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George is down with the Flu, so Mark “Smitty Halibut” Smith KR6ZY guest hosts this week. We debrief on Winter Field Day and talk about the battery projects on KF7IJZ’s workbench and the antenna project on KR6ZY’s workbench. Finally we share additional sessions from BayCon 2018. First Pieter Noordhuis KK6VXV talks about developing software for working GOES Weather Satellites. Finally, Tim Fairbairn AF6TF talks about Summits on the Air (SOTA).
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Winter Field Day - https://www.winterfieldday.com/
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Rumor of a new Yaesu FT-818 radio - https://fccid.io/K6603770X30
Commentary on the desired features of an FT-817 Replacement - http://www.k0nr.com/wordpress/2016/06/ft-817-upgrade/
Chinese HF QRP Radios
Elite Power Solutions 40 Ah Prismatic LiFePO4 Battery - http://www.batteryspace.com/lifepo4-prismatic-battery-12-8v-40ah-512wh-10c-rate---un38-3-passed-3-2vx4-dgr.aspx
KF7IJZ Battery Box Design Videos
EEVBlog - Kirchoff’s Laws - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBfAEeEzDlg
EEVBlog - Mesh and Nodal Circuit Analysis - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8f-2yXiYmRI
Powerwerx Panel Mounts - https://powerwerx.com/panel-mounts
20m Moxon Antenna build.
BayCon 2018 Presentations - http://www.bay-net.org/articles.html
George attends the annual Bay-Net repeater conference BayCon and brings you a selection of presentations. Mike K6ML talks about building 122Ghz radios using automotive sensors. Marcel AI6MS talks about building ARKnet, a wireless emergency intranet for the city of Cupertino. Finally, George provides more on build projects.
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