BBQ’d and Corroded Ethernet connector
Maintenance on the cloud service used to connect some of our repeaters to various networks has been completed, and the technical team thinks we’ve found and temporarily repaired the issue that caused our Ham network to be unstable over the past week.
Check out the documentary video of the WW8TF/rover at http://ww8tf.club/ww8tf-rover-2019-video/ and also this post that has recordings of much of the activity heard in the Ohio ARES VHF Simplex contest. It’s fun to find yourself and hear what your signal sounded like, and the chaos that ensued at times on the bands.
The annual Ohio ARES VHF SImplex Contest is almost here. Saturday January 12th 2019 from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM, help Ohio ARES map out simplex capabilities and have fun at the same time! Even if you’re not normally a contester, this is fun and easy event for anyone to get involved with.
If you’re a subscriber to the sara-discuss mailing list, you saw my request today to keep an eye open for a couple of high voltage relays to use as replacements in an antenna loading coil remote switch. This article is some background on what led to that request.
A new addition to the N8CD HT family prompted me to write another review. I wasn’t planning on doing another review in the series after #8, but the radio manufacturers keep producing products that I can’t resist.
The Kenwood TH-D74A has about every tech feature you could want in a radio (with the possible exception of not having DMR) all packed into a reasonably sized package.