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Determining SOTA Activation Zones in Google Earth

The Flood Tool

Google Earth is a remarkable resource. It’s free, for starters! Google Earth is embedded with altitude data. As such, a programmer called Bernard Sterzback in Germany has come up with a clever .kmz extension file that can be installed, and used to access that embedded altitude data to show ‘flood’ maps, in order to show what land projects above a user-input elevation level. 351 more words

SOTA

Uncertainty hangs over Buhari’s N5000 monthly stipends for 25m poorest Nigerians.

Most impoverished 25 million Nigerians who have been promised conditional  N5,000 per month under the present government are beginning to lose hope as no step has so far been taken towards fulfilling  the promise. 407 more words

News Update

Some recent logs

Time for listening has been limited just lately but I do get the odd moment! The last couple of days (14-17th August) has seen some poor propagation and MUF limits due to a quite large geomagnetic storm on the Sun. 470 more words

Listening Logs

Paypal to pay $25m fine for deceiving customers

The online payment service PayPal has agreed to pay $25m (£16.1m) of fines and compensation in the US after 165 more words

Crime

Some interesting logs from this evening (15/04)

A couple of interesting catches on 49m this evening. I was unaware that RTE (Radio Tele Eireaan) had a relay via both Madagascar and South African. 189 more words

Listening Logs

A few logs from this weekend

Not much time for listening at the moment what with work and the garden begging to be sorted. But there has been a bit of time to do some. 305 more words

Listening Logs

Logs from 5th April

A bit of afternoon DXing yesterday in between bouts of gardening. 25m was quite lively. All logged on the trusty Tecsun PL-600 which I now use in preference to the FRG-7. 220 more words

Listening Logs