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Chameleon Emcomm III Portable HF Antenna Review

Today we’re out here in Northern Wisconsin for Winter Field Day and it’s a balmy two degrees right now. Next to me is Joe KD9CJX you may have remembered him as the Baofeng guy in one of my previous videos. But we’re not gonna talk about that. Today we’re gonna talk about the Chameleon EMCOMM […]

Icom IC-2800H Retro Radio Review

If you were starting out in ham radio in the late 90’s or early 2000’s you’d remember this radio. The Icom IC-2800H was the pinnacle of the Icom line when it was introduced in 1999. This dual band FM mobile transceiver was quite innovative for its time. Although It’s basic function wasn’t out of the […]

Ailunce HD1 DMR Dual Band Handheld Radio Review

In previous videos we looked at the Retevis RT82 and the RT3S DMR handheld radios. Both are great handhelds serving particular price points and market niches. But the Ailunce HD1 is a little different. As the flagship of the Retevis line, the HD1is much less a commercial style radio destined for the amateur market, but […]

Retevis RT45 FRS Family Radio Service Handheld Radio

I’ve done plenty of reviews on amateur radio gear, but sometimes there are times when you will want to use an unlicensed radio service. If other people in your group are unlicensed or you are looking for a more casual operating environment, the FRS or Family Radio Service may be just the thing for your […]

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