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.
The ID-52E Dual-Band D-STAR Digital Transceiver has only been available to buy for just a short time, and you may have already purchased one or be in the market to buy one. Together with Bob McCreadie (G0FGX) and his colleagues at TX Films, we are pleased to share with you this comprehensive yet simple to […] Read more
DC Input Voltage Vs. Typical RF Output DC In 17 meters 20 meters 30 meters 40 meters 9.5V 4.4W 4.5W 4.9W 4.0W 10V 4.8W 5.0W 5.1W 4.5W 12V 6.5W 7.0W 7.8W 6.2W 14V 8.5W 9.5W 10W 8.5W Size 5 ½ X 3 ¼ X 1 ½ less protrusions, weight 10.6 Oz 5 watts output on […] Read more
Software Defined Radio Client for Icom Transceivers SDR-Control is a full featured App to operate your Icom Transceiver at home or from around the world without additional Hard- or Software. Important: This App requires one of the following Icom Transceivers: IC-705, IC-7610 or IC-9700 FACTS AND FEATURES: ■ Compatible to macOS Catalina, Big Sur and […] Read more
Stop buying equipment, you only need these five things to have a successful ham radio portable operation. Read more
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After this story was posted, ARRL announced that it has validated the 222-MHz WAS application of John Swiniarski, K1OR, for WAS # 13. His last contact was with NH6Y in Hawaii on January 9.] Until very recently, it had been some 35 years since the most recent Worked All States (WAS) was awarded on 1.25 […] Read more
The EASAT-2 and Hades satellites are scheduled to launch on January 13 on a SpaceX TR-3 flight, AMSAT has reported, citing information provided by AMSAT-EA President and Mission Manager Felix Paez. Both will carry amateur radio payloads offering FM voice and data retransmission in FSK or AFSK up to 2,400 bps, and Hades is equipped for slow-scan […] Read more
Lee, KA5NHU, watched Ask Dave Episode #391 and has a question. Could you use the internal tuner inside the IC-7300 or should you use an external tuner with the Icom? Is the extra expense worth it? Read more
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On December 29, 2021, our new QO-100 SatCom ground station antenna for DP0GVN arrived intact in Antarctica at Neumayer Station III, and as of January 9, 2022, DP0GVN is again reachable via QO-100. This should continue to ensure future radio operations for the upcoming 2022/2023 wintering crew after the old antenna was rendered unusable by […] Read more
GMRS Handheld What is the best GMRS handheld radio for 2022? We saw an explosion of GMRS growth and activity in early 2020, and that growth continues today. These are my top 11 picks for the GMRS handheld radios that are available in the beginning of 2022. I suspect we will see more releases as […] Read more
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