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WiMo acquires EAntenna

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 22:50
Categories: Amateur Radio

Yaesu FTdx101MP and FTdx101D - Preliminary Information

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 22:50
Yaesu announce detailed information on new FTDX101MP 200W and FTDX101D 100W. The new FTDX101 Series will be presented at Tokyo HamFair 2018
Categories: Amateur Radio

Stobe Creek Special 600 HF RF Amplifier

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 22:50
Technical Reference/Amplifiers/HF Amplifiers
This is a Solid State Amplifier Project. It uses 4 MRF150 MosFet Power Transistors. The Power Supply Voltage is 50 VDC at 21.5 Amp. The max power available is 1,075 Watts. The Efficiency is about 65% +/- and runs Class AB Solid State.
Categories: Amateur Radio

Tektronix Compatible Tracking Generator

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 22:43
Technical Reference/Spectrum Analyzers
A spectrum analyzer is always an usefull amateur radio test equipment that should be present in a radio shack. Hams can use it for testing frequency response of filters, amplifiers, and other two-port RF devices. This article illustrate a tracking generator compatible with any spectrum analyzer in the Tektronix 490- and 2750-series lineups
Categories: Amateur Radio

DXSpider on Raspberry Pi - How to

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 22:33
Technical Reference/Raspberry Pi
A guide to choosing the right hardware and a guide on how to install DXSpider on a Raspberry Pi3. This article include a video and a PDF guide about the installation.
Categories: Amateur Radio

Supporting Dyslexic and ADHD License Candidates

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:28
Ham Radio/Disabilities
Getting a licence with Dyslexia/ADHD can be frustating expecially after several and repeated fails. This article help understanding and helping candidates with cognitive disorders.
Categories: Amateur Radio

A Small Loop for 20 and 15 meter band,

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:05
A Small Loop for 20 and 15 meter band, Wire Antenna Design Lengths, 2 elements Folded Yagi Antenna for 6 Meters, Portable Vertical Antenna, Getting started on 70cm E.M.E flier , 3 Element Beam for 50 MHz, An Experimental Q Meter, Cam Radio Net, Danny Shortwave And Radio DX, TJ2TT Log Onlne, Cross Band Repeaters, Coremax Technology
Categories: Amateur Radio

Homemade 2M/440 J-Pole Antenna

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:05
Antennas/J-Pole
A 2m 70cm Dual Band J-Pole antenna for 35 USD. An excellent performing J-Pole type antenna, constructed from readily available materials.
Categories: Amateur Radio

World Map

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 21:57
Software/Utilities
Free windows world map application display current time, sunrise and sunset, greyline map, dx stations, requires windows 7 or higher. The program includes three resized Natural Earth maps which have been resized to 4k or slightly less. By Simon Brown G4ELI better known as the inventor of Ham Radio Deluxe.
Categories: Amateur Radio

ICOM IC-R20

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 22:46
IC-R20 by Icom. Wideband Receiver Professional radioreceiver, allow double receiver, from HF to Microwave, digital recorde, DTCS, Memories and 11 hours countinuous reception.
Categories: Amateur Radio

Anderson Powerpole Polarity Checker Project

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 23:43
Technical Reference/Test Equipment
A polarity checker is a very useful item to have around the shack and in a go-kit. This project, inspired by a QST article on powerpole connector protection illustrate how to build a polarity checker.
Categories: Amateur Radio

Car power adapter to Anderson Powerpole

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 23:37
Technical Reference/Power Supply
In this article we share a useful and simple project to convert an unneeded car power cable to an Anderson PowerPole adapter.
Categories: Amateur Radio

CQ Antennas

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 22:29
Manufacturers/Antenna Parts
Antenna insulators manufacturer, CQ Antennas provides great quality amateur radio gear to amateur radio operators and trusted emergency preparedness pros at a great price
Categories: Amateur Radio

Alpha Power Systems LLC

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 23:23
Manufacturers/Power Supply
Alpha Power Systems, LLC is committed to offering the highest quality of surge protection and power quality products, such us Backup UPS available with service second to none
Categories: Amateur Radio

Ramsey - RF Test Enclosures

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 22:19
Manufacturers/Test Equipment
RF Shielded Test Enclosures and I/O devices, Forensic Enclosures, RF Test Enclosures products. In addition to RF Test Enclosures, Ramsey also offer the latest I/O devices to keep your RF test environment well isolated.
Categories: Amateur Radio

Duracomm Power Supplies

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 22:13
Manufacturers/Power Supply
Power Solutions for Durable Communication Systems. Founded in Sep. 1992, DuraComm Power Supplies is a worldwide recognized leader in ultra-reliable AC-to-DC switch mode power supplies commonly used in the communications industry.
Categories: Amateur Radio

AOR AR DV10 Wide-band SDR Handheld Receiver

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 22:07
Enjoy multi-digital signal monitoring on the go with the new AOR AR DV10 - Handdeld digital receiver
Categories: Amateur Radio

Uzice Award

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 22:07
DX Resources/Ham Radio Awards
The earliest known historical record of the name Uzice is found in a document in the Ragusan archives, dated October 9th, 1329. In memory of this date, October 9th is now Uzice City Day. Earlier settlements in the vicinity date back to the Neolithic times. Throughout history, this area has been at a crossroads connecting economies and cultures North-South and East-West. To this day, Uzice is an important economic, industrial and cultural center. Award is active from October 1st to October 16th each year. To win you have to collect enough points making contacts (QSOs) with amateur radio stations which base locations are in the Uzice City Area.
Categories: Amateur Radio

MCBRN Michigan Citizens Band Radio Network

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 22:07
CB Radio/Clubs
MCBRN Michigan Citizens Band Radio Network a volunteer group/organization for maintaining two way communications during an emergency, crisis, disaster, or blackout, using CB FRS MURS and WiFi. Includes plans, message relay services, neighborhood watches, large events, encampments and gatherings.
Categories: Amateur Radio

Filter your Raspberry PI Transmitter

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 22:54
Technical Reference/Raspberry Pi
How to limit unwanted harmonics from your raspberry Pi radio transmitter by introducing filters.
Categories: Amateur Radio

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