Tag: Amateur Radio

I finally got my call plates!

It took me two attempts to get the paperwork right and 6 weeks of waiting but they are finally here!

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2015 NSARA Picnic

— I am not affiliated with the Greenwood ARC, but I am an NSARA member, so I wanted to pass this along — The Greenwood Amateur Radio Club is pleased to host the 2015 NSARA Picnic! The event will be

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APRSdroid gets an Easter weekend update

After what seems like a very long time, Georg Lukas (DO1GL) has pushed out a new update to this awesome APRS application for Android (APRSdroid). The UI has been modernized a bit, some bugs have been fixed, and there has

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Happy New Year!

I guess it’s been quite some time since I’ve posted. The last time was way back in July. A few things have changed since then. I’ve not come into possession of a Kenwood TS-570SG (HF + 6m) and have moved

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Working some DX with an old Atlas 210x

I’m fortunate enough to belong to a club that is willing to lend out spare gear to those of us who are a bit underfunded. I had been using a Kenwood TS-120 but there turned out to be an intermittent

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Starting the new year with some new gear!

The last few weeks have almost been like a second Christmas for me. I’ve picked up a bunch of new radio gear and I’m now on my way to being on a new band and back on another. Thanks to

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Packet: Using Outpost Packet Message Manager with a PK-88 TNC

Ever since I got back into packet radio, I’ve been looking for a suitable software application that would work with my PK-88 and Windows 7. After trying to figure out a way to get WinPack to work in Windows 7

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My First Broadband Hamnet Mesh Node – VE1XT-N01

I’ve always hated the wait between the time I order something on eBay and when it is received. I’m quite impatient. None-the-less, today I received my Linksys WRT54G v2 router that I ordered last week on eBay. These evening I

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Arial Flyby of K3LR

The K3LR contesting station is an amazing place! If only we all the means to create such and awesome station!

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New callsign

As of about noon local time (Atlantic) I have been assigned a new callsign from Industry Canada. The new call is VE1XT. Being a computer geek, and not being able to find a call that represented my initials in some

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