Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 85

Multimode Raspberry Pi transmitter software
PiTX permits transmission of HF signals directly through a pin of Raspberry Pi GPIO.

Hams talk digital
Towards the end when the two stations switch to regular SSB, the difference is dramatic.
Hack A Day

What happened to WWBS?
Down in Macon, Georgia, USA there was once a private shortwave radio station with the callsign WWBS.
Mount Evelyn DX Report

Morse Code is only mostly dead
When I completed my 100th CW QSO as a new operator I decided to gather some statistics on age of Morse Code operators with whom I had QSOs.

Diagrams for every wire antenna ever
Wire antennas for Ham Radio.

10 things you never knew about military radio technology
In honor of Veterans’ Day, we look back at military radio technology.

How to

The “Cylinder” center connector for dipole antenna
This is another alternative home-brew center connector for a dipole.

Raspberry Pi ISS iGate Project
This project is an APRS iGate for ARISS program’s digipeater aboard the International Space Station.


Windows Pi
George demonstrates Windows 10 on the Raspberry Pi.
Amateur Logic TV

Building an 80m horizontal loop
It looks easy but this video is made in a 4 hour timespan.

The very particular world of amateur radio
In the last three years, the number of amateur radio licences has risen by over 8,000 – with 80,000 currently issued in the UK.
BBC News

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