Directional antennas do have their strengths such as power over distance but sometimes you may need to use a good omnidirectional antenna to produce 360 degrees of coverage over a smaller area.
So this video is a different take on the traditional biquad antenna and I will show you how to make an omnidirectional biquad for 2.4 GHz.
Radio Amateurs in Canada are poised to join those in several other nations around the world who have access to a new 60-meter band, 5351.5 – 5366.5 kHz, as agreed upon at World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15), but with a maximum power of 100 W effective radiated power (ERP). The updated Canadian Table of Frequency Allocations includes […] Read more
“This will be the 4th or 5th video I have done on or about an RFinder device. This Android DMR and phone device has been my daily carry for about 1.5-2 years now, switching between models, but all from RFinder. I like this device, I believe in it, and it works very well. Expect to […] Read more
Wednesday, April 18, is World Amateur Radio Day (WARD), this year marking the 93rd anniversary of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU), founded in Paris in 1925. Each year, WARD celebrates Amateur Radio’s contribution to society. “World Amateur Radio Day is an opportunity for our member-societies to show our capabilities and promote the use of […] Read more
Here is a video on my latest device which I use daily. The RFinder K1 UHF DMR Smartphone. A completely new design, new motherboard, great look and feel, and just a pleasure to have with me on a daily basis The RFinder K1 is the most advanced DMR Transceiver combined with an embedded powerful smartphone. It delivers […] Read more
Radio host Art Bell – W6OBB – whose conspiracy theories and interest in paranormal activity and UFOs were broadcast into homes throughout America – is dead, according to the Nye County Sheriff’s Department in Nevada. “Community Announcement — Long time resident, and radio show host, Art Bell died today at 72 years old in his […] Read more
AR-DV10 Digital Handheld Scanning Receiver Features : 100kHz-1300MHz analogue & digital modes 10 Digital Modes : TETRA,P25(Phase 1+2),DMR,Mototrbo,dPMR,NXDN,D-STAR,Alinco,Yaesu Automatic detection of digital modes during scan and search modes. IPX5 water resistant Micro SD card slot for recording, backup and firmware updates. Lithium-ion battery, charger, belt clip Memory data management software. Read more
Amateur Radio operators from outside the US who are requesting an initial call sign certificate to establish a new Logbook of The World (LoTW) user account now may submit the required documentation via e-mail. Non-US radio amateurs must provide a copy of their Amateur Radio license or authorization, plus a copy of one other government-issued document showing […] Read more
The ARISS-Russia Cosmonautics Day (International Day of Human Space Flight) SSTV transmissions from the International Space Station have proven popular among earthbound radio amateurs around the globe. The SSTV images, stored on a computer in the ISS Russian segment, commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Interkosmos Project period of the Soviet space program. The transmissions from RS0ISS, […] Read more