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...
JS8Call – An overview for new users

JS8Call – An overview for new users

Introduction Back in March of 2018 I managed to get involved in the testing of some new software for Amateur Radio. I joined a very small team of Operators who were mainly in the USA but also three in Europe, including myself. This software was called FT8Call, the...
JS8 QSO Party – Sunday

JS8 QSO Party – Sunday

Yesterday was pretty good all round on JS8, I wasn’t able to get out on the RIB due to technical issues (the starter battery was unserviceable) So after replacing that, I decided to set up Maritime Mobile and see how i did. Not very well at all.  Yesterday I was able...