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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

KB1OIQ - Andy's Ham Radio Linux On PengPod1000


To those who own a PengPod1000, feels free to try KB1OIQ - Andy's Ham Radio Linux on your device.

KB1OIQ - Andy's Ham Radio Linux is a custom operating system based on Ubuntu. It's target is for amateur radio usage. For more info, visit http://sourceforge.net/projects/kb1oiq-andysham/

Direct link download for PengPod100 image, http://sourceforge.net/projects/kb1oiq-andysham/files/pengpod_image_4GiB.dd.gz/download

The included amateur radio software is shown
  • aa-analyzer.pl - command line program used with RigExpert AA-xxx analyzers
  • chirp          - used to program frequencies into HTs (chirpw)
  • cqrlog         - a full featured QSO logging program
  • cwwav          - command line program to convert text files to CW wav or mp3
  • earthtrack     - used with predict and xplanet to display satellites
  • flamp          - NBEMS program for Amateur Multicast Protocol (AMP)
  • fldigi         - digital modes such as PSK31 (NBEMS)
  • flmsg          - companion to fldigi, a simple forms management editor for standard message formats (NBEMS)
  • fllog          - to provide a common log across networked computers
  • flrig          - rig control
  • flwkey         - modem program for the K1EL Winkeyer series
  • flwrap         - companion to fldigi, file encapsulation / compression
  • Fl Moxgen      - Moxon Rectangle antenna design program
  • gerbv          - view Gerber files
  • glfer          - QRSS (slow CW) or DFCW (Dual Frequency CW) modes
  • gpredict       - satellite tracking
  • gqrx           - software defined radio receiver
  • grig           - rig control software
  • gspiceui       - GUI interface for spice
  • gwave          - analog waveform viewer (e.g. spice output)
  • hamlib         - radio control library
  • ibp            - HF beacons
  • net            - a net control logging program by W1HKJ
  • owx            - Open Wouxun, command line programs for Wouxun HTs
  • pcb            - interactive printed circuit board editor
  • predict        - predict orbits of satellites (used with earthtrack)
  • qrq            - CW callsign practice
  • qsstv          - SSTV (slow scan TV)
  • qtel           - Echolink client
  • soundmodem     - user mode driver for packet radio (useful with xastir)
  • splat          - command line HF propagation prediction
  • sunclock       - track day/night line on Earth
  • svxlink        - Echolink server
  • TQSL           - used with ARRL Logbook of the World
  • TQSL Cert      - used with ARRL Logbook of the World
  • voacapl        - VOACAP for Linux - propagation prediction
  • wsjt           - weak signal communication
  • wspr           - weak signal communication
  • xastir         - APRS mapping
  • xcwcp          - CW code practice
  • xdx            - DX cluster TCP/IP client
  • xlog           - simpler QSO logging program
  • xnec2c         - antenna modeling software
  • xplanet        - used by earthtrack and predict to track satellites
  • xwxapt         - display APT images from weather satellites

Yamaha LC 135 Owner Manual, Service Manual And Parts Manual


  1. http://www.ziddu.com/download/16816158/YamahaLC135ServiceManual-ENG.pdf.pdf.html
  2. http://www.ziddu.com/download/16918976/YamahaLC135ServisManual-ENG.pdf.html
  3. http://www.ziddu.com/download/16919034/YamahaLC-SSJUPITERMXPartsManual2005-ENG.pdf.html
  4. http://www.ziddu.com/download/16918979/YamahaLC135PartsManual-ENG.pdf.html
  5. http://www.ziddu.com/download/16918978/YamahaLC135OwnersManual-ENG.pdf.html
  6. http://www.ziddu.com/download/16918980/YamahaLC135PartsCatalogue4pcsclutchlining-ENG.pdf.html
  7. http://www.ziddu.com/download/16918975/LC135SEPartsCatalogueAuto4pcsclutchlining-ENG.pdf.html 

Monday, June 17, 2013

Keep Calm And Try Morse Code



"if they cant hear you, try Morse code" - 9M2PJU

Upgrade Your Trusted QSL (TQSL) Now



Recently, ARRL LOTW developer upgraded trustedQSL app to the latest version which is 1.14.1.

This new Trusted QSL app has major improvement such as


  1. signed log can be direct uploaded from trusted QSL to the LOTW server, just sign and upload.
  2. It has automatic check for updates, if there is a new version available, you will be prompted to download and install.
  3. Duplicate checking
  4. The latest version also check for the CQ and ITU zones.
  5. Dozens of bug fixed.
For more information and download link for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux, please follow instructions here http://www.arrl.org/files/file/LoTW%20Instructions/Upgrading%20to%20TQSL%201_14_1.pdf

To know more about Logbook Of The World (LOTW), go to http://www.arrl.org/logbook-of-the-world


Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Article 10 of the Constitution of Malaysia

Subject to Clauses (2), (3) and (4) —

(a) every citizen has the right to freedom of speech and expression;
(b) all citizens have the right to assemble peaceably and without arms;
(c) all citizens have the right to form associations.

Parliament may by law impose —

(a) on the rights conferred by paragraph (a) of Clause (1), such restrictions as it deems necessary or expedient in the interest of the security of the Federation or any part thereof, friendly relations with other countries, public order or morality and restrictions designed to protect the privileges of Parliament or of any Legislative Assembly or to provide against contempt of court, defamation, or incitement to any offence;

(b) on the right conferred by paragraph (b) of Clause (1), such restrictions as it deems necessary or expedient in the interest of the security of the Federation or any part thereof, or public order;

(c) on the right conferred by paragraph (c) of Clause (1), such restrictions as it deems necessary or expedient in the interest of the security of the Federation or any part thereof, public order or morality.

Restrictions on the right to form associations conferred by paragraph (c) of Clause (1) may also be imposed by any law relating to labour or education.

In imposing restrictions in the interest of the security of the Federation or any part thereof or public order under Clause (2) (a), Parliament may pass law prohibiting the questioning of any matter, right, status, position, privilege, sovereignty or prerogative established or protected by the provisions of Part III, Article 152, Article 153 or Article 181 otherwise than in relation to the implementation thereof as may be specified in such law.

read more here

Monday, June 10, 2013

Malaysian Amateur Radio Legal Limit Power

It said 400 watts PEP for class A operator on 160, 80, 40, 30, 14, 17, 15,12 and 10 meters. For class B operator, only 50 watts on 10, 6, 2 meters and 70 cm.

Legal limit power may varies from country to country. The highest PEP limit power for amateur radio is 2.25 kW in Canada, 1.5 kW in the United States, 1.0 kW in Belgium, Switzerland and New Zealand, 750 W in Germany, 500 W in Italy, 400 W in Australia, India and the United Kingdom, and 150 W in Oman.

Definition of PEP, Peak envelope power (PEP) is the highest envelope power supplied to the antenna transmission line by a transmitter during any full undistorted RF cycle or series of complete radio frequency cycles. PEP is normally considered the occasional or continuously repeating crest of the modulation envelope under normal operating conditions.

PEP is equal to steady carrier power, or CW dot or dash average power, in a properly-formed CW transmission. PEP is also equal to average power in a steady FM, FSK, or RTTY transmission.

Read more about PEP and ERP. More explanation here, http://tymkrs.tumblr.com/post/10770399393/ham-radio-power-limits

Amateur radio operator should have self discipline and amateur radio itself is a self regulatory hobby. Do you follow your legal limit powers when having a 100 watts transceivers or 1kW linear amplifier at home?


Sunday, June 9, 2013

Affordable QRP Transceivers For Ham Radio Operator

Some people prefer to operate QRP (low power) to save energy. Some will choose to bring their QRP transceivers during their holiday or portable operation. When the band is good, sun's activity are supporting for QRP operation, a watts or less or more than enough to make and maintain communication especially on CW (morse code).

Homebrewer who likes CW will contribute and spend their time building and brewing small and compact CW transceivers. Some will sell them online.

There are many QRP CW transceivers, some of them offers SSB too. A high end QRP transceivers will have good roofing filters, DSP control plus built in antenna tuning unit. Price may vary from 100 bucks and more.

Bringing QRP transceivers during holiday is good to those who wants to keep on communicate with their ham friends or listening to their favourite shortwave broadcast.

Here are the list of websites which offers affordable QRP transceivers for amateur radio operator


  1. http://www.ohr.com/ohr100a.htm
  2. http://www.qrpkits.com/index.html
  3. http://smallwonderlabs.com/Rockmite.htm
  4. http://www.nikkemedia.fi/juma-trx2/
  5. http://www.tentec.com/products/Argonaut-VI-QRP-1%252d10-Watt-Transceiver.html
  6. http://www.tentec.com/products/HB1B-Four-Band-CW-QRP-Transceiver-%252d-80%252d40%252d30%252d20-Meters.html
  7. http://www.youkits.com/
  8. http://www.ebay.com/bhp/qrp-transceiver
  9. http://www.eham.net/reviews/products/22
  10. http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-9240
  11. http://www.ozqrp.com/
  12. http://www.lnrprecision.com/transceivers/
  13. http://www.norcalqrp.org/nc2n2xx.htm
  14. http://www.qrpproject.de/UK/mosquita.htm
  15. http://www.kightradio.com/Chinese-X1M-QRP-HF-SSB-CW-Transceiver_p_305.html
  16. http://www.elecraft.com/k2_page.htm
  17. http://www.elecraft.com/k1_page.htm
  18. http://www.elecraft.com/KX1/KX1.htm
  19. http://www.smallwonderlabs.com/swl_swp.htm
  20. http://www.kangaus.com/uqrp_tx.htm
  21. http://www.fix.net/~jparker/wilderness/sst.htm
  22. http://www.fix.net/~jparker/wilderness/nc40a.htm
  23. http://www.fix.net/~jparker/wilderness/sierra.htm
  24. http://qrpproject.de/UK/bodan_six1.htm
  25. http://qrpproject.de/UK/tramp_8.htm
  26. http://qrpproject.de/UK/Speaky2.htm
  27. http://qrpproject.de/UK/sparrow.htm
  28. http://qrpproject.de/UK/missmosquita.htm
  29. http://www.qrpproject.de/UK/Blue-Cool-Radio.html
  30. http://www.nikkemedia.fi/juma-trx1/
  31. http://www.kitsandparts.com/fpra-7030.7.php
  32. http://py2ohh.w2c.com.br/trx.htm
  33. http://www.amqrp.org/kits/kits.html
  34. http://www.breadboardradio.com/breadboardradio/Products.html
  35. http://emtech.steadynet.com/nw.shtml
  36. http://kd1jv.qrpradio.com/
  37. http://www.radio-kits.co.uk/

To those who have many will choose high end QRP transceivers such as famous Yaesu FT817ND with LDG and of course, a BuddyPole antenna. There are not many afford to buy high precision made transceiver such as Elecraft or Tentec.

QRP operation and NVIS operation will perfectly match for emergency communication. Remember, the lower your antenna, the higher take of angle and vice versa. Lower take of angle for chasing DX, higher take of angle for better local communication. Enjoy your hobby!

Saturday, June 8, 2013

9M2PJU CW QSO WITH IW9HRZ


Jun 7, 2013 | cw qso with iw9hrz by 9m2pju on Keek.com

9M2PJU CW QSO WITH DM5EL


Jun 7, 2013 | cw qso with dm5el, loud signal by 9m2pju on Keek.com

9M2PJU CW QSO WITH UA9FBC


Jun 7, 2013 | cw qso with ua9fbc by 9m2pju on Keek.com

9M2PJU CW QSO WITH UN7PW


Jun 7, 2013 | cw qso with un7pw by 9m2pju on Keek.com

9M2PJU CW QSO WITH G4NQQ


Jun 7, 2013 | cw qso with g4nqq by 9m2pju on Keek.com


Hi thank you for looking up G4NQQ. CQ Zone 14. ITU Zone 27. WAB ST43. Loc IO81ND
Member of CDXC, QRZCQ, RSGB and IOTA.
MY STATION EQUIPMENT: Yaesu FT2000, Yaesu FT1000MP, Acom 1000 Amp to replace FL-2100Z.
Elecraft,  Bencher & Kent Keys for CW.
Plus various other rigs, tuners etc.
Antennas are Jaybeam 3ele Tri-bander for 10-15-20m and a Cushcraft A3WS with 30m add on kit for the WARC bands all mounted on a 45ft Tower see below. Plus 86ft Doublet tuned by a SGC 230 Auto tuner with Smartlock for the 160-80-40m bands.

TB3 and A3WS with 30m add-on kit



My main interests are working DX on SSB and CW. I also enjoy working PSK. EPC # 7630.
Other calls held G8VVA
To relax from the Pile ups!!
I enjoy Surfing in Cornwall and Fly Fishing


Thank's for the QSO! 73 NEIL.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

9m2pju cw qso with i7dfu


Jun 6, 2013 | cw qso with i7dfu by 9m2pju on Keek.com

9m2pju cw qso ra6ma


Jun 6, 2013 | cw qso with ra6ma by 9m2pju on Keek.com

9m2pju cw qso with nm7g


Jun 6, 2013 | cw qso with nm7g by 9m2pju on Keek.com

9M2PJU cw qso with special callsign HF700S






CELEBRATE 700 YEARS OF SWIETOCHLOWICE





QRV on 2013-may-01 to 2013-jun-30





info:http://www.700lat.swietochlowice.pl/





e-certificate will be issued by the club SP9ZHR




Terms E-CERTIFICATE




Issued on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of Swietochlowice




by SP9ZHR Amateur Radio Club at the Cultural Center of the Silesian




Certificate on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of Świętochłowice will be issued to all licensed radio amateurs in the world for getting 700 points. according to the following key:




- For communication with the station greeting HF700S - 500 points.

- For communication with the club station SP9ZHR - 100 points.

- For communication with the station from Świętochłowice - 100 points.

- For communication with a member of the club SP9ZHR - 100 points.




This includes communications carried out in 2013 on all bands and emissions. Commemorative station will operate from 1 May to 30 June 2013, the certificate will be issued April 30, 2014, Communication from the station to the station Polish commemorative required. For foreign stations for communications on the bands above 50 MHz and are counted twice. The score includes only one connection to a given station, regardless of the issue and bandwidth.




Certificate will be issued as of 1 June 2013 in electronic format (PDF) for the verification of the list of communications sent by e-mail: sp9zhr@wp.pl or sp9emi@o2.pl. Model of the certificate will be provided on the QRZ.com




Please e-mail with greetings to the President of the Jubilee Świętochłowice to: um@swietochlowice.pl




Welcome to the communications




The club's board SP9ZHR




Marian Urbańczyk SP9EMI

9M2PJU CW QSO WITH UA9AEU


Jun 6, 2013 | cw qso with ua9aeu by 9m2pju on Keek.com

9M2PJU CW QSO WITH UY6MM


Jun 6, 2013 | cw qso with uy6mm by 9m2pju on Keek.com

9M2PJU CW QSO With Roger W6LAX From Los Angeles





Roger Barkley, W6LAX, operates from the San Fernando Valley, north of Los Angeles.

In 1960 I was licensed as WA6OTC. In the early days, I converted war surplus gear and built my own equipment, and I still enjoy some kit building.

I run a K-3/100 and a P-3 panadapter - fantastic radio! I recently added a beautiful K8RA P-6 brass paddle - a heavy, smooth key that is a really nice piece of craftsmanship.

My most recent addition to the shack is an Alpha 8410, which is as good as it gets for a manual tune linear.

In 2007 I replaced my two Force-12 yagis (that one afternoon just dropped off the tower!) with a SteppIR 3-element with 30/40 meter option @ 63 feet. This is a great antenna. I'd have gotten a larger version, but we live in a very windy area and so I was pleased to reduce the windload.

When I was 14, a friend and I set the world's record for the world's longest QSO: 78-3/4 hours - 90% of it on CW. (Okay, it was a dumb teenager stunt - but, hey, it was a "world's record!")

I have worked 330 of the active DXCC countries.

Then when I was 44, I left my corporate career and entered seminary, graduating in 1994 to become lead pastor of the Congregational Church of Northridge. I have yet to convince the Board of Trustees to put a three-band Quad on top of the church's 100-foot steeple.

YouTube video of my station (shot with my smart phone)

A former bicycle racer, I still enjoy cycling -- nowadays on a recumbent bicycle that you can see at Bacchetta Bicycles These are fast, aerodynamic, comfortable bicycles that are quickly becoming the choice of endurance riders.

Below, my very first contact after building a K-1 was breaking a pile-up for a D44 station; with wires hanging out the top as I tested to see if it would transmit I got the D44 with just 3-watts! The picture below shows it operating portable on the edge of a 100' cliff, which enhanced the performance of my homebrew "Buddipole". (I have an Elecraft K2/100 with Timewave -599zx as a back-up rig. Can you tell I like Elecraft?)

7Q7FOC Malawi First Class CW Operator Club Special Callsign Huge Pileup


9M2PJU CW QSO With JJ5IZX On 20130515 1437UTC 14030kHz


http://jj5izx.blogspot.com/2013/05/9m2pjumalaysia-on-20m-cw.html

CQ QSO With RK1A


May 24, 2013 | cw qso with rk1a by 9m2pju on Keek.com

Calling CQ on CW mode


May 24, 2013 | calling cq in cw by 9m2pju on Keek.com

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