Category: Amateur Radio

What is a digipeater?

 Jeromy  January 6, 2023  1 Comment on What is a digipeater?

A digipeater, most simply put, repeats digital packets.  However the how it repeats and what packets it repeats and why it repeats them are very…

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I do not like moderation (and I’m thankful for it too.)

 Jeromy  December 21, 2022  0 Comments on I do not like moderation (and I’m thankful for it too.)

Just posted, held in que for moderation, and I’m impatient. Copy and pasted, and in the future I’ll post here first, and link their second…

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An APRS radio day

 Jeromy  December 5, 2022  1 Comment on An APRS radio day

Ahh, I had been waiting for today, among many projects on my list, this is one I have been looking forward to the most.  Then…

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Study Guides

 Jeromy  December 12, 2021

Here are the study guides that I have used for each of the three exams. First, an quick introduction to the classes of licenses By…

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Amateur Radio Maps and Stuff

 Jeromy  December 11, 2021  0 Comments on Amateur Radio Maps and Stuff

Public APRS Map: https://aprs-map.info/ Jeromy Alexander APRS Map: http://map.jeromyalexander.com Visual Topographic Maps: https://en-gb.topographic-map.com/map-nb18/United-States/ Amateur Radio License Map: https://haminfo.tetranz.com/map/AD8GN airLink Line of Sight Visualizer tool: https://link.ui.com/# APRS Menolink…

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 Jeromy  November 5, 2021

A simple ground plane to turn your favorite HT SMA antenna (a Signal Stick, of course!) into an external ground plane antenna. The panel mount coax adapter and nuts/bolts/washers came…

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Local Repeaters (Jackson, Michigan)

 Jeromy  October 12, 2021

These are the repeaters that I have accessed from my QTH. 146.88 -0.6 MHz 100.0 / 100.0 W8JXN Jackson 2.75 NW 147.36 +0.6 MHz 100.0…

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Calendar of Nets

 Jeromy  September 12, 2021

These are the nets that I know of on the repeaters that I can access from my QTH.

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One Thousand FT8 Contacts in 14 Days

 Jeromy  April 15, 2021  0 Comments on One Thousand FT8 Contacts in 14 Days

This was an article I had originally begun writing to publish on my then local clubs website and later the ARRL reached out to me…

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Height is might!

 Jeromy  March 5, 2021

Hello – I’m a new ham (11/18/20) in Jackson, Michigan.  I work as a Skydive Photographer and AFF Instructor as the Napoleon (3NP) Airport, which…

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My QRZ logbook

 Jeromy  January 5, 2021

Yes, I am good on QRZ for my email contact address- although I’ve been operating mobile since Thanksgiving Day 2022, so be sure to ask…

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First ‘big’ antenna!

 Jeromy  December 15, 2020

Height is might!  Here is my quick and easy antenna mast:  4x pieces of 17 gauge fence top rail, 10.5 feet each, for a total…

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