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Saturday, July 4, 2020

  • Weekly Propagation Summary – 2020 Jun 29 16:10 UTC
    Here is this week’s space weather and geophysical report, issued 2020 Jun 22 0212 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 15 – 21 June 2020 Solar activity was very low throughout the reporting period. Region 2765 (S24, L=116, class/area Cao/beta on 05 Jun) was quiet and stable as it rotated around the W limb […]
  • I Participated in Field Day 2020 — and Got the Tee Shirt!
    OK, this is a cheesy blog post title. But it’s true. Here’s the picture…and it leads into more important things about Field Day. I got the Tee Shirt! My annual Field Day plans are spotty at best due to my wedding anniversary falling near that June weekend. I’ve participated in multi-club “big” Field Day events […]
  • LHS Episode #354: QSO Today Ham Expo Deep Dive
    Hello and welcome to the 354th episode of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, we talk with Eric Guth, 4Z1UG, of the QSO Today podcast. With just the spark of an idea, he has created the first large-scale virtual ham fest. In a COVID-19 world where in-person events are cancelled all over […]

  • Prominent Ham Operators Lead Major Covid-19 Pandemic Effort
    Amateur radio often helps out in emergencies. But hams have other lives besides what’s they’re licensed to do by the FCC under the Amateur Radio Service. One prominent ham, Dr. Scott Wright K0MD, edits the American Radio Relay League’s National Contesting Journal and contacts many, many other hams in official contests. But in his work […]
  • The annual 13 Colonies special event.
    The annual 13 Colonies special event  (please view link to learn more about the event) was going on during the RAC Canada Day contest on July 1st. Last year I read about this event on Larry W2LJ’s blog last year and he had a posted about it as wel…
  • Statistics in Circuit Design and Engineering
    From All About Circuits column by Roger Keim (see below) For several decades, I taught statistics in Departments of Sociology and used them in my Labs in research centers and institutes. Much of my academic career pioneered the use of computers in social science research. There I frequently hired electrical and computer engineering students to […]
  • Ham College 66
    Ham College episode 66 is now available for download. Extra Class Exam Questions – Part 4 E1D – Amateur space and Earth stations; telemetry and telecommand rules; identification of balloon transmissions; one-way communications. 1:03:10 Dow…

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