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Player of the Year Update: Cazorla, Rosicky and Coquelin Flying

If you read us regularly, you know how this works. We use the Arseblog player ratings to determine our Player of the Year rankings. We combine their Total Ranking (sum of all rankings) with their Average Ranking and divide by two to come up with the POY ranking. 153 more words


Christmas Boat Update: D25 Wins Another First Place Award

All that hard work paid off. D25, Peter Barbour’s entry in the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade earned First Place, Best Animation/Special Effects. This is the 11th time D25 has won an award in the parade. 250 more words


December 29, 2014

Monday morning at last. We make our way over to the visitor center for Cabeza Prieta, expecting to be the only ones there. Ajo is a very small town, who has ever heard of or had a burning desire to go to Cabeza Prieta, and just how long can it take to get a permit? 1,194 more words

Out West

Tweeting via the ISS

Harold Giddings KR0SIV describes how he Tweeted using amateur radio and the International Space Station.

He says: I sent a message to the International Space Station, it transmits it back down to groundstations in its view and those stations send the message to the APRS-IS network. 145 more words

Daily Updates

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