Ferrite, chokes, and RFI

With so many consumer products causing severe noise in amateur radio receivers, extra attention is required in order to clean up your reception. The following video gives some examples for you to suppress those noisy products. As stated in the video, be sure to check Continue Reading

FT-817 Anderson PowerPole Adapter Power Connector

This adapter provides a Powerpole® connection for the DC power required. Designed and produced on a 3D printer, by an amateur radio operator, specifically for the Yaesu FT817 / FT817ND. I purchased this unit from ebay recently, and installed it on my own FT817ND. The installation Continue Reading

Installing the PL259 Connector

As a amateur radio operator, sooner or later the time will come when you need to install a PL259 connector on some coaxial cable. This need not be a daunting task. Assuming by this point, you have some basic soldering skills, let me show you Continue Reading