Posts Tagged ‘swl’

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Voice of Russia http://www.ruvr.ru/main.php?lng=eng&w=129&p= Radio Japan http://www.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/radioguide_e.html Deutsche Welle http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,2144,1777509,00.html

The Wayback Machine

I’ve really been enjoying Bill Continelli’s, W2XOY, web posting on the history of amateur radio entitled the Wayback Machine. Well written and very engaging. I received a package from home containing the last two issues of CQ and the last issue of QST so I spent a good portion of last night reading through those. […]

Riding the shortwaves

I’ve enjoyed a little of my down time by tuning around with my Grundig YP300E. While not a feature rich radio, I’m surprised at how well it does. Two nights ago I enjoyed listening to a news program on Iranian radio. Reception was pretty solid and the propaganda reminded me of when I used to […]

Stranger in a strange land

I’ve been offline for quite a while. My work has taken me to a different part of the world which is not permitting me easy access to amateur radio. While I try to figure out a better solution to my current situation, I picked up a Grundig YB300PE. It is a very basic shortwave radio […]

Been busy with…..

- Tried to contact KD6EUG (at his alternate QTH in Mi-Wuk Village, CA) via EchoLink last night, no luck. I tried on two different EchoLink repeaters: one near Tuolumne (N6EA, 146.115) and another near Modesto (WA6OEC, 441.350). Going to try again tonight and see if we can make contact. – I got NOVA for Windows […]

Shortwave

Fired up RxPlus and hit two of the big broadcasters: NHK World Radio Japan (a.k.a. Radio Japan) BBC World Service

Battery died again

I tried running PocketAPRS from the office without any luck. I’m in the middle of a second floor, not close to a window – and my building is surrounded by other brick buildings… so no real good line of sight. But all the fiddling around took its toll on the battery. After work I set […]

RX-320 operational

Got the RX-320 operational. I’ve got my Winlink2000 working.