Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 118

Sun has likely entered new evolutionary phase
The Sun is in the process of crossing into its magnetic middle age, where its 11-year Sunspot cycles are likely to slowly disappear entirely.
Forbes

13 Colonies Special Event
All HF bands will be in play, including the WARC bands, with the exception of 60 meters. Simplex on 2 meters and 6 meters is encouraged.
13 Colonies

Folded Skeleton Sleeve Antennas
The design is a unique way to build a dual-band resonant dipole or groundplane vertical.
High on Solder

Hams could be superheroes when the earthquake hits
When the big one hits, one of the best technologies to rely on for communication may not be cell phones or computers.
KUOW

Middle Tennessee Ham Quest
The Greater Nashville & Middle TN Ham Quest is a new project dedicated to combining traditional Hamfest elements with less traditional offerings that will help to unite the Ham community.
Ham Quest

K5EHX repeater search tool
Enter a city or zip code for near-by repeaters.
K5EHX

GQRX for digital signals
The idea was to show how GQRX can be combined with other software to use it’s nice GUI. With some plumbing, that’s easily possible.
Carriers Everywhere

How do you measure the success of Field Day?
I’m the president of our club, so if the experience isn’t great, then a large portion of the blame falls on me. After this year, I have a feeling some folks are ready to have me impeached.
KK4DSD

First Field Day as a CW operator
Field Day 2016 with the Knightlites QRP club.
Ham Radio QRP

Field Day 1929 style
The transmitter was a 27-24-24-865 job more or less straight out of July 1931 QST.
AmateurRadio.com

Direwolf: Software soundcard, modem/TNC and APRS encoder/decoder
It can be used stand-alone to observe APRS traffic, as a digipeater, APRStt gateway, or Internet Gateway (IGate).
WB2OSZ

Video

APRS timelapse
Video made of APRS screenshots from aprs.fi map.
DF2ET

Properties of different types of capacitor
Find out all about the different properties of the various capacitor types: electrolytic; ceramic; tantalum; plastic film.
YouTube

Amateur Radio Weekly is curated by Cale Mooth K4HCK. Sign up free to receive ham radio's most relevant news, projects, technology and events by e-mail each week at http://www.hamweekly.com.

One Response to “Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 118”

  • PEDRO MELENDEZ:

    Hi very interesting to know of all the repeaters I am xe2pmg of chihuahua mexico greetings

Leave a Comment

Subscribe FREE to AmateurRadio.com's
Amateur Radio Newsletter
News, Opinion, Giveaways & More!

E-mail 
Join over 7,000 subscribers!
We never share your e-mail address.



Also available via RSS feed, Twitter, and Facebook.


Subscribe FREE to AmateurRadio.com's
Amateur Radio Newsletter

 
We never share your e-mail address.

Please support our generous sponsors who make AmateurRadio.com possible:

KB3IFH QSL Cards

Hip Ham Shirts

Georgia Copper

Ham-Cram
Expert Linears

morseDX

Ni4L Antennas

N3ZN Keys

West Mountain
R&L Electronics


Do you like to write?
Interesting project to share?
Helpful tips and ideas for other hams?

Submit an article and we will review it for publication on AmateurRadio.com!

Have a ham radio product or service?
Consider advertising on our site.

Are you a reporter covering ham radio?
Find ham radio experts for your story.

How to Set Up a Ham Radio Blog
Get started in less than 15 minutes!


  • Matt W1MST, Managing Editor




Sign up for our free
Amateur Radio Newsletter

Enter your e-mail address: