Monthly Archives: May 2017

Amateur radio: Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

There’s only about one opportunity a month within a half-hour one-way drive to take an amateur radio exam around here.  Combined with wanting to take the studying seriously, it took a while for me to get around to taking my Element 4 exam to upgrade to Extra.  But, Saturday morning that finally happened! Continue reading


Video blog episode 010

Wow, it seems like just a year ago that I posted my first video!  Okay, it actually was a year ago.  This video is a how-to guide for audio processing of FM broadcast band recordings to make it easier to find and easier to hear sporadic-E and meteor scatter propagation.