Category: Ham Radio Related

Pota Activations

Good evening everyone. As promised, here are some photos from our Pota adventures. Don (KK&GXU) and Josh (KJ7OEP) and myself (KK7IAA) . It was iffy sometimes with the weather, but we were keeping a close eye on it. Pota has allowed us to go… Continue Reading “Pota Activations”

u-boat activation

Today I make a bike ride of 2x 15 miles to activate the callsign DK0DMB from the radio room of the u-boat U995. Here are some images of the ride and from the activity. I met Torsten, DG4LAX, so that one of us could… Continue Reading “u-boat activation”

XLX303 Colorado Digital Reflector

For those who are crossmode from YSF to DMR here is the list for XLX303 some really cool folks to chat with on these other DG IDs I just set one channel in my radio for my duplex hotspot and change the DG ID… Continue Reading “XLX303 Colorado Digital Reflector”

AllStarLink Bubble Charts

This is a bubble chart showing the All Star Link connections earlier today. Bubble ‘Node 1999’ is brandmeister and it shows that Mike, Travis, and Martin’s nodes were all connected to the bridge as well as my wide area node at 432.225 mHz in… Continue Reading “AllStarLink Bubble Charts”

Shortwave PIRATES!

When scanning around the HF Bands, check 6925 – 7000 kHz from time to time. There are almost always evening pirate radio shows with some wacky fun stuff to listen to. This happens to be a well known pirate from New York. He used… Continue Reading “Shortwave PIRATES!”

Rickreal, Oregon HAM Swapmeet. Not a big success, but picked up some goodies.

Picked up a couple of portable receivers to add to the collection. A Grundig G4 and Grundig Traveller VII. I might have a problem.. I want them all. Here is the SWL side of the shack. Going to need some shelves in the shack… Continue Reading “Rickreal, Oregon HAM Swapmeet. Not a big success, but picked up some goodies.”

Ham Radio Venture Overland Access Links

I have tried to consolidate these inks all in one post XLX WiresX P25, Allstar & DMR Bridges

Newest addition

Addition, or addiction. Bought myself an early 50th birthday present. A new edc ht, Vx-6r, very nice little ht. Actually surprised me how easy it was to program from the radio. I’ve spent so much time programming digital. I’ve forgotten how simple analog radios… Continue Reading “Newest addition”

XLX Setup On PiStar Duplex HotSpot & AnyTone ATD878UV

now that we have an XLX link into the system I thought I would share how easy it is to access via XLX I hope this helps, please enjoy XLX Setup On PiStar Duplex HotSpot & AnyTone ATD878UV

Wires-X Now Connected To HRVO TG 31655!

Hello all, Wires-X room 46720 is now permanently connected to HRVO BM TG 31655 and is running great! Now we have yet another way to link in and say hello. Just a reminder… Wires-X is not accessible through hotspots. You’ll have to use a… Continue Reading “Wires-X Now Connected To HRVO TG 31655!”