sabato 29 novembre 2014

American Radio History

American radio history ha condiviso un archivio molte altre riviste interessanti; ci sono milioni di pagine e centinaia di libri e riviste di Radio, trasmissione, ricezione TV, computer e altro oltre a tutte le riviste di Popular Electronics 1954-1982.

Buona lettura, IK1XPK Claudio.

lunedì 24 novembre 2014

The Danish Shortwave Club International - Contest

The Danish Shortwave Club International
Tavleager 31, 2670 Greve, DENMARK


This contest is held from Friday 28th November 2014, 0000 UTC, to Sunday 14th December 2014, 2400 UTC. It is open to all shortwave listeners regardless to their membership in any DX club.

Primary contest frequencies are from 2300 to 26100 kHz. Logs outside this range will be valued by half points.

The contest fee EUR 3.00 / USD 5.00 shall be sent together with the contest form to:

Jaroslav Bohac, Svestkova 2828/7, 400 11 Usti n.L., CZECH REPUBLIC

Deadline: 31st December 2014 (date of post stamp).

Each participant will receive a contest diploma with his/her classification and a list of paricipants with their results. The first three participants will be awarded non-cash prizes.

In Part 1 listen please to any BC station of the contest country, for 15 minutes at least. For one country one log only. Unofficial, pirate and clandestine stations are not allowed.

Scoring: 1000 points of each logged country will be divided by a number of logs and rounded to two decimal places.

In Part 2 you can raise your score by listening to any DX programme. The number of DX programmes is limited to 4! No particular country limit. Scoring in the same way as in Part 1, maximum point value 100 points for one DX programme.
Note: Please mention sufficient details in your logs to be validated! Logs with general notes, such as “music”, “male talk” cannot be accepted.

We wish you good listening!

Info: http://www.dswci.org/

Good DX !

IK1XPK, Claudio.

sabato 22 novembre 2014

L’”Avamposto 42” di Samantha Cristoforetti

Samantha Cristoforetti
la prima donna italiana nello spazio
 Domenica 23 novembre 2014 21:01 (ita)
 diretta video

Personal data
Born in Milan, Italy, on 26 April 1977, Samantha Cristoforetti enjoys hiking, scuba diving, yoga, reading and travelling. Other interests include technology, nutrition and the Chinese language.
Samantha completed her secondary education at the Liceo Scientifico in Trento, Italy, in 1996 after having spent a year as an exchange student in the United States.
In 2001, she graduated from the Technische Universität Munich, Germany, with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering with specialisations in aerospace propulsion and lightweight structures. As part of her studies, she spent four months at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace in Toulouse, France, working on an experimental project in aerodynamics. She wrote her master’s thesis in solid rocket propellants during a 10-month research stay at the Mendeleev University of Chemical Technologies in Moscow, Russia.
As part of her training at the Italian Air Force Academy, she also completed a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical sciences at the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, in 2005.
In 2001 Samantha joined the Italian Air Force Academy in Pozzuoli, Italy, graduating in 2005. She served as class leader and was awarded the Honour Sword for best academic achievement. From 2005 to 2006, she was based at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas, USA. After completing the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training, she became a fighter pilot and was assigned to the 132nd Squadron, 51st Bomber Wing, based in Istrana, Italy.
In 2007, Samantha completed Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals training. From 2007 to 2008, she flew the MB-339 and served in the Plan and Operations Section for the 51st Bomber Wing in Istrana, Italy.
In 2008, she joined the 101st Squadron, 32nd Bomber Wing, based at Foggia, Italy, where she completed operational conversion training for the AM-X ground attack fighter.
Samantha is a Captain in the Italian Air Force. She has logged over 500 hours flying six types of military aircraft: SF-260, T-37, T-38, MB-339A, MB-339CD and AM-X.
Samantha was selected as an ESA astronaut in May 2009. She joined ESA in September 2009 and completed basic astronaut training in November 2010. In July 2012 she was assigned to an Italian Space Agency ASI mission aboard the International Space Station, to be launched on a Soyuz spacecraft from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in 2014. This will be the second long-duration ASI mission and the eighth long-duration mission for an ESA astronaut.
Samantha is now training for her mission on Station systems, the Russian Soyuz spacecraft, robotics and spacewalks.
When not in training in the US, Russia, Canada or Japan, Samantha is based at the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany. She enjoys interacting with space enthusiasts on Twitter as @AstroSamantha.
L’”Avamposto 42” di Samantha Cristoforetti

Presentato ufficialmente alla stampa il sito che racconterà la missione dell’astronauta italiana. Ha aperto i lavori il neopresidente Roberto Battiston, alla prima 'uscita pubblica' nella sede dell'ASI a Roma. Il videoservizio su AsiTV

Ascoltare ISS

FM VOCE per la REGIONE 1: Europa, Medio Oriente, Africa, Nord Asia
Downlink 145.800
Uplink 145.200

Chan Receive Transmit Offset (Meg)
rx 145.802.5 - tx 145.197.5 offset -0.605
rx 145.800.0 - tx 145.200.0 offset -0.600
rx 145.797.5 - tx 145.202.5 offset -0.596

Good luck Samantha !!

'73 de IK1XPK Claudio.

sabato 1 novembre 2014

RTTY - ARI Vercelli


'73 Claudio IK1XPK.

Loop HF - INAC


 DA 3,4  A 30,2 MHz

Características eléctricas
Rango de frecuencias De manera continua 3,400 a 30,200 Mhz
R.O.E Mejor que 1,5:1
Potencia Máx. Entre 100 y 180 W, según frecuencia
Ganancia De -0,2 a -7,6 dBi según banda
Especificaciones mecánicas
Medidas del Halo 110x96 cms
Medidas totales 110x130 cms
Peso 10,5 Kg.
Resistencia al viento 120 Km/h
Materiales Aluminio, cobre, hierro y plástico PVC
Diámetro del soporte 40 mm

IK1XPK, Claudio.