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Build Xastir from source 2.0.9 GraphicsMagick problem

OK, for every one having a problem with compiling Xastir from source on Debian Linux and get stuck with Graphicsmagick lib which is needed to use Xastir with image files e.g. 315 more words

Aprs

Yaesu FTM-400DR 1 Year Review (Video)

Ok, just about a year anyways, last November I purchased this Yaesu FTM-400DR from Ham Radio Outlet, just referenced my receipts, after the $100 rebate, total cost was $430, so I think I was off a bit in the video! 162 more words

Mobile

High Altitude Balloon - Success!

Introduction

I remember vividly picking up a copy of MAKE magazine and being captivated by an article on building a high altitude balloon (HAB). For years, I had wished there was some project I could undertake as a hobbyist that would give me a glimpse into space. 720 more words

Electronics

APRS & the right antenna for the job

I’ve been running several variations of an APRS I-Gate for the past 6 months. I’ve focused my efforts on learning two different software platforms available:  979 more words

APRS

Antenna maintenance at PI1SHB

24th of June 2016, today we’ve been busy for the whole day to replace a new antenna and coax cable for PI1SHB.
The old antenna was a Maldol VT-160D dual-band antenna for 2m and 70cm (Diamond X50 clone), and was more than 15 years old. 143 more words

PI1SHB

Setting Up APRS Yaesu 400DR

I run APRS on most all of my radios and use it etensively for SOTA work.   Here is a well done YouTube Video on how to setup APRS on  a Yaesu 400DR by Barry 2E0DTS

Ham Radio

Setup APRS Station

I finally broke down and bought a digital interface from Cliff, N5CEY that connects my Baofeng UV-5R to an iPhone. The iPhone is an older 4S model that is now retired after having been upgraded. 58 more words

Ham Radio