Day time highs around 78F with overnight lows of 50F along with lots of blue skies and sunshine. A person could do a lot worse than this early Fall weather in Central Indiana this week. The fun part is waiting to see what happens next!
This and that from around the interwebs…
I tuned into the DX-60 AM Net Sunday morning, for the first time this season. I generally avoid the low bands during the summer, but now that it’s officially Fall season, it was high time for another visit. As usual I enjoyed listening to the old hollow-state equipment lighting up the bands once again. At the end of these sessions I seem to want to buy a boatanchor, but so far (thankfully) that’s just been wishful thinking…
Speaking of AM, the Amplitude Modulation QSO Party takes place next weekend. Write it down, you’ll forget if you don’t.
US fans might be interested in a little ICOM America swag?
Tired of hunting POTA all summer long? Here’s something different. The Sunrise Net. 7123 kHz daily at 1300Z.
Meet the Swains 2023 Pilot Team. “To maximize the efficiency of this DXpedition the team is assisted by a team of Pilot stations consisting of experienced DXers.”
The latest edition of The DX Mentor podcast is available right now and the topic of this episode is 160 meters.
Daniel Estévez recently posted: “Today I’ve implemented a peak detect mode for the spectrum in Maia SDR. This was for a long time in the TODO list. Here is the difference between the regular average mode (top) and peak detect (bottom) with ADS-B and DME signals, which are pulsed”. Check it out here.
AMSAT News: K5Z will be active on IO-117 from DL88 on September 25-27. See the updated pass schedule.
AMSAT News: The annual Space Symposium is coming up fast. And don’t forget to make your reservation for the Symposium Banquet. It’s a Belt Bustin’ Texas Style Barbecue with Smoked BBQ Sliced Brisket and Roasted BBQ Chicken, BBQ Baked Beans, Southern Style Potato Salad, Roasted Corn, Salad Greens, Corn Bread, Pecan Pie and all the fixin’s!