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 workshop.
(Editor’s Note: TAPR representatives will attend the 2020 HamSCI Workshop, March 20-21, at the University of Scranton in Scranton, PA.)
The TAPR presentations were as follows:
“Review of SDR Hardware for the Personal Space Weather Station” by John N8UR “A Modular SDR for HamSCI and Other Users” by Scotty WA2DFI “HamSCI HF Receiver Requirements” by Tom N5EG Nathaniel Frissell W2NAF had this to say about the Workshop, “I would like to thank everyone who participated in this weekend’s HamSCI workshop at Case Western Reserve University. The Case ARC host team, led by Kristina Collins, KD8OXT, Nathaniel Vishner, KB1QHX, and David Kazdan, AD8Y, did a fantastic job. Thank you to all who gave presentations and demos.
“I enjoyed hearing all of the science and engineering that is being worked on. It was great to have so many member of the ham radio community and especially TAPR come out. Also, special thanks to our invited speakers, Carl Luetzelschwab K9LA, Dr. Larisa Goncharenko, and Ward Silver, N0AX. Thanks to the members of my science/program committee, Dr. Phil Erickson W1PJE, Dr. Ethan Miller KG8U, and Mr. Bill Liles NQ6Z. And thanks to George Byrkit, K9TRV, for AV support and video recording.”