18FEB 2019
Digital Ham Radio equipment

Digital Ham Radio equipment

The Yaesu brand is well known among ham radio aficionados and is synonymous with premium quality ham radios. From stationary multi-feature communications equipment to portable devices, we have led the ham radio market for nearly half a century. Communicating through radio waves with people all over the…

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08FEB 2019
Ham Radio station design

Ham Radio station design

A little ways back, John (W1MBG) discovered our Blog and approached us about doing a presentation for the Nashua Area Radio Club (NARC) on the design, construction and operation of our recently completed station. The NARC group invited us to their March meeting where we shared our presentation with the…
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29JAN 2019
EBay Ham Radio equipment

EBay Ham Radio equipment

Ham radios are considerably different from citizens’ band (CB) radios. The radios themselves have more frequency bands and are more powerful, which allows them to be used for international as well as domestic communications. Since their inception in the 20th century, ham radios have been the domain of…

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19JAN 2019
Amateur Radio equipment UK

Amateur Radio equipment UK

This booklet is an introduction to the interesting, educational, challenging hobby of amateur radio. It also attempts to answer some of the questions asked by prospective, new (and sometimes experienced) radio amateurs. What does amateur radio offer me? Amateur radio is a unique hobby in that it allows you to develop and experiment with radio equipment; for some amateurs, building…

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09JAN 2019
Motorola Ham Radio equipment

Motorola Ham Radio equipment

After four years under the Motorola umbrella, Yaesu has split from that company. According to Vertex Standard President and Chief Executive Officer Jun Hasegawa, effective January1, 2012, Motorola will keep the Vertex Standard Land-Mobile Division, while the amateur, marine and air-band will be under the Yaesu Musen banner. The new company will be known as Yaesu USA here in…

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30DEC 2018
Ham Radio license Manual

Ham Radio license Manual

I haven t touched amateur radio in almost 20 years, and I pretty much had no future interest without doing some serious learning about it. Working towards my Extra license help fulfill that interest. I give the book 3 stars which for a technical book should not be construed as a low rating. It falls comfortably in the category of i liked it just fine. I learned much and with…

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20DEC 2018
Amateur Radio Newsline

Amateur Radio Newsline

A well-known voice in the Amateur Radio news media has gone silent. Bill Pasternak, WA6ITF, of Santa Clarita, California, died June 11 following a period of ill health. He was 73. Pasternak was co-founder (with Jim Hendershot, WA6VQP) of Amateur Radio Newsline™ (formerly The Westlink Report) ham radio news webcast and a frequent presence at Amateur Radio conventions. Pasternak…

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10DEC 2018
Licensed Ham Radio operators

Licensed Ham Radio operators

The Amateur Radio population in the US has continued to show steady growth. As of the end of 2013, the FCC database showed 717, 201 licenses in its Universal Licensing System ( ULS ). That’s the greatest number of US hams ever and up from 709, 575 in December 2012. The volume of Amateur Radio applications slowed somewhat to 141, 943 from its zenith of 176, 826 in 2007, the…

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