FARA February 29th Fox Hunt

On a chilly February day, FARA members conducted another fun Fox Hunt.  The exercise took place the afternoon of February 29th, 2020.  This time the Fox Den was led by Bob, KN4SPL along with Garth, K4BOX, and Mike, KF4TEK making up the rest of this iteration of the Fox Den. The hunters gathered in a …

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Properly Adjust Your SDR Software Waterfall

Here are some thoughts on one way to adjust your SDR and waterfall for “optimal” reception and viewing. This is my preferred style; there are others, but my hope is that these examples will help illustrate what each of the controls do and what the observable effects are. These examples use the AirSpy HF Discovery …

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The Back-Pack-a-Tenna

Summer is right around the corner and the beauty of the Virginia landscape is in full swing. The Shenandoah Mountains are a short skip from Fauquier County and are begging to be climbed, providing an excellent platform for amateur radio propagation. Summit on the Air[1] activations are a fun way of combining amateur radio with …

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