For real maker culture, try a global gathering of radio hobbyists – Quartz

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For real maker culture, try a global gathering of radio hobbyists
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With 198 exhibitors from 38 countries, Ham Radio 2015 was the 40th gathering of the world's amateur radio operators in this vacation city on Lake Constance. Ham Radio Friedrichshafen is not the biggest amateur radio convention in the world, though
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AMSAT 2015 Symposium Invites Papers

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AMSAT has issued its first call for papers for its Annual Meeting and Space Symposium, set for October 16-18 in Dayton, Ohio. Proposals for papers, symposium presentations and poster presentations are invited on any topic of interest to the amateur satellite community.

AMSAT requests a tentative title, but no later than August 1. Final copy must be submitted by September 15 for inclusion in the …

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The K7RA Solar Update

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Solar activity perked up over the July 2-8 period, with average daily sunspot numbers increasing from 35.9 to 109.1, compared to the previous seven days.

Likewise, average daily solar flux increased from 100.7 to 123.2.

Daily sunspot numbers were below 100 on June 16 through July 3, bottoming out at 25 on June 27.

A moderate geomagnetic storm on July 4-5 was caused by a solar wind stream. The mid-…

American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources

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Cool ARRL images

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A few nice ARRL images I found:

Split Rock ARA Field Day 2007


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Split Rock Amateur Radio Association ARRL Field Day 2007
Horseshoe Lake, Roxbury Township, NJ

Split Rock ARA Field Day 2007


Image by bigtowers20
Split Rock Amateur Radio Association ARRL Field Day 2007
Horseshoe Lake, Roxbury Township, NJ

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SchmartBoard Announces New Contest For Circuit Design Top 5 Schmartie Award Winners to Win Apple iPod Nanos

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Fremont, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2006

SchmartBoard, the developer of a new technology that has significantly simplified the creation of electronic circuits for hobbyists and electronic engineers, announced today the First Annual Schmartie Awards to reward exceptional electronic circuit design.

Engineers, students and hobbyists from around the world are invited to enter the first annual Schmartie awards. From now through November 15th, entrants can post SchmartScematics (electronic circuits utilizing SchmartBoard prototyping products) for users to download and use in their own projects. In December, we will open up voting for the five favorite circuits. All registered user will be able to vote.

In January 2007 we will post the five winners who will receive an iPod Nano and a certificate. All participants who enter the contest and post a schematic per the instructions will receive free SchmartBoards to build their schematics and a SchmartBoard t-shirt. Details of the program are at http://www.schmartboard.com

Early Schmartie entrants include users from the US, Canada, India, Australia, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, France and Mexico. SchmartBoard hopes to attract participants from the worlds of robotics, Ham Radio, model railroading and other electronic hobby areas in addition to those involved in pure electronics.

Co-sponsors of the program include Hobby Engineering (http://www.hobbyengineering.com), Intellect Lab (http://www.intellectlab.com), R&D Electronic Parts (http://www.randdelectronicparts.com), Titan PCB (http://www.titanpcb.com) and Parallax (http://www.parallax.com).

About SchmartBoard (http://www.schmartboard.com)

SchmartBoard is committed to helping engineers, students, and hobbyists develop electronic circuits faster, easier, and less expensively than previously possible. At SchmartBoard, our three-word mission statement is “Electronics for Everyone”.

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Ham radio operators have a field day – Chicago Tribune

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Ham radio operators have a field day
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The National Association for Amateur Radio, ARRL, a 101-year-old association based in Newington, Conn., hosted its annual Field Day for Ham Radio for its more than 163,000 national members and to educate others about a hobby that often becomes the …
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Seeing is believing

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Seeing is believing
All come with UV protection lenses that are electromagnetic interference proof, anti-reflective, scratch resistant, dirt and water repellent. Anyone with myopia can change to multi-coated lens with free of charge. Prices range from Bt3,800 to Bt4,850 …
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Top Wi-Fi router hacks for boosting your broadband
It's also worth noting electromagnetic interference (EMI) given off from products, such as microwaves and baby monitors, should be avoided as they disrupt the signal given off from your router. When video streaming, it's worth connecting your device …
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Ham It Up Upconverter Accessory – SDR Connector Cable For MCX-Style SDRs (NESDR Mini, NESDR Micro & TV28T v1 & TV28T v2). Male MCX to Male SMA pigtail, RG174, 0.5′ (15cm) length Reviews

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Ham It Up Upconverter Accessory – SDR Connector Cable For MCX-Style SDRs (NESDR Mini, NESDR Micro & TV28T v1 & TV28T v2). Male MCX to Male SMA pigtail, RG174, 0.5′ (15cm) length

Ham It Up Upconverter Accessory - SDR Connector Cable For MCX-Style SDRs (NESDR Mini, NESDR Micro & TV28T v1 & TV28T v2). Male MCX to Male SMA pigtail, RG174, 0.5' (15cm) length

  • NooElec brand custom cable
  • Matched 50 ohm connectors
  • Gold-plated male MCX connector & male SMA connector
  • High-quality RG174 interconnect cable

Very high-quality male MCX to male SMA RG174 pigtail cable, 0.5′ in length. Low-loss RG174 + short cable length means there is no need to worry about potential attenuation. Matched 50 ohm connectors.

Great for attaching MCX-style SDRs such as NESDR Mini, NESDR Micro & TV28T (v1 & v2) to our Ham It Up RF upconverter.

List Price: $ 7.95

Price: $ 7.95

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Imagine Bobby Darin as a Carp…

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Check out these Hamfest images:

Imagine Bobby Darin as a Carp…
Hamfest

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"If I Were a Carpenter" was playing on the XM Radio and I thought… how funny, it totally changes the meaning when you read it with the limited characters allowed by XM. I see funny things all around me… which is why I carry a camera everywhere.

Hamvention 2011 – Dayton Ohio – Hara Arena
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Random snapshots from my day at this year’s Hamvention in Dayton OH.

Sorry for the poor quality… these pictures were all taken with the camera in my GPS unit. :-)

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