Tag Archive: amateur

Jul 10 2014

Amateur Radio Field Day in Kansas City MO

  Here is one amateur radio (ham) field day operation in Kansas City (MO) in 2014. Related PostsQST on Fox-1C Cubesat launch opportunity De La Salle Software Digital Radio TYT TH-9800 Transceiver BBQ styles and regions of the USA Clinton, Iowa 10/07/1945

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Jun 25 2014

CW Field Day Message on 630 meter band–474 khz

Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:52:57 -0700From: John Langridge <jlangridge@sbcglobal.net>Reply-To: John Langridge <jlangridge@sbcglobal.net>Subject: CQ FD! 2014! de WG2XIQ To: “info@cowtownamateurradioclub.org” <info@cowtownamateurradioclub.org>Greetings Cowtown club!  I wanted to extend this on-air demo opportunity to you and your group at Field day!Starting with Field Day 2013, I transmitted a CW field day message on the 630-meter band for …

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Jun 25 2014

ARRL Field Day 2014

View this frame in separate tab Related PostsQRT WYFR News media Shield Laws C Crane CCRadio-SW Cuban Radio Stations New radio is here UPS pickup

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Jun 25 2014

Possible ISS Contacts on Field Day 2014

AMSAT News Service Bulletin 175.01  From AMSAT HQ KENSINGTON, MD.  DATE June 24, 2014  To All RADIO AMATEURS  BID: $ANS-175.01  Possible ISS Voice Contacts on Field Day  David Jordan, AA4KN, ARISS Public Relations  Current discussions between the ARISS team and NASA suggest the  possibility of voice contacts with the International Space Station  (ISS) during Saturday’s …

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Jun 18 2014

FUNcube-3 payload launch

The FUNcube team anticipate that the Dnepr launch of the amateur radio FUNcube-3 payload on the QB50p1 CubeSat will take place as previously stated. This Thursday is the day! To be precise, lift off is expected to take place from Yasny on June 19, 2014 at 19:11:11 UT and the deployment of the various payloads …

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Jun 11 2014

Ham Radio: Two QB50 satellites with ham radio payloads delivered


The QB50 project has reached another crucial milestone. The first two QB50 satellites have been delivered for shipment to the launch site after a successful flight acceptance test campaignThe satellites will form the QB50 Precursor mission that seeks to de-risk and validate key technologies of the QB50 main flight that will be performed in the …

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Jun 11 2014

Ham Radio: KickSat Sprite deployment may not happen

An unexpected reset of the master clock on KickSat may mean that the deployment of the 104 Sprite 437 MHz satellites will not take place before the KickSat CubeSat burns up in the atmosphereRadio amateur Zac Manchester KD2BHC has posted this update:First off, I’d like to sincerely thank all of you for your support over …

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May 11 2013

Shortwave radio is dead?


  I went to Global Tuners site.  You can go there and log in and you can tune radios around the world.  People have receivers hooked up to their computer and many of the have great antennas and you can tune their radio!  Pretty neat.  I signed up many years ago and from time to …

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May 06 2013

Shortwave Radio


                                                                  Back when I was about 12 or 13 years of age I got interested in radio.  I got interested in shortwave radio and I got into the hobby.  I got myself a Hallicrafters S-38D shortwave radio.  It had five tubes.  OK, I know you don’t know what tubes are and I am just …

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Apr 30 2013

North Texas Microwave Society Meeting 4th May 2013

“Have you ever thought you might like to find out about the World Above Two Meters?  Here’s your chance!  The North Texas Microwave Society (NTMS) will be having their May meeting in Fort Worth this time.  Come join us for this meeting and learn a little bit about the world of Microwaves, etc.  Their meeting …

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Apr 30 2013

CubeBug1 in orbit

  “Mon Apr 29, 2013 1:53 pm (PDT) . Posted by: “Kuby” n6jsx For more details go to:http://forums.qrz.com/showthread.php?389344-CubeBug-1-reaches-orbithttp://1.cubebug.org/NORAED has it as (39154U) ?2013-18E?Synopsis: CubeBug-1 is a 2U CubeSat @ 1Wout on 437.445MHz1200bps AX.25 AFSK FM packet radio, callsign LU1VZ-11Right now it is in Demo mode, only.Will go to two-way mode for HAMs – unknown date.” …

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Apr 09 2013

Win a Yaesu FT-DX3000 Ham Radio

  I still have not got my General license.  Instead of studying for the test, and it is not hard, I play Civ V.  I would love to upgrade from tech to general.  There is a ham club just a short distance from me that does testing two times a month.  It would be so …

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Apr 08 2013

WIALD and Crazy Balloon Launch

  “Who said you can’t launch in 20 – 30 mph winds? They shouldn’t have gotten away with it, but they did. WIALD and Crazy Balloon Launch: http://youtu.be/8SnJorzFfmg?a via @YouTube Balloon Launch – GoPro’s View: http://youtu.be/WD5k4aRPeVw?a via @YouTube Balloon Burst – 1080p: http://youtu.be/5heqeeH-Cb0?a via @YouTube Balloon Landing – GoPro’s View: http://youtu.be/niUDC7xfx0g?a via @YouTube Notice that …

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Apr 06 2013

The World of Amateur Radio-Amateur Radio Vintage Film

Uploaded on Oct 21, 2011 “Dick Van Dyke, Barry Goldwater, Arthur Godfrey and many others extol the virtues of amateur “ham” radio in this vintage film. I converted this old and somewhat damaged 16mm film to video tape many many years ago when the technology to do that was rather archaic. I have now converted …

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