Unlocking Amateur Radio Technology
Symposium is a SARL sponsored event and was supported by RF Design,
Comtest, F'Sati, Giga Technology and AMSAT SA. It was attended by over 60
delegates many travelling long distances.
The following papers were presented and by clicking on the link each PowerPoint presentation can be down loaded.
Keynote address: Lindsey Magnus SKA
Head: Operations at the SKA . Download here
Software Defined Radio
use a dongle, install the software and many interesting applications with
practical step for step demonstrations.
The West Coast propagation phenomena
Nasri Gasant ZS1NAZ
Developing a VHF reverse beacon network
Brian Jacobs ZS6YZ
F’Sati’s latest satellite
Anton Janovsky ZR6AIC
The Morningstar Remote Station
For radio amateurs living in areas with restrictions on the erecting of
antennas, the Morningstar remote station allows operate DX operation with
a difference. Accessing the station from your QTH remotely, provides you
with access to an HF antenna system as if it was standing in your own back
Understanding WSPR and all the weak signals modes that culminated in FT8
The story of Nobel Laurate Joe Taylor K1JT, WSPR and all the other modes that support weak signals communication which culminated in FT8, a mode that has taken the DX and VHF world by storm. A complicated digital technology simply explained and illustration getting you ready to take your amateur radio experience to a higher level.
The All Africa Award
Tjerk Lammers ZS6P/ZS1J
SARL RF Noise floor monitoring project
Hans v d Groenendaal ZS6AKV
IARU Interim meeting in Vienna
Young people are our future taking a new approach
Nico van Rensburg ZS6QL