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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 […]

Now Active on DMR!

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I am now active on DMR. I am currently using VE3OBI, till my hotspot is delivered. Pending any programming issues. 🙂 This is all new for me, so it will be interesting. I’ll be recreating my DMR Network page with new information on the radios/HT’s and MMDVM hotspots. It has a spot here.

Metrolinx Approves Bowmanville GO Train Extension

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The Metrolinx Board of Directors has endorsed the GO East Rail Extension to Bowmanville. The board met on Thursday and approved the  ‘option two’ plan that was recommenced to them last week. That option will see the trains head north after Oshawa GO (current end of the line), travelling on CP Railway’s General Motors spur […]

VA3DBJ Weather Station Back Online

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The VA3DBJ Weather station is now back online. The software has been updated to latest version of Cumulus. You can access directly by typing weather.va3dbj.ca in your browser. This weather updates every 2 minutes but the gauges are updated every minute or two.  You can also receive hourly reports via Twitter at my VA3DBJWeather Twitter […]

Obituary of Ruth Bate

Ruth Josephine Bate (Nee Fogg) August 10, 1917 – July 9, 2018 Beloved wife of the late Roland.  Daughter of the late George Valentine Fogg and Emmeline Ada May Standing.  Sister to the late Beverly, John and Brenton.  She is the proud mother of David, Larry and Richard and step-mother to Donald, Shirley and John […]