Category Archives: Ham radio

How To Enter Your Call Sign Into Kenwood TH-D72 Radio

I love Kenwood Ham Radios because their radios are easy to use without a manual but the TH-D72 was driving me crazy.  As is typical with a lot of technology items, the user manual was nice but totally lacking in … Continue reading

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Problem Getting News That Matters To Me

My wife and I were in San Luis Obispo June 23 on vacation.  That evening our room lights dimmed, a brown out.  A while later we lost power.  My wife looked out the window and reported not seeing any lights.  … Continue reading

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Ham Radio Station In A Go Box

I had heard a story of a long time ago where a police department somewhere in the United States needed ham radio operator help for some emergency.  I believe it was a RACES group.  The police needed to coordinate their … Continue reading

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Hand Held Radio Safety Lanyard

One day while wearing my Kenwood TH-F6 on my belt I backed up to a wall for some reason and the radio fell off my belt and the clip on battery separated, both falling to the floor.  The radio was … Continue reading

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Ham Radio Activity At Walt Disney World, Orlando

I really recommend that if you are a ham radio operator staying at Walt Disney World, Orlando, that you check out Disney Emergency Amateur Radio Service or D.E.A.R.S.  Here is the web site for that club: http://www.wd4wdw.org/.    The web site … Continue reading

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