MIT Trip

David AD8Y, Kristina KD8OXT and Nathaniel KB1QHX traveled to Boston this January to present a lecture on modulation as part of the Independent Activity Period series on radio science presented by the MIT amateur radio club, W1MX. The handout from the lecture can be downloaded here.

We visited W1MX’s radome on the roof of the Green Building:

Daniel Sheen, KC1EPN, gives students a tour of the Green Building shack and antenna farm after a lecture.


Nathaniel KB1QHX, Kristina KD8OXT, and Daniel KC1EPN, at the companion antenna farm on the Walker Memorial Building.

David AD8Y, preparing for the lecture.


Nathaniel KB1QHX, with Linn W. Hobbs, former materials science professor at CWRU.

We also made time to take in some other MIT sights, including the MIT Electronics Research Society…

…the MIT Hobby Shop….

…and the lab of Dr. Harold Edgerton.

Many thanks to W1MX for inviting us, especially Daniel Sheen KC1EPN. It was a great visit!

MIT IAP with W1MX – Livestream

W8EDU is in Boston this week giving a presentation for our friends at W1MX as part of MIT’s Independent Activities Period.

Here’s a livestream of Dr. Phil Erickson’s talk, “An Introduction to Radio Experimentation, Technology, and History”:

Here’s the program:

Tune in tomorrow at 5:30 for our talk on Fourier transforms and witchcraft!