Thanks to an online petition made via change.orgÂ Â promoted by NW7OR,Â starting from today facebookÂ allow to add your own ham radioÂ call-sign as altenate name and have it displayed in your public profile page This should allow others to look for your your by usingÂ your QRZ. This is how appears now my Facebook profile
Florence Old Bridge This picture I’ve taken few days ago, reveals, what I’ve always considered, the symbol of amateur radio in Florence. This Yagi Antenna tower, erected very close to the old bridge several years ago I suppose belong to IK5JXR (I5BKO), now SK. Just wanted to share this piece of my city with you.
FT5ZM clublog log db has been updated right now! So it means they have an internet connection Are you in the log ?
Google glass are wearable computer, with a built-in Android OS on it, and in this movie N3WG Nick Garner show us a sample application of a ham radio related application written for the Google Glass platform. Practically Nick is able to remote control an Elecraft KX3 radio via the PigremoteÂ connected via Wi-Fi, of
Looks like the Arduino platform is getting popular and popular among amateur radio community. I’ve been reading a lot’s of interesting projects based on the Arduino, from CW Players, to antenna tuners, beacons, keyers, and rotor controllers, magnetic loops controllers and more. The Arduino looks is so popular that the ARRL is also publishing a
David Young, AE5DY announcedÂ QSL Query the first Google Glass application associated with the hobby of amateur radio. It is basically used to look up FCC call sign information, primarily for use in filling out QSL cards. Currently, the information returned by QSL Query includes the name, address, and license class of the person associated
I’m in Osnabrueck north germany and playing with my RtlSdr dongle scanning VHF
IW5EIJ Leonardo, yesterday night showed me a nice App running on Android, named SDR Touch. Connecting the Samsung Galaxy S3 to the RTLSDR dongle will turn your smartphone into a nice wide band receiver. Leonardo is however experiencing an unwanted and unexpected phone vibration during reception. Could not gave him any hint since, I don’t
The Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico has run out of callsigns with the IZ prefix. A new IU prefix has been just announced. The new IU Prefix will be added to the already in use prefixes for ham radio operators, I IK IW and the IZ. In Italy, we have several other Ham Radio Callsign Prefixes