I have many interests; among them ham radio, programming, snowboarding, motorcycle riding, electronics. You get the picture, I am very eclectic in my interests. So in the spirit of being a programmer, I am creating a Hello World posting. Typically when one is attempting to learn a new programming language, [...]
Archive for Tag : WTØF - WTØF: With The Other Foot
- Sinking Of Titanic, Role of Marconi Wireless Station In Rescue Cross Paths At Cape Cod National Seashore March 31, 2012
- Wichita man hopes to win lottery; lightning strikes instead (Kansas) March 31, 2012
- Storm Spotter classes more popular after March tornadoes (Ohio) March 31, 2012
- Fred Maia, W5YI, Silent Key March 31, 2012
- Titanic exhibition to be shown in New Tredegar (UK) March 31, 2012
- News flowed through the Arctic (Florida) March 31, 2012
- RSGB: Wording on Olympic QSL cards March 31, 2012
- Authentication for Ham Radio by WTØF
I am sitting in the MicroHams Digital Conference and Bryan Hoyer, KG6GEU, is giving a presentation on authentication over digital communications. He has several good points and this is a particular pain point for me. Unfortunately, his presentation went off on a another tack and I think he missed a very [...]
- New D-Star Net by WTØF
Last night was the premiere of a new D-Star net. Linked loosely with Ham Nation on Twit.TV, the AmateurLogic Roundtable net took place on REF014C at 18:30 (PDT). The connection with Ham Nation is George Thomas, W5JDX, who regularly has a segment on Ham Nation called Smoke and Solder. The segments don’t always include [...]
- Plug for “End of Winter”… by WTØF
This evening on the Ham Nation D-Star Net KBØJTK checked in and gave an announcement about the End of Winter hamfest being held in Lincoln, NE on March 17th. KBØJTK informed us that during the hamfest, the Lincoln Amateur Radio Club, KØKKV, will be running on their local D-Star repeater [...]
- D-Star social net move postponed by WTØF
I should have gotten this posted yesterday. I have had to postpone moving the Puget Sound D-Star social net until March 14th. Because of a couple of projects at work for the next couple of weeks. Once they are done, I will be able to move the net to Wednesday [...]
- Ham Nation D-Star Net by WTØF
This past week I made a business trip down to San José, CA and when I make trips down there, I usually try to make it on a couple of the D-Star repeaters. Usually I am on WW6BAY and sometimes on K6LRG. This time on Tuesday night I found the [...]
- D-Star social net will be moving by WTØF
I apologize to everyone for not being as active as I have wanted to be here. I would like to get this blog in better order and updated more often with the events going on, thoughts on ham radio and more information on projects that I work on. Since taking [...]
- WWA D-Star Repeaters by WTØF
A week or so ago I was asked by a fellow ham about the D-Star repeaters in Western Washington. I compiled a list of all the repeaters that I am aware of and thought that others may benefit from the list. Location Callsign Frequencies Issaquah K7ISQ 443.275+ Tiger Mtn. WA7HJR [...]
- D-Star Beginner Presentation by WTØF
I have been asked by several people for the presentation for the D-Star beginner class. The class starts with the very basic information of what is D-Star and where it is heading. Comparison with existing FM repeaters and how D-Star repeaters differ from them. The specific needs of a radio [...]
- Beginner D-Star Class by WTØF
I received an email this morning from the Federal Way Emergency Management Coordinator that we will be able to have space for the beginner’s class for the D*Workshop. The date is pretty much set for October 22nd. Final details are still being worked out and the decision on who will [...]
- K7ISQ is alive! by WTØF
After several roadblocks and technical issues, I am very happy to announce that the D-Star repeater in Issaquah, WA is up and running. It is using the callsign K7ISQ and operating at 443.275+. If you are in the area, feel free to drop by and say hello. It is an [...]
- Gerard Hickey on D-Star Beginner PresentationThank you Marty for the kind words. I am always looking for ways to improve the presentation. If you find ...
- Marty Johnson on D-Star Beginner PresentationThanks for your work on the presentation. It has greatly helped me explain things to some new users that have ...
- Gerard Hickey on WA7FW RatflectorWithin the preferences of D-Rats, there is a selection for setting up a radio or network connection. To talk to ...
- Gerard Hickey on Crap, Crap–Double Crap!!Well, unfortunately, the chip is a surface mount part. Not to easy to socket it.
- Jamie on WA7FW RatflectorGerard, Ratflector Operation Info request: So using D-Rats, how would I specify which node i want to broadcast my d-rats packets?
- Michael Carey on Crap, Crap–Double Crap!!Oh no... don't worry, I've I think everyone has soldered components in backward too. But really, you should be using ...
- Craig Gunther on WA7FW RatflectorI noticed your article on August 1st about launching the d-rats_repeater as a daemon under Linux via init.d. I ...
- Daniel on Private: D*Workshop AgendaThanks Gerard for all the work you do. Daniel, KL7WM
- Gerard Hickey on Crank up tower for sale (Seattle, W…For those that may be interested, N3YX no longer has the trailer.
- Gerard Hickey on WA7FW RatflectorYes, the ratflector is using the standard port of 9000.I have been recommending to repeater owners to run a ...