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Origin of Wireless Security: the Marconi Radio Hack of 1903

The place is the historic lecture theater of the Royal Institution in London. The date is the 4th of June 1903, and the inventor, Guglielmo Marconi, …

Having fun with amateur radio

Howard Michel, WB2ITX, the ARRL’s next CEO.<p>This meeting is, of course, the meeting at which the ARRL board elected Howard Michel, WB2ITX, as the next …

Siblings

Solar storm could strike Earth this week: What you need to know

A solar storm — a disturbance in Earth’s magnetic field caused by changes in solar wind — is forecast to hit Earth this week, the Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) has warned.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued a G1 (minor) geomagnetic storm watch for Tuesday and …

Magnetism

Newly-discovered asteroid will give Earth a close shave today

When it comes to near-earth objects that might pose a threat, NASA is very much on top of things. That said, the sheer vastness of the sky means that …

Asteroids

PALSTAR LA1K – 1000 watt RF Sensing Amplifier

FCC approval pending. Not yet available for sale. The new LA-1K 1000 watt RF Sensing Amplifier. While the LA-1K will work with a wide variety of …

Millennials are Reinventing Ham Radio

The latest blog post by Sterling Coffey (N0SSC), Millennials Are Killing Ham Radio, dives into a topic we’ve brought up continually here at …

Iceland to End Amateur/Ham Radio Callsign Discrimination

Iceland's Ministry of Transport and Local Government has published draft changes to the Radio Regulations for comment<p>The national society, Icelandic …

We Now Know What SOS Really Stands For

Nope, it's not "save our ship." Not even close.<p>“Save Our Ship!”<p>“Save Our Souls!”<p>“Save On Socks (at Sal’s Irregular Sock Emporium)!”<p>These are all …

Raspberry Pi Learns Slow Morse Code

It wasn’t long ago that you needed to know Morse code to be a ham radio operator. That requirement has gone in most places, but code is still useful …

Simple Morse Code Transceiver

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>LED (generic)<p>×<p>4<p>Arduino Nano R3<p>×<p>2<p>Buy from www.newark.com<br>• Buy from Newark Element14<br>• Buy from CPC<p>SparkFun …

Arduino

QRP Bike CW QSO

QSO QRP CW with UR8QV / qrp from cycling in motion, 3200 km with 4 W, powered equipment Equipment Yaesu FT-991 – Manual (PDF) December 04, 2014 No …

SDRuno 1.21 Released

SDRuno release 1.21 has now been released. This release of SDRuno contains the following amendments and bug fixes:1. Restored VFO button for centring …

Raspberry Pi 3 projects for Ham Radio with 7 inches touchscreen

This is a Raspberry Pi 3 kit with a 7 inches touchscreen that I build in about 30 minutes Equipment DX-Patrol SDR ( Software Defined Radio ) Receiver …

Millennials Are Killing Ham Radio

I just wanted to write this to start the conversation in order to disrupt amateur radio’s status quo, in response to K0NR’s blog, “<i>Is The Internet</i> …

Amateur Radio

JTAlert 2.10.5

JTAlert users who want to use the new WSJT-X <b>FT8 mode</b> need to update their <b>JTAlert</b> version to <b>2.10.1</b> or later.New Features: <br>– Band Activity Display …

My Father Chose Technology Over Me

He was obsessed with a HAM radio and spent his time talking to nameless others instead of me. I see him in so many of today's phone-addicted …

OJ0/OH2BR – Market Reef | DX-World

Jukka, OH2BR will be active as <b>OJ0/OH2BR</b> from Market Reef for one week starting September 2nd. During this activity, 60m is included. QSL via …

Hall of Fame

Inflatable Antenna Towers

<i>Emergency Agencies & Law Enforcement all over the US are using our Inflatable Towers for communications, lighting, & video. Now we are offering a</i> …

Ham radio tower frustrates Maple Ridge neighbours

For 10 years, residents of a Maple Ridge neighbourhood have been fighting to have an amateur radio tower taken down, but a coalition of ham …

Maple Ridge

Radio Theory Handbook Beginner to Advanced

Hi, this is <b>Ron VK2DQ</b>, manager of the<br>Radio & Electronics School.<p>We have produced a new handbook for amateur radio Beginner to Advanced that is not …

Morse code enthusiast tries to keep language alive

<b>John Riddett</b> learned morse code in the 1950's at a training school run by the postmaster-general's department (PMG). He estimates he's one of only 20 …

Telstra

#hamr #hamradio Just finished a new mount for my #MFJ 1979 telescoping vertical antenna https://t.co/s1IJdV6XRc

What's the buzz? Pot-growing lights vex ham radio operators

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Retired Coast Guard officer Roger Johnson sometimes notices a harsh buzz when he turns on his amateur radio, and he blames …

The Sun Finally Quiets Down: Solar Storm Forecast 03-09-2017

Johnson Space Center Amateur Radio Club Fires Up 1950s Vintage Gear for NASA on the Air Special Event<p>July 30, 2018 No comments<p>W5RRR, the Johnson …

This weekend: South America 10 meter contest and EA PSK63 contest

The second edition of the South America 10 meter contest will be taking place this weekend.It is possible to work any country, but contacts with SA …

ITF-2 CubeSat Set to Deploy from ISS

Toshihiro Kameda, JJ3GRX/W3GRX, of the University of Tsukuba’s “Yui” satellite project in Japan, reports that the ITF-2 (“imagine the future”) …

Ham Radio - What Is a Balun and How to Make One Cheaply

A Balun is a transformer which allows coaxial cable, which is an unbalanced lead to be connected to a balanced load, for example a resonant …

Bands

RUMlogNG version 3.1 is now available.

Post Views: 353<p>Tom Lindner (DL2RUM) has released v3.1 of <i>RUMlogNG</i> for direct download or via the App Store.<p>RUMlogNG is a HAM radio logging, QSL …

HDSDR VERSION 2.75 (STABLE) RELEASED

HDSDR is a freeware Software Defined Radio (SDR) program for Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10.<p>Typical applications are Radio listening, Ham …

Open Source Software