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SDRTrunk…

SDRTrunk…

So, I sold my scanner. I needed something that could monitor P25 Phase 2, in addition to Phase I and analog signals. I could have spent $600 or more on an SDS100 or SDS200 – and some day, I might… but looking at what I had on-hand, I wanted to see what I could do …

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TV Antenna re-work… another old post worth sharing

TV Antenna re-work…   another old post worth sharing

The experiment:         Using a TV antenna directly as an amateur radio transceiver antenna. The background:       Many websites and magazine articles exist wherein the author has disassembled a TV antenna and re-used the parts to construct a yagi-style antenna.  Based on the feeding arrangement for the elements, it appeared that the basic TV antenna design is that of a …

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MMDVM on P25…

MMDVM on P25…

It took over a week, a complete network reconfiguration, and a lot of google searching to figure this one out. I wanted my MMDVM on P25 for a number of reasons. It should have been as easy as turning the mode on, and selecting a default host, right? well… maybe? It didn’t work that way …

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