Archive for date: April 4, 2009

Beacon Gremlins

April 4, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

I was having some difficulty spotting my beacon: both on WA0UWH’s grabber, and via WSPR spots. I figured that maybe my jury rigged antenna had fallen down, or I had some kind of similar hardware failure. Oddly though, my receiver seemed to be going strong. I went over to my setup, and found that the […]

Open Tracker+ ordered…

April 4, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

I have been trying to start a project to do a high altitude radio balloon launch. Toward that end, I ordered myself a Open Tracker Plus kit from Argent Data Systems today. It seems like a pretty trivial thing to tack together, and includes a nice little plastic case, so it should be good. For […]