Amateurlogic 70 is released. Post #4482.


Source:  http://www.eham.net/articles/33117.

Reporter:  Peter Berrett (VK3PBI).

Article transcript:

AmateurLogic.TV Episode 70 is now available for download.

George builds a remote control antenna disconnect switch with an Arduino and a Servo. Tommy experiments with the MFJ Ultrasonic Noise Limiter.  Peter participates in the 2014 DATV QSO Party.

Details on our 9th Anniversary Sweepstakes giveaway of th Ultimate Mobile Station.

Upcoming personal appearance, events, and more….

1:20:13 of ALTV Enjoyment.

See us on your Roku, at iTunes, on Youtube or download at:  http://www.amateurlogic.tv.

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Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

Ham radio 132 km contact at 122 GHz – Southgate Amateur Radio Club


Ham radio 132 km contact at 122 GHz
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
We have started with 24 GHz to align the antennas both sides and have made QSO´s on 47, 76 and 122 GHz.

Source: www.southgatearc.org

According to “The Southgate Amateur Radio Club”, a team led by Rudi (OE5VRL) has pushed the DX frontiers back a bit on 122 GHz.  Rudi has posted a YouTube video showing the contact over a 132 km path on 19 October 2013.  For more microwave news, you can subscribe to “Scatterpoint”, which is published 10 times a year.  For details, visit http://www.microwavers.org.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

The Story of Television – 1956 RCA Educational Documentary – WDTVLIVE42 – YouTube


The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) traces scientific advances related the development of television from the 1920’s to 1950’s, including the introduction…

Source: www.youtube.com

Thanks to reporter David Hall for this fascinating documentary on the early days of television.  This film really brought back memories of watching Hopalong Cassidy, Captain Video, Kukla-Fran-and-Ollie, and the Cisco Kid.  This is a “keeper” for your video library.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

Public Sides with Aereo


See on Scoop.itKH6JRM’s Amateur Radio Blog

According to a study from research firm Peerless Insights, 46% of online respondents want Aereo to win its court battle with broadcasters, while only 15% said they want the Supreme Court to rule in broadcasters’ favor. The rest had no answer.

Why This Matters: Gaining public support seems to come fairly easy for Aereo, which posted a YouTube video on Monday laying out its claim of how it legitimately uses cloud-based broadcast antennas to render its service. But the company’s fate rests in the hands of the Supreme Court, which is expected to render a verdict by the end of this month.

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

Interesting viewpoint from reporter David Hall, who explains why all of this matters.  Hall states, “Gaining support seems fairly easy for Aereo, which posted a You Tube video on Monday laying out its claim… “However, public sentiment aside, the fate of the cloud-based tv broadcaster really lies with the U.S. Supreme Court, which will make a decision on this issue late this month.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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