Radio Digital Recorder 17

Radio Digital Recorder

It a new year and it is time for some junk box cleaning. After going through my stuff I found an old MP3 player. All the function on the player work and I wonder what I could use it for. I had always wanted to buy a digital recorder but money is an issue. So […]

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Diamond A144-S5

The Diamond A144-S5 is a great, light weight 2 meter antenna for portable or base use. This factory adjusted antenna weighs only 1.4 pounds. The center element is insulated from ground. This antenna may be installed for vertical (for FM) or horizontal polarization. The A144S5 is shown with the optional KB144 side mount bracket (sold […]

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Go Kit 1

Go Kit

Go kits are a great way to keep your equipment and other items ready to go when the time calls. Experienced emergency responders know how important it is to have a go kit. But what if your not an emergency responder do you still need a go kit. Well, I not going to answer that. […]

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Yaesu MH-57 (Speaker/Microphone)

I have a Yaesu VX-6 and a Speaker/Microphone MH-57. The hand held microphone has a 1/8 jack at the bottom. For a while I did not know what that was for until I decided to put a headphone in it. Only one side of the headset was working making this jack mono, bummer. I did […]

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PVC Antenna Mast 8

PVC Antenna Mast

Here is a simple antenna mast that anyone can make. I idea was to make a 16′ antenna mast. But after building it and trying to set it up I realized that the 1/2” PVC would flex a little to much for my comfort. So I now have two 8′ foot antenna masts. You can […]

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Weather Emergency Alert Systems WR113

Oregon Scientific – Weather Emergency Alert Systems WR113: Stay informed and safe when you head out to the outdoors for work and play with this NOAA radio with temperature display and freeze alarm. This portable unit receives weather information and emergency broadcasts from the National Weather Service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. […]

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ICOM 2200H

The Icom IC-2200H 2 meter FM mobile features a rugged design and an easy-to-read alphanumeric display. The large informative LCD may be set to green or amber. The receiver covers 118-174 MHz and the transmitter delivers 65, 25, 10 or 5 watts of output. The improved receive IMD helps provide protection from excessively strong signals […]

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Ground Plane 3

Ground plane for 144, 222 and 440 MHz

Here we have a ground plane antenna mostly used for 144, 222, 440 Mhz. Its one of the simplest antennas to make. New hams can build this with little to no experience in antenna building. I am not going to go into the details on how to built it, because its so simple. You can […]

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