Tuesday 28 November 2017
Friday 24 November 2017
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 M6FLT and M0JFP built them on a Pub Table the night before.
Thursday 16 November 2017
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 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!
Saturday 11 November 2017
Friday 10 November 2017
Thursday 9 November 2017
Tuesday 7 November 2017
Saturday 4 November 2017
M6FLT/KG7VD. "Thrown together in 15 minutes" The LM386 audio amp. Ideal for soldering virgins total cost - £1
KG7VZD/M6FLT. The LM386 Audio amp being fed from the '49er CW Transciever. Bit of a pile up going on. 🙉 pic.twitter.com/DOFHukuLjs— MXO Radio Club (@chertseyRC) November 4, 2017