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Geocaching Popular with HAMS

Over the last few months we have been investigating the popular past-time of Geocaching – the hi-tech treasure finding game using the internet and a GPS.

We are really pleased to see lots of radio HAMS taking part in the fun.

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Ham Tracker (APRS without the radio)


“Ham Tracker” allows licensed Radio Amateurs on the move to send location updates to APRS-IS (the Internet side of APRS) from their mobile device.

Once sent – your position can be tracked using services such as aprs.fi. Don’t worry though, you’re in control of your privacy and can turn off the sending of position reports at any time!

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Paper Aircraft Released Into Space

Paper Aircraft Released Into Space (PARIS)

The Paper Aircraft Released Into Space (PARIS)team yesterday officially welcomed aboard radio man Steve Daniels (callsign G6UIM), who’s put together some tasty kit for the project and will beĀ  in-the-field radio operator when launch day arrives.

Steve’s been building computers since 1979,

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