Wednesday, August 23, 2017

PSRG Remote Eclipse Crew - TSE 2017 (08-21-2017)

The Total Solar Eclipse viewed from Arco, ID with the PSRG Remote Eclipse Crew


Posted by PSRG FUN BLOG at 08-21-2017 12:00MT


Sunday, August 6, 2017

Quick Reference -- AIR SHOW Radio Frequencies (Aug 06, 2017)

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Quick Reference
AIR SHOW Radio Frequencies
OKFrequency Contact
123.1000Air Boss
123.3000Air Boss
143.0000ATC Observe
163.0000Ground 01
173.8250Comm Cart
237.8000Solo 2
238.1500AA XC 2
241.4000AirAir 2
243.0000Emergency
249.6250Solo 1
251.6000AirAir 1
255.2000Circ/Arrival
257.9500257.9500MHz
263.3500Flightline
264.3500Diamond 3
264.5500Diamond 4
265.0000Diamond 2
273.3500Diamond 1
275.3000275.3000MHz
275.3500Diamond out
284.2500Delta 1
289.8000Refueling
299.6500Diamond 5
307.7000Diamond 6
345.9000Solo 4


Posted by PSRG FUN BLOG at 08-06-2017 01:00PT


Friday, August 4, 2017

Richard [K7ITX] -- Blue Angels (Air Show Frequencies) -- (Reposted Aug 04, 2017)

Blue Angels (Air Show Frequencies)
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Blue Angels Home Base
+ Air Show Frequencies
From Richard [K7ITX]:
Verified frequencies heard on 08-04-2016:
237.8000
275.3500
124.8833 (B-26)
(From last year: These are working perfectly today -- July 31, 2015 13:15)
Subject: Blue Angels_K7ITX

237.8000
275.3500
305.9000
284.2500
255.2000
346.5000
289.8000
142.1650
139.8150
141.5650
123.1000
145.2300
123.4000
362.6000
146.6600
146.8200
147.1000

US Navy Blue Angels
Airshow - Aerial Operations

Frequency 
Type  Tone  Alpha Tag  Description  Mode 
237.80000 
BM
8-Solo 2 Blue Angels Ch 8-Solo Pilots  AM 
275.35000 
BM
9-Diamond 1 Blue Angels Ch 9-Diamond Formation  AM 
305.90000 
BM
10-Bert 1 Blue Angels Ch 10-Fat Albert  AM 
284.25000 
BM
16-Delta Blue Angels Ch 16-Delta Formation  AM 
255.20000 
BM
17-Circ/Arrv Blue Angels Ch 17-Circle/Arrival  AM 
346.50000 
BM
18-Checklist Blue Angels Ch 18-Startup Checks  AM 
289.80000 
BM
BA Refueling Blue Angels Aerial Refueling  AM 
Airshow - Ground Operations
Frequency 
Type  Tone  Alpha Tag  Description  Mode 
142.16250 
BM 67.0 PL Gnd Alpha Ground Crew Ch Alpha  FM 
139.81250 
BM 67.0 PL Gnd Bravo Ground Crew Ch Bravo  FM 
141.56250 
BM
Gnd Charlie Ground Crew Ch Charlie  FM 
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Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRNT - Renton Municipal Airport (5 nm NE)
KBFI - Boeing Field/King County International Airport (5 nm N)
S50 - Auburn Municipal Airport (8 nm SE)
KTIW - Tacoma Narrows Airport (15 nm SW)
KPWT - Bremerton National Airport (19 nm W)
KTCM - McChord Field Airport (Joint Base Lewis-McChord) (20 nm S)

Nearby radio navigation aids
VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SEA at field
SEATTLE VORTAC
116.80
19E
TCMr358/19.3
MCCHORD VORTAC
109.60
22E
PAEr163/28.2
PAINE VOR/DME
110.60
20E
OLMr021/37.4
OLYMPIA VORTAC
113.40
19E
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
RENTON
218/4.8
353
17E
RNT .-. -. -
KITSAP
082/18.2
206
16E
PWT .--. .-- -
CARNEY
064/21.5
274
20E
CAN -.-. .- -.
GRAYE
018/21.6
216
16E
GRF --. .-. ..-.
LACOMAS
005/28.3
328
16E
LAC .-.. .- -.-.
MASON COUNTY
050/33.7
348
19E
MNC -- -. -.-.


Posted by PSRG FUN BLOG at 04/20/2016 20:00 PT
REPOSTED Posted by PSRG FUN BLOG at 08/04/2016 08:00 PT
 
REPOSTED Posted by PSRG FUN BLOG at 08/04/2016 08:00 PT


POC: LW [K7LWA]'s Replacement for Shelley [KF7TBA]'s Busted Yagi (Aug 04, 2017)

LW [K7LWA]'s Replacement for Shelley [KF7TBA]'s Busted Yagi
(trashed by the Roofers)
Proof of Concept: HT  and A/C Ground Plane Project

BEWARE of the GUARD KITTY -- K7LWA /Dijon
=======
We Got Power, Frequency, and STATIC!

POC RESULTS: A/C Passed!
Ground Plane -- OOPS: Back to Drawing Whiteboard

Posted by PSRG FUN BLOG at 08-04-2017 14:00PT


Friday, July 28, 2017

WED July 26, 2017 - 5:30-8:30PM -- KD7PWA+KD7PWB -- L-DOCKside BBQ (July 26, 2017)

July 26, 2017 6:00-8:30PM
Sam [KD7PWA] + Pirate Radio Dave [KD7PWB]
Welcome to the L-DOCKside BBQ
GateFx = 147.480Simplex
Shilshole Bay Marina
7001 Seaview Ave. N.W.,
Seattle, Wa 98117
Download Marina Map

(Click to enlarge)




 
Thank you: Sam and Pirate Radio Dave!
(Click to enlarge)
 (photos by K7LWA)

Posted by PSRG FUN BLOG at 07-27-2017 09:00PT


FYI: August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Seattle, WA, U.S.A. (July 23, 2017)

August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse — Seattle, WA, U.S.A.
(from http://www.timeanddate.com)
Is this Total Solar Eclipse visible in Seattle?
 YES!


http://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/usa/seattle?iso=20170821
Animation: How the Partial Solar Eclipse Will Look in Seattle
(MP4 video here)
The total phase of this solar eclipse is not visible in Seattle,
but it can be observed there as a partial solar eclipse. 
The Moon covers a large portion of the Sun, so this is still a spectacular sight.


The eclipse starts at one location and ends at another.
The times below are actual times (in UTC) when the eclipse occurs.
Event UTC Time Time in Seattle*
First location to see partial eclipse begin Aug 21 at 3:46 PM Aug 21 at 8:46 AM
First location to see full Eclipse begin Aug 21 at 4:48 PM Aug 21 at 9:48 AM
Maximum Eclipse Aug 21 at 6:21 PM Aug 21 at 10:20 AM
Last location to see full Eclipse end Aug 21 at 8:02 PM Aug 21 at 1:02 PM
Last location to see partial Eclipse end Aug 21 at 9:04 PM Aug 21 at 2:04 PM
*Local times shown do not refer to when the eclipse can be observed from Seattle.
Instead, they indicate the times when the eclipse begins,
is at its max, and ends, somewhere else on earth.

Times for viewing in SEATTLE, WA 
Begins: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 9:08 AM
Maximum: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 10:20 AM
Ends: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 11:38 AM
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Sunrise | Sunset5:30 AM9:01 PM
The corresponding local times are useful if you want to view the eclipse via a live webcam.
Eclipses visible in Seattle.

Next Total Solar Eclipse will be on Jul 2, 2019

August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse
The total solar eclipse will be visible from most locations
in the United States.
This eclipse will be the first total solar eclipse visible
from contiguous United States since 1979.
The total phase of the eclipse will be visible from locations
 spanning from 
the East Coast to the West Coast of the United States.
The last time this happened was during the
June 8, 1918 total solar eclipse.

The eclipse will begin at 15:45 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

The maximum point of the eclipse
will take place near Hopkinsville, Kentucky at 18:20 UTC.

Totality will last for 2 mins 40 secs.

What to look for during totality
More about the August 21, 2017 — Total Solar Eclipse

Cities where at least part of the total eclipse is visible

Updated - Posted by PSRG FUN BLOG at 07-23-2017 12:00PT