As we welcome new people into the hobby, the first obvious question that’s asked is “what radio should I buy?” In this article, we will cover VHF and UHF for new technicians who want to use repeaters.
Recently, I have heard people in the amateur radio community – especially in emergency communications circles – discussing the idea of using channel names or designators instead of frequency. 5 / 5 ( 5 votes )
I see a lot of DMR codeplug files being passed around. It’s super convenient – just download the file, fill in your radio ID, and you’re good to go! Here are a few reasons why you should create your own.
A very popular communications forum had a great article on optimizing the audio settings for your Astro25 radios. That forum is no longer running, so I thought I would take the opportunity to document the settings here. All AGC is enabled. AGC Output is -3, total is 12. Noise suppression enabled. Attenuation level: Advanced. Of course, […]
Whenever my article about Baofeng radio non-compliance is shared, I usually see a number of comments on it, and it usually starts quite an argument! I would like to try to clarify some of the misunderstandings people have. Update, September 28, 2018: I have added a few additional questions and answers. 5 / 5 ( […]