Guest on Signals and Bits

I was recently interviewed on a new podcast [Signals and Bits] created by Ben Hilburn [@bhilburn]. Ben has been an influential individual within the radio and open source software community for many years. He is the President of the [GNURadio Project] that has...
GPS To Inmarsat/Iridium Modification

GPS To Inmarsat/Iridium Modification

If you’re in the market for a decent L-band antenna with a built in LNA, one you can power via a simple 5v bias tee. Look no further than a GPS antenna. These antennas are generally housed with their own LNA which is powered via a bias-tee. Generally all you...
CB to 6M Ham Radio Conversion

CB to 6M Ham Radio Conversion

[Hvde over on Hackster.io] has put together an amazingly well done CB radio to 6m conversion that allows him to operate AM USB and LSB within the 6m ham radio band. The process involved replacing the VCO with one generated using an arduino and even adding a display to...
Meteor M N2-2 LRPT Testing

Meteor M N2-2 LRPT Testing

July 5th the Russian Meteor M N2-2 satellite was launched and reports have been flooding in from Amateur Radio Operators and SDR Hobbyists worldwide that a test signal is currently being transmitted. LRTP Signal Seen on Meteor M N2-2 If you’d like to try your...

Satcom Piracy

There are hundreds of communications satellites orbiting around us right now and while they provide vital communications around the globe their are hackers amung them. Pirate radio operators Hi-Jacking transponders for their own personal use. Join us as we take a deep...