In a previous article, I described how to install a DS3231 real-time clock (RTC) in Raspbian Jessie – the following is an updated set of instructions for Stretch.
Having been part of the Ohio Section alpha test of ARESConnect, I have come up with a list of requests for those that have decision-making power over ARESConnect to consider. I have made these suggestion to the leadership in the Ohio Section and they appear to be uninterested in hearing feedback, so instead I am […]
If you’re into DMR as I am, chances are you’ve purchased some kind of hotspot. I purchased a JumboSpot from Amazon, and had lots of trouble with it. The fine people in the JumboSpot group on Facebook advised me that I have an older revision of the board (version 1.2), and that version is known […]
As we welcome new people into the hobby, the first obvious question that’s asked is “what radio should I buy?” In this article, we will cover VHF and UHF for new technicians who want to use repeaters.
Recently, I have heard people in the amateur radio community – especially in emergency communications circles – discussing the idea of using channel names or designators instead of frequency. 5 / 5 ( 5 votes )
A very popular communications forum had a great article on optimizing the audio settings for your Astro25 radios. That forum is no longer running, so I thought I would take the opportunity to document the settings here. All AGC is enabled. AGC Output is -3, total is 12. Noise suppression enabled. Attenuation level: Advanced. Of course, […]