Complete history of the “F2” 52.68 amateur repeater.
UPDATE – HRD Software has posted a statement on the issue. http://www.hrdsoftwarellc.com/pr.html On Thursday, December 15, 2016, in a post entitled “Ham Radio Deluxe Support hacked my computer,” N2SUB said: I opened a support ticket with HRDSOFTWARE, and was told that I needed to download and install the latest build of version 6.22, and then they […]
I have recently had a number of conversations with new DMR users wondering how to use the network without being impolite to other users, even inadvertently. I thought it would be useful to write this all down for everyone’s future reference. If you have anything to add or disagree with anything, please leave a comment! […]
KI6WJP has written a useful APRS-IS service called WxBot. Send a message to it with a single character from your APRS-capable radio or application, and it will respond with a forecast for your location. Here is a video demonstrating its use. If you are in an area that has a TX-igate, you can do this […]
One feature of many APRS-capable applications and radios is that they support specially-formatted APRS messages called queries or QRU. When the radio receives this message, the text “Q? ” will flash on the top of the screen. Here are the message you can send. ?APRSM – Re-queues any pending messages. ?APRSP – Triggers immediate position […]
The Argent Data OpenTracker USB is a fully-featured KISS TNC – and it’s one of the least expensive, clocking in at $45 at the time this article was written. If you’re going to build an APRS digipeater or igate, or just use it on your home station in KISS mode, it’s a great solution. Motorola […]