a TAPR Modular Scientific Software Defined Radio Project


Conference Talks 2018

TAPR Digital Communication Conferance 2018

Friday, 14 September 2018

Welcome and Introduction, Steve Bible N7HPR, President of TAPR.
How Do I Choose? Evaluating 9 best Single Board Computers for Modern SDR Systems, Scotty Cowling, WA2DFI.
The Real FT8, JT65 and JT9 Signal-to-Noise Ratios Revealed, Jim Frazier, KC5RUO.
Understanding DMR Networks, Jason Johnson, KC5HWB.
Deploying a multi-site DMR system for the Total Eclipse of the Sun, Mike Pappas, W9CN and John Spainhower, N0JPS.
A Flexiable, Affortable, Powerful Digital Transceiver for the Raspberry Pi, Jonathan Brandenburg.
LDPC (Low Density Parity Codes) for Normal People, Michelle Thompson, W5NYV.
Ionospheric Measurements of the 2017 Great American Eclipse, Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF, Phil Erickson, W1PJE.

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Bring Net-44 and IPv6 to your station via VPN, John Hays, K7VE.
Study on Actual Usage of FT8 in the US and Japan, Masaaki Maeda, W2/JR1AQN.
Beyond Line-of-Sight Digital Communications with LoRa Spread-Spectrum Waveform, Dan Fay, KG5VBY.
Implementing MACA and Other Useful Improvements to Amateur Packet Radio for Throughtput and Capacity, Steven Gunderson and John Bonnett, KK6JRA.
Realtime Multicast for SDR Modules Interconnection, Phil Karn, KA9Q.

Dinner Talk

Toward a 21st Century Understanding of Earth's Upper Atmosphere: The Values of Radio Based Amateur-Scientist Partnerships, Dr. Philip J. Erickson, W1PJE

Sunday, 16 September 2018


HamSci Personal Space Weather Station Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF.

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