The FCC fines K3VR and KZ8O for malicious interference on 14.313 MHz. I am filing this under “just a good start.”
Anytone Tech is shaking things up in the low cost handheld radio market. They have introduced three new dualband transceivers with features including dual receive, crossband repeater and legal operation on MURS, GMRS and commercial (Part 90) frequencies. See the excellent reviews on the Hans PD0AC blog:
- Anytone TERMN-8R dual receive, crossband repeater, MURS, GMRS, Part 90, shortwave receive
- Anytone OBLTR-8R single receiver, MURS, GMRS, Part 90
- Anytone NSTIG-8R single receiver, Part 90
Updated: Here’s a handy comparison chart at Miklor.com
I wrote a new ShackTalk article on HamRadioSchool.com about getting paid for operating your ham radio. Sort of.
The leading-edge reporters at Ham Hijinks tell the story of the Overly Ambitious Ham Kicked From Club.
Think your tower is big? I came across this interesting article on a huge tower in North Dakota that rises to 2063 feet. This may require a road trip to ND.
From the Not Dead Yet Department: Once again, the number of ham radio licensees in the US hit a new high.
HamRadioNow reports on some very interesting developments of digital voice technology. See the video interview with David Rowe VK5DGR, who is developing some amazing technology (codec2 and related work).
This hilarious video will show you some good safety tips for working with high voltage…not really.
73, Bob K0NR