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MURS, The Multi-Use Radio Service

Is this the best kept secret in 2-Way Radio Communication? The Multi-Use Radio Service, or MURS, is an unlicensed radio service that allows for personal and business communications on five VHF channels. So what’s the amateur radio connection to MURS? If you are a involved with an amateur radio emergency communications group, you will want […]

Knots for Antennas and Support Structures

I must make a confession. I was never proficient at knots. I used to tie things up with a big ‘goober’ knot of twine. If the knot slipped, I’d just add more twists and loops. The knots weren’t pretty, they seldom held, and heaven forbid you try to untie them. I felt inadequate when I […]

Extending the Range of the Dakota Alert MURS Driveway Monitor

Growing up in the country we had a long, wooded driveway. You’d never know who was coming up the drive: could it be a delivery person, the mailman, or perhaps someone wanting to cause mischief. I wish we had a product like the Dakota Alert Driveway Monitor to keep an eye on things and indicate […]

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