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time cat # A simple stopwatch. Run to start, use Ctrl-D to stop. Check elapsed or real time in output.

My junk bin 50ohm load doesn’t work so well above 14mhz.

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Hi! #introductions

I'm Iain, from Scotland.

I'm interested in packet radio on HF, VHF and UHF. I'm working on a secure, robust and reliable packet radio stack on top of #openbsd:

#packetradio #bsd #ax25 #aprs #ip

I also have packaged a lot of radio-related software in Debian:


SOTA W6/CT-226 w/ @alrs .
2M, 20M. Furthest QSO to North Carolina on 14Mhz. 5W into a base loaded 17' vertical wire. No love on 7Mhz.

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I got a pager!

I'm hoping that I can swap the crystal and bring it into the 70cm amateur band.

Anyone have any experience with this?
It's a Scope GEO 40A9M and the back says 454-460 MHz

It looks like a 21.4MHz crystal.

#hamRadio #amateurRadio #pager

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Solar + deep cycle + Linux + HF + Mojave + beer = FT8 DX

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revmook@Elysian:~$ uptime
11:31:31 up 525 days, 15:10

Should I reboot and hope for the best, or let'r run for another 500 days?

Annoyed that the 2M band is always dead in your town? Get your HT out this weekend and call CQ; Light up 2M night, this Saturday. Use your favorite information super highway search for more info.

Fancy bike with Pacifico in a can. I don’t know how they expect anyone to carry a 12 pack of beer and a full HF amateur radio station on this though.

Cycling in Montana is pretty nice. I’m on a fancy pants carbon bike which is pretty nice too.

@SDF net fail. My node drops immediately after connecting via Echolink?

DTMF command received in module EchoLink: 9229
Connecting to *TECHLINK* (9229)
Tx1: Turning the transmitter ON
*TECHLINK*: EchoLink QSO state changed to CONNECTING
Tx1: Turning the transmitter OFF
*TECHLINK*: EchoLink QSO state changed to BYE_RECEIVED
*TECHLINK*: EchoLink QSO state changed to DISCONNECTED
Tx1: Turning the transmitter ON
Tx1: Turning the transmitter OFF

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