If you are interested in completing your interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts degree or Master's degree (or know of someone with interest), contact me. We have students of all ages, disciplines and originating from many parts of the world, coming to AUS for their studies. Join us!
Fellow (or aspiring) hams are cordially invited to apply! :)
I earned my Novice and General Class amateur radio licenses in 1990 (during Solar Cycle 22) thanks to great training classes led by W3WN (then-WN3VAW) at the Community College of Allegheny County (in Pittsburgh, PA), then my Advanced Class license in 1991, and eventually earned my Amateur Extra Class license in March, 2010. I am also presently licensed in Japan as JO4FND.
My station is capable of (and typically operating on) 100% solar power via my 520-watt Kyocera PV system, since 2007.
And, I proudly use the first (#1 of the series) of the newVibrocube keysfromVibroplex. Thanks to Scott, W4PA, for a great key!
My station via Ustream
(when on the air).
Riley (aka "Papa Whisker") and I monitor many HF, VHF, and UHF "furquencies", and can typically be found on the 20, 40, 80 and 160 meter bands, within CW portions and on / around 14.250, 7.177, 3.777 and 1.843 MHz, on the W7AW repeater at 441.800 MHz (Tone: 141.3hz) in West Seattle, the WW7PSR repeater at 146.960 (Tone: 103.5hz) and the K7PP repeater system at 443.400 MHz (Tone: 123hz) across western Washington.
And, via DSTAR on various reflectors. Look for me on "Last Heard" at DSTARusers.org.
BTW, for DSTAR, since December 2012, I've been using two nifty Raspberry Pi computers -- one to support my 70cm DVAP and other to support the new DV3000 chip (via NW Digital Radio). Weighing in at a few ounces and using only a few watts of (solar) power, they demonstrate that a few milliamperes of continuous operation can go many miles (or kilometers)! :)