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
Small Transmitting Loop (Mag Loop)
I've been seeing a lot about the small transmitting loop, or magnetic loop, antenna lately. An extremely small and portable antenna that still has similar performance of a wire antenna. From all the articles online and YouTube videos, it looks like the bees knees. I've decided to give it a try and find out exactly how good they really are.
Monday, July 24, 2017
ISS SSTV Event Results (July 2017)
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of amateur radio aboard the International Space Station, the ISS transmitted SSTV images all weekend long. I tried a couple methods to capture these images with varying results.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
REVIEW -- Baofeng Tech APRS-K2 TRRS Cable
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Behold the SUPER EASY DIGI!
Monday, January 23, 2017
Winter Fury SET and Mobile Digipeater
Here's a good overview of my experience participating during this winters simulated emergency test Winter Fury. This SET simulated a massive winter storm in our area that closed all major roadways and caused a vast amount of chaos including interrupting normal modes of communication. Don't worry though, ham radio to the rescue!
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