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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi! I'm new to your website as of 2019/11/22. I'm an 87 year old male, comfortable with a number of firearms who raised chickens as a kid, hopped freight trains to ride to the Cleveland,OH zoo to sell ice cream or peanuts at the ballfields. (age 7-8) Spent time in USAF early fifties, did about...
  2. General Prepper and Survival Talk
    So, I just bought a Baofeng handheld ham duo. Any advice on next steps? Beyond, take a class dummy? Notlooking to transmit, just listen in onsomethimg pardon my grammer, im too lazyto go back, and this is the Internet, not a resume. Getoverit.
  3. Communications
    Anyone here have any experience with SDR? I was thinking about getting one of these just as an elementary play / learning tool. http://www.amazon.com/Receiver-RTL2832U-Low-Cost-Compatible-Packages/dp/B015DN4DP6/ref=sr_1_8?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1451794726&sr=1-8& For $15 or less? Can't be...
  4. Communications
    I'm looking into the next leap in Ham Gear and pondering the APRS feature. APRS is Automatic Packet Reporting System or as some call it Automatic Position Reporting System. Google Maps APRS Basically it allows a radio (that is equipped) to send back your GPS position using a series of...
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