Wouxun: Main Trading Company Comments

In response to my post from the other day about all the Wouxun hub-bub, here are some comments from one of my favorite retailers, Main Trading Company.  MTC is right outside of the DFW metroplex; I have been in there store only once, but have seen them at several Hamfests.  Richard is a great guy […] Read more »

Expansion of the 33cm Ham Band in DFW

There’s been talk about 900MHz quite a bit lately, from hams talking on the 2m and 70cm repeaters, and others talking on DMR. Denton, TX has the only official (so I am told) 900MHz DMR repeater in the nation. With the flood of 900MHz radios hitting the used market lately, the 33cm band is becoming […] Read more »

Review of the Baofeng GT-3

I picked up this radio after reading a post about it on Hans’ Blog last month. Apparently when Hans posted his article, it was a new radio which he couldn’t get ahold of yet. I found the article a few weeks after he wrote it, so I was able to find the radio on Amazon […] Read more »

Wouxun Memory Loss Issues

I haven’t experienced this problem myself, but I’ve been reading more and more about it lately, so I wanted to throw up a post here, just in case some of you aren’t aware. Apparently there is a known defect with ALL Wouxun Model HT Radios, according to Ed from Import Communications, verified by Matt W1MST […] Read more »

Updated Prices for some Various HT Radios

I’ve posted before about good resources for purchasing Amateur Radios and radio equipment online, but I don’t think I have ever mentioned Amazon. I’ve purchase many items from Amazon over the years, not only Amateur related. I find it worthwhile to have an Amazon Prime account, so anything I order comes with Free 2-Day shipping, […] Read more »

Happy New Year 2014

Happy New Year to everyone for 2014. Thanks to everyone who has began reading this blog lately.  I just started it a few months ago, and it seems that it is doing quite well.  I’ve mentioned it on the air a few times, and people sometimes ask me about it, so I direct them here. […] Read more »