Annual poll for radio amateurs – the good, the bad, the ugly! This is an annual survey conducted among the online community, and it represents the status of amateur radio. The authors ask to hams several questions, from the most used operating modes, to the typical ham radio lifestyle habits.
Hairspray-can EH Antennas for shortwave and online programs. Small magnetic (H) antennas (Loops) have a good efficiency for the upper bands (20/15/10 meter band) and also in contrast to E-antenna a defined radiation direction.
The build was an experiment to see if a tube receiver could be stable enough to receive digital shortwave radio broadcasts. The tube acts as both an oscillator and mixer, so the receiver is a type of direct conversion receiver.
Amateur Radio enthusiasts who are interested in the LF and MF bands may be familiar with WSPR and WSJT JT9. Used as a propagation probe or beacon, WSPR allows very weak signals to be detected, frequently as weak as -27dB SNR.
Learn morse code with this online version of the popular morse machine. This version is currently working on Chrome browser only. This program teaches you to receive Morse code. It starts with a few letters and adds more when it sees that you are ready.
FSQ is a Fast Simple QSO mode designed specifically for HF. It works well under NVIS and sunrise/sunset conditions on the lower bands, and also works well for short skip and grey-line on higher bands and can be used also on VHF FM.
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