Category Archives: Hints, Tips and Ideas

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Digital Communications 75 years ago

Here is a nifty slow-motion video showing how DIGITAL communications was received 75 years ago … a truly ingenious mechanical invention and fabrication …  the Model 15 Teletype page printer! Remember, this device ran 7 times faster than the video … Continue reading

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Dr. Alan Katz K2UYH on EME on the Simple and Cheap

Dr. Alan Katz gives an in depth Presentation on achieving contacts using or re-purposing discarded TV Satellite Dishes and simple Yagis via #EME or Moon Bounce via CW, Phone and the new OpenSource digital modes of  Dr. Joe Taylor, #K1JT, #WSPR … Continue reading

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Lightning Map

When we get a “thunder and lightning” storm in the area, it’s useful to be able to see where the lightning is hitting and how often … Here is a link to a web page that shows, in real time, … Continue reading

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Do you know how to use SPOTTING services?

   

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ARRL-ARES, Red Cross, FEMA Mock East Coast Hurricane Exercise – 05.23.19

When all else FAILS, we do get through! Continue reading

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Bud Trench, AA3B, Propagation Tools Video – Part 1, May 10th, 2019

Part One of Bud Trench’s Presentation at the Fair Lawn Senior Center May 10th, 2019. Topic: Propagation Tools for your best edge in Amateur Radio Contesting and DX-ing! Thank you BUD! Enjoy this video and please share with your friends. 73 … Continue reading

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FT8 – Getting Started

Seems like we should start posting some resource links for those who want to get started with FT8 digital QSOs … Here’s an intro YouTube video … https://youtu.be/LlIA_utAJfs Here is info on a NEW variation specially for contesting, due for … Continue reading

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