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Tracking Transpacific Airliners: VHF, HF Radio & ADS-B

Tracking Transpacific Airliners: VHF, HF Radio & ADS-B

Amateur radio operators aren’t the only ones using HF on a daily basis for reliable, long-distance communications. Airline pilots use HF frequencies from 2800 kHz to 22 MHz as their primary means of communication with shore stations during oceanic flights. These comms...

Santa Barbara Library contacts the ISS

Santa Barbara Library contacts the ISS

On July 3, 2019, with the help of the Santa Barbara Amatuer Radio Club, children at the Santa Barbara Public Library contacted Astronaut Nick Hague on the International Space Station as part of the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station program. Santa...

Ph.D. Dissertation: The Keys to Maker Education

Ph.D. Dissertation: The Keys to Maker Education

by Levi C. Maaia
This study examined how and in what ways an instructor and students defined and influenced the co-creation of a maker-based STEM culture at an independent high school.