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APRS Text Messaging via SMSGTE

Recently I was up in the Northern part of Wisconsin on Madeline Island in the Chequamegon bay volunteering with the Madeline Island Marathon. Madeline is part of the Apostle Islands on the southern shores of Lake Superior. Of course when you volunteer for an event like this you’d expect the weather to be perfect. But […]

Chameleon EMCOMM III Base Antenna Review

In my latest video, we install a Chameleon Antenna EMCOMM III base antenna in a 100 year old monastery. Who would have thought . . . The EMCOMM III Base antenna, is an effective multi-band High Frequency (HF) antenna specially designed for short to long range base station HF communications. Purchase Chameleon EMCOMM III Base […]

Advanced APRS Features of the Yaesu FTM-400XDR dual band mobile

When it comes to mobile APRS, Yaesu’s FTM-400XDR is an excellent choice as it contains a built in GPS, excellent full color touch screen, and a sophisticated set of APRS functions. For mobile APRS use, I believe the FTM-400 gives the Kenwood TM-D710 a run for the money. As I’ve said before, APRS, or the […]

Your Questions Answered – May, 2019

I’ve got plenty to talk about this month as we dig into the questions, but please also stick around to the end for a quick channel update and a preview of a few videos to come. But first we’re going to unpack a few of the comments from my recent video were I discuss why […]

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