A telebridge connection with OR4ISS via ON4ISS (Aartselaar, Belgium) with students at the South Street School and Westside Middle School in Danbury CT, USA, was successful Thu 2017-02-02 18:49:14 UTC 80 deg. Astronaut Shane Kimbrough, KE5HOD answered all 20 questions. There were 200 students in the gym and the audio was streamed to the other schools in the system – estimated audience of an additional 3,000 students. One radio station and the local paper in attendance. Danbury Highschool was also present with a equipment for live streaming over the Internet.
On Tuesday the 7th of April 2020, a remarkable contact was made on the FT8 digital mode on 432 MHz between D4VHF on the Cape Verde Islands off the coast of Africa and FG8OJ in Guadeloupe in the Caribbean. This was the first 70cms trans-Atla... Read more
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Diamond Antenna SG2000: 144MHz(2m) Length:1.59m / Weight:400g Gain:5.2dB / Max.power rating:150W / Impedance:50ohms VSWR:Less than 1.5:1 / Conn... Read more
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IC-9700 manual “The Icom IC-9700 manual is now available in Japanese on the Icom website. Here is a link to a “rough” English... Read more