Morse Code – Letter Shape Learning System

Morse code is no longer required for an amateur radio ham license, but its still beneficial to learn. I found this neat system created by the fine people at Ham4All.com to teach the basics of Morse Code (Also referred to as CW or Constant Wave) in about an hour. The SHAPES of the letters are …

HF1 QRP Transceiver Schematics

This project is based around the recent HF1 QRP transceiver by Ashhar Farhan, VU2ESE. The transceiver is an interesting SSB design with wide tuning range from 0-30MHz and should cover several amateur bands.  The schematic for the transceiver can be found on the Minima mail list in this post with a PDF attachment. After a …

Minima Transceiver Schematics & Code

For those who want to build their own superheterodyne transceiver, the Minima may fit the bill. Designed by Ashhar Farhan, the schematics are freely available online. Minima Schematics: http://www.phonestack.com/farhan/minima.html Backup Archive of Schematics: https://www.freelists.org/archives/minima/01-2016/pdfavh3bHrUb6.pdf Minima Arduino code on Github: https://github.com/afarhan/radiono Discussion of Minima on FreeList: https://www.freelists.org/post/minima/Minima-PCB,24 PCB for Minima builds: https://yo4hhp.wordpress.com/2014/01/22/pcb-for-minima-general-coverage-transceiver/

Ham Radio to Cell Phone Communications

Useful Email to SMS gateway information that lets you text phones using your ham radio. Video below demonstrates communications between Amateur radio equipment and cell phone equipment using email to text feature with Winlink.org’s Pactor HF email system. Checkout http://www.winlink.org for more information. Carrier Email to SMS Gateways Alltel – [10-digit-phone-number]@message.alltel.com AT&T – [10-digit-phone-number]@ tx.att.net …