Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 228

Amateur Radio Weekly

SSTV from International Space Station
The Inter-MAI amateur radio Slow Scan Television experiment in the Russian Service Module of the International Space Station is scheduled to be activated Jan 30 – Feb 1 on 145.800 MHz FM.

Will opaqueness kill Brandmeister?
In response to the ill-advised Brandmeister ban on the DV4mini devices by Corey Dean (N3FE), I approached some of the key personnel behind the Brandmeister DMR system.

ARRL to re-examine Parity Act
The organization needs to “review, re-examine, and reappraise ARRL’s regulatory and legislative policy with regard to private land use restrictions.”

The 1859 Carrington Event
The Carrington Event of 1859 was a glimpse of what our star is capable of under the right circumstances, the implications of which are sobering indeed given the web of delicate connections we’ve woven around and above the planet.
Hack A Day

QRP FT8 Operating Tips
A few tips on making the most out of FT8, especially when operating QRP.

Industrial machines easily hacked with Software Defined Radios
Take control of building cranes, excavators, scrapers and other large industrial machines with a simple bladeRF software defined radio.

The Knitted Radio
The Knitted Radio is an installation piece that manifests how to knit a sweater that is also an FM radio transmitter.
Irene Posch


Breaking the bandwidth barrier with your oscilloscope
What if you don’t care about getting an accurate representation? What can you do?
Keysight Labs

Quartzfest Jan 19, 2019
No other gathering in the world brings together so much hands-on demos and innovation in mobile systems.

Introduction to the IC-9700
We have been fortunate to have had an engineering sample of the IC-9700 VHF/UHF Base Station Amateur SDR Transceiver.

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