The Future of Amateur Radio is in Good Hands.

Jeri Ellsworth, AI6TK is interviewed by Tim Duffy, K3LR.  When I watched this video, two things stood out for me. How many of us started out with a fascination to see how things worked? Taking apart old radios to see what was inside and getting Continue Reading

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