Two excellent reads

NVIS This interesting article taken from hamradioschool.com shows the relationship of height verses propagation angle. To read the full article, click here: Australian Amateur Call Signs Australian Amateur Radio Call Signs A history overview The current series of Australian Amateur Radio Call Signs may seem baffling but looking back at the way in which our call signs have evolved shows […]

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Lake Hume repeater repair

On Saturday 22nd September six members held a working bee at the repeater site at Lake Hume village. We needed to update the software to run the C4FM protocol of the 70 centimetre repeater and to repair the main aerial on the site, due to it having a high SWR. We lowered the tower and removed the antenna. Then disassembled […]

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Rewarding Correspondence!

Kelly is from Charleston, South Carolina and she recently sent the below email to our secretary Russell Jacobs – VK2BJP. Very nice to know our website is being read from so far away! “Hi Mr. Jacobs, I hope your week is going well so far! My daughter Danielle has been spending some time with her grandparents when school gets out before […]

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Understanding modern digital modulation techniques

Understanding modern digital modulation techniques Fundamental to all wireless communications is modulation, the process of impressing the data to be transmitted on the radio carrier. Most wireless transmissions today are digital, and with the limited spectrum available, the type of modulation is more critical than it has ever been. Read the full PDF article here: Source: Electronic Design. Lou Frenzel […]

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Digital Voice Radio

Digital Voice Radio just became a lot easier “In the not so distant past”Sounds like the preamble of a book or movie. If you, are about to make the move into digital radio, you will be presented with choices, these will have an impact on your pocket and whom you will be able to talk to. Looking for what gives […]

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Wireless-X The Bible

Wireless-X The Bible By Dewey L. Hee WB7OEV In his Prior life was a System Administration working for the Boeing Company. He became interested in Amateur radio while working for the Boeing company in 1972… He began to wonder what else he could do with the FTM 400 and discovered this mode called Fusion, (CFM) and got bitten with the […]

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Digital Radio Hot Spot

Digital Radio Hot Spot If you’re like me, deciding to embark upon the world of digital radio, confusion is likely to be the result, likely to make you abandon the whole idea, going back to what you know and understand. However the digital mode experiencing rapid growth is DMR, but like all the others, requires a radio that uses that […]

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