WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, will be on the air for SKYWARNRecognition Day (SRD), Saturday, December 7, 1400 until 2300 UTC. Hurricane season officially ended November 30.
“This will be our 15th year of participation in the SRD, and our 33rd year of public service at NHC,” said Julio Ripoll, WD4R, the WX4NHC Amateur Radio assistant coordinator. “The purpose of this event is to test the Amateur Radio Station operations and equipment between NWS Office nationwide and is sponsored by NOAA. This event is excellent practice for ham radio operators as well as NWS staff to become familiar with the unique communication skills available during times of severe weather. It is also a fun event.” Continue reading
A Ham's Night Before Christmas
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The 1st video in the training series for D-RATS has been completed. It is “Introduction To D-RATS”. The video is under the Training On The Go Link or you can watch it directly from this link.
If you need to get a backup of the D-RATS configuration you can copy out all the contents of the configuration file directory. It also has all your custom forms, mail etc.
The d-rats.config is the main configuration file for the D-RATS program.
The repeater.config is the main configuration file for the D-RATS repeater or called ratflector.
Windows v7, v8, 8.1
%username% will take the default username you are signed in with or you can type in your user profile name listed under c:\users\?
“.d-rats” is a hidden a folder in your home directory.
On PI with pi user it is /home/pi/.d-rats#