This is my repeater setup when simplex will not get through. It’s light, portable and waterproof and takes 5 minutes to put into place anywhere I need it. THE SYSTEM … Continue reading Simple X-Band Repeater Setup
“…or else it gets the hose again!” So I thought I would share my new tree hanging setup. I found out a few years ago that a dedicated “arbor” bean … Continue reading “It puts the wire in the tree…”
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