extra Class Exam Questions – Part 3 Rules pertaining to automatic and remote control; band-specific regulations; operating in, and communicating with foreign countries; spurious emission stan…
- Land (er, FREQUENCY) Grab
We’ve all heard it at least once: no one owns a frequency. By law, amateurs must keep the transmissions from their station within the bounds of the allocations granted to license-holding operators–within these bands that are allocated for amateur radio use. Amateurs are expected to follow band-plans, which guide us to which mode can be […]
- One Aspect of Amateur Radio: Good Will Ambassadors to the World
This article is part two of the series taking a look at band plans and gentlemen agreements. See part one, here: Land (er, FREQUENCY) Grab. Displaced and Marginalized There are some unhappy amateur radio operators in the world of shortwave operations. Users of Morse code, and digital modes other than the highly-popular modes engineered by […]
- What is wrong with this picture???
I am operating in the CW CQWPX contest today and just can’t contact anyone. Yesterday all was good but today NOTHING at all. Have a look at the above picture and see if you can see what’s wrong. It took me some time as I kept overlooking the obvious.
- Weekly Propagation Summary – 2020 Jun 01 16:10 UTC
Here is this week’s space weather and geophysical report, issued 2020 Jun 01 0138 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 25 – 31 May 2020 Solar activity reached moderate levels on 29 May due to an M1.1 flare at 0724 UTC from an unnumbered region beyond the northeast limb. This region also produced a […]
- LHS Episode #349: Docker Deep Dive
Hello and welcome to Episode 349 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, we take an in-depth look at the Docker containerization platform. We discuss all aspects of the project from how to install it to how to use it to where to get support when something goes awry. You can use […]
- CQ WPX CW contest summary.
Another CQWPX CW contest has come and gone and this year for me it was a parttime effort as the weather was great here and many outdoor “Stuffs” had to be done. I was shocked to see 10m open and I was able to bag 7 contacts there. During my first leg o…
- Carlos/KD9OLN Parachute Mobile on 2m FM
Gaining some elevation for VHF operating is always a good idea. Most of the time, we think about this in terms of operating from summits or towers. Another option is to go up in an aircraft…and maybe jump out of it. Carlos/KD9OLN did just that with a parachute mobile operation captured on video. In the … Continue reading Carlos/KD9OLN Parachute Mobile on 2m FM →
- Configure a Pi-Star based multi network DMR hotspot
Often when people create a DMR hotspot they set them up for only one network. But if they want to use DMR+ one moment, then Brandmeister the next and then later talk with someone on the TGIF network they will need to switch back and forth depending on which network they want to use. Switching […]
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- The Joys Of ERP
The following blog was originally published four years ago and with the ever-growing number of new 630m stations, some may find the information helpful.****************************************Amateurs and and U.S. experimental licence holders operatin…
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