July 4th HF Stations Worked

I did a little bit of the 13-Colonies Contest on July 4-6.  I only got 7 of the 13 States, but I didn’t really put alot of time into it.  Here are the stations that I worked: K2M 14.284 w3lrc 14.337 K2J 14.236 KF4KL K2F 14.327 KM4EQS 14.313 K2I 14.268 K2E 14.290 K2G 14.305 K2L […] Read more »

Texas DMR Repeater Details

For programming your DMR radio in the Dallas/Ft Worth area, or in Texas overall, here is all the info in 1 place.  This info can also be found on the DMR-MARC website, but I wanted to post it here so that I could easily reference it all on 1 page. Dallas/Ft. Worth Area Commonly Used […] Read more »

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My 3 big purchases of 2014, part 2

Last year, about this same time, I posted a post on this site titled “My 3 big purchases of 2014“. Well here it is in April of 2015 and none of these purchases have been made, but not because I changed my mind or anything, but rather because Ham Radio is all about “hurry up and […] Read more »

Radio Review: Leixen VV-898

I should have written this review a long time ago, but I am catching up with some items on this blog. This Leixen VV-898 radio is new in the U.S. and was released last year. The radio comes in a kit which include the programming cable and software for $149.99. Sometimes you can find these […] Read more »

Weatherford Hamfest Review

This was my first year to attend the Weatherford Hamfest in Weatherford, TX.  I wasn’t very sure what to expect, but I had heard from other Hams in the area that the show was small.  I was alright with it being small since it is practically in my backyard.  It presented a good advertising opportunity […] Read more »