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5-watt APRS: I Was Wrong - EMCOMM Journal - N5FDL Amateur Radio and Emergency Communications

5-watt APRS: I Was Wrong – EMCOMM Journal – N5FDL Amateur Radio and Emergency Communications.


An excellent article by David Coursey (N5FDL) about the pitfalls of preconceived notions concerning low power and APRS.   120 more words

Amateur Radio

Building an APRS iGate and ADS-B plane tracker using Raspberry Pi and RTL SDR dongles

I have always been interested in SDR but never got a chance to really try it out. Luckily I was able to find a lot of resources on the Internet to get me started. 683 more words


Julian G4ILO SK

Very sad news for me is the recent passing of Julian G4ILO who is now SK after his long battle with serious illness.

I never met Julian in person, but we shared almost exactly the same interests at the same time in amateur radio such as SOTA, QRP, Elecraft KX3, APRS, WSPR etc. 44 more words

Amateur Radio

2 Meter vs 30 Meter QRP APRS Tests

Big thanks to the operators behind the following 30 meter I-gates for some impressive RP APRS coverage last weekend while on a road trip to New England: 669 more words

Robust Packet

Comm Architecture Preliminary Testing

Communication Team did a great leap forward after the previous review! They work closely with Levitate, another student team that is tackling this project alongside us. 226 more words


Winners, Losers, Implications Of Apple Pay and Apple SIM

Many analysts talked about disruptions to the global payment industry brought by Apple Pay (my previous blog on Apple Pay) but less coverage is about Apple SIM. 994 more words

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