Month: April 2018

Updated guide to setting up an APRS RX only iGate using a Raspberry Pi, RTL-SDR dongle and a pre-built image

Initial test of the RPi and RTL-SDR Dongle APRS RX only iGate using Raspbian Stretch

** image has been updated as of 21/04/2018 to resolve the problems some people had booting their Pi ** Note: 01/01/2021 Due to the age of this, I can no longer provide support.  I have tested it recently and it still works. If you’re having problems, please ensure you have read the article fully and […]

Statistics for the first quarter of 2018

Breakdown of QSOs made during the first quarter of 2018 using G6NHU and M7P

I’ve had a good first quarter of 2018, partly helped because I dropped the legs of my OCFD towards the end of last year, cable tied my smartuner to the bottom of the mast and put up an inverted L which gave me access to the lower bands.  It works better than my old doublet […]