Issue 242 of Amateur Radio Weekly
Issue 242 of Amateur Radio Weekly
Amateur Radio Weekly
Issue 242 June 11th, 2022

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TAP: An alternative to Morse Code
This mode has roots to ancient Greece. No training is required, start using it immediately.
FCC proposes to fine Ham for firefighting interference
The $34,000 fine would the largest of its kind.
Radio World
FT8 and the Magic Band
Things are a little different on 6m compared to operating FT8 on HF and here are a few things for newcomers that might help.
HAMRS: An elegant and simple logger
A simple, portable logger tailored for activities like Parks on the Air.
Solar POTA
Pairing the Buddipole PowerMini 2 with folding panels and the FT-817ND.
How Is Voyager still talking after all these years?
The DSN telescopes have to dig a signal that has faded to the attowatt (10-18 W) range.
Hack A Day
Narrowband vs. Broadband
The “broader” or wider the channel, the greater the data-carrying capacity.


SOTA and Marconi - Countryfile Excerpt
The team visit Flat Holm, an island perched in the middle of the Bristol Channel and the birthplace of radio.
Amateur satellite pass demo
ARRL members Tom KB5FHK & Sloan N3UPS lead us through making an amateur satellite radio contact from a parking lot.
How to comply with FCC RF exposure rules
In May 2021, new FCC rules regarding exposure to RF energy went into effect.
IORT FM radio on the 4m band
Strong IORT signals from Eastern Europe


2022 ARRL Field Day is June 25-26. New to Field Day? Start here
Shortwave Radiogram June 9-14 in MFSK digital modes:
16 channel screenless dual-band analog HT with 1700 mAh (12.58 Wh) Li-ion Battery. Wouxun KG-UVA1-V2
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