November 9th, 2019 A table of radios the makers made, a CW station, an SDR receiver with loop antenna and a spectrum display, and a SSB station. Time for ham radio fun.
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A recording of the June club meeting presentation at the Richmond Amateur Radio Club. You can view it by searching for “youtube ken zutavern test bench” or clicking https://youtu.be/YpAw7doAN28.
Four cars of hams chased a balloon carrying APRS and launched from Franklin Military Academy, a Richmond city school. KN4CZZ, chemistry teacher at the school led this, his second launch from the school. This time he used APRS and got lots of hams to chase with him. It didn’t go far but it went high, […]
Jim Bates, K8OI, on who is gathering what information on you and how they are using it. And, what you can do to minimize it. Click 2019-02 – RARC Privacy and Security v2019-01-11
Photos by WA1UQO & W4BRU
Click here for PDF slide show.
The presentation to the RARC on the ham radio operators dealing with the Russian coup-attempt is now available and enhanced on a dedicated website. Click http://www.rarc-russia.com/
DMR presentation by Bruce MacAlister, W4BRU, at the April 2018 Richmond Amateur Radio Club monthly meeting. Click to get the PDF: DMR pres at RARC w notes
The history of radio – and a museum to go with it – is a passion for RARC member John DeMajo, K5HTZ. In edition of his series in the RARC monthly newsletter, he presents it as a series of slides. Some have asked for the slides. You can get a PDF copy by clicking radio_history.
Clockwise John King, WB4NHX, gets the SDR receiver and its large spectrum display going. Bruce MacAlister, W4BRU, and Rick Waller, KA4OHM, show an Arrow (brand) dual-band Yagi-Udo antenna used to talk via ham satellites. Maylon Pearman, N4EG, answers questions. Tom Ebbert, KQ4BIZ, (in the striped shirt) shows how Manhattan-style circuits are built. Rick Waller, KA4OHM, […]