Are you looking for something to keep those busy bodies engaged on summer break?
How about something that is almost free, combines the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math and is so practical and fun they won’t even realize they’re learning.
If so, follow along, because unless you know a Ham Radio Operator, you’ve probably never even heard of it.
A Road Trip You Didn’t Expect
Imagine you and your family have decided to take a nice road trip to get away for the weekend. It’s a beautiful sunny day, the only clouds in the sky are light and wispy, you have the windows down and your family is enjoying the scenery.
This video demonstrates how to use the FTM-7250 to record digital voice massages on DR-2X Repeaters with the IMRS option.
Walk-through steps for manually programming the BTECH Mobile UV-50X2, UV-25X2, and UV-25X4.
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SignalSearch Published on May 4, 2018 Trying a 43′ Vertical, spirally wound on a 40′ Spiderpole with a 9:1 unun & LDG RT 100 Automatic Tuner. Please visit https://www.k5acl.net for more ham radio adventures!
It has been a great 3-years of producing this video. I’ve learned much, met some great people, and enjoyed learning more (and teaching others) about Amateur Radio. I’m excited to see what the next year holds! Thanks to YOU for… Continue Reading →
05/03/2018 ARRL member Ruth Willet, KM4LAO, a 19-year-old student at Michigan’s Kettering University, has received the Radio Club of America’s “Young Achiever Award.” The RCA Young Achiever Award is presented to students of high school age or younger who have demonstrated excellence and… Continue Reading →
The Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) will sponsor the traditional military/Amateur Radio communication tests to mark the 67th annual Armed Forces Day (AFD) on Saturday, May 12. Armed Forces Day is May 19, but the AFD Crossband Military-Amateur Radio event… Continue Reading →
Hamvention® 2018, May 18-20 at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Xenia, Ohio, is largest annual Amateur Radio gathering in the US, and sanctioned as the 2018 ARRL Great Lakes Division Convention. ARRL EXPO — a large exhibit area in Building… Continue Reading →
05/02/2018 FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly, has used the latest chapter in an Amateur Radio enforcement proceeding to reiterate his call that the Commission abolish its Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) system. The long-standing case involves efforts by William F. Crowell, W6WBJ,… Continue Reading →
20 Meter Vertical Moxon Antenna Johnny, K5ACL describes how he built and tested a 20 Meter Vertical Moxon Antenna. If your interested in building a Moxon antenna, give Johnny’s video a look and see the many links he has included… Continue Reading →
How to use the new AMP-25 series amplifiers with your handheld radio. The configuration will work on all AMP-25s including the AMP-V25, AMP-V25D, AMP-U25, and AMP-U25D. To learn more:
Learn more and buy at: BTECH UV-5X3, What’s Different from the BF-F8HP and UV-5R? Tri-band Frequency Range Display Sync DTMF Decode Incoming ANI Display Remote: Stun, Kill, Revive, Inspect, and Monitoring On-the-Go Selectable Frequency Range Scanning Remove and Add… Continue Reading →
In this episode, The Practical Camper discusses why you should always bring a Ham Radio when camping and tips on obtaining your Amateur Radio License. Additionally, the Practical Camper describes the Yaesu FT-65, Baofeng UV-5R Version 2, and Yaesu… Continue Reading →
April 28 — Mentorfest Convention Convention, Garland, Texas May 4-5 — Military Radio Collectors Group Convention, Paso Robles, California May 5 — Delta Division D-Star Day Convention, Lafayette, Louisiana May 6 — Eastern Pennsylvania Section Convention, Bristol, Pennsylvania May 18-20… Continue Reading →
KM4IPF, AE4FH, and WX4TV are planning a mini DXpedition to the Dry Tortugas later this year and we are building an HF go box to hold the Yaesu FT-857D radio and other gear that will be used to make HF… Continue Reading →
04/27/2018 The ARRL website and some services will be down for maintenance for up to 1 hour on Tuesday, May 1, starting at approximately 0900 UTC. During this period some or all systems may be temporarily inaccessible. This includes all… Continue Reading →
Military Auxiliary Radio System The Military Auxiliary Radio System will host this year’s Armed Forces Day Crossband Test, scheduled for May 12, 2018. This annual event is open to all radio operators, and will not impact any public or private communications…. Continue Reading →
Frame it, love it, share it. Free printable 11X14 inspirational, choose joy, wall art PDF. You can print it at home in a smaller size or send it to your favorite print shop for the full size poster. Let me… Continue Reading →
Enjoy these Free 5×7 editable, printable, Thanksgiving Invitations. Choose which variation you like the best, select your favorite paper, and print it at home, or send it to your local print shop. If you have any problems, let me know. … Continue Reading →
How to get Started Blog Writing: Website Development, Hosting, and Domains (Part 2 in a Series) If you missed Part 1 in this series you can find it here. As discussed in my previous article, I explained that I would… Continue Reading →
Is this Real? $100,000 a Month Blog Writing, an Experiment (Part 1 in a series) The other evening I was searching around the internet for something to do to make a little extra cash. Making a little extra money on… Continue Reading →