Travis Goodspeed’s Ham Radio Notes
Recently I’ve been writing a programming tool for Kenwood ham radios for Java and Android, one which happily programs my favorite four hundred channels over RS232, TCP, and Bluetooth; in this friendly article, I’ll tell you a little bit about how to write your own.
These are my notes loading and decompiling the Kenwood TH-D74 firmware, which Hash (@BitBangingBytes) managed to dump the BGA Flash ROM of a damaged radio.
Lately I’ve been playing around with WSJT-X at my home station on twenty meters, trying to make contact with KM4BBD and a few other fine folks across North America.
The following are some quick notes on how to transmit APRS bulletins through Xastir, scripted by its handy xastir_udp_client tool.