Tag Archives: ham radio

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 […]

Build an APRS Fill in Digipeater

I’ve done a couple of videos on APRS, or the Automated Packet Reporting System. APRS is a tactical real-time communication system to share location information and short messages. It can be really handy for tracking vehicles and other assets during events like parades, rides or walkathons. But if you are using a low powered APRS […]

Portable Field Operations Presentation

A couple months back you may have remembered my video and blog post on NVIS or Near Vertical Incidence Skywave propagation. In that video I give a introduction to the NVIS method and perform a real world demonstration of an NVIS contact. Well that video was as a precursor to a presentation I was to […]

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