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2020 ARRL/TAPR DCC Update

The 39th Annual ARRL and TAPR Digital Communications Conference (DCC) will be a virtual conference on September 11 and 12, using Zoom video communications and YouTube video-sharing platforms. Registered DCC attendees participating via Zoom will be able to interact with presenters and other attendees via a chat room as well as raise a virtual hand to ask questions. Click here…

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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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