Dick Norton N6AA, the ARRL SW Division Director, is at the center of the dust-up (Firestorm?) at the ARRL Board of Directors. He’s the director who was censured in a special Board Meeting last fall for what the Board said were inappropriate comments at the Visalia DX convention the previous spring
This review is about the Retevis RT82+ (+ for GPS option), dual band DMR / analog (FM) handheld (HT) radio. The frequency range is in UHF, 400-480MHz, in VHF, 136-174MHz. The maximum power output is 5W. It has 3000 memory channels. It’s waterproof IP67 standard. The Li-ion battery is of 2200mAh. It can support up to 100000 DMR ID contacts.
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73 Pascal VA2PV
Version 3 of the MD-9600 Dual Band DMR Mobile radio from TYT has fixed most of the issues that were present in the first 2 versions. In this video I show you the radio menu, make a couple of QSOs, and record the first part of the Texas Statewide DMR Net on our local 3148 Talkgroup
Two veteran Russian cosmonaut spacewalkers will venture outside the International Space Station on Friday, Feb. 2, for a planned 6.5-hour station servicing session. Live coverage of the spacewalk will air on NASA TV and the agency’s website beginning at 9:45 a.m. EST
For the full article, http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/january/nasa-tv-to-air-russian-spacewalk.htm
With all the low-cost performance SDR available these days, we can have a lot of fun experimenting with it. But we need antenna, with the MFJ-1708SDR you can share your favorite HF/VHF/UHF antenna with an SDR.
This arrangement allows you to simultaneously watch and listen. Then, when you are key up to transmit, the MFJ-1708SDR cuts off and grounds the SDR antenna line, providing your SDR with bullet-proof protection from damaging RF. It`s the perfect plug-and-play solution for upgrading…
Get the Most from the 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition with How-to Videos
from DX Engineering
The 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition scheduled to run from late January to the middle of February 2018, represents a once-in-a lifetime opportunity for Amateur Radio enthusiasts to snag this rarer-than-rare DXCC entity. Bouvet Island is an uninhabited speck of glacier-covered rock in the South Atlantic—and one of the most dangerous DXpeditions ever undertaken, replete with technical, physical…
Dear Ham Friends,
I’ve put together a Menu Overview for the IC-7300, given the popularity of this radio hopefully it will be of use to our community
You can bookmark it and then throw away the manual (or leave it in the box in mind condition for when it comes time to sell)
Here it is, be sure to open it in youtube for best quality (click play then on the Youtube logo bottom right):
73, Jarrad VK3BL
In this episode, Martin is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is Setting up a second shack
For the full article, http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/january/icqpodcast-0801.htm
In this episode we review what’s been going on with the ARRL, from the Code of Conduct to the proposed revisions to the Bylaws and Articles of Association
For the full article, http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/january/hrn379-one-league-under-the-siege.htm
Are you interested in starting out with the amateur-radio digital modes on the high frequencies? Have you heard of FLDigi? FLDigi is a software control and modem suite that interfaces with your transceiver, your computer sound card, and other input/output interfaces so that you can receive and transmit one of many digital modes. For example, FLDigi allows you to operate using the Olivia digital mode….
The RSGB was proud to host Youngsters on the Air 2017 and is celebrating both that international event and YOTA month by releasing its final YOTA video. It is an overview of the fabulous range of amateur radio activities, achievements and events enjoyed by the 80 youngsters from 27 different countries who came to Gilwell […]