Issue 255 of Amateur Radio Weekly
Issue 255 of Amateur Radio Weekly
Amateur Radio Weekly
Issue 255 September 17th, 2022

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A four-year program to tackle a fundamental antenna challenge
IARPA hopes to break past an 80-year-old limit on making small radio antennas more effective.
IEEE Spectrum
Ham Radio transponder on the Moon
Japan Ham Radio club to implement beacon with ULS launch.
JAXA Ham Radio Club
QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo this weekend
A fully interactive exhibit hall, exhibitor booths, and Amateur Radio presentations.
QSO Today
How the BBC (still) sends audio to transmitter sites
The BBC's national UK FM transmitter chain.
Hack A Day
An inside look into FlightAware's software defined radio
The hardware and software architecture of the software defined radio that powers the FlightAware ADS-B receivers.
ARRL reports significant decline in investment portfolio
ARRL taps fund to cover operations.
CQ Newsroom
One Ham's ARRL VHF Contest results
It's been fun to make more contacts on 2 meters. I hope to add more grids during the upcoming meteor showers.
Rare Ham Radio exam session to be held in Beijing
For many, up to a 1,500 km journey is required. There is no other choice.
Conventional vs. inverter generators
How long one can expect a generator to last is highly speculative.
Off Grid Ham
A Brief Survey of Technological Innovation in Amateur Radio
Ham Radio – that's still around?


Trombone capacitors and how to expand aluminum cans
Trombone capacitors and how to expand aluminum cans for a magnetic loop antenna design.
North Carolina Prepper
Iowa creek water: WIll it QSO?
Will creek water QSO? Theres only one way to find out.


The Internet Archive is looking for donations of Ham Radio books, magazines, documents, catalogs, manuals, videos, and more for a forthcoming permanent digital collection to be made available to the world. Contact
The Xiegu G90 HF Transceiver is an SDR HF rig capable of transmitting at 20 Watts.
SkyBridge Plus dual band digital hotspot supports DMR, D-star, Yaesu System Fusion (YSF), and NXDN radios with several cross mode options.
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