Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 95

Tytera MD380 firmware reverse engineered
The entire radio has been reverse engineered with rewritten firmware and the beginnings of a very active development community.
Hack A Day

Winter Field Day is January 30 – 31
Winter Field Day encourages emergency operating preparedness in the winter.
Winter Field Day Association

First Iranian Ham Radio contest February 1st
The first Iranian ham contest is going to be held on February 1st, 2016 and will last for 10 days.
Alborz dx group

Getting started In QRP
There are two big reasons why radio amateurs who have no real interest in QRP should familiarize themselves with it anyway. First, it forces them to refine their operating skills, and that’s helpful no matter how much juice you’re sending up the coax.
Off Grid Ham

VHF Super Conference
A conference involving VHF, UHF, microwave and above frequencies.
VHF Super Conference

Some friendly NPOTA advice
If you’ve never left the friendly confines of your home shack before, here are some things to consider.

Congressman asks FCC for help with NYC repeater interference
“Amateur Radio repeaters on Long Island are rendered useless…”

The “Nifty Accessories” KX3 stand
For desktop operation the short rear legs make for a laid back angle that makes the display difficult to see and the buttons awkward to operate.
Ham Radio QRP

Tips for beginning net control operators
There are no mistakes, only experience. When you’ve finished the net that is what you will have.

GlobalSET 2015 is a wrap, with lessons learned
It was estimated that 10 times more radio amateurs took part in GlobalSET 2015.

Ham radio operator asked to take down tower
Ham plans to sue the city for harassment in regards to a radio tower he was forced to remove.
Mainely Media


Maritime emergency Ham Radio recording
The occupants felt threatened that it might be a pirate, so they called for help on the Ham Radio.

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