EA4GPZ, Daniel Estévez, member of FEDI-EA and
is a PhD in Mathematics and a BSc in Computer Science. That's the reason why he, as a radio amateur, is especially interested in the scientific
and technical aspects of radio.
Earlier this year, Daniel had the opportunity to travel to Antarctica and, among his professional tasks there, he found time to go on the air
with his dual band handheld: phone, APRS, satellites, etc. An interesting experience that few can tell and we strongly recommend
Amateur Radio News...
On Saturday, June 22, at its booth A1-696 in the Friedrichshafen exhibition, the members of
EURAO will meet again to discuss about the past, the present
and especially the future of the organization, its projects and its next objectives. All of you are invited to attend this event.
Apart from this, there will be always someone available at its booth to listen your concerns, ideas and proposals or to give explanations
on any aspect of the internal functioning.
Nearby you will also find these members of EURAO:
CISAR (A1-892) and
The launch of the first ever geostationary satellite for radio amateurs has revolutionized the panorama of our hobby lately.
The interest in using it has grown exponentially since February. It is the latest fashion in our sector.
The Es'hail2, also called QO-100, is a Qatari satellite with a couple of amateur radio transponders
that receive on 2.4 GHz band and transmit on 10 GHz band.
In this article CT1BAT explains how to made a home brew antenna to work this satellite.