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Yaesu FT1DR/XDR APRS Messaging

The Yaesu FT1D is a 144/430 MHz dual-band digital handheld transceiver. The transceiver is equipped with a 66 channel GPS receiver and supports APRS functionality at both 1200 and 9600 bps. It also provides Dual…





2019 Contacts

For the last few years I have been lax on operating for various reasons. I bought an Ailunce HD1 DMR handheld and started making more contacts. I even met a couple new friends via DMR….



Field Day 2019 Review

I participated in Field Day this year with my local club, North Richland Hills Amateur Radio Club, for the first time ever. I have had plans over the years to participate but something always came…