From 1945, a documentary aimed at returning service men and women, describing the advances in “electronic television”. Thanks to N8FMQ for the link! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUOsQ0Xu96M
Great to see the Star Trek crew use VHF to beat the bad guys in “Beyond”. 6 meters turned out to be the Magic Band, “when all else failed”.
Space fans with 4th generation Apple TV’s are in for a treat with a new NASA streaming app.
A great article on the state of our “essential avocation”.
Be safe out there!
An oldie but goodie.. A tutorial about how to get weather images directly from the satellites that take the pictures.
How DO those guys get all that cool video of tornadoes? Most hams know about the culture of storm chasing, where enthusiasts try to track down weather action and document it. Here’s a site that aggregates live storm chaser streams from across the country.
I’m a big fan of Michigan Radio. WUOM, WVGR and WFUM are my favorite triumvirate of public radio stations. “Your state, your stories, your NPR news station” is a button on my car radio and a quick link on my smart phone. What do you do if you want to…
We’ve long maintained that you don’t need a ton of power to be heard and have fun with amateur radio. It’s all about the antenna and band conditions. Here’s a plethora of QRP information as published in CQ Magazine’s classic QRP issue from February of 2014.