Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 155

Low-Cost 10 GHz SSB Receiver
This set-up should be capable of receiving the amateur radio transponder on the geostationary satellite Es’Hail 2 that is expected to be launched in early 2018.

FCC proposes huge fine on New York Police radio jammer
The FCC has proposed a fine of more than $400,000 on a Queens, New York, man who has admitted making unauthorized transmissions on New York City Police Department radio frequencies.

A better way to put a PL-259 on RG-58 coax
A soldering technique that seems to simplify assembly of PL-259s with RG-58 cable.

Tracking North Korean Numbers
The announcements typically take between 5 to 10 minutes to read dependent on the number of digits passed.

How to survive the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017
We’re just 18 weeks away from the “Great American Total Solar Eclipse” that will darken skies across the continental U.S. on Aug. 21. Are you ready for it?

Apollo 16, 45th Anniversary Special Event
Apollo 16 was the first mission to visit the lunar highlands. John Young and Charles Duke spent 71 hours on the surface

Mastr 3 UHF Low Pass Filter Testing
One piece I see myself being able to use elsewhere is the final low-pass filters from the power amplifiers.
The Life of Kenneth

Morsum Magnificat available for free download
The Morse Magazine, otherwise known as “MM”, contained a vast amount of information and illustrations of interest to Morse operators.

Packet Pad app
Packet Pad lets you view Packet Radio transmissions on your iOS device.
Packet Pad


Locating HF Interference in the home
After walking around with a portable receiver and failing to find the source, all house power was turned off and the interference was gone. You won’t believe the eventual culprit!

Installing A Mag Mount On A Fiberglass RV Roof
The Motorhome Ham Station starts to come along.
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