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Ham Radio Apps for iOS

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 22:23
The best amateur radio apps for Android. Review the most popular ham radio apps for your smartphone or for your tablet
Categories: Amateur Radio

Precision VXO

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 22:23
Technical Reference/Test Equipment
The Precision VXO (PVXO) and its matching Crystal Test Fixture (CTF) were created to provide a low cost means of evaluating the characteristics of crystals and a means of measuring their series resonant frequency.
Categories: Amateur Radio

ICOM IC-756 PRO II Review

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 22:49
Radio Equipment/HF Transceivers/ICOM IC-756
I give the Now Long Discontinued ICOM IC-756 PRO II (2) a luke warm Thumbs Up for Shortwave Listening use due to it is fair to poor receive audio quality. The matching power supply and speaker fare even less . But as a hybrid DSP set for the Amateur who will be transmitting as well as receiving, the PRO II is a good deal in my view.
Categories: Amateur Radio

Tuning with TL-922 Amplifier

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 22:49
Radio Equipment/HF Amplifiers/Kenwood TL-922
A forum thread about tuning with the Kenwood TL-922 TL-922A Power amplifier
Categories: Amateur Radio

Yaesu FT-450D Review

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:40
Radio Equipment/HF Transceivers/Yaesu FT-450
Nice affordable Transceiver for Amateur use, but understand the caveats. Receiver performance is actually good, however the fair to poor ergonomics, hissy receive audio and fan noise just in receive mode make a sour outcome for SWL use
Categories: Amateur Radio

SW30+ 30 Meter CW Transceiver

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:40
Technical Reference/QRP Projects/QRP CW Transceiver
This 30 meter CW transceiver was built as part of an internet Manhattan-style construction course conceived and taught by my friend Chuck Adams, K7FO back a few years ago. The basic rig is a Small Wonders Lab SW30 (Dave Benson, K1SWL design) with some enhancements,
Categories: Amateur Radio

Kenwood TM-D710 resources

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 22:47
Links to Kenwood TM-D710 modifications and resources. Software, tips and manuals for TM-D710A TM-D710E.
Categories: Amateur Radio

2N2/30 30m QRP Trasceiver

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 22:47
Technical Reference/QRP Projects/QRP CW Transceiver
A 30 Meter, Discrete Component CW Transceiver Built Manhattan-style
Categories: Amateur Radio

2N2/6 40 to 6 m Transverter

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 22:47
Technical Reference/Transverters
This project is a 40 meter to 6 meter CW "no tune" transverter using ten 2N2222 transistors and one 2N2907. The transverter requires 2 watts of drive from a 40 meter cw transceiver and outputs 2 watts on 6 meters.
Categories: Amateur Radio

The Tampa Bay Hamfest

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 22:15
Ham Radio/Hamfests
The largest Amateur Radio trade show on Florida s West coast
Categories: Amateur Radio

Tuning with he AL 811H Amplifier

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 22:15
Radio Equipment/HF Amplifiers/Ameritron AL-811H
Easiest possible tuning steps using a closed CW key, FM or AM tuning the Ameritron AL-811H
Categories: Amateur Radio

Top Amateur Radio links of the week Issue 1720

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 22:05
Building a CobWebb Antenna, Trapped Dipole for 15/20 Meters Bands, Homebrew spectrum analyser, MorsePower, 1 GHz RF Spectrum Analyzer, Reparing a Heathkit SB-101, Nemos Photgraphy - Morse Keys, Parallel Square Conductor Transmission Line Calculator, K7CSW - Saltlake Peaks Amateur Radio Club, Special Call Activity Plan - Amateur Radio Union of Serbia,
Categories: Amateur Radio

Top Amateur Radio links of the week Issue 1717

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 22:05
J-Pole Calculator, Digital Modes Software Review, UI-View32 & UISS easy guide, Introduction to APRS, Cavity antennas, Working ISS using APRS, Homemade microwave spectrum analyzer, ICOM ID-880H Review, DStar - Digital Smart Technologies for Amateur Radio, Cavity Backed Antenna
Categories: Amateur Radio

Antenna Masts and Mounts

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 22:05
Collection of links to Dealers and manufacturers of telescopic antenna masts, pole and antenna mounts. Masts, expecially designed to support antenna for portable, emergency or field day use.
Categories: Amateur Radio

2N2/40+ QRP CW Transceiver

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 22:05
Technical Reference/QRP Projects/QRP CW Transceiver
A 40 Meter, Discrete Component CW Transceiver Built Manhattan-style
Categories: Amateur Radio

2N2/20 CW Transceiver

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 22:05
Technical Reference/QRP Projects/QRP CW Transceiver
2N2/20 - A 20 Meter, Discrete Component CW Transceiver Built Manhattan-style
Categories: Amateur Radio

Return Loss Bridge

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 22:53
Technical Reference/Test Equipment
This Return Loss Bridge has been designed to characterize the input impedance of a receive strip, and the output impedance of a transmit strip
Categories: Amateur Radio

ICOM IC-7300 Review

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 22:53
Radio Equipment/HF Transceivers/Icom IC-7300
The excellent ICOM IC-7300 is the FIRST stand alone Amateur Radio Transceiver that uses true direct sampling SDR technology PLUS also includes an internal antenna tuner and 100 watts RF output. Super fast Real Time spectrum display, no lagging doggy ones here
Categories: Amateur Radio

The Condor Connection

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 22:31
Operating Modes/Repeaters/USA
Is a group of US repeater owners dedicated to wide area linking, disaster preparedness and emergency communcations for all licenced radio operators in CA AZ and NV
Categories: Amateur Radio

CBS - contest statistical software

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 22:31
Software/Log Analysis
CBS is a program that produces statistical data from a Cabrillo file by K5KA and CBSW windows version by N6TV
Categories: Amateur Radio

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