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Byonics TT4: Kenwood vs Icom vs Wouxun and JP8

I received an interesting ham-radio-related query from Chuck Burton, K9CBX: I have a new Wouxun KG-UV6D and a TinyTrak4. My TT4 is setup to work with my Yaesu FT-8800 radio. Can you tell me how your TT4 JP8 jumper is … Continue reading

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Byonics PicCon Hidden Transmitter Controller

Fox hunt controller? I need something to turn my two-meter transceiver into a hidden transmitter. Believe me, I searched the Internet. There are lots of references, but precious little in the way of easy-to-build circuits. The May, 2010, QST has … Continue reading

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Patrons of Ham Radio Answers

My special thanks to the patrons of my YouTube channel and Website, “Ham Radio Answers.” These patrons provide a fixed amount every month via my Patreon page. You can visit Patreon and become a patron yourself! Become a Patron! Your … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class Lesson 3.1, Regulatory Bodies

Here’s your introduction to section 3.1 in the ARRL General Class License Manual for Ham Radio. The video provides background and some discussion of the material to help you understand section 3.1 better. In the video I mention that FCC … Continue reading

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Wouxun KG-UV3D on APRS – Works Great!

I tested out my Wouxun KG-UV3D on APRS on Thursday, Sept 1st. The equipment went into my Blazer with a mag-mount antenna. As you can see from the following GPS track, the equipment performed well. This post describes my system, … Continue reading

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Hidden Transmitter Hunting (Fox Hunting)

The Montrose Amateur Radio Club (MARC) President Bill Bear, KCØQXX, has asked me to help popularize fox hunting within our club, which covers a huge chunk of Western Colorado. I’ve posted blog entries (articles) on this site, plus I’ve been … Continue reading

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APRS vs Handheld GPS: Discrepancies Explained

GPS precision is a function of the number of decimal places after the decimal point. Why is that important? Well, the APRS tracks that I’ve taken recently while riding my motorcycle do not agree with the track taken by my … Continue reading

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APRS: Marrying Motorcycling and Ham Radio

Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) is a ham radio mode. It does many things. Here we look at the tracker mode. When I go motorcycling I carry a GPS receiver, a DeLorme PN-40SE. This web site is full of GPS … Continue reading

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My Ham Radio Home Page

(You may have been directed here from You’ve landed on my ham radio home page. I’m KEØOG, an Extra-Class ham radio operator. I’m active on HF, 2-meters, and 440 MHz. I use this page as an index to ham-radio-related … Continue reading

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