6 GHz frequency modulated radar
Inspired by the MIT coffee can radar designed by Gregory Charvat, I figured that building a radar should be a doable project that would offer some challenge while also having some real world use. Henrik's Blog
How about a new 12 volt automotive connector?
The good news is that we do have a standard power connector for 12 VDC in automobiles. The bad news is that it is an ugly behemoth derived from — can you believe it? — a cigarette lighter. K0NR
Keeping it simple
As with the spirit of QRP and doing "more with less," I decided to take W2LJ's advice and downsize my radio camping gear. The process started soon after the return trip from Elkins, WV and the 4,000 ft mountain top. amateurradio.com
First impressions Baofeng GT-3 Mark II
The Baofeng GT-3 Mark II solves a number of flaws present in the early model, while preventing the introduction of new problems such as the 'beep' bug found the the latest UV-5R models. Ham Radio Blog PD0AC
A review of the Elad FDM-S2 software defined receiver
I would also note that I'm favorably impressed with the S2's waterfall and spectrum display; not only can you customize the colors via the settings window, but you also have the options to embed timecode in the waterfall and to display broadcaster information from the frequency database in the spectrum. The SWLing Post
WLW's 500,000 watt transmitter
Back in 1932 WLW increased their power from 50,000 watts to 500,000 watts. They were the only AM broadcasting station in America ever to operate at 500,000 watts. Much of the old transmitter still exists. K7AGE
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