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APRS: SSIDs, Paths, and Beacons

With APRS or the Automated Packet Reporting System, we can control how our packets are disseminated in the system by choosing the appropriate path settings. Since APRS is a one to many form of communication: that is our packet could be picked up by any number of digipeaters, we will want to pick a path […]

Introduction to APRS- the Automated Packet Reporting System

The Automated Packet Reporting Service is a digital real time communications system to share tactical information and messages. The most common activity in APRS is to plot the location of moving objects using GPS information, but APRS can also be used for short messaging, weather station telemetry, announcements, and displaying objects on a map. The […]

Fall 2013 New Product Launch

“My fall 2013 new product launch includes two new Slim Jim antennas.”Tweet ThisWe have a couple of new products available, just in time for the Christmas Holidays. As our Slim Jim Antennas become more and more popular, I’ve expanded the product line with models that cover more frequency ranges. My fall 2013 new product launch […]

Slim Jim vs J-Pole Antennas

On my site you can find both the all copper 2 meter J-Pole antenna and an all copper 2 meter Slim Jim antenna. Both are great antennas, I don’t have a problem recommending either of them as the foundation for a amateur radio base station. But I often receive inquiries from individuals wondering if one […]

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