From Jeffrey, PH7GIS
The Gobox in use for the very first time. Completely stand alone, off the grid, using a generator as my power source. It needs, some little adjustments. but overall not that bad. I had nearly 40 QSO’s.
Why am I wheezing? Well it was 32 degrees Celsius, so it was very hot, and walking around, wasn’t helping either.
We talk to two of the creators of the satNOGS project about how to build your own satellite ground station, and the community and network of stations that they are putting together.
For more info:
From Jeff, (VE3COJ)
HB9CV Antenna & calculator… Jeff’s demo for presentation Thursday, September 10, 2015, at the BARC general meeting. For more details on this antenna, please see the following links.
From Jeff (VE3COJ)
Here is an image from Jeff, received using a homebrew Quadrifilar Helical antenna, received with the SDR-Sharp product. The tracking software is GPredict (although WXtrack can also be used). The satellite was the Meteor M2.
For lots more information, check out the following resource.
From Chuck (VE3IUO)
I got this from my friend Bob Cutter, KI0G Colorado / SPI, Texas. He is mounting his on his boat trailer.
With the declining HF conditions and the launch of some new satellites I decided to build a UHF/VHF omnidirectional system.
The photos are the UHF unit and the 2M will fit under it.
It is #6 copper and I found these splice blocks that make connection of the coax and loops fairly easy. Here is the construction article I used:
Six students from STEM School and Academy in Highlands Ranch built a payload and flew it aboard a 25-foot rocket in Pueblo on July 18.
The payload is a 2-meter, 2-pound Automatic Packet Reporting System beacon that transmits radio frequencies to determine GPS data, elevation, speed and altitude while in flight at 10,000 feet.
Discussion on a Bluetooth CAT interface project for the Yaesu FT-817, FT-857, FT-897, FT-900, FT-450 and FT-100. From Alex (K6VHF).
SkyPiRx upgrades any SkyPi-40 to a transceiver: SkyPi-40 is a modern software defined radio transmitter kit for the Raspberry Pi Model B or B+. No PC required. SkyPi-40 transmits: Morse Code, RTTY, WSPR and more. Add the SkyPiRx module and SkyPi becomes a CW transceiver with a GUI.
Still time to register for the Power Pole Distribution Box Project.
Tuesday, April 21st, 2015. At the Legion Museum (downstairs).
7:00 to 9:00 pm.
Another interesting project from the mind of Jeff Davis (VE3COJ).
Click here to register.