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Ubuntu-Hams – great week, first on-air nets

It’s been a great week for the Ubuntu-Hams team. We’ve had a lot of activity on IRC for weeks, but we finally set up some scheduled nets, and had the first of those this week. Of the four nets on … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Hams – our first UDS session was great

The Ubuntu Hams team was started a year ago, and has seen a lot of membership growth since then. We just finished the first BOF session we’ve ever had at an Ubuntu Developer’s Summit, and it was a lot of … Continue reading

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Call for participation – creation of a specification for interoperability of amateur radio applications

Calling all developers of amateur radio software … Recently there has been discussion in several of the amateur radio development communities that I participate in about establishing standards for interoperability of amateur radio applications. Discussion has been around protocols and data formats … Continue reading

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Noise Floor

Last weekend I went on a two-night backpacking trip in the Sipsey Wilderness Area with ten scouts and a couple of other adults. We had a great time, with two nights with sub-freezing temps. For me this was a milestone, … Continue reading

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Antennas on hillsides – interesting stuff

Antennas on hillsides – interesting stuff I’ve been thinking about how to optimize antennas for HF at my location, which is on a hillside. This provided me with some insight. I’m not sure what I’ll end up with for propagation … Continue reading

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fldigi presentation at HARC meeting

On November 6th I’ll be helping Dave Freese, W1HKJ make a presentation about fldigi to the Huntsville Amateur Radio Club. Fldigi is an amazing open-source cross platform application for communicating using sound card digital modes on amateur radio. Dave is … Continue reading

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Two new Linux/open source amateur radio projects

I just noticed a couple of new Linux amateur radio projects. The first is a D-Star compatible repeater – More info Here and the project page is here . I see no mention of source code or a license for … Continue reading

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