Category Archives: Hints, Tips and Ideas

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W2NAF / PhD Presentation @ Fair Lawn ARC – Fair Lawn Senior Center


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The importance of ONE little word …

How important can one little word be? In some cases, a very big and significant difference … and this now affects hams in Home Owners Associations (HOAs) in regard to outside antennas. There has been a big push recently, mostly … Continue reading

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Antennas on HT Handi-Talkies

On 31 Jul 2017 at 09:50, Karl Frank wrote: > The base of the stock antenna on > Susan’s new, red UV-5R became quite hot to the > touch after a few minutes of transmission at 4 > watts, so … Continue reading

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TECHNICIAN class in Fort Lee in August

We have just been informed that the Fort Lee OEM group will be conducting a three-day training class prepping for the Technician Class amateur license test, which will be given at the end of the class sessions.   They have … Continue reading

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Setting microphone level for EchoLink

Setting microphone level when using EchoLink Click the link above for a step-by-step instruction set to help you get your microphone level set correctly for EchoLink use.  

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Latest HT with double discount !

For our newbies looking for a cheap way to get on the air, and use the FLARC club repeater, I just became aware that Baofeng has a 10% discount code that is still in effect (I just used it!!) For … Continue reading

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Ham Radio’s “Secret Code”

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