20OCT 2021
Universal Amateur Radio

Universal Amateur Radio

| Specifications | | Rear Panel | Larger Image The Icom IC-7800 is clearly one the most advanced amateur radio ever developed. It utilizes four separate 32-bit floating point DSP chips, has a 7-inch wide TFT display, built in RTTY/PSK31 receive and transmit plus compact flash technology. As impressive…

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10OCT 2021
Using Ham Radio without license

Using Ham Radio without license

Having a two way radio system set-up and ready for an emergency or disaster is a very practical thing to do. Keeping in touch with others in your neighborhood or group and monitoring other radio activity in your area just makes perfect sense. Preppers today have more communications choices than ever and two-way radio gear is not as big of an expense as it used to be. Pre-owned…

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30SEP 2021
Ham Radio license India

Ham Radio license India

The 1978 regulations established five categories of Amateur radio licence in India. The regulations were revised in 2009 and now only two categories are issued. Categories in 1978 [edit] Advanced Amateur Wireless Telegraph Station License Amateur Wireless Telegraph Station License, Grade–I Amateur Wireless Telegraph Station License, Grade–II Restricted Amateur Wireless Telegraph…

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20SEP 2021
Ham Radio BLACK FRIDAY

Ham Radio BLACK FRIDAY

RadioShack Black Friday The Black Friday sale at RadioShack is small but mighty. RadioShack stores generally do not open until 8 AM on the morning of Black Friday, a completely different plan than most any other retailer. Furthermore, the catalogue distributed from RadioShack every Thanksgiving in anticipation of Black Friday is generally around only eight pages. Additionally…

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10SEP 2021
Complete Ham Radio system

Complete Ham Radio system

TAUNTON — It was late afternoon, and a set of thunderstorms was working its way from Vermont into Western Massachusetts. One particular cell was dropping precipitation from high in the atmosphere, and forecasters feared dangerous hail along the Deerfield River. The National Weather Service made the call: severe thunderstorm warning. In a corner of the agency’s office, Rob Macedo…

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31AUG 2021
Amateur Radio Technician License

Amateur Radio Technician License

This self-study program was designed to prepare young candidates to pass the FCC Amateur Radio Service Technician license exam. It is a “memory based” program that provides no theory or explanations. The Technician license exam is comprised of 35 questions selected from a pool of 426 questions contained in ten subelements (T0-T9). Subelements are divided into 35 groups (topics)…

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21AUG 2021
Ham Radio Vertical HF antenna

Ham Radio Vertical HF antenna

Diamond CPVU-8 Vertical for Shortwave and V/UHF CPVU-8 Vertical antenna for shortwave and V/UHF. A small antenna for radio amateurs with space restrictions. Allows operation on 80, 40, 20, 15 und 10m, plus VHF 2m and UHF 70cm! Gain on 2m is 2.1dBi, on 70cm 5.5dBi. Max. power 200W SSB (3.5 - 50 MHz), 150W FM (50 - 440MHz). Total length 2.7m, length of five lower radials approx…

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11AUG 2021
Ham Radio antenna wire

Ham Radio antenna wire

The wire used for this project Is green UV resistant vinyl coated, phosphor bronze stranded wire. You could use any copper wire but note that pure copper wire will stretch over time more that what I am using. When wire antenna s stretch that also de-tune downward in frequency as they become longer. The bronze wire is extremely strong and will last a life time, I m sure it s…

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