CQ WPX SSB M/S at G6PZ

CQ WPX SSB M/S at G6PZ

The weekend has passed and the bands have returned to the usual semi quietness after the WPX SSB contest took for 2 today’s of contest activity, this year instead of taking part with the Cray Valley Radio Club I was invited to go down to G6PZ , the last time I...

BARTG HF RTTY Contest

This weekend was the yearly BARTG HF RTTY Contest, and even though propagation is pretty poor there was still plenty of stations to work. This was also the first time I got to try the Yaesu FT-950 properly with the new firmware and it preformed brilliant the DSP and...

TweetWX one day web mashup

I’ve been tweeting weather information from the weather station at the home QTH for a couple of months and now there’s even more stations doing so, following the stations can distract you from actual non automated tweets so I decided Wednesday to code up a...

Twitter Contest Alerts via @DXAnywhere

Last weekend I coded up a simple contest calendar system for DXAnywhere the idea for this is to allow people to filter alerts if it was a contest weekend, but after a while I thought with all this information it would make a good web service. Tweets get sent out every...
APT Weather Satellites

APT Weather Satellites

After about 3 years of not decoding APT weather satellite pictures, I decided 1 weeks ago to setup the Rig RIGSAT RX2 again and connected it up to the Diamond V2000, for the software I decided instead of using the Time-step software to use a free application called...