Restoring a Hallicrafters SX-28A

On March 1, 2019,┬áTom W6TJK presented to the club the results of his successful effort to restore a circa 1945 Hallicrafters SX-28A vacuum-tube communications receiver. Here is Tom’s presentation.

SSTV and Raspberry Pi

We had three presentations tonight! First, John AC6SL showed the sort of slow-scan TV images (SSTV) that one can receive from the International Space Station on 2-meters. With most ISS passes below 45┬░ elevation, few images are completely perfect, but some are quite good, and even poorly received images usually are readable. Then Glen KG0T […]

Tower Trailer for Field Day

At the club meeting on Friday, April 5, 2019, Kerry K3RRY presented the status of his plans for a Tower Trailer. Here’s a link to his slides.

Slides from February Meeting

Twenty-seven club members and visitors braved last Friday’s weather and joined us for the technical presentation on NASA Computer Memory and More by Lynn Liebschutz. Lynn enjoyed the questions and discussion, and he hopes that everyone found the presentation worth being out on a bad-weather evening. Here is a link to Lynn’s presentation slides. BTW, […]

NASA Computer Memory and More

The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing is approaching! This is our first NASA-related tech talk! While at IBM Federal Systems Division located in Owego, NY Lynn Liebschutz worked on the On Board Computer memory system for Gemini and the follow-on guidance and navigation computer. A similar memory system in a much more […]