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Happy Birthday Samuel Morse, born April 27, 1791

April 27 marks the birthday of Samuel F.B. Morse, the inventor of a single-wire telegraph system and co-creator of Morse Code. Thanks to his efforts, communications systems worldwide increased in speed exponentially. Morse still has a visible mark on today’s communication. Amateur Radio operators all know ‘when all else fails’ morse code transmitted on CW […]

External antenna for Wouxun handheld radios

The Chinese made Wouxun and Baofang handheld radios have become quite popular with new and experienced hams alike. The price is right, around $125 for a dual band model, and they seem to work pretty well. From my experience fit and finish are a little lacking, but for an inexpensive handheld radio you can’t complain […]

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