Amateur Radio

KK6NOW

I hold a general class license, but operate mostly on 2M and 70cm from San Diego and Palm Desert, California using a Yaesu FT-897, Kenwood TM-281A mobile, Yaesu FT-60R handheld, and an AnyTone D878UV handheld. You can often find me off-roading and launching rockets in the SoCal deserts. My primary interest is using Raspberry Pis and SDRs to receive location and telemetry data from satellites, rockets, weather balloons, trains, planes, and automobiles. I operate satNOGS, FoxTelem, radiosonde, and APRS IGate stations at both locations. 

Recent Blog Posts

Decoding LoRa Cubesats

Scott Chapman, K4KDR, @scott23192 & Bob Mattaliano, N6RFM, @n6rfm have recently posted on Twitter details of their success in receiving and decoding LoRa 70cm signals from the NORBI cubesat. Fossa Systems has posted code for their Arduino ground station on Github: https://github.com/FOSSASystems/FOSSASAT-1B/blob/master/software/manual_test/GroundStation/GroundStation.ino G4lile0 posted code for a ground station using the Heltec ESP32 LoRa board […]

2020 Virtual AMSAT Space Symposium – Saturday Oct 17

The 2020 Virtual AMSAT Space Symposium and Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, October 17th from 9:00am CDT – 5:00pm CDT (UTC -5). Symposium presentations will be a combination of pre-recorded video segments along with a question and answer sessions held via a Zoom meeting. The Symposium will be made available for free […]

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