Archive for date: April 28, 2009

QRSS grabber temporarilly down…

April 28, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’m testing WSPR reception using some new hardware. It’ll return to active duty soon.

PBH-10 to launch soon..

April 28, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Project Blue Horizons is a group which is attempting an unmanned Trans-Atlantic balloon flight from the United States to Europe. They are estimating a launch around 0:00-3:00 UTC on the 30th of April and they are supposed to be sending telemetry on 40m. You can follow their updates on twitter. This will be PBH-10, you […]

At last, some QRSS news…

April 28, 2009 | Amateur Radio, QRSS | By: Mark VandeWettering

A while go, I posted a link to AA5CK’s website and his use of the iduino as a QRSS keyer. He used a little oscillator/buffer from Nightfire Engineering along with a home brew, single transistor amplifier. So, I ordered two. And built one. At $7, who could resist? It works, but it obviously isn’t very […]