Sunday, 19 November 2017
Saturday, 18 November 2017
Friday, 17 November 2017
We did Morse code and Phonetics, we also looked at various countries call signs, how radio's worked an some Q-Codes. Laptop was used to allow the Scouts to listen via WEBSDR to various stations and log their 25 contacts.
Simple Morse code buzzer made from a micro switch, buzzer and battery, cased in tobacco tin.
Parts available from Maplins and per typical Hams Bob M6FLT and James M0JFP built them on a Pub Table the night before.
Wednesday, 15 November 2017
You can check your position and ensure your data has been uploaded by visiting:
Fox Telemetry DecoderYou can download the software from their website: https://www.amsat.org/foxtelem-software-for-windows-mac-linux/
I used my FunCube Pro-Plus dongle, as the software will recognise it and tune it automatically.
You can opt to feed sound using a virtual cable from another SDR or radio of choice.
here are a few screen shots of what James (M0JFP) was able to get from AO-85
Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Chertsey radio code club has submitted: https://trinket.io/python/9e5345d5cd
this simple piece of code displays the names of the children, displays a simple picture, displays the temperature and then another hot / cold picture.
Its heading tot he space station in December and will be run for 30 seconds in space.
Now that's fantastic!