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 Read More …

Report: Radio Amateurs in India Monitoring “Highly Suspicious” VHF Communications

Authorities in India have asked radio amateurs along the Bengal-Bangladesh border to monitor strange VHF radio transmissions that one of them has called “highly suspicious.” According to an article in the Hindustan Times, the signals were being heard in the Read More …

Guide to Choosing Your First Radio

You’ll often hear that a handheld transceiver is not the best first radio for a new ham, and for good reason, handheld transceivers, while they are a completely functioning station in one device, are among the most limited transceivers available Read More …