Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 312

Amateur Radio Weekly

NASA streams first video from deep space via laser
The video, featuring a cat named Taters, was sent back from nearly 19 million miles away.

QRP Cluster
A QRP self spotting cluster.
QRP Cluster

Visualizing FT8
FT8 operators coming and going over a 24 hour period, animated on a map.

The lifeline of CW and POTA
The Ham community saw me through my difficulties.

The 2023 Winter Olivia QSO Party
The first-ever Winter Olivia Digital Mode QSO Party is about to commence.
The Olivia Digital DXers Club

NanoVNA setup for common antenna system measurement tasks
A common task is an overall assessment of an antenna system.

A WSPR monitor running on an old Android TV Box with OpenWebRX
These TV Boxes have an AMlogic S805 chip with excellent performance.

IC-9700 Hamlib setup for FT-8 via QO-100
There were some interesting commands that are obviously not in use within hamlib/rigctl.

Meteor scatter experiment with the 2023 Geminid shower
Using an Amateur Radio beacon 500kms away to find the peak of the 2023 Geminids meteor shower.


Intro to the Olivia digital mode for HF
An introduction presented to the Raleigh Amateur Radio Society by NW7US.

Why the ARRL matters
Bob Inderbitzen, NQ1R, serves as the Director of Marketing and Innovation at the ARRL.

HamClock on Windows
This method works on Windows 10 and 11.

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