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Open Source CubeSats Ease The Pain Of Building Your Own
Space is hard, especially if you haven’t done it before. A growing number of CubeSats are launched by small, inexperienced teams every year, and a number of them fail due to missing some small but … https://hackaday.com/2021/01/28/open-source-cubesats-ease-the-pain-of-building-your-own/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1354722504493957127
I'm still trying to study for the US General license exam and the HF band questions always trip me up. I'm thinking of other ways I can display information about bands than the generic ARRL charts.
Has anyone seen any wildly alternative graphical band representations, or are there any ideas of a cool way to display useful information?
My dataviz background is in R, so I'm thinking I could build a table of band variables and try different ways of displaying.
WhatsApp users beware: the app will now force users to agree to share data (i.e. phone numbers, other people’s numbers stored in address books, location, etc.) w/Facebook (even if you've previously opted out).
Time to switch to @signalapp!
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/1347555409859670018
anarchy, ham radio
Not an anarchist, but I really liked this, but can't remember who shared it. "For an Anarchist Radio Relay League"
I think solidarity/mutual support is another way of addressing the slow-burn types of "emergencies" many people see every day.
Ham Radio Needs To Embrace The Hacker Community Now More Than Ever
As many a radio amateur will tell you, ham radio is a hobby with as many facets as there are radio amateurs. It should be an exciting and dynamic place to be, but as those who venture fo… https://hackaday.com/2020/11/28/ham-radio-needs-to-embrace-the-hacker-community-now-more-than-ever/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1332888594432843777
Are there any resources for learning about electronics/electrical projects from a *debugging* standpoint rather than a theoretical one?
For example, given a simple application, what is the correct schematic to solve it, *and why*? I find when coding, I solve issues as they come up and learn along the way. So a series of walkthroughs from 1) my intuition is to do it this way, 2) why this way doesn't work (i.e., "error messages"), and 3) what the next step of a solution is.
Experimenting with #APRS and seeing how involved getting an ack across APRS-IS is: http://aprsisce.wikidot.com/doc:aprs-messaging-explained
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