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Accessed on 26 June 2022, 1409 UTC.
SDRplay SDRconnect demo at Friedrichshafen 2022
This video shows the demo we showed at Ham Radio 2022, in Friedrichshafen, Germany. This demonstrates the core underlying technology behind what we’re… Read more
Mini DIGITAL PWR / SWR meter review
This is the review of a Mini portable PWR and SWR meter with built-in battery and High SWR warning buzzer. There are also the Xiegu X6100’s outp… Read more
Amateur/RNSS Coexistence – 23cm Band
23cm Band After review and approval by the IARU Region 1 Executive Committee and the IARU Administrative Council a presentation on preliminary Amateur… Read more
Building a Yaesu FT-891 remote control box
Dave, KZ9V stops by the shack, and share with us his memory keyer remote control box he built for the Yaesu FT-891 Read more
EUHFC 2022 CANCELED!
SCC Contest Committee has decided to cancel EUHFC 2022 due to the current situation in Europe related to the war in Ukraine. We do not see the point i… Read more
Use your Privileges Properly – Ham Radio
Due to some inquiry by Eric, KB0YDN, I decided to make this video discussing the incident of the Ham Firefighting Interference in Idaho Last year. Thi… Read more
Radio Signals: What happens if there’s a hill in the way?
“Let us understand what happens if you have a hill or mountain in the way of your radio signal because I recently published a video showing you… Read more
4 Way Remote Antenna Switch with WiFi
Remote Antenna Switch 2022 saw the return of the Dayton Hamvention and also celebrated the 70th anniversary of the world’s largest ham radio tra… Read more
DIAMOND VX-30 Antenna Review
DIAMOND VX-30 Peter Waters G3OJV, explains why the Diamond VX-30 could be the ideal antenna for those new to ham radio who would like to operate on th… Read more
ISM Packet Decoder Plugin For SDR Sharp – RTL 433
Here we take a look at the RTL433 Plugin for SDR Sharp, making it easy to decode ISM RF Packets. https://github.com/marco402/plugin-Rtl433-for-SdrShar… Read more
Increase in unidentified intruders
IARUMS newsletter IARU Monitoring System (IARUMS) Region 1 newsletter reports an increase in unidentified intruders in the amateur radio bands followi… Read more
I’m an Intern at ARRL Headquarters!
“I’m Jherica Goodgame, KI5HTA, and I’m a 2022 summer intern at ARRL HQ. Join me while I show you around some of my favorite parts of… Read more
10 Reasons Why GMRS is NOT Better Than Ham Radio
“This video is a response to a video I saw by @NotaRubicon Productions where he claims that GMRS is better than Ham Radio. I found the video fun… Read more
RFI from Solar Inverter
RFI from Solar Inverter Lee, KI5ODH, built an off grid solar system for his station. But he is having some trouble. “The inverter is putting out… Read more
Antenna on Sloping Ground – What happens?
“Various terrain and Antennas: You can make the slope work to your advantage. I know your next question already. Hang on. I’ll make a vide… Read more
Expert Linear 1.5-FA Solid State Amplifier [ Hamvention ]
Solid State Amplifier Powerful: 1.5 kW typ. (+/- 0.5dB) Very Light: about 10 kgs (about 22 lbs). Very Small: H 12, W 28, D 36 cm. (4.72″ X 11.2… Read more
ADSB Exchange Deluxe Dual SDR Feeder Kit – Aircraft Tracking
Here we take a look at the ADSB Exchange Deluxe Dual SDR Feeder Kit for an easy installation experience. Metal case holding a Pi 4B, and two SDRs… Read more
XIEGU GNR 1 Noise Reduction Unit – Full Review
Xiegu GNR1 digital audio noise filter is an audio processing device integrating digital noise reduction and digital filtering. It will effectivel… Read more
World Debut of the SHF-P1, 2.4 GHz / 5.6 GHz Concept
SHF-P1 For more than half a century, Icom has created new technology for Amateur Radio. Our engineers have a new project, “Icom SHF Project – Super Hi… Read more
ITU’s ham radio station celebrates 60 years on air
By Nick Sinanis, callsign SV3SJ, President of the International Amateur Radio Club (IARC), and Attila Matas, callsign OM1AM, Vice-president and Statio… Read more
Icom PW2 Amplifier [ Hamvention ]
Hamvention Icom PW2 Amplifier Take your contesting experience to the next level with the latest LDMOS power device with features supporting a SO2R ope… Read more
FCC Proposes to Fine Ham for Firefighting Interference
The Federal Communications Commission is proposing to fine an amateur radio operator for alleged interference with firefighting efforts in Idaho last… Read more
RF Kits RF2K-S Amplifier [ Hamvention ]
2022 saw the return of the Dayton Hamvention and also celebrated the 70th anniversary of the world’s largest ham radio trade show. Ham Radio Out… Read more
Eagle One Antenna – What Is it?
Thanks to Tristan and Jason for talking to me about the Eagle One Antenna. There seems to be some confusion about this antenna what it is and what it… Read more
What is the Noise Blanker used for?
New Hams Tips – What is the Noise Blanker used for? Read more
Antenna one to three STACK MATCH
Stack Match is designed to stack, match and power split to one,two or three antennas or to split driving power into more PAs for the multibeaming.It w… Read more
Fast Easy Guide to Decibels dB vs dBi in 6 Minutes
Decibels (dB) can be slightly confusing. Here is a simple short video explaining. Callum. Read more
HRD Alert Demo [ FT8-FT4]
In this video, I’ll work Band-Countries (DXCC Challenge) #2,175 & #2,176! I demonstrate how to configure and use Ham Radio Deluxe HRD Alert… Read more
The ULTIMATE Challenges Facing the Icom SHF Project
Icom Japan have been working on a concept of a new radio looking to revitalize the use of the SHF (Super High Frequency) bands. Recently a concept mod… Read more
FX-4C SDR QRP Transceiver | Review of features and operating controls
Review of the features and operating controls of the FX-4C – a great little SDR Transceiver designed by BG2FX. Transmission frequency range: 3.5… Read more
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:
The Hawaii Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) will participate in the 16 July 2022 Makani ‘Ino Hurricane Emergency Communications Drill. Licensed Hawaii Amateur Radio operators are encouraged to take part in this important training exercise. For details, go here: http://HawaiiARES.Net
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section