N4EGM SK

The May 6 Daily Progress has an obituary for Gunther A “Dutch” Vogt, former Mayor of Charlottesville.  In addition to many interests he held the call sign N4EGM.  Some of you old time Charlottesvillians may remember the Dutch Vogt’s Ovenaire facility when it was located in Charlottesville. … Read the rest

W4UVA and cubesats

Our sister club, W4UVA at the University of Virginia, is designing and building the ground station for the upcoming UVa cubesat mission.  See the article at https://news.virginia.edu/content/just-houston-engineering-students-begin-work-satellite-ground-station for more information.

The story has also been picked up the the Southgate Amateur Radio News (http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/march/university-of-virginia-satellite-project.htm) and the ARRL (http://www.arrl.org/news/virginia-engineering-students-tackle-satellite-ground-station-projects).  … Read the rest