amateur radio

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    Ham Motorcycle Install?

    I need to use a mobile (vs HT) on my motorcycle for greater TX power. I have a Yaesu FTM-500 but I can't find a way to get the RX/TX to my helmet. Any suggestions? I read a lot about the Sena SR-10 (Bluetooth) but it's old, expensive, hard-to-find tech for which I could find no compatibility...
  2. RFinder B1

    RFinder B1

    RFinder B1 for sale. Dual-band VHF/UHF Analog/DMR. Includes original packaging and accessories including drop-in charger, screen protector, belt clip and belt swivel. Barely used - like-new condition.
  3. kf6olc

    13 Frequencies You Need in Your Scanner for 2024

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    Civil Air Patrol

    Hour long video about Civil Air Patrol . Brief history of the Civil Air Patrol. The role & responsibilities of the Civil Air Patrol in the United States.
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    Motorola XPR5580e on 900mhz Amateur Radio

    I checked around but I can't seem to find if the XPR5580e can be unlocked to transmit 902-928mhz. I believe Motorola skips these frequencies but I understand that some radios can be hex edited to work outside of Motorola specifications anyways. Just curious if anybody had any more information or...
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    Wide or narrow

    Hello, I'm wondering, when it comes to programing a radio to a ham repeater, do you set it as narrowband, mid, or wideband? Couldn't find much on it when researching. Thanks
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    Acquiring an amateur radio license is not a big deal; not difficult by any stretch. Should you choose to move forward, you may want to consider the following. For your average -- Jane/John Q. Public --, if you want to talk (rag chew), use a phone, Skype or similar service. When there's no phone...
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    NMO Mount with Factory Roof FM Antenna Hole

    Hi all, Yesterday, I was looking at my ugly mag-mount U/V antenna I have on my trunk (2008 Ford Fusion), and had an idea. I don't use the AM/FM or Sirius functionality in my car (my phone has all the music I'll ever need), and I've already purchased a stubby replacement antenna mast for the...
  9. AK4FD

    Catawba County area Ham Radio

    Hey y'all, For those Ham Radio enthusiasts (or Amateur Radio, as some prefer to call it) in or around Catawba County I have had BrandMeister DMR network create a Talkgroup for me and my group to use. We are all a group of local Firefighters, EMT's, Rescue Squad members, etc. It took me 10...
  10. Gmork

    2018 Dodge Durango Install

    I installed a Motorola XPR5550 in my vehicle. I attached a handheld control head (HCH), which is kept the in the center console for easy storage. Radio chassis is mounted under the driver seat in a storage box. The vehicle battery is under the passenger seat in the same style box. I routed the...
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    GSM / WCDMA IP network two way radio

    Hello, friend, Good day. Have you operated the two way radio with below functions? 1: Working: connected by 2G GSM / 3G WCDMA / WiFi network, Data cost is controllable, by setting TOT, talking rank, setting group etc. 2: Talking all over the world, operation easily and quickly. 3: No...
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    GSM/WCDMA IP network two way radio

    Hello, friends, Good day. Have you used the two way radio with below functions? 1: Working: connected by 2G GSM / 3G WCDMA / WiFi network, Data cost is controllable, by setting TOT, talking rank, setting group etc. 2: Talking all over the world, operation easily and quickly. 3: No need...
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    Looking for info on a Kenwood TM-471 UHF Transceiver

    I'm looking for a UHF mobile to set up as a base radio and stumbled across this website offering them for sale: KENWOOD Kenwood TM-271/TM-471 Vehicle-mounted Mobile Radio 60W Two way radio VHF/UHF Car Radio transceiver CTCSS & DCS with DTMF MIC Brand of Radio KENWOOD Has anyone ever purchased...
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    New FB Group 220 MHz Radio Group

    We want YOU to join the 220 Group. Public group for the promotion of the 220 MHz Radio frequency for amateur radio use. Share your favorite 220 repeater, 220 install photos, 220 products you use and 220 stories. Welcome and enjoy!
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    I have an Icom F9011 with programmer and cables. What I hold like some help on how to program the radio for amateur 2m frequencys as well. I have put the freqs into the radio. However when I use it no one can hear me and I. can't hear my self on my other radio nor can this radio hear me from my...
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    Amateur Technician License Preparation Course

    Become a Radio Amateur! Westchester (NY) Emergency Communications Association (WECA) is offering a free FCC license preparation course for the Amateur Technician Exam. This classroom course runs every Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 PM at the Fire Training Center, 4 Dana Road, Valhalla, NY. It...
  17. KK4LQX

    USAF Academy Cadet Amateur Radio Club (K0MIC)

    All, I just wanted everyone to know that the United States Air Force Academy Cadet Amateur Radio Club (K0MIC) is inactive. I sent them a blank QSL card to see if I could get one back just to have it. I received this in my SASE. "Sir, Unfortunately the Amateur Radio Club is inactive at this...
  18. K4APR

    QRP Anyone?

    This weekend I did a short camping trip and decided to try out my updated QRP set up. It was the TN QSO party, so there was plenty of band activity to listen to (and TRY to work). Here is my setup: - Yaesu FT-817ND - QRP Tuner (10W or less) - RadioShack SWR/Power Meter (To check...
  19. KC9SGV

    Great Lakes Marine Mobile Net - Ham Radio Net for boaters.

    Great Lakes Marine Mobile Net. Ham Radio Net and Skype Net for all boaters. Times/Frequencies: Weekend mornings Saturdays and Sundays at 08:30 a.m. Eastern - 7.268 MHz LSB and on CFMC 2M Chicago, 146.760 MHz FM. Also on Echolink, IRLP and Skype. See All Stations please monitor 7.268 MHz LSB |...
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    Funny Ham Radio News - Ham Hijinks

    My radio club, the Noise Blankers Radio Group, decided to try something new. We started a funny ham radio news section of our website called "Ham Hijinks." We generate satirical news, silly graphics and amusing videos. It's been a good way to poke fun at ourselves, get others involved and...