RadarBox Station Activated


AirNav RadarBox is a Windows PC and Raspberry PI software and hardware package which allows appropriately equipped aircraft to be seen on a simulated radar screen. A small receiver connects to the PC or Raspberry PI via USB and aircraft are detected using a small 1090 MHz antenna. By decoding ADS-B transmissions from aircraft, those aircraft are displayed on a computer in a similar display to that used by Air Traffic Control. Flight number, aircraft type, altitude, heading, speed are visible and updated every second. The RadarBox system can be used at any location, either as a stand-alone system, or connected to the Internet which allows additional […]

Detecting Post-Compromise Threat Activity in Microsoft Cloud Environments

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Alert (AA21-008A) – This Alert is a companion alert to AA20-352A: Advanced Persistent Threat Compromise of Government Agencies, Critical Infrastructure, and Private Sector Organizations. AA20-352A primarily focuses on an advanced persistent threat (APT) actor’s compromise of SolarWinds Orion products as an initial access vector into networks of U.S. Government agencies, critical infrastructure entities, and private network […]

Happy New Year 2021!!

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Happy New Years Everyone!! “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: Someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” – Tom Bodett “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach […]

Former RAC President Farrell (Hoppy) Hopwood, VE7RD SK

From RAC Radio Amateurs of Canada has received the sad news that former RAC President, Farrell Hopwood, VE7RD, became a Silent Key on December 8, 2020 at age 91. The following information was extracted from the online obituary notice which was published in North Shore News on December 30. “Farrell worked for BC Tel for many years and was active […]

WSJT-X 2.4.0 Introduces New Digital Protocol Q65

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From ARRL.org WSJT-X version 2.4.0 has introduced a new digital protocol called Q65, which is designed for “minimal two-way QSOs over especially difficult propagation paths,” the Quick Start Guide says. “On paths with Doppler spread more than a few hertz, the weak-signal performance of Q65 is the best among all WSJT-X modes. Q65 is particularly effective for tropospheric scatter, ionospheric […]

Registration is now underway for RAC Basic Winter 2021 Course!

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For immediate release: Radio Amateurs of Canada is once again offering an online Amateur Radio course so that individuals from all across Canada can obtain their Amateur Radio Operator Certificate with Basic Qualification while continuing to practise social/physical distancing. The course will again be conducted with the assistance of the Annapolis Valley Amateur Radio Club (AVARC) of Nova Scotia. This […]

Merry Christmas!!

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to Everyone!! May you find strength and motivation among family, friends, and work, which is added to your account and allows you to overcome the difficulties that arise on your way in the coming New Year.

ARISS SSTV Event Scheduled for December 24 to 31


Celebrating 20 Years of Continuous Operations on ISS For immediate release: An ARISS Slow Scan TV (SSTV) event is scheduled from the International Space Station (ISS). This will be a special SSTV event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of ARISS on board the International Space Station. Twenty years ago, on November 13, 2000, the Expedition-1 […]

RAC Canada Winter Contest

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In December each year, Radio Amateurs of Canada sponsors the RAC Canada Winter Contest. Amateurs all over the world are invited to participate.  Contest Period: 0000 UTC to 2359 UTC December 19, 2020.  The global pandemic will most likely still be a fact of life on Saturday, December 19 when the RAC Canada Winter Contest takes […]

The Shop – New Additions


I have started to provide links to products from Network Radios, with those that I have already provided from Scanner Master and Amazon. Network Radios provides a range of amateur radios and networked radios, like RFinder, Boxchip, Siglent, Retevis, Ailunce, plus many more. I’ll be adding more products over time, but you are more then […]

Battle of Atlantic and Fern Blodgett Sunde bronze statue unveiling

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A Tribute to Fern Blodgett Sunde: first female radio operator to go to sea For immediate release: October 17, 2020 – Cobourg, Ontario The ceremony and monument unveiling may be viewed live (and will be accessible after the event) on Cobourg Media Facebook and YouTube, or by accessing the links at: Fern Blodgett Sunde Statue Unveiling Special We cordially invite […]

Solar Cycle 25 is Here!

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Analysis determines we are in Solar Cycle 25 The solar minimum between Solar Cycle 24 and 25 – the period when the sun is least active – happened in December 2019, when the 13-month smoothed sunspot number fell to 1.8, according to the Solar Cycle 25 Prediction Panel, co-chaired by NOAA and NASA. We are […]

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