Tag Archives: ham radio

Soldering Tips and the Iso-Tip Pro 50 Butane Iron

There’s a certain do it yourself aspect to amateur radio. Some take DIY much further than others, from simple kit building to elaborate home brewed radio and antenna systems. But eventually every ham will come to a point were they will need to solder something. be it to construct a simple cable or to put […]

Product Focus: Luiton LT-898UV Dual Band Mobile Transceiver

Small, lightweight, and inexpensive, the Luiton LT-898UV fills a niche for the ham radio operator looking for a mobile/base radio but not wanting to invest in a higher priced 50+ watt model. In this video found on my Youtube channel, I take a look at the Luiton LT-898UV (also sold under the Leixen and Jetstream […]

New Product: WVRA 2016 Amateur Radio Calendar

Hams like their wallpaper. Be it exotic QSO cards, certificates, or a big fancy map. Now here’s another item you can add to the wall: the Wisconsin Valley Radio Association calendar. This twelve month calendar is jam packed with color photos of amateur radio activities, contest dates, and a comprehensive list of operating events. Best […]

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