Tag Archives: ham radio

Are Kids the Future of Ham Radio?

Bob K0NR has an alternate take on how to keep ham radio alive as many of its practitioners age up: For whatever reason, it seems that most people find themselves in a situation as an adult that causes them to say … Continue reading

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KN0CK and KF7LZE RTLSDR for HF Back In Stock at Easy-Kits.com!

Edit: Easy-Kits.com is offline, but still for sale! Click through.  We’ve completed the next production run of Rev 5 direct-sampling RTLSDR with HF converters by KN0CK ! Rev 5 Direct Sampling HF RTLSDR with Amplifier

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For Sale: The KN0CK and KF7LZE RTLSDR for HF Rev. 5!

I’m happy to announce that Rev 5 of the KN0CK and KF7LZE RTLSDR for HF is now available for sale in its 5th iteration – now featuring Direct Sampling, while still keeping the familiar wide-band pre-amplifier! On account of the … Continue reading

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KN0CK HF Converter Rev. 4 is Released!

The complete Rev 3 KN0CK HF Converter has sold out and been discontinued. That’s okay, though, because it’s been replaced with the KN0CK RTLSDR for HF Revision 4! This model incorporates a lot of the feedback from the community about the … Continue reading

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Colorful NTIA Poster of U.S. Frequency Allocations

This great infographic looks like it could really help me figure out who’s talking on all of those data channels I pick up with my RTLSDR. Click through for the full size, a 3.5MB JPEG.  You could also get your … Continue reading

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Listen to Ham Radio Online with the ETGD WebSDR

I just discovered the fascinating Wide-band WebSDR operated by the amateur radio club ETGD at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. PA3FWM built a fascinating wideband SDR using a Xilinx FPGA, high-speed ADC and gigabit Ethernet interface to receive … Continue reading

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Big Antennas on Cars Photo Round-Up

I liked KC3RE’s VHF rover enough, I went looking for other interesting car radio installations. There’s quite a few! This Ford Escort has a pretty inconspicuous setup. This isn’t the same vehicle, but it might be similar: Car blog Jalopnik details … Continue reading

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