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High-Altitude Balloon Launch and Tracking

We made it to the edge of space! The image above was taken from our HAB at an altitude of over 90,000 ft!

After many months of work, … 545 more words


K4KPN-10 I-Gate Now Receive Only

As of June 20, 2017 the KYPN sponsored K4KPN-10 30 meter Robust Packet APRS I-Gate is now a RX only I-Gate.

During recent maintenance at the site, the PA in the Yaesu FT-100D radio there was found to have failed. 370 more words


GoKit for Field Day and EMCOMM

We’ve been thinking about building a portable GoKit for VHF/UHF EMCOMM and Field Day Applications for a while now. The following is a list of our requirements for a GoKit – 754 more words

Antennas And Feedlines

An Amazing Amatuer Radio STEM Project - High-Altitude Balloon

Members of the Nashua Area Radio Club launched a High-Altitude Balloon (HAB) to the edge of space and back this past weekend. Our HAB carried a 2m APRS Transmitter and sent position and atmospheric telemetry to the ground during its flight. 101 more words


Alfonso Faustino: Yaesu FT1XDR GPS Analog and Digital Transceiver & APRS (K6ASF)

On 30-May-2017, I dropped by HAM Radio Outlet on my way to Los Angeles and picked up the Yaesu FT1XDR.

I purchased this GPS analog and digital transceiver to learn and participate in APRS. 979 more words

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5 Career Lessons to Learn from Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is an epic show, we all know it. Some might say you could have spent the two weeks it took you to binge-watch it on something more productive but let me give you a few reasons to justify that time. 469 more words

APRS at 37,000 feet?

This is definitely a first: a Boeing 737 flying at cruise altitude was broadcasting its position via APRS.

And a 7-day tracking wider view:

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