Category Archives: HAM Radio Stuff

Arduino Controlled Morse Code Key and QRP Transmitter

This is kind of a mashup of different projects: an arduino to control a servo that controls a homemade Morse code key that controls a simple 4 to 7 component cw transmitter. I will just show some pictures of the … Continue reading

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Bible in Morse Code MP3 Files

I created an Instructable that shows you how to easily convert the Bible (or parts of it) into MP3 Morse Code files. The software is free and so is the copy(s) of the the Bible text files. The benefits of … Continue reading

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Morse Code Key (and Sounder) Made from Steak Knife and Multi-tester

This is a simple but functional key and code practice oscillator for learning Morse Code made from a steak-knife and multi-tester. Few components and only takes half hour to construct. And when you are finished practicing Morse code you can … Continue reading

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X1M HAM radio

Can get this ham radio in China for two hundred dollars. Not bad deal and it has a good reputation. Will pick one up before I go home. That and a PL600 Tecsun. Update July 2016: this radio is not … Continue reading

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Passed My Technician exam

I passed my HAM exam, then took the General and failed miserably but that one was on the house so will study up for it in the near future. Need to concentrate on finding a job now that I am … Continue reading

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KING JAMES VERSION BIBLE written in Morse Code (and MP3 option)

KJV_BIBLE_in_Morse_Code¬† ¬† (safe pdf file) I converted a public domain bible into Morse Code using a AWK program. Some of you probably came here hoping to get the Bible in MP3 format. So I have created an Instructable that shows … Continue reading

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Super Octopus RockMite 40 Meter radio

Super Octopus RockMite 40 Meter radio – almost finished. Kit cost $15 and case $8. Just lacking 5 resistors that I got shorted in the kit and then debug. Soldering in a couple places is pretty shoddy but overall I … Continue reading

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