REM MY FIRST PROGRAMMING EXPERIENCE, TS-1000, 1982
20 PRINT "HELLO, WORLD!"
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Last update: 04OCT2019
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73 DE W1WSO - FN31. Originally licensed as KA2UCP in 1984. Also previously held callsigns KB1LKV and K7WSO.
North East Weak Signal Group
HackRF One - Currently evaluating this neat little gadget for use as a rig for VHF/UHF+ weak signal work.
Paul Wade - W1GHZ. Paul is the current editor of the Microwavelengths column in QST, and the designer of cheap transverters to get you on the microwave bands.
WA1MBA - Tom Williams. Amateur Radio microwave resources from WA1MBA.
GE M-PA 101 by Mark Cobbledick, KB4CVN
Amateur Radio Links from the blog.
New England Hamfest List from W1GSL.
Boxboro NE Ham Convention
My small display for the 2019 Memorial Day living history event sponsored by The Duffle Bag and Associates.
For the event, I decided to portray a 1980's Cold War Era U.S. Army Warrant Officer with the Army Material Command. The above picture is me in front of a sculpture made from pieces of the Berlin Wall.
In 2001, I reviewed the Icom IC-R3 receiver for Scanning USA Magazine. Icom liked the article so much they referenced it in their advertising. I still have an Icom R3 in the receiver collection, and maybe sometime I'll have to do a retro article on it for the blog. The R3 is a nice little unit, but NTSC video reception is of limited utility these days, and the receiver has fairly high current requirements. With the video screen running you only had a couple hours operating time.
Monitoring Spread Spectrum Communications - Scanning USA Magazine, September, 2005. I found a Transcrypt SC-1000 at what is now NEAR-Fest, and decided to see how easy it would be to hear it.
The Motorola DTR-410 Frequency Hopping Radio - Credited as "Tom Berkshire." Popular Communications Magazine, December, 2007.
Electronic Warfare for the Fourth Generation Practitioner, by SFC Marc J. O'Connor, USA (RET.) - So back in March, 2019 I was having this conversation with my friend Marc...