Tag Archives: amateur radio

Ham Radio Q&A Livestream (20,000 Subscriber Spectacular)

Join Joe and I for a special live presentation of Ham Radio Q&A. Beer and Ham Radio – anything could happen; especially considering we’ll be working without a net. Topics Covered: Channel update, upcoming videos: 03:48 Programming DMR Radios: 09:08 Yaesu FT-897 trouble retaining display settings: 12:24 How I got started with ham radio: 16:00 […]

Yaesu FTM-400XDR Basic APRS Setup

Yaesu’s FTM-400XDR is an very popular dual band mobile radio that features some extremely sophisticated APRS features. APRS, or the Automated Packet Reporting System is a real-time tactical mode that allows you to transmit your geo location and send and receive short messages and beacons. What I like about the FTM400 is that everything you […]

Build a 12v DC Splitter Cable with Anderson Powerpole Connectors

When you start wiring your ham radio shack, the problem you run into is that there are never enough power connections. One solution of course are the multi tap power distribution bars like MFJ or West Mountain radio sells. These bars have fused connections and multi outlets with Anderson Powerpole connections. But maybe that’s overkill […]

Slow Scan TV (SSTV) from the International Space Station

Slow Scan or SSTV is a method of sending still pictures or images over the airwaves. Most frequently you will find SSTV operations on the HF bands, notably on 20 meters, but there is also a bit of SSTV activity on the 2 meter band, especially when the International Space Station activates their slow scan […]

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