SCARS Weekly Newsletter – 8/31/15

Did I forget you last week? . . . Are training classes available? . . . Amateur Radio Used in UnderGrad Research . . . ARRL Letter – 8/20/15 . . . Ham Nation at Huntsville . . . How to Become A VE . . . Amateur Radio Newsline . . . Officers, and odd-links .…

Hurricane Watch Net

With a potential Hurricane IN the Caribbean and approaching South Florida, you might get interested in tuning around to see what you can hear. For those of you who are NEW to HF, the Hurricane Watch Net (http://www.hwn.org/) operates on 14.325 Mhz USB. For those of you without a radio, or if there is poor propagation,…

SCARS Weekly Newsletter – 8/17/15

Links from the August SCARS Meeting . . . ARRL Letter – 7/30/15 . . . Hawai’i QSO Party This Week . . . How to Become A VE . . . D-Star Stuff . . . Amateur Radio Newsline . . . Officers, and odd-links . . . Upcoming Hamfests within 250 miles _…_._ Links from…

Rockwell Collins to End Mechanical Filter Production

[We wrote about this a month or so ago, but here’s a reminder for those of you who may want spares.] 08/13/2015 As more and more communications equipment designs have adopted digital signal processing techniques, Rockwell Collins has announced that it will stop manufacturing its renowned mechanical filters. It did not provide a specific date.…