Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 88

2015 SKYWARN Recognition Day
SKYWARN operators visit NWS offices and contact other radio operators across the world.

Ten-Tec sold to mystery owner
I had a discussion with the new owner last night, and I wanted to relay some information.

Santa Claus Arctic Circle Team active during December
OH9SCL has been on the air each holiday season for the past 30 years.

See the invisible wireless signals around you
The app offers an augmented-reality experience: spin your iPhone or iPad around you, and your device will act like a window into a previously invisible world.
The Verge

Operating from downtown San Francisco: A compromise
Living on the eighth floor of an apartment building in downtown San Francisco isn’t an ideal environment for an amateur radio station.

Now online: A new WebSDR in Iran
Ham Radio club EP2C has just put a WebSDR online in Iran–perhaps the first in this part of the world.
The SWLing Post

Rock ‘N Radio — QRP style
Operating QRP can mean operating from a “Quiet Restful Place.”


ISO-TIP 7700 Cordless Solder Iron review
This is my video review of the ISO-TIP #7700 rechargeable battery soldering iron.

Sneak peak: VK9WA Willis Island DXpedition 2015
A short video of beautiful Middle Cay, Willis Islets, Coral Sea, Australia – the home of the VK9WA amateur radio DXpedition.

and finally…

Antenna cannon
The easy (dangerous) way to string an antenna through a tree.

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