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Well it is official…I was just notified today that I am an official member of ARES, Maine District 4: Piscataquis County, by my county coordinator. 78 more words


Softrock RXTX Dividers - Stage 3

The dividers stage takes the local oscillator’s signal and divides it by four, producing two output signals that are said to be ‘in quadrature’. This means they are out of phase with each other by 90 degrees. 144 more words

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UBSEDS15 balloon launches from Bristol Saturday

In March the 434 MHz and APRS balloon UBSEDS14 flew around the northern hemisphere. On Saturday, April 30 a new balloon UBSEDS15 will be launched by the… 361 more words

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Pictures from the International Space Station

I guess at some stage most of us have looked up into the night sky and wondered what is going on up there, perhaps some may have noticed a bright star like dot that travels across the sky above. 253 more words

HamCon Advanced Registration Deadline Friday!

At 5 pm this Friday 04/29/2016 will be the closing of Advanced Registration for HamCon Colorado 2016. Please register before the deadline.

Butterfield Mail

A decade ago the early US Mail routes, especially the Butterfield Stagecoach Line caught my interest. I was awed by the outlay of resources that had to be set in place before the first wheel turned – 250 Concord coaches, 1800 hundred head of horses and mules, 139 relay stations with water sources, grain and hay throughout the distance between Tipton, Missouri to San Francisco, California – 2,812 miles. 267 more words

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Amateur Radio This Week: #17

This week, I started out by knocking out my NM QSO Party log. I submitted it a mere few minutes before the deadline, claiming 53,370 points. 77 more words

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