New Debug Handler in Hamlib

I have now tried to use the new debug handler API in hamlib but without any success. Some time ago, Stephane added some code to hamlib, which allows frontend programs to register their own debug handler, which then will be called every time a debug message is sent. The API uses the same parameter structure as the old hamlib API meaning that the handler will receive the comlete variable argument list that was originally sent to the rig_debug function.

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Bad Luck with the WM-2

I just finished mounting all the resistors when I noticed that the three 1N34 diodes are missing from the component bag. Well, I guess I won’t finish the OHR WM-2 this weekend 😛

DX-88 Overview

The DX-88 is a very good vertical antenna by Hy-Gain, which covers the 80, 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meter bands. With an optional kit the DX-88 can also work on 160 meters. The antenna is self supporting and comes with stainless steel hardware making it quite robust in windy conditions. Like any other vertical antenna, the DX-88 performs best with a ground radial system.

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