Let’s go fly a kite

Let’s go fly a kite

it was windy enough today to try out my Chameleon Emcomm II on the river. Unfortunately too windy and gusts so the antenna wire kept dipping in the water. But I got the kite up in the air and could hear some stations on 20m so it’s working fine. i have also finished...
Power for the Raspberry Pi and Adafruit GPS hat

Power for the Raspberry Pi and Adafruit GPS hat

Instead of using a 12volt to USB power port which sometimes cause noise on lower HF bands I thought I would give this a try. its a UBEC DC-DC coverter which takes a 5.5 to 26volt input and gives us a steady 5volt supply and it supposed to have limited EM interference....
Setting the Raspberry Pi System Time using a GPS

Setting the Raspberry Pi System Time using a GPS

Having an accurate time source is important for some digital modes, and normally not a problem when your Raspberry Pi is connected to the internet. But what about when you are at sea or in the middle of the forest or anywhere else with no internet connection? I tried...
All in one Portable Modular Station

All in one Portable Modular Station

Last week I spent some time reading the posts in the Facebook group “RealHFMobile”, There are some members of the group who are having great success using Artificial Gound also known as Ground Tuning Units “GTU” attached to a trolly along with a whip antenna so that...