We’ve got Summertime outdoor Ham Radio fun. Emile and friends at the W5SLA club do Field Day from a new location. Tommy’s unconventional Field Day. Join George, Tommy, and Ray for Saturday in the park with a great group of new portable antennas. Mike introduces the Grove Beginner Kit for Arduino. At this low price, even Emile is impressed.
Join us each Tuesday night at 8:00 CDT, 0100 UTC for the weekly AmateurLogic ‘Sound Check’ Net.
That one is unlike your usual nets. It’s a fun and very well connected net. Just pick a mode…
145.45 – 77 Hz tone – Sharon, MS
145.39 – 77 Hz tone – Pelahatchie, MS
W5PPB-R – Node 39154
K8JTK-R – Node 233196
N8PC-R – Node 275408
94026 *99=PTT #=Receive
Listen at www.live.amateurlogic.tv
Or try more than one mode. Some participants check in using several modes. The current record is 5 modes.
Join in the fun this week!
Note: some modes subject to change.
In this release Tommy builds the neat WB0OEW Ham Clock. Emile discusses hurricane preparedness. George shows the ‘dead bug’ method of construction using a surface mount MAX-232 TTL to RS232 level converter.
Ham College episode 65 is now available for download.
Extra Class Exam Questions – Part 3
Rules pertaining to automatic and remote control; band-specific regulations; operating in, and communicating with foreign countries; spurious emission standards; HF modulation index limit; bandwidth definition.
Ray Novak, N9JA joins us for the latest information on the Icom IC-705. Tommy demonstrates his favorite new hotspot, the N5BOC Duplex Multiple Mode Digital Voice Modem. George shows how to ‘Tap That Squelch’. Get a Squelch Open signal from a rig to interface with a computer rather than relying on Vox. Great for Echolink, digital mode software and more. Mike explores the Huskylens AI Machine Vision Sensor.