KR4DIO boosted

This is interesting, I'll have to listen out for it!

"Why is Project HAARP so controversial?"
youtu.be/5WdLV3YRMvw

Test fitting some 3D printed 2m/70cm Yagi parts this morning. There are still some tweaks to be made, but everything fit together with a little finessing.

Thanks to KI5DRE for the 3D prints and DL3RTL + DO5TY for the original design

Does anyone have recommendations for text-based ham radio logging software? Contest-specific features aren't necessary, but it should support satellite QSOs.

I’ve been messing around with a late '90s Toughbook, and needed a slightly smaller font to make the 800x600 display more usable. Since Gohufont worked so well on the Parva’s OLEDs, I thought I’d give it a try on this laptop.

(kr4d.io/posts/2019-05-21-gohuf)

KR4DIO boosted

@kr4dio unlike that one, I don't think mine is resonant on any ham bands. Even if I can tune it up it'll probably not be a very good radiator. I might try some day but it wasn't intended for tx anyway.

The is transmitting images again, but the audio level is extremely low. I’ve only been able to capture these two fuzzy images so far.

(kr4d.io/posts/2019-04-12-ariss)

My dad has been modding his Technics turntable to make it less DJ and more audiophile, so in addition to removing the pitch fader and cue light, he also wanted an external power supply. This is apparently a pretty common mod, and other than the box, I was mostly able to put it together using parts I had laying around.

(kr4d.io/posts/2019-03-01-exter)

After a week of struggling to receive anything from the various amateur radio satellites, I’ve realized that my initial success with the ISS was just beginners luck. Time to add a WA5VJB cheap yagi [wa5vjb.com/references/Cheap%20 ] to the project list.

(kr4d.io/posts/2019-02-27-need-)

You know she really understands you when she gets you a usb radio dongle for Valentine's Day!

Show more
Mastodon.Radio

Mastodon.Radio is a community space for the Amateur (Ham) Radio community.

Come join us and talk radio, technology, and more!
We suggest you sign up with your callsign.

We have some rules, please read them, but they are basically "be nice".

This instance is sponsored by
Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association Mythic Beasts