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APRS with a Baofeng, Bluetooth TNC by Mobilinkd

If you say APRS is not popular or useful, You are wrong. And the preppers know it. This video shows the Mobilinkd battery powered bluetooth TNC and a $26 HT can get you on the network, show other stations on a map and message to cellphones/email. Check it out..

Radioddity DMR Ham Radio is coming next week

Here comes a good news that Radioddity (www.radioddity.com) is going to list a brand new DMR digital ham radio Radioddity GD-55 Plus, the upgraded version featuring 10W High Power output, UHF 400-480MHz,IP-67 Waterproofing,Mototrbo Tier I&II,Dual time slot for repeater,Compatible with Mototrbo,2 Antenna And Programming Cable for Free... [continue]

FCC Issues Notice of Unlicensed Operation in Public Safety Interference Complaint:

The FCC has issued a Notice of Unlicensed Operation (NUO) to a Texas man for causing interference to a VHF public safety communications system in Dallas County. The FCC Enforcement Bureau issued the Notice to Bradley C. Pike of Dallas on May 17. On April 3, agents from the FCC’s Dallas Enforcement Bureau Office responded to a complaint from Dalla... [continue]

AmateurLogic 104: May Day

AmateurLogic 104: May Day is now available. Peter upgrades his BitX40. Tommy meets Buster D-Star for the Mac. Emile experiments with D-Rats. George tests the MFJ Receiving Loop Antenna. Plus a New Zealand Taste Test. 1:17:38 Download YouTube... [continue]

K1IG Wins the May 2017 QST Cover Plaque Award

The winning article for the May 2017 QST Cover Plaque award is “Increase Your CW Speed with Wordsworth” by George Allison, K1IG. The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite ... [continue]

Icom IC-7610 - Preview from the Dayton Hamvention 2017

Here's the information provided at the hamfest. Release will be very soon, if I remember correctly I think it's July ? Price range around $3599 USD. This radio as 2 receivers equivalent of two IC-7300. 73 Pascal VA2PV View attachment 372660... [continue]

Flex-6600M - - Preview from the Dayton Hamvention 2017

Here's a preview of the Flex-6600M (M stand for Maestro , with display), Showed at the Dayton Hamvention 2017. There will be a standard version without the display Flex-6600. This was film with my cell phone, sorry for the quality. It's short as I did not bring all my video gears, preview only... 73 Pascal VA2PV View attachment 37... [continue]

Flex-6400M - Preview from the Dayton Hamvention 2017

Here's a preview of the Flex-6400M (M stand for Maestro , with display), Showed at the Dayton Hamvention 2017. There will be a standard version without the display Flex-6400. This was film with my cell phone, sorry for the quality. It's short as I did not bring all my video gears, preview only... 73 Pascal VA2PV View attachment 37... [continue]

Low-Power Broadcasting Proponent Nick Leggett, N3NL, SK

ARRL has learned that Nickolaus Leggett, N3NL, an early low-power FM (LPFM) broadcasting proponent, civil libertarian, and inveterate commenter in a variety of FCC proceedings over the years, died on April 26 after a long illness. An ARRL member, he was 72. Hardly any FCC petition or proceeding escaped his attention, and Leggett often was listed am... [continue]

Minutes of the 2017 EC Meeting

The minutes of the 2017 EC Meeting, held from 5 to 7 May, can be downloaded here

Ham Radio Operators Save the Day:

Power lines are down. Phone service is out. All means of public communication ... gone. Fortunately, amateur or ham radio is there to save the day as hundreds of operators use their skills to help public safety and government officials. The above scenario is generic in nature. But anyone who was around Xenia in April 1974 knows all to well that si... [continue]

Online Petition to save Last Man Standing TV Show

There is an online petition to save the ABC Sitcom "Last Man Standing." Petition · ABC Network: Save Tim Allen's Show "Last Man Standing" · Change.org [https:]] ... [continue]

Hams operate from Ganges River accident scene in Kolkata

Hams operate from Ganges River accident scene in Kolkata The holy river Ganga flows through the state of West Bengal covering a few districts like North 24 Parganas, Hooghly, Howrah and few more. On Wednesday, 26th April , 2017 something really unfortunate had happened in this route ferrying passengers from one side of the river to the other, wh... [continue]

Ham Radio 360: Hamvention Day One Review

*Ham Radio Podcast Special Edition Show* Day one is officially in the books for Hamvention 2017. A new look with a familiar feel in an all new Venue…and it was really a good day! Vendors were swamped and so were we. The Workbench Project Boards are a Hit, and our booth was very busy all day long! We hope you enjoy the interviews we snagged tod... [continue]