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CARS HQ to participate in the IARU HF Championship as C4HQ
C4HQ After many years of inactivity, a number of CARS members will be activating the C4HQ callsign during the upcoming IARU HF Championship to be held… Read more
New PicoAPRS V4
PicoAPRS V4 VHF radio 1W TX pwr Bluetooth Wifi Microphone& speaker for voice com. USB-C on the side Color IPS screen 5 way button+PTT PicoAPRS V4…. Read more
Transmit Without License During An Emergency? Save Life & Property?
Tony DeWitte AD0DQ, joins me to explain when it is legal for you to transmit outside of your radio privileges to save life or protect property, ALSO,… Read more
CONTEST LOG ANALYZER
The complete software suite to Edit, Analyze, Generate Statistics, View multiple logs simultaneously, Map QSOs, Import and Export to Cabrillo or ADIF… Read more
MFJ-914 Auto Antenna Extender – Review
The MFJ-914 offers a way of extending the matching range of the internal ATU inside any transceiver. If your internal ATU is struggling to achieve a m… Read more
More on Grounding
Scott, N3CRS, has emailed Dave a very well organized list of questions that have to do with the subject of grounding. Lets see if Dave can help him ou… Read more
Perseus 22 -INTRODUCING NEXT-GEN SDR RECEIVER
Perseus22 is a 4 channels, direct sampling receiver with a continuous frequency coverage from 10 KHz to 225 MHz and a typical image rejection larger t… Read more
The Android SDR App That Beats Them All! Supports RTL-SDR Airspy HackRF and Many More!
Android SDR App SDR MUST be plugged in before starting SDR++ and you MUST press refresh in the SDR source you’re using befor… Read more
Mini SSB HF Receiver 150 kHz To 30 Mhz
SI4732 SSB 150K-30MHZ FM 64M-108MHZ Color LCD Display DSP Radio Receiver Built-in Battery Features: -Color LCD display, read data more clearly. -Built… Read more
Comet-NCG – Dayton Hamvention 2022
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
West Mountain Radio – Dayton Hamvention 2022
West Mountain Radio 2022 saw the return of the Dayton Hamvention and also celebrated the 70th anniversary of the world’s largest ham radio trad… Read more
JIANPAI 8R Four Band LED Color Screen VHF/UHF Handheld Radio
JIANPAI 8R Four Band LED Color Screen VHF/UHF Handheld Radio Read more
PrepComm MMX TearDown – Keyboard CW?
PrepComm MMX TearDown The MMX Multi-band Morse Code Transceiver is the evolution of the DMX-40+ Morse Code Transceiver,and includes the keyb… Read more
PORTABLE IN UNDER 3 MINUTES? NEW JPC ANTENNA
For this week’s Something for the Weekend Tony and Richard go out to the park to demonstrate the new portable antenna systems from JPC! Specific… Read more
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