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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


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


High Altitude Balloon - Success!


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


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


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


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

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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

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