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QST September 2021 Error

To all TAPR members and officers: The upcoming QST September 2021 article “A Synopsis of the 2021 HamSCI Virtual Workshop” cites TAPR’s presentations and work on the Personal Space Weather Station.  A major typesetting error occurred at the magazine’s editorial staff in which TAPR’s acronym name was confused with another organization.  This occurred very late in the publication process, was not correctable, and…

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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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