Listening on 20 meters, as I sometimes to, I occasionally noticed a loud "click" that seemed to pervade the upper portion of the band.
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Figure 1: The older DL-1000 (top) and the newer AD-1000, both after modification.Click on the image for a larger version.A few weeks ago I was
A few weeks ago I was on vacation in remote Eastern Utah - in Canyonlands National Park, to be precise. Because we had some "down time"
A bit more than a week ago I volunteered for an aid station along the route of the Wasatch 100 mile endurance run - which, as the name implies, is
From the late 1950s until about 2021, there was a (mostly) annual event held in southeastern Utah that was unique to the topology: The Friendship
An inexpensive option to reception on the HF (low frequency) bands is one sold by "RTL-SDR Blog" - the current iteration being Version 3.
The background - and initial assessment: A month or so ago an acquaintance of mine in the local amateur community asked me to take a look at his
As technology moves on, it is getting more difficult to find custom-made quartz crystals.Why would one need a quartz crystal in these days of
Listening about on 40 meters this morning, I heard a familiar sound - the "putt-putt-putt" of what sounded very much like the infamous
Although focused on the use of the TinySA, the techniques and equipment described in this article may be applied to using a receiver for the
Back in 2000, a friend of mine (Glen, WA7X) wanted to place VHF and UHF propagation beacons at his cabin located in remote central Utah. On-hand
In late 2009 my friend Bryan, W7CBM, came to me with a project that he had in mind: "Can we lock my Icom IC-910H to my 'Z-box'?" - in
It wasn't my intent to have this next post be about locating a source of a transmitter - but the temptation proved irresistible.Over the past several
I happened to be looking at the various receivers at the Northern Utah WebSDR - as I'm wont to do (since I maintain them!) and noticed a few
A friend of mine (WA7X) acquired a 16 kVA UPS (for free!) a year or so ago - a commercial system consisting of four hot-swappable 4 kVA modules: