After a period of time that seems like forever the website is back up and running. It seems there were issues with the hard drive. After multiple issues with using a hard drive we’ve returned to using an SD card. Read more
Don’t forget that we now have forums integrated into the website system. This replaced the Yahoo! forums when the new website went live (no more Yahoo! ads!!). We’ve put up several forums for conversations but are open to anything users Read more
With the changed in the website we’ve discontinued the use of the URL w9win.us. When referring people to the website please make sure you are using w9win.net or w9win.org.
Launch Update: Sunday September 3, 2017 Between 9 and 10 am EST , We will be launching a 1000g latex balloon that will be recovered. It will be equipped with a pi on the sky, running aprs on 144.390 and Read more
Rick rebuilt the EchoLink and IRPL RaspberryPi last weekend and was able to get it back to the site this week. After several tests and days it seems to be working fine.
We’ve been able to rebuild the Raspberry Pi we are using for the live feed and got the account set back up on Radio Reference and Broadcastify. There is a little more information over in the forums. You can find Read more
With some intermittent issues with the incoming audio from the internet on EchoLink we’ve gone ahead and taken the EchoLink & IRLP (both share a box and resources) for maintenance. We’re going to swap out the older Raspberry Pi, image Read more
If you didn’t notice the Raspberry Pi Foundation has released a new version of Raspbian. Raspbian Stretch replaced Raspbian Jessie in August and is available at their download page.
The 10 Meter repeater is back on the air. Rick was able to troubleshoot the problem and get it fixed on Sunday afternoon and reported a station from Virginia was able to make contact later in the evening. So, if Read more
We found out over the weekend that the live feed to Radio Reference and Broadcastify is down. We’re trying to figure out the issue and will get the feed back up as soon as possible. Update (8/25): It looks like Read more