Category Archives: Ham Radio

Black Rock 2018

After having to cancel the trip last year due to poor weather conditions, we were able to make the trip down again this year to the Black Rock desert in the northwest corner of Nevada. We had a bit of … Continue reading

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New POES Receiver Setup

For the last few years I have off and on run a receiver dedicated to picking up the image transmissions from NOAA’s POES series of satellites. The POES satellites are polar orbiting weather satellites that transmit image data down, and … Continue reading

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Surface Mount Toaster Oven

As part of my continued work on my Homebrew GPSDO, I’ve been working on a new circuit board design to both add new functionality, improve existing functionality, and consolidate a bunch of the parts in the last revision, onto a … Continue reading

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HamShield

Some time ago I posted that I’ve been involved in a Kickstarter to create a ham radio shield for the Arduino platform. That project is called HamShield, and is now complete and the boards have been shipped to the Kickstarter … Continue reading

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QRP HF Amplifier

As mentioned in my last post, I’ve been working on building a small HF amplifier. I’d like to use it to build a standalone WSPR station that can run on its own, and transmit with a couple hundred milliwatts. I … Continue reading

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