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73 Amateur Radio August 1986


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73 Amateur Radio August 1986
TitleAuthors 
Page#
Birds 'N' Bauds0
Amateur satellite builders from three countries discuss what's in store for packet radio in space
NK6K,
A computer on a Drive24
Ampro's CP/M Little Board
WA8WTE/4
Driving the Computer26
Hamcom terminal software from AEA
AE5V
A Packet Primer28
For the totally bewildered -learn the mechanics of packet without having to ask embarrassing questions
W1BEL
How To Make Friends At 1200 Baud34
Answers the question "What do I do with it?" that you asked after reading the primer. This article explains the operating side of packet
W2JUP
Precision Packet Tuning40
Complete plans for building what could be the world's best packet/RTTY tuning indicator. It's all digital and has a resolution of 10 Hz!
WB2OSZ
Seeing Packet Radio With Different Eyes48
How a blind ham copes with an inherently visual mode
N7FDS
So You Want To Be A Sysop?50
You may change your mind! Learn the secrets of a successful packet bulletin board station
WB2MNF
Connect Alarm!66
A simple add-on for your TNC that screeches when someone connects to your station. This is a one-hour project (we're timing you!)
K7YZZ
Survival Training For Mountaintop Digipeaters68
The amazing story of a club with a purpose: to blanket the state of California with digipeaters
WB6RAL
Beyond Level Two74
The philosophy of networking and the future of amateur packet radio. Read only after successfully completing pages 1-73
KA9Q
Lightning Never Strikes79
These simple precautions can save your rig... or your life
W0WUZ
And If That Isn't Enough80
If you're still totally bewildered about packet, join this question-and-answer round table
NK6K
On The Shelf86
A bibliography of the seminal works in packet radio
NK6K
73's Packet Buying Guide88
At-a-glance comparisons of everything on the packet market (complete with prices)
Staff
Kit Corner: The DSE 500-MHz Frequency/Period Counter90
KW1O
IC-V8000 Ham Radio
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for this month:

WE4V
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KE5BYF

Stewart Warner R113
Stewart Warner 301-A
738 Silver Marshall
IR Widget
Reading Morse Code on your PC
FCC Datbase Lookup
Pixie Transceiver
PSK31 Circuit Interface
The Iambic Mouse
MaxTrac 900 Ham Conversion
GE MVP Ham Conversion
Weather Station
ICOM OPC-478 Interface
PIC to Network
Morse Code Decoder Circuit