Tag Archives: ham radio Q&A

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 […]

Product Focus: Luiton LT-898UV Dual Band Mobile Transceiver

Small, lightweight, and inexpensive, the Luiton LT-898UV fills a niche for the ham radio operator looking for a mobile/base radio but not wanting to invest in a higher priced 50+ watt model. In this video found on my Youtube channel, I take a look at the Luiton LT-898UV (also sold under the Leixen and Jetstream […]

The ITU Phonetic Alphabet

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. Today we’re talking about the phonetic alphabet If you ever spent time on the HF bands, you’ve surely heard stations using words to spell out their callsigns or other pieces of information. This phonetic alphabet is one way amateur radio operators try to eliminate confusion or ambiguity over the airwaves, especially when […]

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