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Get a better signal out of your handheld radio

We’ve all done it. Standing on our tippy toes. The dance, slowly swiveling around, alternating holding our arms up in the air and hands close to our ears. I’m talking about the weird contortions we do until we get the best signal out of our handheld radio. “3 tips to get better reception and a stronger […]

New Product: Two Meter Break-a-way Slim Jim Antenna

Looking for a compact, portable antenna with a decent amount of gain? Our popular Two Meter Slim Jim antenna is now available in a two piece break-a-way format. The 2 meter break-a-way Slim Jim antenna has the same performance and specs as the solid one piece model, with the exception of a screw connector in the […]

Build the 2.4Ghz Waveguide Cantenna Antenna

This article is a little bit of a departure for me. Typically I write about VHF/UHF communications, but I’m dipping my feet into the microwaves and have thrust headfirst into the world of Broadband-Hamnet. Broadband-Hamnet, formally known at HSMM ham radio, is a high speed mesh data network running on off the shelf 802.11b/g routers […]