The writer shares their experience with HamClock, a tool for amateur radio enthusiasts, highlighting its value in understanding HF propagation. They discuss its features, setup, and comparison with other similar tools. Additionally, information services such as NCDXF Beacons, VOACAP, DX Clusters, NOAA Space Weather scales, and more are explained. The article aims to spark interest in HF propagation for amateur radio enthusiasts.
This article will take you through CAT control setup, particularly looking at TCP Control and discussing each of the popular CAT control servers.
This article will take you through all the steps of configuring and installing Hamlib on the Raspberry Pi and combining this with HamClock.
Packet Radio has been around for years. Learn where it came from, what it is used for today, and how you use it with just the equipment you have now.
Another in our series of Amateur Radio Guides. This one is on Digital Modes. This provides a fairly complete overview of what you need to get started with FT8 in terms of hardware, software including links and alternatives.
In Australia, the legality of Chinese radios, such as the Baofeng UV5R, for amateur use has sparked debate. While government documents are sparse, licensed amateur operators may have some leeway regarding non-type approved equipment. However, caution is advised, as regulations and privileges remain ambiguous and subject to individual interpretation and compliance.
There is so much clickbait out there, saying Amateur Radio is dead or dying. Here we look at some facts including latest numbers (Jan 2024) showing growth with Foundation leading the charge.