Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 276

Amateur Radio Weekly

Antenna hidden in holiday lights skirts HOA rules
For this build, a long wire is hidden along with a strand of otherwise plain-looking lights.

Each Bouvet Island QSL cost $38
One of the biggest and most expensive expeditions in recent times was the 3Y0J activation on Bouvet Island.

We’re missing the STEM boat
This is more than an Amateur Radio club can handle.

Former FEMA leaders continue push for AM preservation
Removal of AM radios from cars is “a grave threat to future local, state and federal disaster response and relief efforts.”
Radio World

Make an EME QSO on 70cm using LEO sat equipment.

Atsena Otie Key FL: The island, the pile-ups, the video
The antenna was on (and then, in!) the water.

TikTok Hams: RadioPrep
Husband, dad, Ham Radio user + GMRS and emergency communications enthusiast.

Inside the world of Australia’s high-altitude balloonists
and why they’re not afraid of a missile.
The Guardian

What in Heaven’s name is a Rybakov Antenna?
I was determined to learn more so I built one.
Ham Radio Outside the Box


Portable digipeater build with a Pi Zero
Let’s build a portable APRS digipeater using a Pi Zero and Digirig soundcard.

Ham Radio over light wave
Modulated light communications.
Tank Radio

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