dianaeng

dianaeng

Fashion + Technology Diana was a contestant on Project Runway season 2, graduated from RISD, and currently lives in New York City.

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  • 12/12/2009 @ 8:29 am
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This neat video about “Radio Hams” from 1939 has recently been circulating on the ham email lists. It’s neat to see the excitement and sense of adventure that people had for hacks or “kinks” as they called it way back when… Read more »

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  • 12/04/2009 @ 3:42 pm
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Here are some great hobby radio gift ideas, ranging from radios themselves, to books, to the perfect radio-related vacation, everything you need to transmit a bit of holiday cheer. di-di-di-dit dah-dah-dah di-di-di-dit dah-dah-dah di-di-di-dit dah-dah-dah. Radios When looking for radios, I really like Universal Radio. They have comprehensive descriptions of... Read more »

It’s the holiday season, and if you’re stuck in an airport, this is a great opportunity to have some ham radio fun! You can listen to air traffic of flights as they take off and land. I find this amusing because it’s like listening to a live airport reality TV... Read more »

Today is the first North American SOTA (Summits on the Air) Activity Day. Ham radio operators across North America will be hiking up mountain tops to activate summits by setting up portable radios to make contacts. You can join in and activate your own summit, visit here for more details.... Read more »

Usually I write about ham radio. But looking at communication devices of the future from the past, I thought it would be fun to have a Star Trek: The Original Series Bluetooth communicator for a cell phone. I worked with Dave Clausen to hack one together from a toy Star... Read more »

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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 »

SuitSat is one of the best examples of fashion hacking and recycling old apparel that I have ever seen. Russia often disposes of space suits by throwing them into outer space to burn up in the atmosphere. The suits take 6-7 months to burn up. Since the suit is already... Read more »