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How-To: Set up an HF portable radio while hiking

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  • 09/30/2009 @ 8:54 am
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Fall is the perfect time for hiking, it's not too hot and not too cold. Last weekend I took a day trip to hike up High Mountain in New Jersey and activate SOTA summit W2/NJ008. It's really easy to set up an HF portable radio and not a whole lot... Read more »

Chaos Communication Congress accepting submissions

The 26th Chaos Communication Congress is accepting submissions for papers, lectures, and workshops: 26C3 is the annual four-day conference organized by the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) in Berlin, Germany.First held in 1984, it since has established itself as “the European Hacker Conference” attracting a diverse audience of thousands of hackers,... Read more »

Designing a better world

Following closely on the heels of Maker Faire Rhode Island is more big excitement for the littlest state. A better world by design is a conference focused on applying technological solutions to the needs and challenges of society. This year promises to be very exciting, with an all star-speaker line-up... Read more »

Lots of new content in the Science Room!

We’ve just added a bunch of new content to the Make: Science Room. In “General,” we added Bob’s brief on how to set up and keep a proper lab notebook, in “Chemistry,” we added Section 12 on the fine art of studying reaction rates in chemical processes, called “chemical kinetics,”... Read more »