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HF Mobile - Planning A U.S. County Hunter's Tour

Anita (AB1QB) and I have been having a lot of fun with our Mobile HF station since we completed it several months back. We’ve been… 928 more words

Station Performance, QSOs And QSL'ing

Jeremy (N1ZZZ) is /5 in Texas in-port on board the MV Bennett.  He has his HF gear installed, stopped by the BBS this evening, and is on 30m RP APRS as… 153 more words

Robust Packet

Checking in on Average Player Ratings

It’s been a while since I’ve shared our boys’ Average Player Ratings for the season. As always, this chart shows the average of the Arseblog readers’ game-by-game player ratings. 91 more words


This ATmega328P position-reporting board can track high-altitude balloons

The ArduinoTrack flight controller uses the APRS network to report location data. 

High-altitude balloons are unmanned, helium or hydrogen-filled balloons that are released into the stratosphere, generally ascending to heights between 60,000 to 120,000 feet. 302 more words

Makers Movement

APRS Tracking System Flies Your Balloons

Looking for a way to track your high-altitude balloons but don’t want to mess with sending data over a cellular network? and the others at Project Traveler may have just the thing for you: … 205 more words


Setting up Direwolf/Xastir on a Raspberry Pi

A long time ago I set up Soundmodem for Ubuntu. Recently, I tried setting up an igate using WB2OSZ’s Direwolf instead. Things are much nicer these days. 522 more words


APRS Receive-only IGate with the Raspberry Pi and a Realtek SDR Dongle.

Last year I finally decided to take a foundation and intermediate level amateur radio course. One of the reasons I got interested in amateur radio was APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System), a system designed to track the position of radio amateurs, provide two way text messaging and alert messages. 1,288 more words