Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 338

Amateur Radio Weekly

AllStarLink version 3 beta
The next generation of AllStarLink repeater and hotspot software.

A Ham Radio smartwatch.

My first, easiest (and last?) SOTA
If you spotted a couple of weirdos on a hilltop with a big antenna yesterday, this is what was going on.
Ian Renton

Reducing QRM from a portable solar panel system
It is not the solar panel itself that produces the radio frequency noise, but rather the charge controller attached to it.

Venturing into the world of AllStarLink
Setting up a Raspberry Pi based AllStarLink hotspot.

Ham Radio 101 basic set-up
The equipment list will be geared for either home or portable operation for digital net operation.

What you should know before buying a Motorola radio
Things that you as a Ham should know before buying a used device.

TetraPack presentation at HamRadio 2024
Dive into the new features revealed in the latest project update.

Field Day photos
Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club shares photos from Field Day 2024.
Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club


Friedrichshafen Ham Radio Expo 2024 walk-through
14 minute tour of the main hall.

The antenna that took 7.200MHz by surprise
Buddistick Pro antenna for a Parks on the Air (POTA) activation.

A look at my mobile Ham Radio setup
Installing a Radioddity DB25-D into a 2018 Ford Escape.

Testing VHF/UHF antennas with the NanoVNA
We look at the 3 antennas supplied with the Tidradio H8 handheld VHF/UHF Ham Radio.

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