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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 […]

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 […]

Your Questions Answered – January 2019

2019 is upon us, and it’s starting out to be a great year. I had an awesome time at the West Allis Radio Amateur club’s midwinter swapfest in Waukesha, wisconsin. Thank you to everyone that stopped by the table and chatted. It was great to hear how appreciative everyone is for these videos. That’s certainly […]

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