Year: 2019

Winlink Linux RMS Server Go Kit

After the last ARES SET, Dan W1QK and I were talking about having the ability to have a small portable Winlink station(s) that can be deployed at a shelter or some needed location outside of our EOC.  I happened to have a number of small form factor HP computers that mount to the back of […]

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Oldie but goodie about APRS

A quick trip down memory lane today. Back in the early days of packet radio you used to get an IP4 address for your station to get on the ‘network’. You were part of the 44 AMPRNet. The speeds at the time were limited from 300 to 1200 baud. It was cool chatting via my […]

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TNC woes and Direwolf

This is really just a note to myself in case I ever have to get a TNC out of kiss mode again. Tried using the Xastir kiss-off.pl script as well as a number of other things. Finally was able to get it out by using the following command: echo -e ‘\0300\0377\0300’ > /dev/ttyUSB0 Also working […]

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Jan 2019 VHF Contest

The Jan 2019 VHF contest was different than ones in the past.  Radio station N1OFZ was plagued from the start with issues.  The contest also didn’t have the same feel as contests in the past. Contest prep started around Christmas time with the installation of rotor cards to enable computer control of antenna pointing. ¬†Unfortunately […]

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Ham radio equipment for sale

Below is a listing of items currently for sale. Microwave Modules 222 MHz transverter Microwave Modules 1296 Mhz transverter DEMI 50 MHz transverter DEMI 1296 MHz transverter 903 Directive Systems Loop Yagi Home-brew 903 MHz transverter – sold DEMI 432 MHz transverter – sold DEMI 144 MHz transverter – sold

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2019 New Look

I decided to retire the old Rawding.com site and start something new. To start I’ll be posting some ham radio stuff but the site is not intended to only be about radio. Any Rawding family or other information will also be posted and tagged so you can filter on your own interests. Thanks!

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