Projects

From SUWS-Wiki

This page lists a range of projects being worked on by the society and our members.

Active Project List

These are projects that are actively being worked on.


Amateur Radio Equipment Database

Amateur Radio Equipment Database

Status: In Progress

Project Lead: TylerWard

An equipment database for Amateur Radio Equipment

FT-101 Restoration

FT-101 Restoration

Status: In Progress

Project Lead: User:Muzer


FT8900 Interface Unit

FT8900 Interface Unit

Status: In Progress

Project Lead: User:TylerWard

Build a PC interface for an FT8900.

HF Yagi Refurbishment

HF Yagi Refurbishment

Status: In Progress

Project Lead: User:TylerWard

The clubs HF Yagi (a Cushcraft A-3S antenna) is in need of some refurbishment to put it back into a usable state. Some parts of the antenna have either corroded away or have been lost and need replacing, while others can be restored to working order.

Morse Sounder

Morse Sounder

Status: In Progress

Project Lead: User:TylerWard

To design a morse code sidetone generator. The finished version of which will be made into a kit that can be used as an intermediate project.

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Rackmount Battery Unit

Status: In Progress

Project Lead: TylerWard

A rackmountbale battery unit for the mobile operating station

Southampton Open Wireless Network

Southampton Open Wireless Network

Status: Ongoing

Project Lead: User:DavidNewman

SOWN (the Southampton Open Wireless Network) is a project which aims to build a free-to-use wireless network in Southampton

SUSU Antenna Array

SUSU Antenna Array

Status: Ongoing

Project Lead: User:TylerWard

This project aims to build a new amateur radio antenna array to mount on the students union, along with an operating station within the building. This would be of benefit to SUWS as well as other societies.

Deployed projects

These are projects which are currently deployed. These projects will have ongoing maintenance and upgrades but are not in active development.


SOWN Zepler

SOWN Zepler

Status: Deployed

Project Lead: User:DavidNewman

Project to deploy a SOWN node and SDR on the roof of the Zepler building

SUWS WebSDR

SUWS WebSDR

Status: Deployed

Project Lead: User:Phil

The SUWS Farnham WebSDR is a web-based multi-user remote radio receiver, designed to let anyone tune in and listen to Radio signals received by the Array of Antennas installed at 30m AGL just north of Farnham, Surrey.

Completed projects

These are previous projects which have been completed


Mobile operating station

Mobile operating station

Status: Completed

Project Lead: TylerWard

A portable and easy to deploy radio operating station

Powerpole Distribution Box Project

Powerpole Distribution Box Project

Status: Completed

Project Lead: User:TylerWard

A DC power distribution board using Anderson powerpole connectors

Server PSU Based Radio Power Supply

Server PSU Based Radio Power Supply

Status: Completed

Project Lead: User:Stealthbird97

A low cost, high current power supply for Amateur Radio utilising a Server PSU.

T500 Modifications

T500 Modifications

Status: Completed

Project Lead: User:Sciguy16


Tunable Dipole

Tunable Dipole

Status: Completed

Project Lead: User:Stealthbird97

Tunable dipole for use in foundation training.


Project concepts

These projects are concept ideas for projects or projects in very early stages of development


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ARDF kit

Status: New

Project Lead: [[]]

Create a set of ARDF (Ameteur radio direction finding) kit for the club.

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HF SDR Kit

Status: New

Project Lead: Tw16g08

A HF SDR kit controller over audio band

IC-7000 Control Cable

IC-7000 Control Cable

Status: New

Project Lead: User:Sciguy16


Make a Yagi

Make a Yagi

Status: New

Project Lead: Sciguy16

Make a 2m/70cms dual band portable yagi

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Pi-FM Pi-Hat

Status: New

Project Lead: Henry Kennedy


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Portsdown Transmitter

Status: New

Project Lead: Sciguy16

A self-contained system for capturing and transmitting digital amateur TV on the 71, 146 MHz, 437 MHz, 23cm, and 13cm bands

Slim Jim antenna construction

Slim Jim antenna construction

Status: New

Project Lead: Sciguy16

Documentation of the construction of a 2m Slim Jim antenna, done alongside intermediate exam practicals.

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Wireless Data Network

Status: New

Project Lead: User:TylerWard