Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 267

Amateur Radio Weekly

Bill introduced to replace symbol rate limit with bandwidth limit
Congresswoman Lesko introduced a bill to require the FCC to replace the current HF digital symbol rate limit with a 2.8 kHz bandwidth limit.

Geostationary Amateur satellite in the works?
Zero Retries outlines the possibility of a QO-100 equivalent for the western hemisphere.

LoRa: Field testing antennas
Determine which will suit your long-range needs.

Lets Dump RS(T) Signal Reports
How much use is a signal report – really?
Ham Radio Outside the Box

In a future filled with electric cars, AM radio may be left behind
BMW, Tesla, Audi, Porsche, Volkswagen, and Volvo have removed AM radio from their electric vehicles.
New York Times

X-Mas CW Jokes
Celebrate the festive season in style: sending each other jokes in CW.

Too good to be true LiFePO4 battery prices?

Guide to Ham Radio weather watching
One does not have to be a Ham to participate in the SKYWARN program.

10 meter beacon DXing
MW DXing is great, but that involves DXing primarily during the night time and early morning hours.
SWLing Post

Mid-Winter Sporadic-E opening on 28 MHz
What caught my attention was the fact that the skip distance was short for 10m.

Jim’s Elecraft KX2 leg mount
I recently came up with a new way (for me) to hold the KX2 when I am out in the field.


Using a drone to put up a dipole antenna
Instructional video on putting up a dipole antenna using a Mavic Pro DJI Drone.
Human Geno Project

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