The following articles are collected from various speakers who have presented talks at FARS meetings. They included here as a public service to the amateur radio community. Copyright is retained by the author unless stated otherwise in the article. FARS has permission to publish these articles on its web site. Permission to use articles for personal use is granted. Contact the author for permission for other uses.
ABSTRACT: Designing and building an APRS WiFi iGate Tracker Weather Station.
HOBBIES Introduction and Summary [5.6 MB]
Repeaters to Go… Wild [12 MB]
ABSTRACT: Designing and building a repeater system to be used in wilderness areas.
Phones, Fires and Failures [22 MB]
ABSTRACT: The wildfire that destroyed the town of Paradise in northern California exposed the limitations of the cellular telephone network and the internet for providing reliable communication of emergency information to the public. Loss of power, destruction of equipment, and overtaxing the remaining service made the system non-functional.
QucsStudio Simulator [640 KB]
Dipole Basics [5.8 MB]
Batteries 101 [8.0 MB]
Antenna Modeling for Radio Amateurs [8.1 MB]
Directional Antennas [7.8 MB]
Weird Waves [1.5 MB]
The Joy of Matching [1.8 MB]
Conjugate Match Myths [1.3 MB]
Magnetic Loop Antennas [1.0 MB]
Facts about SWR and Loss [1.7 MB]
APRS via the ISS [1.0 MB]
Article on FARS Field Day [2.1 MB]
HF Digital Modes [418 KB]
Last updated Saturday, 21-Nov-2020 12:18:17 PST