Thursday, May 28, 2020

Internet Over Winlink

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What, Internet via radio!? Well, sort of. In this article I will discuss how you can get useful information from the web even if you are nowhere near an internet connection.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

ZTE Warp Connect High Gain Log Periodic Antennas

I've made the switch from a slow unreliable DSL connection to using the Sprint LTE network. To make things better I picked up some high gain antennas. In this post I'll give you some information on how I set them up and how well they work.

ZTE Warp Connect Hotspot Antenna Hack

If you are in a marginal coverage area with your hot spot, any little boost can help. In today's post I'll show you a quick, cheap way to get a better signal using a couple pieces of wire and some know how.

ZTE Warp Connect and Cheap Sprint 4G LTE

While this may not exactly be ham radio related, there is radio involved. In this post I'll talk about switching from an unreliable land line DSL to 4G wireless internet service via Sprint using the ZTE Warp. I'll also share some interesting sources to get truly unlimited LTE service.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Utilizing Forms with Winlink Express

The Winlink system is great for getting messages moved around, but its not necessarily pretty. To make it easier on the eyes of the user and served agencies, forms were implemented. These present a more friendly way to send messages back and forth. Check out this example of how to use forms.

Thursday, September 21, 2017


APRS can be a valuable tool to establish what resources are around you. But what if you aren't hearing very many packets or you're not getting digipeated on VHF? APRS via HF may be a good work around.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Mag Loop Tuning Aid

Since the HF transceiver I use doesn't have an SWR meter, I went in search for a way to ensure my mag loop antenna is tuned properly without any extra equipment. So, I built this little tuning aid.