Author Archives: Steve L.

Consolidation of pages

Over the next while I am going to combine all the sites into a single one with provincial sub-sections.  It will simplify keeping news and links current.  I am wintering near Washington and hope to make a visit to SA … Continue reading

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Alberta Flooding 2013

Central and southern Alberta experienced heavy flooding in late June 2013 and SATERN and SA are still on the scene (July 1-2013) at a number of locations and feeding about 1200 people per day.  The flooding affected low lying areas including … Continue reading

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Twitter

I have set up an account @SATERNRedDeer primarily to dispense call out information as necessary. I presently follow Salvation Army EDS @SalArmyEDS, Canadian EDS @SalArmyEDShqCa and Global Disaster Alarts @GDACS

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14065 Bulletin Board

It started with beacons promoting the SATERN Net which has become a bulletin board of sorts.  If you have flmsg set up leave fldigi running on 14065 during the day, make sure receive RSID is on.  Even with check sum … Continue reading

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Musical Monitors

Most hams fear causing interference but occasionally it bites back.  I have a Samsung SyncMaster as a second monitor on my desk.  On 20 meters is would cause an S-7 level hash wiping out anything I hoped to hear including … Continue reading

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FL Suite updated

fldigi and flmsg have been updated and are even more NBEMS friendly. The message component has added a Red Cross Health and Welfare and a US Army MARS form.  I don’t see why the H&W form would not work fine … Continue reading

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SuitSat signals startle spouse

ARISSAT-1 passed by at 0520Z.  I heard the signals on 145.950 quite clearly.  Loraine wanted to know who was talking in Russian in my shack.

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