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CQ CQ CQ: Ham Radio – #ZedNet reminder – 25 July ’21

Fellow hams, here’s a reminder about ZedNet for Sunday 25 July ’21 – evening at 2000h EDT. (0000h ZULU Monday). We now have the site running:  http://zednet.xyz Zednet exists on the… Yaesu System Fusion (Wires-X) “room” 28598, which is cross-linked … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ: Ham Radio – #ZedNet reminder – 27 June ’21

Fellow hams, here’s a reminder about ZedNet for Sunday 27 June ’21 – evening at 2000h EDT. (0100h ZULU Monday). We now have the site running:  http://zednet.xyz Zednet exists on the… Yaesu System Fusion (Wires-X) “room” 28598, which is cross-linked … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ: Ham Radio – #ZedNet reminder – 20 June ’21

Fellow hams, here’s a reminder about ZedNet for Sunday 20 June ’21 – evening at 2000h EDT. (0100h ZULU Monday). We now have the site running:  http://zednet.xyz Zednet exists on the… Yaesu System Fusion (Wires-X) “room” 28598, which is cross-linked … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ: #HamRadio – 10 Jan – Sunday ZedNet reminder & Fr. Z makes a suggestion

Here’s a reminder about ZedNet for Sunday 10 Jan ’21 – evening at 2000h EST (0100h ZULU 4 Jan). I hope some of you hams with DMR etc. access will check in! Zednet exists on the Yaesu System Fusion (Wires-X) … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ: #HamRadio – ZedNet reminder – Sunday 3 Jan ’21 & DIAGRAM of Zednet Interconnect Network

Here’s a reminder about ZedNet for Sunday 3 Jan ’21 – evening at 2000h EST (0100h ZULU 4 Jan). Also, here is something sent by WB0YLE who keeps the pieces of ZedNet together.  A diagram of how it all fits. … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ: #HamRadio – ZedNet reminder – Sunday 27 Dec – evening at 2000h EST (0100h ZULU 13 Dec).

Last Sunday and the Sunday and the Sunday before – we started up ZedNet in the evening at 8PM EST. At first, I had a devil of a time connecting (cf. Zuhlsdorf’s Law) because Brandmeister has been making changes for … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ: #HamRadio – ZedNet reminder – Sunday 13 Dec – evening at 2000h EST (0100h ZULU 13 Dec).

Last Sunday we started up our very first ZedNet on in the evening at 8PM EST.   We had five check ins. I had a devil of a time connecting (cf. Zuhlsdorf’s Law) because Brandmeister has been making changes for security … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ: #HamRadio – INAUGURAL ZedNet report

We started up our very first ZedNet on Sunday evening at 8PM EST.   We had five check ins. I had a devil of a time connecting (cf. Zuhlsdorf’s Law) because Brandmeister has been making changes for security and… I did … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ: #HamRadio – ZedNet will activate on SUNDAY 6 Dec, at 2000h EST (0100h ZULU 7 Dec).

ZedNet will activate on SUNDAY, 6 Dec, at 2000h EST (0100h ZULU 7 Dec).  HERE Our colleague WB0YLE has built various bridges to ZedNet through WIRESX (28598) ALLSTAR (28868) Brandmeister (31429) NO ECHOLINK YET NO DStar YET UPDATE THE ZEDNET CONTROL … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ: #HamRadio – ZedNet will activate on SUNDAY

This morning I had a chat with a couple of hams over ZedNet. We are going to have a directed “net” this coming Sunday, 6 December (2nd of Advent) at 2000h EST (0100 ZULU 7 Dec). WIRESX (28598) ALLSTAR (28868) … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ: Ham Radio in Advent? ZedNet is ACTIVE! Weekly net?

A quick note with a suggestion and observations. First, I had a great chat over ZedNet with a fellow in Tokyo. He accessed ZedNet through WIRES-X, I through my DMR hotspot. In the Yaesu System Fusion (WIRES-X) “room” 28598 is … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ: #HamRadio – International Space Station UPGRADED

Although I am a NASA certified Space Shuttle Door Gunner and a certified expert on the Chemical Oxygen Iodine Laser, I have not yet had a contact with the International Space Station.  Contact, that is, via radio. I received a Just … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio issue: Video from NASA about “Our Next Solar Cycle”

NASA has a video about the next Solar Cycle. Every 11 years your planet’s yellow star goes through a cycle of more or less activity. This activity can effect the layers of your planet’s atmosphere. In turn that impacts the … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Sunday: Morse and an amazing mini-speaker

We are still in a period of relative “lockdown”.  This could be a good time for some of you to get your Amateur Radio license.  A while back I mentioned that a couple of obtained their Technician license and had received … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday: surprise!

ZedNet is operational.  More HERE.  We should figure out some schedules. Meanwhile, a local Elmer sent me something the other day.  He captured a shot of the QRZ page which featured my call that day!  Fun. That’s about it. If you … Read More

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14 Aug -St. Maximilian Kolbe, priest, martyr, #HamRadio operator, intercede for dissident ‘c’atholic media! #CQ

Today, 14 August, is the Vigil of the Assumption.  It is also the Feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe, a Franciscan priest put to death at Auschwitz. St. Maximilian Kolbe, has a special relevance for Catholic media. I would ask all … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio: Very cool idea – “Shrines on the Air” Special Event?

The other day, in reference to the conference I attended at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe near La Crosse, WI, I mentioned that it would be very cool indeed to hold a “special event” at the Shrine, perhaps … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Monday: kicking myself

I could kick myself. I am heading to La Crosse today for the annual Speculum Iustitiae canon law conference.  I might have thought to get my act together ahead of time so that I could operate from there.  I’ve gotta … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Wednesday: A Case in Point, ZedNet and Solar Cycles

I had a note today pointing me to SpaceWeather (which I regularly monitor) which has a post about new spots on your planet’s yellow star.   These spots herald Solar Cycle 25, because they have a distinct signature. To wit: SUNSPOTS … Read More

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CQ CQ CQ Ham Radio Saturday: DXing and Vatican call sighting, and Vatican Radio LATIN news program

I have had some success making DX contacts recently.  Here’s a shot of my log from yesterday. Sometimes when it is hard to copy the callsign letters, some hams will veer away from the standard NATO alphabet and use other … Read More

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