Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 314

Amateur Radio Weekly

The ARRL Board is at it again
A newly proposed Code of Conduct, which I believe is the equivalent of a loyalty, confidentiality and obedience pledge to the League itself and not to the members that elect us.

Going on a social media diet
Leaving Twitter, investing in Mastodon.

MeshCom 4.0
A project to exchange text messages via LORA radio modules. MeshCom modules can be combined to form a mesh network, but can also be connected to a message network via MeshCom gateways, which are ideally connected via HAMNET.

2023: The Year in Radio
Ham Radio in 2023 was a continual source of rejuvenation and energy.

Introducing QSOMate
A Ham Radio logging application for iPhone, iPad, and macOS Desktop.

Mini-whips: Junk, right?
The results were very surprising.
Real-World Amateur Radio

Everything you wanted to know about Zulu Time
Zulu Time is the military name for Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

AM or SSB are there ‘windows?’
A new voice mode appeared in 1947 when Wes Schum, W9DYV, introduced the first Amateur Radio SSB transmitter.
K9EID via

Somaiya students’ Amateur Radio Satellite takes to the skies
Equipped with a voice repeater and digipeater, the satellite extends its services to the global Amateur Radio community.


Demo of 3 Ham study sites
Demo of 3 Amateur Radio study sites in under 3 minutes.
Branvini Films

Salmon Run 2023
WA State QSO Contest from Samish Overlook.

Working the ISS Ham Radio Repeater with a Baofeng
My first attempt working the International Space Station Ham Radio Repeater.

The best Ham Radio videos of 2023
Top 10 list.

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