K4NHA Blog


K4SCO 147.36 Repeater Relocation

For the past year my local organization, Jackson County ARES/RACES, has been struggling to find a home for our SKYWARN linked repeater. Earlier in 2015 the tower owners kicked us out of the shack...


A “Custom” Phonetic Alphabet

Stumbled across this the other day on Reddit I think, it’s someone’s phonetic alphabet. I’m very tempted to use this next week during my local repeater’s ragchew net and see what kind of responses...


RaspberryPi Satellite Tracker

Let’s look at a program used to track the hundreds of satellites in Low Earth Orbit, Gpredict. While this software can be used to track any satellite we’ll focus primarily on satellites with transceivers or...