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November QST - SCS Tracker DSP TNC Review by VE6AB

Jerry (VE6AB) has been busy lately, both on Robust Packet (RP) APRS and writing for QST and his blog.

Yesterday it was announced that his Robust Packet APRS oriented product review of the SCS Tracker DSP TNC is in the November 2015 issue of QST magazine. 251 more words

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A couple of new projects to think about...

I have been looking into making a custom air variable capacitor for an improved magnetic loop antenna. This looks like it would be entirely feasible and allow me to make a loop that could handle 100W. 106 more words

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APRS Tracker

My tracker has come along nicely and initial tests look good.

I started out with something similar to the LANMU UNO R3 Atmega328p Atmega16u2 2014… 128 more words


Student Pilot E6B Flight Computer with Training NP8 Plotter

There is a type of plotter paper which is used on the flatbed plotter printer machine. First, you should place the plotter paper on the printer machine on its flat service. 308 more words

LAPAN-A2 Launch

An Indonesian satellite LAPAN-A2/ORARI, carrying an FM transponder and an APRS digipeater, is planned to launch September 28, 2015 on India’s PSLV-C30 rocket.

The satellite will be deployed in a 650 km near equatorial orbit with an inclination of between 6 and 8 degrees enabling it to cross the territory of Indonesia 14 times a day. 134 more words

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RPRer VE6AB's Mobile APRS Setup Makes the Cover of QST

Congratulations to fellow RPRer Jerry VE6AB for making the cover of QST magazine.  ARRL members can check out Jerry’s sharp looking custom HF/VHF APRS mobile installation on the cover of the September 2015 issue. 193 more words

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