u.RAT and This Blog Featured on the Adafruit Blog!

The Adafruit Blog, Copyright Adafruit featured this blog today, August 1. https://blog.adafruit.com/2017/08/01/%CE%BC-rat-an-elecraft-k-pod-input-controller-for-arduino-or-pi-projects-hamr-makertools/ Adafruit was founded by “Lady Ada”, AC2SN, and I am finding more and more that if you want a reliable component, you will never go wrong ordering from Adafruit. Their site is amazing wealth of resources – including CAD drawings for their designed components – such as the cute little Pi-OLED that…

The u.rat world tour: First stop – EBARC

On Friday, August 11, I will kick off the first stop on the 2017 u.RAT World Tour at the East Bay Amateur Radio Club (EBARC): http://www.ebarc.org/events.htm The second stop on this World Tour will be Pacificon – Saturday morning (I’m waiting on the time slot at this point): http://pacificon.org/ You will notice that the Pacificon web site still points to last years event, so…

VK0EK Makes ARRL News Page

Perhaps the last of a long line of VK0EK News Blurbs, but with the cover of the October 2016 QST “DX Edition”, the Cover Plaque Award for that issue and article, DX Magazine and being on the cover of the DXCC Yearbook – this is the “final final”. (I think).