Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 253

Amateur Radio Weekly

LoRa APRS Tracker
A LoRa based APRS tracker for ESP32 boards.

How healthy is your club?
A reminder of some of the things that your club can do to make it a more vibrant and engaging organization.

Club satisfaction in 2022
Weve pulled together data describing the current perception of Ham Radio clubs, post-COVID.
Essex Ham

An economical solar kit for a 100W Ham station
Today you can find several manufacturers of complete kits with a charge and storage capacity.

FISSURE: An Open Source RF reverse engineering framework
Allows beginners to quickly learn about popular tools and techniques involving RF and reverse engineering.

Celebrating early Ham Gladys Kathleen Parkin, 6SO
on April 13, 1916, at the age of fifteen, on a whim just to see if she could pass, she tested and obtained a first-class commercial radio operators license.

Route 66 On the Air Special Event
Purpose of the event is to commemorate the history of the “Mother Road” connecting the east and west areas of the US.

Masonic Lodges on the Air event
An Amateur Radio special event will be on the air Saturday, September 24, 2022.

A day for oscilloscopes
Read about the history and evolution of this tremendous technology.


Simple SDR receiver on a breadboard
10kHz-30MHz breadboard SDR receiver.
Aniss Oulhaci

MacLoggerDX and Fldigi on OS X
MacLoggerDX can text or email you when the bands are open or that rare DX is spotted.


The best DMR HT on the market. The AnyTone AT-D878UVII Plus is a dual band DMR handheld that also suppors analog capability and APRS send and recieve.
The Xiegu G90 HF Transceiver is an SDR HF rig capable of transmitting at 20 Watts.
SkyBridge Plus dual band digital hotspot supports DMR, D-star, Yaesu System Fusion (YSF), and NXDN radios with several cross mode options.

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