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Diamond X200N Antenna

I installed a Diamond X200N on the roof and I have to say I am rather impressed by this antenna. The installation is the typical Diamond setup, you see one you see them all. 364 kata lagi

D-STAR

IC-7100 now on VHF/UHF

It took long enough but I finally setup the IC-7100 for VHF/UHF use. The rig was programmed with the local repeater frequencies using RT-Systems programming software and a download from Repeater Book. 89 kata lagi

Ham Radio

Stormy Weather

A couple days ago we posted about potentially shutting down the repeaters if the storms got too bad. Well as you probably noticed, there were no storms at all.   219 kata lagi

Repeater

Repeater During Storms

With potential severe weather this afternoon in the area, we may decide to disconnect the repeaters in the event of a lot of lightning.  The repeaters and their respective IRLP/Echolink nodes are very expensive equipment and it only makes sense to take whatever precautions we can.   56 kata lagi

Repeater

Proper Repeater Protocol

If no one is on the repeater and you would like to start up a conversation, simply call the station you wish to talk to. Say “KD8XXX, this is KE8XXX calling.” 97 kata lagi

Tech Tips

Binibining Pilipinas 2017: a Year for Repeaters and Crossovers Pt2

Last February 4, I have written a post on the scenario that pageant repeaters and crossovers are most likely to be the ones who will be dominating the applicants of this year’s Binibining Pilipinas. 461 kata lagi

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