Author: Ken Cechura

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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Vision – When One Can’t See the Forest, for all the Trees are in the Way.

It has occurred to me recently that there are a great many workers, and even leaders and managers, that don’t extend their vision beyond the task at hand. From a workers standpoint, this might seem to be irrelevant – “can I really change anything? I’m just doing what the boss said, and then going home” …

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