Using the NO-84 (PSAT) PSK Transponder

NO-84 (PSAT) was launched in 2015 and although it’s been in orbit for some time, you will find a lot of people have only used the APRS Digipeater which is also a payload on the satellite, however, the main payload is a PSK Transponder. Uplink is on the 10m PSK...

Pass Recorder Launched

Those which follow me on social media might have noticed at the start of the month I launched a small desktop application called Pass Recorder, it was built purely as I wanted a tool to sit in the background when I was operating on satellite passes recording what I...

Android Satellite Tracking Applications

Satellite tracking applications play an important part in using the transponders available to radio amateurs, of course, experiences of them all vary and are very subjective however we are going to explore what is available on the Android platform. AMSATDroid Free...

Automatically change CW Skimmer frequencies via a timer

Last week during the regular confabs’ with Iain (M0PCB) we was discussing how best to utilise the RF Space SDR-IQ receivers we both have so that we can make a poor man’s CW Skimmer Server. We had already both seen comments about W3OAs applications but neither of us...

Culumus Web Page Theme

I’ve been running the Sandaysoft Culumus software since October last year and have nothing but praise for the software, it allows you to do everything from downloading data from weather station base units, to Tweeting the information. One thing I’ve always...

hamtests.co.uk system update.

I’ve not posted a lot of news about hamtests.co.uk in a while now so I thought it might be a good idea just to post a short update on how things are going and how Paul (2E0TZO) and I have improved things the last couple of months. The system has been completely...