Installation of the 146.820 Yaesu System Fusion Repeater

Just a little video showing CARS Members Bill Runyon, WF4R, Bill Mellema, N3WM and Keith Ainsley, KG4ZXK, switching our VHF 146.820 Repeater from Motorola analog to Yaesu System Fusion.  This is our second digital repeater.  Our other repeater is 444.000 MHz.  The Motorola is going to be a standby VHF Read More …

Ham Radio Operating: More sophisticated ‘sport’ than you think

It was the end of a hard-fought contest at the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC). The first- and second-place winners had been agreed upon; the third-place contenders had yet to be determined. The judges were exhausted. The time limit was almost up. The scores of the contenders for the bronze—the Read More …