10NOV 2018
Japanese Amateur Radio

Japanese Amateur Radio

Up to now, the Japanese big boys such as Icom, Kenwood and Yaesu have pretty well dominated the amateur radio market, but the Chinese are on the march. Only last month I bought a 30W pep all mode rig for 10m: this was made in China. See also yesterday s post about 40m Pixie kits at ridiculously low…

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31OCT 2018
Ham Radio license study

Ham Radio license study

Complete FCC Element 2 Amateur Radio License Preparation Logically organized, building-block approach in small, easy-to-digest sections Balanced depth with simplicity for real understanding of ham radio concepts Simple, well written explanations, not just repackaged public domain questions to memorize! Highlighted text lets you zero-in on exam question specifics and language…

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21OCT 2018
Ham Radio Test equipment

Ham Radio Test equipment

This year at HRU, we will have a work shop on PC-based test equipment. If you have a reasonably up-to-date PC (1 GHz CPU, Windows 98, XP, Windows 8, or Windows 10) with a sound card, then you already own the hardware. And the software is free. The only major difference beween these instruments and their expensive hardware counterparts is frequency coverage. There are a myriad…

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11OCT 2018
Ham Radio antenna Rotors

Ham Radio antenna Rotors

An antenna rotator unit is visible in the middle of the mast. An is a device which is used to change the orientation of a directional antenna. Most antenna rotators have two parts, the rotator unit and the controller. The controller is normally placed near the equipment which the antenna is connected to, while the rotator is mounted on the antenna mast directly below the antenna…

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01OCT 2018
Ham Radio antenna Manufacturers

Ham Radio antenna Manufacturers

WRTC 2018 eV, organizer of the World Radio Sport Team Championship in 2018 would be to be able to announce that Spiderbeam is the antenna supplier for the 2018 competition taking place. Spiderbeam was selected as part of an evaluation process of the offers of different antenna manufacturers. The WRTC-organizing committee has prepared a request and list of criteria for this…

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21SEP 2018
Ham Radio Sound Card Software

Ham Radio Sound Card Software

A RIGblaster is the easiest way to properly connect your radio to a computer so that you may operate using over 100 existing and future ham radio sound card software programs. You will be able to operate any sound-card based digital mode that your radio could not otherwise operate. Only need rig control? View our RIGtalk models. West Mountain Radio offers multiple feature rich…

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11SEP 2018
Ham Radio flash cards

Ham Radio flash cards

Use the link below to view the Advanced license exam syllabus. Use the link below to list all the questions/answers in the Advanced license question bank. Advanced License Exam Self-Study Program Here’s how the self-study program works. You study the flashcards for a category until you are ready to test yourself. Then you test yourself on every question in the category using…

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01SEP 2018
Discount Ham Radio equipment

Discount Ham Radio equipment

AES Las Vegas, NV 4640 South Polaris Ave Las Vegas, NV 89103 800-634-6227 702-647-3114 Fax 702-647-3412 AES Las Vegas is located at 4640 S Polaris Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89103. If you are traveling with a GPS, use this Lat Long for your AES waypoint. N36 06.331 W115 11.097 AES Las Vegas carries a complete stock of Amateur Radio equipment, with HF and VHF transceivers, amplifiers…

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