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Amateur Radio

General Notes

  • Calibrate Sound Card - Use this procedure to calibrate your sound card using WWV
  • Geomagnetic - My office is located at the Fredericksburg USGS Geomagnetic Observatory.
  • Radio Interfaces - Analysis of the Microham Computer/Radio Interfacss. Which one is best suited for the VHF contest?
  • N1MM Voice Keyer - Setting up the N1MM Voice Keyer using the Ultimate Linking Interface (ULI)
  • Micro Keyer Notes - Notes on setting up the MicroHam MicroKeyer with N1MM and DXLAB (Home Ops)
  • Remote Control Radio - Control the ham radio over a network using Ham Radio Deluxe
  • Repeater - Repeater coverage, notes on investigating link between WWI and Manassas
  • HSMM - High Speed Multi Media, Hinternet
  • Ham Radio - QRP and Propagation Links.
  • APRS - Notes for APRS. APRS will be used during the upcoming VHF Contests. So we need to get educated.
  • Linking - Link disparate RF systems together using things like asterisk
  • Satellites - Notes about using the amateur radio satellites.
  • Skywarn - Amateur Radio and Weather
  • SDR - Notes about the SDR-1000
  • N1MM Networking - Talk to N1MM from external programs
  • Antennas - Antenna related references
  • Grounding - Exploring grounding measurements and implications
  • Skimmer - Combining DX clusters with SKIMMER
  • Stafford Schools - Predicted Results for 2010 Test
  • MARS - Navy Marine Corps Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS)

W4IY Mountain Top Contest Station Configuration Guides

These pages contain notes about configuring the pieces of equipment, wiring diagrams, computer network drawings and everything else related to our W4IY VHF contests.


Various reports. Doesn't include all the time spent at other stations, like at W4RM, where I enjoy all the DX contests.

  • ARRL SSCW 2006 - QRP Operation from home
  • Field Day 2007 - Notes on my 1B Battery, Field Day operation in Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • ARRL SSCW 2007 - QRP Low key operation from home. 199 Qs, 28,656 Points.
  • ARRL SSCW 2008 - QRP operation from WA0DYJ's station, placed 1st in VA! My first solo win. Used SDR-5000.
  • ARRL SSCW 2009 - QRP Operation from W4NF's station, first SO2R op and raw score of 100,100 points. 77 Multipliers and 650Q's
  • MT Arecibo - EME QSO with KP4AO using simple UHF station
  • Headphones - Gathering info about replacement headphones
  • Contesting - Notes about contesting

Notes from the Contests

  • VHF June 2008 - Notes from June 2008, tried a lot during this contest! Extensive notes.
  • VHF June 2009 - Notes about things to do as a result of June 2009
  • Suggestion - we need to document the antennas and the power systems to the same level as the stations.


General Notes

Wireless Network Architecture Project

Doesn't Fit

Things that don't fit in the categories above.