Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 224

Ham Radio HAT for Raspberry Pi
Board provides audio support, GPS for clock accuracy, 12v input, and 2 radio interfaces.
NW Digital Radio

Canadian National Parks On The Air
Welcome to the Canadian version of working Parks and Historic Sites managed by Parks Canada.
Radio Amateurs of Canada

Happy 5th Birthday FUNcube-1
Five years ago, on November 21, 2013, FUNcube-1 launched into space. Soon, we hope to welcome ESEO (FUNcube-4) and JY1SAT (FUNcube-6) into space. A remarkable achievement by the radio amateur volunteers of AMSAT-UK and AMSAT-NL.

Amateur TV plays communication role in California fire emergency
ATV cameras offered views of some of the state’s fires, including the Briggs Fire in Santa Paula, and the Peak Fire in Simi Valley.

Tips for the budding QRP DXer
Know when to cast your net. And that’s what this post is all about. This coming weekend will be a VERY good time to cast your net.

When an N connector isn’t
This is an N connector… or is it?

A Triplexer… What is that?
Three Transmitters, One Antenna or Vice-Versa.
The Communicator

First geostationary satellite with Amateur Radio transponders successfully deployed
SpaceX have successfully launched and deployed the Es’hail-2 satellite which is now in geostationary orbit.


JS8Call overview
Official JS8Call Channel

SharkRF OpenSPOT 2 review
Here is SharkRF’s new digital Hotspot, the OpenSPOT2. This device now includes WiFi and covers many digital modes such as, DMR, D-STAR, Yaesu Fusion C4FM.

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