Tag Archives: Morse code
Automating the Eclipse
We did not include plans to travel to view the total eclipse taking place this August, it just didn’t work out with other family obligations scheduled for late this summer. So I was really excited to learn about the Solar … Continue reading
Settling in for the long winter season, I have lots of bench projects waiting in the queue. Some have time constraints and are higher priority, such as getting my HX-1681 back on the air in time for this years Novice … Continue reading
Another radio, another VXO
Well, another holiday season has steamrolled past, and as usual the need to celebrate rose to the top of the charts once again. My lovely XYL is always on the lookout for a ham radio themed holiday present for me, … Continue reading
A key repair.
Back at the beginning of November I happened to be in the local Barnes & Noble bookstore on a Sunday afternoon, when I noticed signage for the “Mini Maker Faire” event B&N was holding the following weekend. My initial reaction … Continue reading
As I mentioned last post, the SKCC Weekend Sprintathon for October was all about keys. I heard all kinds of keys on the air during that contest, and many of them were J-38 keys. The J-38 is the quintessential, all … Continue reading
The Michigan Mighty Mite grows a user interface, and steps out.
Late breaking update 12/14/2014: With the help of some folks on the SKCC sked page, the Mighty Mite completed not one, but two QSOs this evening! Both with stations in Tennessee, KC9W and KT4TN, both operators coincidently having the first … Continue reading
The DFR – just briefly.
Update: a feature article on the DFR was published in the November 2015 QST – check it out! It’s been a while since I have made a blog post, but I have been busy with a number of building projects. … Continue reading
Chasing a bug.
This post is once again 100% ham-centric, despite the fact that the title could just as easily apply to Linux, but I am working on some Linux stuff right now, and will do a Linux post soon. After eight or … Continue reading