Here’s the latest Amateur Radio News compiled by “QRZ NOW.”
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Accessed on 12 November 2021, 1250 UTC.
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German WW2 100W.S and Torn.E.b on 630 meter ham frequency. 475 kHz
I transmit with old transmitter from WW2 at 475 kHz. 100 W.S and Torn.E.b receiver. A kite is the antenna. Read more
Peovi Tactical Carry Cage for Icom IC-705 | Drop Proof Your Radio!
Full wrap single part main cage Flat Bottom 1/4 x 20 threaded hole for tripod use Removable / fordable top handle Removable side knob protectors… Read more
Are Echolink and Digital Modes Legal for Overseas Communications?
R.E. Klaus, K1AUS, has been watching episode #408 on when Ham Radio is no longer Ham Radio and he doesn’t have much problem using the internet a… Read more
A Goodbye Kiss from A Big Flare Player
This Space Weather News forecast sponsored in part by Millersville University Read more
Project E.L.F. – The history of communicating with submarines underwater
“Nestled deep in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Northwest Wisconsin is the small town of Clam Lake. Clam Lake is best known for the… Read more
How to make a 2 meter Yagi and get 7 Db for 7 Bucks
In this video I show a article from QST magazine that is from April 1993 on how to build a 2 meter Yagi for 7 bucks. QST ARTICLE Read more
Introducing the ID-52E D-STAR Digital Handheld Transceiver!
The ID-52E, VHF/UHF dual-band digital transceiver, the latest in a long line of D-STAR handportables from Icom will be available from authorised Icom… Read more
The Smallest Dual Band Mobile Radio EVER! QYT KT-WP12 / ANYSECU WP-9900
Here we take a look at the QYT KT-WP12 mini dual band radio. Or, otherwise known as an ANYSECU WP-9900. PC ProgramDual BandExternal Speaker/PTTDTMF fu… Read more
All Power goes to the Right Antenna
Paul, K6PMZ, has a question concerning power distribution over multiple antennas. He has a switchable splitter and he is wondering if power is being l… Read more
American Morse Ultra Porta Paddle Morse Code Paddle
“The Ultra Porta Paddle is a high-quality portable morse code paddle made in the USA. These paddles are a top contender for an operator to use a… Read more
Expert Electronics MB1 Prime 2021 SDR, Overall Review, Ham Radio SDR HF/6M/2M With Built In PC
In this video I’m taking a more detailed overview, showing some of the features it will do, and my overall opinion about what I think about it…. Read more
HF PORTABLE OPERATION – POSH STYLE !
Peter G3OJV, had the opportunity to operate from a rather posh QTH. He took with him some simple gear including the LAB 599 TX-500 Transceiver. Join h… Read more
Air Band Radio Scanners Are Illegal!? – The Law Explained
The Law Explained Read more
RADDY MULTI-FUNCTION BACKPACK
PERFECT FOR OUTDOOR: The Raddy backpack is perfect choice for outsoor using. It’s with plenty of pockets to carry all your needed stuff when pre… Read more
Kenwood TM-D710G & TM-V71A Back at H.R.O.!
Kenwood discontinued the TM-D710G and the TM-V71A mobile radios a while back, but Ham Radio Outlet was able to purchase a large number of these radios… Read more
Elecraft KX1 & AX1: Dodging the rain at Lake James State Park
Dodging the rain at Lake James State Park Read more
QDX digital transceiver
I brief description of a construction problem, symptoms and solution regarding the QDX digital transceiver from QRP Labs. The “QCX+” (QRP… Read more
Protective Frame for the Icom IC-705
This sturdy frame protects the front panel of the IC-705, and also provide a convenient carry handle.The base is tilted back 14 degrees to provide a c… Read more
The Ultimate Portable Ham Radio Computer
Hello Operators. In this episode of the OH8STN ham radio, we are discussing replacing the raspberry pi field computer build, with the Microsoft Surfac… Read more
Get Started with FT8 – An Introduction for Beginners
FT8 is a mode in the WSJT-X software developed by Dr Joe Taylor K1JT. In this video I show how to get started and make contacts with FT8, introduction… Read more
Comet-NCG – HRO at Pacificon 2021
In this video from Pacificon 2021, Mick Stwertnik, KB6JVT, talks about the products on display at the Comet-NCG booth Read more
The 2022 ARRL Handbook for Radio Communications is Now Available
The ARRL Handbook for Radio Communications for 2022 is a must-have for every radio amateur’s bookshelf. Whether you’re an experienced ham or new to th… Read more
Yaesu FTM 6000 Why Are People Upset?
The Yaesu FTM-6000 was released at the end of October 2021. It is the spiritual successor to the FTM-2900 Its a listed as a basic mobile radio, but it… Read more
Yaesu FT5D FAQ
During the release of the FT5D from Yaesu, I interviewed John Kruk from Yaesu to talk about the new FT5D. Here are some of the more frequently asked q… Read more
Radials or Not?
Joe, NE1JT, has a vertical dipole antenna and has a very simple question about it, and antennas in general. “Should ground radials be added?… Read more
Safely using a coax switch to connect multiple rigs to a single antenna system
This video answers the question – “Can an antenna switch be used in reverse, to switch multiple radios into a single antenna system and, i… Read more
Should I change my callsign?
A viewer suggests that I shorten my callsign from KB9VBR to K9VBR. Joe and I talk about this and how call signs become your identity. Read more
3-Band antenna 15m 10m 6m
Three Band Yagi Antenna for 21 MHz, 28 MHz and 50 MHz PA212850-21-12HD – 15 meter, 10 meter and 6 meter band. Antenna covers full 15 meter, 10 me… Read more
The K7RA Solar Update
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Sunspot activity was up this week, with the average daily sunspot number increasing by nearly five-fold from 11.3 to… Read more
Remote TX – HRO at Pacificon 2021
In this video from Pacificon 2021, Marcus Gilson, AK7MG talks about his product, Remote TX, a way of remotely operating your radio from anywhere in th… Read more
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section