New book on SDR for Amateur Radio Operators, Short Wave Listeners, and anyone interested in radio as a hobby

This is not a textbook. It is written in an easy to read conversational style. The book is intended for Amateur Radio Operators, Short Wave Listeners, and anyone interested in radio as a hobby. At 308 pages it’s a lot Read More …

AN AMATEUR RADIO REPEATER USING AN RTL-SDR AND A RASPBERRY PI

An amateur radio repeater used to be a complex assemblage of equipment that would easily fill a 19″ rack. There would be a receiver and a separate transmitter, usually repurposed from commercial units, a home-made logic unit with a microprocessor to keep Read More …

Over the air

You can’t see them, but they’re all around you. Nobody knows that better than hams, who mostly use the unseen radio waves for fun but who can also become the lifeline for communities that have lost the normal modes of Read More …

Current Rules Holding Hams Back from Adopting State-of-the-Art Technology, ARRL Says

[CORRECTED 2016-10-17] In comments (also attached below) filed on October 12 with the FCC, ARRL reiterated its case that the FCC should change the Part 97 rules both to delete the symbol rate limits in Section 97.307(f) and replace them with a Read More …