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Weather

VA3DBJ Weather Station Back Online

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 […]

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General

Facebook – I Quit

Well after some thought, I shutdown my Facebook page.  There were a few reasons why I did, but the main reason was the invasion of privacy.  It wasn’t the increased BS, the fake news and the political crap, it ended up being that Facebook was monitoring my private text messages with my family and friends. […]

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General

VA3DBJ.ca Pages Updated

Site Updated Site updated – The amateur radio page has been updated, with additional information for the International Space Station communications. The Space/SpaceLodge page, has been added with ISS and other space flight communications information.  More information will be added as time permits. I hope to include SpaceX and Boeing manned space flight information.

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Scanner Radio

Uniden SDS100 Now Available!

A revolutionary new SDR Based scanner that reduces simulcast interference with a completely customization display. With the easy to use ZIP Code or postal code programming it is set up in minutes.  Uniden has once again hit it out of the park with the forthcoming release of the entirely new SDS100 portable scanner radio. This […]

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Amateur Radio

Durham Region Repeaters

An amateur radio repeater is an electronic device that receives a weak or low-level amateur radio signal and retransmits it at a higher level or higher power, so that the signal can cover longer distances without degradation. Many repeaters are located on hilltops or on tall buildings as the higher location increases their coverage area, […]

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Amateur Radio

Amateur Radio Training

Amateur Radio operators come from all walks of life. They are all ages, sexes, income levels and nationalities. Some prefer Morse code, voice communication on a hand-held radio, or data messages transmitted via satellite. Others like to build equipment themselves or to experiment with aerials. The hobby of Amateur Radio is varied and fun. Whatever […]