How to Extend Radio Range Without Adding a Repeater?
When there’s a need to extend the coverage of handheld two-way radios, the first option is usually a repeater. However, a repeater isn’t the full answer. A repeater will typically put out much more power and have a better antenna system than the portable radios with which it is communicating. This presents an unbalanced system where the transmit power of the repeater reaches much further than the transmit power of the handhelds
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Tips and tweaks about how to improve your receive audio on the Elecraft KX2. These tips apply mostly to the noisy 40m band. When on 15m, or 20m, I oft... Read more
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