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APRS balloon heads for UK

An amateur radio balloon CNSP-22, call sign K6RPT-11, is crossing the Atlantic at an altitude of 11,150 metres and should reach the British Isles on Friday, February 27. 163 more words

Daily Updates

N1ZZZ Wins the ARRL QST Cover Plaque Award

Congratulations to Jeremy N1ZZZ on winning this month’s ARRL QST Cover Plaque award.

This award involves the same “A Seven Seas Shack” QST Magazine story that I recently blogged about… 171 more words

Robust Packet

Retro: PIC Based TNC

Here are my notes for a PIC-based TNC, built (mostly) to the design of Bob Ball WB8WGA.

The original project documentation may be lost, but it described an inexpensive ($25) TNC using a PIC microcontroller. 608 more words

Amateur Radio

Retro: Getting my Amateur Radio license

I am trying to make space elsewhere, so I am re-publishing some older blog entries here.

I passed my New Zealand operator’s exam on 31 Dec 06, and got my licence on 23 Jan 07. 388 more words

Player of the Year Update: Cazorla, Rosicky and Coquelin Flying

If you read us regularly, you know how this works. We use the Arseblog player ratings to determine our Player of the Year rankings. We combine their Total Ranking (sum of all rankings) with their Average Ranking and divide by two to come up with the POY ranking. 153 more words


Christmas Boat Update: D25 Wins Another First Place Award

All that hard work paid off. D25, Peter Barbour’s entry in the┬áNewport Beach Christmas Boat Parade earned First Place, Best Animation/Special Effects. This is the 11th time D25 has won an award in the parade. 250 more words


December 29, 2014

Monday morning at last. We make our way over to the visitor center for Cabeza Prieta, expecting to be the only ones there. Ajo is a very small town, who has ever heard of or had a burning desire to go to Cabeza Prieta, and just how long can it take to get a permit? 1,194 more words

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