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Send your name to Mars, DX Engineering photo tour, TubeSats are coming...
Send your name to Mars, DX Engineering photo tour, TubeSats are coming...
Amateur Radio Weekly
Issue 30 October 11th, 2014

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[Photos] QRZ visits DX Engineering
While at the ARRL Centennial Convention in Hartford, I accepted an invitation from Tim Duffy, K3LR, the DX Engineering Chief Marketing Officer and General Manager, to visit the DX Engineering facility in Tallmadge, Ohio.
Signal strength differences between JT65 software
I had a little argument about how JT65-HF and WSJT-X receives. Here are the results.
Send Your Name on NASA's Journey to Mars
NASA is inviting the public to send their names on a microchip to destinations beyond low-Earth orbit, including Mars.
Kenwood TS-590S production has ceased
Often considered the best value for a sub $1,500 HF rig, the TS-590S had some big shoes to fill as the successor to the great TS-570.
Smoky Mountain SOTA adventure
I've documented before what I love about the Summits on the Air program. I love the mountains, the views, the exercise, the fresh air, the sense of accomplishment and the planning and executing of a successful radio operation.
Radio Amateur is among Nobel Prize in Chemistry winners
William Moerner, WN6I, of Los Altos, a chemistry professor at Stanford University, will share the prestigious award equally with two other researchers.
TubeSats are coming
The TuPOD 3U mission will allow the in-orbit deployment of the first TubeSats – Tancredo 1, from Brazil and Ulises 1, from Mexico.
Website devoted to Amateur Radio and OS X
I hope to share my love of amateur radio, while at the same time introducing as many people as possible to the great amateur radio software available on the world's greatest operating system -- OS X.
Late October exercise to test MARS-ARES interoperability
US Army and Air Force Military Auxiliary Radio Service (MARS) stations will participate in a 48-hour nationwide contingency communication exercise on October 27 and 28 as part of an effort to develop greater cooperation between MARS and ARES.


High altitude balloon launch from Netherlands
Hak5 features hands-on video of a high altitude balloon launch, beacon in action.
Introduction to data modes
An introduction to three popular data modes by Michael Sansom, G0POT.
Ford Transit van converted to mobile Amateur Radio station
Simon Davison, 2E0HTS, has converted a Ford Transit van into a Ham Radio DX machine.

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Marriott fined $600K for jamming Wi-Fi
Marriott International will pay the government a $600,000 fine for jamming conference attendees' own Wi-Fi networks at one of its hotels.
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