Tag Archives: VHF

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 […]

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 […]

MURS, The Multi-Use Radio Service

Is this the best kept secret in 2-Way Radio Communication? The Multi-Use Radio Service, or MURS, is an unlicensed radio service that allows for personal and business communications on five VHF channels. So what’s the amateur radio connection to MURS? If you are a involved with an amateur radio emergency communications group, you will want […]

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