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Getting back on the sats!

Going to get back on the sats and maybe some EME. My sat system will be centered around a dedicated iMac, Yaesu FT-847, Yaesu 800DXA and G500 rotors, ERC-M rotor controller and Gulf Alpha circular polarized yagis on 144 and 432. Here is block diagram of how this will all work:

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AM6155 Amp Revival

Since I have some antennas back up it’s time to get the old amps back up and running. I have a page about the Raytrack Horizon VI. It’s time to put one up about the AM6155/54. I have 3 of them, one for 144, one for 222 and one as a parts donor. I have […]

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License History

The other day I was pondering as to when I received my first amateur radio license. I knew it was early 90’s and I assumed since there is a 10 year renewal on licenses and my current one expires 2/2/2023 that it had to be close to that date in probably 1993. I started with […]

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Oldie but goodie about APRS

A quick trip down memory lane today. Back in the early days of packet radio you used to get an IP4 address for your station to get on the ‘network’. You were part of the 44 AMPRNet. The speeds at the time were limited from 300 to 1200 baud. It was cool chatting via my […]

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