Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 284

Amateur Radio Weekly

DLARC Ham Radio library surpasses 75,000 items
Internet Archives Digital Library of Amateur Radio & Communications continues to expand.

SSTV transmissions May 7-13
SSTV from ORBICRAFT-ZORKIY. Diplomas available upon receiving 3 of 6 images.

APRS Thursday
#APRSThursday is an APRS based net held each Thursday.

In the age of social media, Hams in Wyoming still use the airwaves
Besides connecting with people all over the world, operators also help out with emergency communications.
Cowboy State Daily

Preparing for ARRL Field Day
How are your coaxial cables looking these days?

Students wanted for online Ham Radio course
NRAO is looking for 20 learners (18-20 years old) with an interest in learning about the electromagnetic spectrum and Ham Radio.
National Radio Astronomy Observatory

$30 Lowe’s Antenna
I went to Lowe’s and after wandering around, here’s what I came up with.

Listening to satellites: A journey with my RTL-SDR V3
A log of my personal journey with satellite RF.
Mohsen Tahmasebi

LoRa moon bounce
A group of students is taking the long range moniker to the extreme.

Is RG-8X the general purpose coaxial cable?
Signal loss may be a more significant limitation.


Radio off-grid from a cabin in Norway
Everything is either solar or generator powered.

Say hello to FreeDATA
Setting up FreeDATA, keyboard-to-keyboard chat over RF.

Blowing up capacitors
Gav and Dan overload some capacitors and film the explosive results at 187,500 fps.
The Slow Mo Guys

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