Makers Projects and New Technologies

According to Wikipedia, The maker culture is a contemporary culture or subculture representing a technology-based extension of the DIY (do it yourself) culture. Typical interests enjoyed by the maker culture include engineering-oriented pursuits such as electronics, robotics, 3-D printing, and the use of CNC tools, as well as more traditional activities such as metalworking, woodworking, and traditional arts and crafts.

While not all of these interests apply to amateur radio, many of the do, and as hams, we have have been at the forefront of the “maker” movement for decades. This area of the website is devoted to showcasing and discussing members amateur radio related projects and experiments that utilize new technologies. These might include using microprocessors, minicomputers, digital radio hardware and software, and other types of innovative non-traditional projects.

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