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DCC Proceedings Now Online

By Stana Horzepa, WA1LOU – Proceedings from the last four ARRL and TAPR Digital Communications Conferences (DCCs 2016-2019) are now online on the new TAPR website. This is a double treat because the last two conference proceedings have never been online before. So enjoy some excellent technical writing and whet your appetite for the 2020 edition of the DCC in…

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Old to New

By Stana Horzepa, WA1LOU – As TAPR transitions from our old website to our new website, you may encounter broken links to the old website, for example, links embedded in our newsletter, PSR.  All is not lost. Simply substitute www.tapr.org with web.tapr.org in the URL of the broken link. If you encounter any other problems with the new website, please click on the Contact menu…

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Introducing the TAPR TangerineSDR

By Scotty Cowling, WA2DFI – TangerineSDR’s roots extend back to the 2018 ARRL/TAPR DCC in Albuquerque, NM. At that conference, the HamSCI[1] community asked for TAPR’s help in developing a Software Defined Radio that they could use to collect ionospheric and other data. This radio, dubbed the Personal Space Weather Station (PSWS), needed particular capabilities, such as very accurate time-stamping…

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TAPR on the Case at HamSCI Workshop

By Stana Horzepa, WA1LOU – TAPR was present at Case Western Reserve University for the 2019 HamSCI Workshop, March 22-23. TAPR makers and shakers, John Ackermann N8UR, George Byrkit K9TRV, Scotty Cowling WA2DFI and Tom McDermott N5EG, were in attendance with John, Scotty and Tom making presentations, while George recorded the proceedings and handled the sound and video for the…

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Misko and APRS in Reunion

By Miroslav ‘Misko’ Skoric, YT7MPB – The 7th edition of 2019 IEEE Radio and Antenna Days of the Indian Ocean (IEEE RADIO 2019), the international conference was held in Reunion Island September 23-26, 2019. YT7MPB had a tutorial on amateur radio communications there, and wanted to include even more practical demo and display than before.

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