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New to non-morse and lost

1 week ago
By ianf
Tried to give audio via MP4 but not allowed. read
1 week ago
By ianf
Hi All, I'm new to the Ham world, although not new to morse. I'm currently playing with FLDIGI and my SDR (RSP1A), trying to demod various signal types. My problem is getting an id on the transmission type so that I can set up the demod program.  I've wandered around several wikis and found a lot of useful info, but not the ... read

Thank you for the online ...

2 weeks ago
License certificate received today and new callsign of M7DII all thanks to your online Ham Training course. Thank you for all the help. read

Baofeng UV-5-RT

2 weeks ago
Looking for a good antenna to replace the rubbish one supplied with radio, I do a lot of hiking and use mobile when I'm out and about, baring in mind I'm foundation level and ERP is restricted,  thanks, M7NFL read

Baofeng UV-5III Advice on...

3 weeks ago
Hi Paul,   I have a UV-5R, do you have some problem with it that makes you suspect that it is a fake?    KR Fred read
3 weeks ago
Hello         Firstly can I say thanks to Pete MOPSX I am new to this but I bought a Baofeng UV-5RIII as starter radio, they are a cheap Hand held radio, but how do I find out, Because i have my suspicions that i may have been sent a fake. I purchased from a UK website http://www.baofengradio.co.uk, being a service ... read

General advice for a 2nd ...

1 month ago
Hi, I'm living on the 3rd floor of a apartment... For VHF/UHF i use a Diamond V-2000: 50, 144, 432 Mhz and works also on 70 Mhz with the help of the internal tuner of the Icom IC-7300. With this antenna I worked USA, Caribbean area, Canary islands... during sporadic E-season coming up (between May & September) on 50Mhz and  Europe and Canary ... read

What is JS8call - a prese...

1 month ago
What is JS8call - a presentation and live demonstration of this weak signal mode that allows for ham to ham chat from the keyboard. Wayne KN2Z from Texas is our presenter on Wednesday April 20th at 7.30pm (1830utc) Zoom 842 5221 3056 Wayne will demonstrate making a contact on 20m- its quite possible that there will be good propagation at that ... read

General advice for a 2nd ...

1 month ago
Hi, I'm in the process of gathering ideas for a setup for when I've passed the final exam and treat myself to a base/non-portable system - I've got a Yaesu FT5D HT that I've been listening on for a few weeks.  I was thinking of a separate 2m/70cm  mobile radio and roof vertical antenna (something like a Diamond X300N maybe?), ... read

Thanks for the online tra...

1 month ago
Just a post to say thank you for the Foundation training (fast track) I took about 5 weeks ago after getting interested in amateur radio by a chance conversation the week earlier. I'd no background in radio and a minor knowledge of basic electronics from 33 years ago in school. I passed the Foundation exam 4 weeks ago on the back ... read

 

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