Archive for date: May 10, 2009

Updated Map of Stations Heard on 30m WSPR

May 10, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

In the last few days, I’ve heard a few stations in countries I hadn’t seen before, like Guatamala, Brazil, and Portugal. Here’s my updated map:

Happy (Birthday to Me|Mother’s Day)!

May 10, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

To all the moms out there in the world, thanks for all the wonderful things you do for all your children. And while I’m at it, happy birthday to me!

Ionisation Chamber Radiation Detector from VK2ZAY

May 10, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Alan, VK2ZAY, has a really nice blog with all sorts of interesting experiments. Today’s fun installment was a radiation detector that’s just about as simple as can be imagined, ao aimple and inexpensive that I am pondering the possibility of using a similar circuit as part of a sensor for a balloon launch. Very cool: […]