Ham Radio News
December 06, 2018 • Dan KB6NU
This appeared in my Twitter feed the other day: AMSAT @AMSAT Now is a good time to remind us all that AMSAT runs on your donations and membership. Join up and help Keep Amateur Radio In Space today at amsat.org/shop/ With the recent launch of the Fox 1 – Cliff satellite, it is a good […]
December 05, 2018 • Dan KB6NU
Here are some items I found in my Twitter feed yesterday. The first two are courtesy of Bill Barnes, @ataribill. Build a direction-finding loop antenna This is a simple antenna that you can make from a piece of scrap coax. Calculus Made Easy This book, written in 1910, and brought to us via Project Gutenberg […]
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December 03, 2018 • Dan KB6NU
I held my first Arduino class yesterday at All Hands Active (AHA!), a makerspace here in Ann Arbor.I had six students, including a father and his daughter, a high school student, and three other adults. To teach the class, I used an earlier version of the Sparkfun Inventor’s Kit Guide, even though we didn’t use […]
Ham radio videos: AR glasses, measuring AC voltages safely with a scope, the Three Stooges copy some Morse Code
December 01, 2018 • Dan KB6NU
Here’s what Jeri Ellsworth, AI6TK, has been up to lately: Be careful measuring AC mains voltages! And, who doesn’t love the Three Stooges? (Well, my wife, for one, but she’s not a ham.)
November 29, 2018 • Dan KB6NU
If this looks more polished than my usual blog posts, that’s because it is! I took this directly from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) website. Because it’s a publication of the federal government, it’s in the public domain. They do a much better job explaining this than I do. What does the […]
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