Tagged: antenna

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Antenna Launcher: How to be Successful Operating Portable

Buy a good antenna launcher for portable operation. If you operate portable, having a good antenna is important. It only takes a random wire antenna and getting the wire up as high as you can. To do that get the...

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The Best Thing About My ACOM 1000 Amplifier

I recently picked up a used ACOM 1000 amplifier in great condition. Since I don’t have 240V in the ham shack I rewired it for 120V. I’ll show you how I did that later. The ACOM 1000 has many great...

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Icom 7610 RX Antenna Usage, Dualwatch and Tracking

This article and video shows how to use the Icom 7610 RX antenna selection, Dualwatch and Tracking. You’ll need to connect a receiving (RX) antenna to the Icom 7610. In the video, three ways are shown to use a receiving...

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Modified Camera Tripod Mount for the Elk Antenna

Sometimes my arm gets tired holding up the Elk antenna, so I started looking for a way to mount it. With the help of another Amateur Radio operator (K3RRR) on YouTube I put together a modified tripod mount for the...

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Programming Your Baofeng for SO-50 with Chirp

Working SO-50 with a Baofeng is a lot of fun. Programming a Baofeng for SO-50 can be tricky, but it is a little easier with Chirp, a PC and cable. Recently I purchased an Elk 2M/440L5 antenna for working satellites....