Discovering the radio spectrum

Join me on a journey through the airwaves with Amateur Radio

Twitter

You might have guessed that I’m quite picky what ends up this website, however, I’m well known for sprouting rubbish on Twitter @2m0sql 24×7 so you might find that interesting.

Weather Station

Anyone who knows me will know I have a thing about weather, in the back garden I have a cheap WH1080 weather station connected to a Raspberry Pi Zero which uploads its data

Live Logbook

The 2M0SQL logbook is available online in real time, using my own web based logging application called Cloudlog

Recent Blog Posts

Leaving HamTests, Refocusing

Preface: I wrote this post nearly 2 years ago with the idea of posting it but decided to hold off, but I think I should post it as HamTests played a pivotal part in my life.HamTests fully closed in August 2018 with the question pool released to the community to use in...

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...

NOAA Weather Satellite Images Offline

Sadly the NOAA Weather Satellite imaging facility is offline, back on 19th Sept 2018, had a stormy day that caused some damage and bought the pole that supported it down and damaged the HF antennas on the same mast. It's still my intentions to get this backup and...