Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 337

Amateur Radio Weekly

Experimenting during Field Day 2024
Running solo for Field Day in the backcountry of Kananaskis Country.

Amateur Radio for aspiring professionals
So much of what I do in other classes is coding on a computer, which made the hands-on aspect of this class very appealing.
Carnegie Mellon University College of Engineering

Here’s how Starlink satellites weathered May’s major solar storm
The average Starlink user experienced less than one minute of disruption.

Decoding Meshtastic with GNU Radio
The GNU blocks send and receive data via TCP port, so using the radio as a data connection is simple.

Lithium batteries: Where we came from, where we’re going
Lithium batteries have changed the world the same way transistors did back in the 1950s and 1960s.
Off Grid Ham

Meme Appreciation Month is on the air
A way to spread joy & cheer to all the good little Hams on the RF spectrum.
Meme Appreciation Month

APRSDroid and dual port Direwolf
Running a Direwolf instance with two ports (VHF and HF) on an Orange Pi Zero.

Ham Radios are an extremely complex hobby.
The North Star Monthly

World Radio History
An archive of magazines, books, and more, related to the history of broadcast radio.
World Radio History


Field Day 2024 at Blue Mountain Park
The Coquitlam Amateur Radio Club was joined by the New Westminster Amateur Radio Club and the 39 signal regiment.
Coquitlam Amateur Radio Emergency Services Society

Build a Raspberry Pi Pico APRS tracker
Use a Pi Zero, a Digirg Lite, and a Baofeng to build an APRS tracker.

SDR: View all HF bands at the same time
Receiving 64 MHz of bandwidth using the RX888 Mk2 SDR Receiver and SDR Console.
Tech Minds

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