Ham Radio Software

Introducing SOTAtoADIF

SOTAtoADIF v1.0.0-alpha1 Today marks the first pre-release of SOTAtoADIF 🎉. The basic functionality is working however there may be bugs and the documentation is yet to be completed. Please use with caution. Background SOTAtoADIF is a software project to provide a tool for converting SOTA database CSV log files into ADIF. The project is written […]

Ham Radio SOTA Activations

SOTA G/CE-001 – Cleeve Hill

This was my first Summits On The Air (SOTA) amateur radio activation. Despite Cleeve Hill having a carpark very close to the summit, I decided to enjoy the walk up from the nearby village of Prestbury (ample street parking is available). The hill is pretty steep on the way up; it had been raining the […]

Electronics Ham Radio Homebrew Projects

Simple Morse Practice Oscillator

As a first dabble into amateur radio projects, I decided to build a Morse code practice oscillator. I searched around for a suitable schematic that my scrap-bin could supply all the parts for. In the end I settled on a simple 555 based circuit from the ARRL, found here. The circuit produces a square wave […]