Today the power went out at my AO in an approximately 50 mile radius. With nothing better to do in the heat of the day, I decided to call CQ … Continue reading Can You Hear Me Now?
Gokhan Kaya over on this sites Groups.io Forum suggested starting a weekly sked to work on gear and comms. Geared towards NVIS and Digital to start with, expanding as we … Continue reading @OGC JS8Call Weekly Sked
If you think the scanning ability of a cheap HT like the Baofeng UV-5R is good enough to capture SIGINT around you, you are severely mistaken. Being able to hear … Continue reading SCANNING: Why Quality & Purpose Matters in a Handheld Unit
So the good news is that CHIRP under Linux will allow you to program the FT-70DR, but the bad news is that it only works for basic programming and there … Continue reading Linux & The FT-70DR
SUBTITLE: The Ultimate “Prepper” Handheld Radio What RADIO should I get for MY “PREPPER GROUP” TO USE DURING SHTF/TEOTWAWKI? Most often comms question found on Prepper Forums… Well that depends … Continue reading Best Off-Grid HT
What’s that you might ask? It’s a Compass & Map, that’s what! While the GPS (be it dedicated or iPhone) is the best thing since sliced bread when it comes … Continue reading Off-Grid GPS
Why would anyone want one of these you might ask? I mean don’t get me wrong, EFHW antennas are my favorite setup for QRP in the field. What’s not to … Continue reading QRP-Guys: 80M No-Tune QRP EFHW
A great interview with my favorite online Elmer.
Julian has encouraged me to expand my QRP operating more than any other.
I highly recommend having a listen and checking out his website. http://oh8stn.org