26FEB 2017
Logging Programs for Ham Radio free

Logging Programs for Ham Radio free

This metapackage will install packages useful for logging (including for contests) with Debian. Cqrlog: Advanced logging program for hamradio operators CQRLOG is an advanced ham radio logger based on MySQL embedded database. Provides radio control based on hamlib libraries (currently support of 140+…

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23FEB 2017
HF Ham Radio antenna

HF Ham Radio antenna

As ham radio operators, we’re always looking for a way to save a buck. I’ll frequently dig through a free bin of part, hoping to scavenge something for the next project. This scavenger mentality extends to coax feed-line. High quality coax cable can be expensive. That’s why we love a deal when can find…

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20FEB 2017
VHF UHF antenna Ham Radio

VHF UHF antenna Ham Radio

Antennas for the VHF and UHF bands are similar in many ways to HF antennas. The main differences are that VHF/UHF antennas are smaller and the losses caused by poor feed lines and elevated SWRs (or both) are more critical. Omnidirectional Antennas This type of VHF antenna transmits and receives in all…

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17FEB 2017
Microwave Ham Radio

Microwave Ham Radio

Microwave and weak signal communications provide capabilities that are unmatched in amateur radio. To start, a few definitions Definitions: Microwave: In amateur radio, generally the frequencies above 902 MHz. Weak signal: Using techniques that maximize the signal penetrating ability to extend radio…
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14FEB 2017
New Ham Radio license

New Ham Radio license

The Deep Space Climate Observatory, the spacecraft to which the pictures were credited, is located at the L1 Lagrangian Point, a fancy name for the point in space nearly a million miles away where the gravitational pull of the sun and of the Earth essentially cancel out. But that would mean the sun was…

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11FEB 2017
Amateur Radio Accessories

Amateur Radio Accessories

BuxComm RASCAL Interfaces MFJ Ameritron Cushcraft OPEK Hy-Gain Mirage Baofeng TNC & PSK Interface Cables Workman Vector Uniden T2FD Antennas Windom Antennas Packet Radio & SoundCard Cables Wire & Cable Crystal Radio and for HAM Radio Technical Documents, Visit ! BuxComm; Where HAM Radio Operator s Come to Shop. Order lines: 800 726 2919 and 866 300…

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08FEB 2017
Ham Radio license classes

Ham Radio license classes

Exam Requirements: 35-question General written exam (Element 3). License Privileges: All VHF/UHF Amateur bands and most HF privileges (10 through 160 meters). The General Class license is the second of three US Amateur Radio licenses. To upgrade to General Class, you must already hold a Technician Class license (or have recently passed the Technician license exam). Upgrading…

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05FEB 2017
Ham Radio antenna Rotors

Ham Radio antenna Rotors

An antenna rotator unit is visible in the middle of the mast. An is a device which is used to change the orientation of a directional antenna. Most antenna rotators have two parts, the rotator unit and the controller. The controller is normally placed near the equipment which the antenna is connected to, while the rotator is mounted on the antenna mast directly below the antenna…

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02FEB 2017
Ham Radio satellite Antennas

Ham Radio satellite Antennas

The following article was originally presented at a Project OSCAR seminar on September 30th, 1990. AMSAT-UK printed an abridged version of this presentation in their OSCAR News, Number 88, April 1991. The original presentation has been reedited and updated for AMSAT s Web page. Years of home brewing has taught me how to do and not to do a lot of things properly. This experience…

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30JAN 2017
Amateur Radio Shack

Amateur Radio Shack

WX1BTV NWS Burlington has 5 licensed Amateur Radio Operators on staff : KB1GYE, Greg, General KB1IOV, Eric, Tech KB1QBI, John, Tech KB1QBJ, Paul, Tech KB1QBK, Scott, Tech Monitored Frequencies: Northern New York: Whiteface Mountain ARES/RACES repeater at 145.110 MHz. Daily weather nets at 7:30 am and 7:00 pm Vermont: Monkton Repeater at .650 MHz, linked repeater system covers…

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