Working with Yaesu FT-891 and an ATAS 120A Antenna [Video]

N1CY posted a video on his YouTube channel working with the Yaesu FT-891 Mobile HF/50MHz radio, connected to an ATAS 120A antenna.

Record Breaking 2m Band Distance

A new distance record was broken between 4 and 5 October 2016. PY1MHZ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (locator GG87JC) received¬†V51PJ’s signal in Rosh Pinah, Namibia (locator JG82IE).

TYT TH-8600 25W Mini Mobile Radio

This just made its appearance online. I mean, literally, a few minutes ago. It’s most likely in pre-release stage.

LoTW password checking mechanism changes

On September 19th, ARRL changed the mechanism of password checking for Logbook of The World. The change took place at around 23:00 UTC on that date.

10V USB charging cable for HTs Review [Video]

I got my hands on a USB charging cable for HTs. A pair of them, actually. Having the ability to charge your handheld radio from s USB port is extremely convenient. Something which, up to recently, we only had with lower-powered radios, like the Baofeng UV-3R and variants, or the …

New CHIRP version available for download

For those who are not familiar with CHIRP, it is the #1 free and open source program for programming radios on your computer. It runs on Windows, Mac and Linux and it supports most popular radios. I use it all the time to update my radio memories. It is very …