Save WWV

Save WWV and The Death of Old Time? – NIST Cutting WWV   This is another mind-bogglingly short sighted move to save a few budget dollars at the expense of an irreplaceable service. The U.S. government has been responsible as the nation’s clockmaster since the U.S. Navy established Naval Observatory Washington. As we’ve seen since […]

Resilient CW in Marginal Conditions

Submitted by Lou VK5EEE of Communicators Without Borders Resilient Communications: Morse Adaptation in Poor Propagation Conditions Cw at 12WPM can be copied down to -12dB SNR @ 2500 Hz and lower SNR with repeats and slower throughput, e.g. down to -26dB QRSS. Ref: http://www.pa3fwm.nl/technotes/tn09b.html An important skill in resilient communications is the ability to adapt […]

September TEX Available

Submitted by Steve K6JT Howdy Friends of TEX, The September/October version of the TEX/TSN/RN5 newsletter is available on the TEX website:  http://www.k6jt.com/ Contents include: Hurricane Harvey – Recap of Texas Activities New QNI Newsletter available on http://www.qni-newsletter.net The Old Man and the Paper Boy, Part 1 by Scott N7NET TEX Mailbox – K4VIZ (Others in […]

The Summer issue of the QNI Newsletter is now available

The Summer (July, 2017) issue of the “QNI Newsletter” is now available. Articles in this issue include “The Standardization of Time,” “A Video Patch Bay,” “Cliff Clavin was a Ham,” “ICS213 – The Mythology That Won’t Die,” “Community Outreach – National Communications Strategy,” “Aviation Based Exercise Messages” and more. The summer issue is free to […]