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  1. Uniquely, RCA brings under one umbrella professionals from every segment of the wireless industry, including: antennas, broadband, broadcasting, cellular, consumer, distribution, education, legal/regulatory, manufacturing, marketing/sales, microwave, military, patents, public safety, satellites, semiconductors, transportation, and towers. As a result, synergistic relationships are created across industry lines. RCA’s Mission: “The promotion of cooperation among those interested in scientific investigation in the art of Radio Communication.” RCA’s Vision: Wireless is the ubiquitous invisible thread that ties together social, business, government, and international communications. Modern society cannot function without it. Therefore advancements in wireless science and art must be encouraged in order to improve society for all. RCA’s Objectives are focused on the Future and the Present, while also honoring the Past. Future: RCA gets public school youth interested in wireless and STEM subjects at an early age. RCA then supports them with university scholarships. Present: RCA assists those just starting, or in the middle of their wireless careers, via training opportunities, our publications, our Technical Symposiums, mentoring, our Partners, and peer recognition via our annual Awards and Fellows events. Past: RCA through its publications, its Website, and its Partners, honors the inventors and entrepreneurs that brought wireless to where it is today, and provides lessons for all us to learn from. Wireless was in its infancy when some teenaged radio experimenters gathered on January 2, 1909 for the first meeting of the Junior Wireless Club. The group was organized by E. Lillian Todd, a local inventor who was also the first female airplane designer, and who wanted to encourage “tinkering and experimentation”. By 1911, the organization became the Radio Club of America. RCA’s Youth Activities program, over 30 years old, interests middle and high school students in STEM subjects by using amateur radio. RCA’s active college scholarship program, also decades old, encourages those studying engineering and wireless related disciplines. In cooperation with IWCE, RCA co-sponsors the Young Professionals program, recognizing and supporting high performance in people under 30. RCA participates in multiple industry trade events and holds both in-person and virtual events to encourage networking and the exchange of ideas among members. The annual Technical Symposium is a unique day-long event that showcases innovative presentations in every segment of wireless, from antennas to satellite communications to public safety. While firmly rooted in an illustrious wireless history, RCA is also grounded in the present with programs that inspire social and professional connections and encourage continuing education for people at every age and career stage. At the same time, RCA monitors the technology innovations and market forces that will guide us all into the future of wireless. Become a member! Participate in a networking event, attend the Technical Symposium or Awards Banquet and meet members from every segment of wireless! Members are also encouraged to help on one of our committees. Please also consider supporting The Radio Club of America with a sponsorship, donation, or legacy gift so we can continue our work into the next 100 years. RCA is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, which means that your donation may qualify for tax benefits.
  2. Ham Census was written up by ICQ Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast. Thank you!
  3. Hamshack Hotline (HH) is a FREE dedicated voip telecom service for the Ham Radio community. Typically, phones are established in hamshacks, EOCs, Clubs & club members, ARES, and other Ham related areas and functions. It is not the intention of HH to replace traffic carried over radio in an emergency or other tactical operation, but rather to augment it, by offloading managerial tactical operations and providing a full duplex path for such communications when spectrum is occupied, conditions diminished, or otherwise unavailable. HH also supports FAXing of information (with appropriate equipment) which allows tactical offices to share documents & data between tactical locations. In a non-tactical use, HH is an effective resource for off-air troubleshooting when you need to coordinate a troubleshoot of a radio circuit off-air and between multiple SMEs. In addition to all this, conference bridges on the HH network allow large groups of Hams to coordinate & meet in real time anywhere in the world. Getting on board HH is easy! Just acquire a supported SIP capable phone (our network prefers to register hardware phones first), and open a ticket once you have your phone. If you have one of the phones on HH Supported Endpoints 1-7-19, then also include a picture of the Phone’s MAC address for super easy provisioning. Before joining HH, please read and understand our HH Covenant3 If you have any questions, our FAQ’s in knowledge base area on our help desk may help, if not – feel free to open a ticket on our help desk. HH-brochure_trifold2c3.pdf


    There is not much to say about this app other than its description is a reflection of its intended simplicity. From their website: A simple, portable logger. Customized for POTA with other templates coming soon! Note that they currently have four OS versions: macOS, Windows, Ubuntu and Raspbian. This is a further link to their support community: https://community.hamrs.app
  5. An online store dedicated entirely to batteries.
  6. We are Main Trading Company. We are a real brick and mortar retail store located at 2707 Lamar Ave in Paris Texas (about a hundred miles North East of Dallas). We are Christine and Richard Lenoir. We Started in 2009 when Richard Lost his job in sales due to a stuggling economy. We Started selling on ebay. We would drive to DFW and bring back small pick up loads of surplus and closeouts. Our neighbors were really proud of us when we received our first truckload delivery at our home! In just a few short months the volume got out of hand and our living room and patio looked like a warehouse. We rented a small store front in Beautiful downtown Paris Tx in June of 2009. We out grew that location and moved across the street to 139 Bonham st. In January 2010. Times got even tougher when Christy lost her job as a radio announcer. She came on full time as well. In May of 2010 we knocked out a wall in our building downtown and doubled our size. We moved again in November 2011 to 2246 Bonham st in Paris. We had hoped to stay there forever. Sometime in early 2011 we Reluctantlymade our first order for the Wouxun handheld radio as a suggestion from Bob W1PE SK. When the shipment came in the entire order sold overnight. Since then thousands have been sold. Hundreds are still sold every month. Being an avid ham radio operator, Richard has alaways bought and traded used ham radio gear. Almost immediatly we started stocking and selling New Alinco amateur gear. After much persuasion, Kenwood came on board in 2010. Icom came on board in 2012 and Yaesu came in September 2015. We stand month after month as the number one dealers in Texas for Kenwood, Icom and Alinco and now Yaesu . We are usually number Three,four or five in the nation month after month for many of the brands we sell. We are now factory authorized dealers for MFJ, Ameritron, Comet, Texas BugCatcher, Rohn Tower, JetStream, LDG, RadioWavz and more. We have become the local experts on digital off air free TV reception in the area as well. During the Summer of 2013 we had the opportunity to purchase a building of our own. Seeing this as an opportunity and an investment we did it. It took several months to totally remodel it but we finally got it opened and moved again. (hopefully this is the last time) We had our grand opening February 15, 2014. Well over 300 were here in Paris Texas to help us celebrate. Some estimated the crowd to be close to 500 or more. We gave away new radios and had lots of fun. Factory reps were on hand and a great time was had by all. We are still surplus buyers and liquidators dealing in electronic surplus, overstocks, returns, damaged and salvaged freight and closed out electronics. We have the ability to purchase and move small lots to semi loads fast! For more info or if you have an inventory to move let us know. In our retail store you will find lots of this. There is not another store quite like ours. We even have a U.S. post office right here. You can buy stamps, ship packages, and mail your QSL cards. We can Postmark them with our own MTC postmark. We have huge sales events during the year that are better than any hamfest you have ever been to. In 2015 Christy left the business full time and took a job in a field that she really loves. She is still very much involved in the business though. You will catch her in the store on many weekend when the crew is away at the many hamfests we attend. Since the beginning of our business we have always attended hamfests and electronic shows. We average 28 a shows a year so we do stay busy. We also do voice work! Christy, has been in radio for 20 plus years. We have a full studio available to produce high quality voice overs. Whether you need a voice for your company's telephone on-hold system or for your advertising needs, we can quickly produce whatever you need. You will hear Christy's voice on many repeater sytems, TV and radio stations coast to coast. If you ever are in Paris Texas, Stop in for a visit. Most Saturdays it is a regular hamfest here with hams driving great distances to meet with others and to buy and trade radio gear here in the shop. Over the last several years it has been quite a ride. We have learned that if we trust God and treat others fairly great things can and do happen. Thank you for your continued business.
  7. Craig left Seattle, sailing down the West coast of America for the first time in August of 2011. That trip ended up lasting one year, returning to Seattle via Mexico and Hawaii. A second trip lasted three years, sailing from Seattle to Mexico, French Polynesia, Niue, Tonga, New Zealand, Tonga, Fiji, New Zealand and then back to Seattle, again via Hawaii. While out cruising, and using a variety of GRIB viewers on a regular basis, Craig had become dissatisfied with what was available. With a background in Computer Graphics and Computer Science, and with 20 years of professional software development in those areas, he felt that there was a possibility of creating a new, modern GRIB viewer that would be able to be much more informative while being highly responsive. Craig started work on LuckGrib while sailing on his yacht, s/v Luckness, in New Zealand during December, 2014. Version 1.0 of LuckGrib was released on the Apple Mac App store in early August, 2015. LuckGrib takes full advantage of the multiple CPUs offered by modern hardware, as well as the high performance graphics hardware they contain, their GPUs. By efficiently utilizing the available hardware, LuckGrib is able to produce high quality renderings of the weather, in real time. GRIB files are loaded almost unbelievably quickly. When stepping between different time intervals in a GRIB file, the changes are animated at a high frame rate, yielding smooth transitions. All of this speed and quality helps you to understand the GRIB file content and how it changes over time.
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    The LDG AT-600ProII is a general purpose automatic tuner intended for use with midsize amplifiers with up to 600 watts output on SSB or CW from 1.8 – 54 MHz. Like most LDG tuners the AT-600ProII operates automatically, beginning a tuning cycle whenever the SWR exceeds a preset limit. To protect its circuitry it will not tune at power levels above 150 watts; bypass your amplifier (or place it in Standby) to complete a tuning cycle using only the exciter. The AT-600ProII also features LDG’s advanced memory tuning, providing 2,000 memory locations; when tuning near a previously used frequency it will recall the settings for nearly instant tuning. It learns your favorite frequencies and bands as you use it. You can also start a tuning cycle manually whenever necessary. The AT-600ProII has a large, easy to read bar-graph wattmeter that show forward and reverse power with two selectable ranges (60 and 600 watts), as well as an SWR meter. The AT-600ProII will interface with many popular transceivers so you can start a tuning cycle with the radio’s TUNE button. Dedicated control buttons on the tuner allow you to fine-tune capacitance and inductance on those rare occasions when the AT-600ProII can’t find a perfect match by itself. The AT-600ProII features two output connectors so you can easily switch between two antennas. There are 2,000 memory locations for each antenna, allowing nearly instant returning on frequencies you’ve used before. The AT-600ProII will tune from 1.8 to 54.0 MHz continuously, and will match Yagis, dipoles, inverted-Vs, slopers, or virtually any coax-fed antenna from 6 to 1000 ohms impedance (16 – 150 ohms on 6 meters). Tuning time is usually under 10 seconds; memory tuning time is under 0.2 seconds. Longwires or antennas fed with ladder line require an external balun, not included. All LDG tuners come with a two year fully transferable warranty, and LDG’s legendary customer service. Contact your LDG dealer to order.
  9. Want to build an awesome off-grid solar power system? Will Prowse's videos will teach you everything you need, no experience necessary 🙂
  10. Not all beginnings start with happiness. A tragic accident that took the life of a family member was the motivation that started MyMedic. Several years ago a normal day turned dark after a car accident occurred. Bystanders without First Aid equipment or training watched for 40 minutes as a family member of ours bled to death. That’s how long it took EMS services to arrive on scene due to the remote location the accident had taken place. Help is further than you may think. As a family we came together and started MyMedic with one objective in mind, to save lives. Our goal is to prepare everyone with equipment and training for the unexpected emergency. We discovered that most people are not prepared for emergencies. It’s an unfortunate reality. Life can be gone in an instant, but if you had the power to prevent a loss, you would take it in a heartbeat. Whether you’re driving to and from work, enjoying the great outdoors, or staying home, the solution is peace-of-mind knowing that you have instant access to a MyMedic First Aid Kit.
  11. Manufacturer and vendor of multiple antenna related filters, switches and more. Very active in the DXPedition community.
  12. Videos on Ham Radio gear and associated high-tech equipment with over 6,000 subscribers.
  13. Institutional "Dear Customer, You are the main reason and incentive for our work, so we will always endeavor to meet your needs quickly and efficiently. Be sure we will always strive to offer the best deals and ensure your satisfaction when you shop with us. In case of any problems, questions, complaints or suggestions, please contact me directly. I will be glad to assist you. My email is erwin@RadiohausAmerica.com Erwin Hübsch Neto, PY2QI | KK4CGD RadiohausAmerica.com " ABOUT US Radiohaus America is a radio communication equipment and technology specialized website. It was created to provide you with best quality equipment and accessories from all over the world. Radiohaus Brazil has been serving the Brazilian radiocommunication market since 1998. The brazilian website (for Brazilian customers) is www.radiohaus.com.br. Our Brazilian Phone is +55 19 3017-0033 and our US Phone is (786) 397-7698 (11am to 9pm UTC - Monday to Friday). You can be confident when purchasing from us. Our website uses SSL 256 bit security and all payments are processed through PAYPAL. We do not store any financial information such as credit card numbers. Radiohaus America is based in Pennsylvania. Radiohaus Brazil address is: Rua Candelária, 672 Centro Indaiatuba, SP 13330-180 Brazil Our sales e-mail address is: sales@radiohausamerica.com MISSION Our mission is to serve the radiocommunication market by selling high quality equipment, accessories and technology in general, at a reasonable price while providing excellent customer service.
  14. The SWLing Post is a community of shortwave radio and amateur radio enthusiasts sharing shortwave radio reviews, news, broadcasting, pirate radio, numbers stations, interviews, and much more. We aim to provide quality content in the form of: Everything radio, with a focus on the HF/Shortwave portions of the spectrum International broadcasting news Amateur radio news Interviews The internet and, specifically how it influences radio broadcasters The history and future of shortwave radio Shortwave radio reviews If you have any questions or comments, please respond within the blog posts or obtain our email address (via Captcha) on our Contact page. Contributors/Authors The primary contributor on the SWLing Post is Thomas Witherspoon (K4SWL / M0CYI). He has been a passionate supporter of shortwave radio and international broadcasting most of his life. Additionally, the SWLing Post has other contributors (identified in each article when applicable) and occasionally employs a professional editor. Become an SWLing Post contributor/writer If you would like to share your story or article on the SWLing Post, simply email us your proposal (thomas [ at ] swling.com). We’re all about sharing our passion and love of radio, so we are happy to share your articles. If you’ve been a reader for long, you’ll see that the majority of our articles focus on the world of shortwave, mediumwave, and amateur radio. We tend to stay on-topic here. We only ask that the work be your own original writing and that any short quotes or passages taken from other work are correctly cited and documented. In other words, we strictly prohibit plagiarism. We require the same of any images you use to support your article–either they must be your own image or you have written permission to use them. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us! Sponsorship We have begun a sponsorship program and will serve relevant and non-obtrusive ads on our various SWLing.com sites. In the beginning, it will be by invitation only. If you would like to promote your product, company or service on our sites, please contact us for information. Please note: if your organization is not directly associated with shortwave radio or international broadcasting, do not bother to inquire about sponsorship. We want our ad content to enhance our site offerings, not detract from the reader experience.
  15. I will keep it brief. I have been around Amateur Radio since the 80’s. About 18 years ago I upgraded to Amateur Extra. I enjoy working CW on the low bands, having fun contacting special event stations and occasionally working DX. I am a member of two radio clubs right now and try to stay abreast of QRP happenings. My true passion is working CW/QRP or “back in the day” CW/QRP/M. Yes, I am one of those “nuts” who worked the paddles while driving @ 55 MPH+. Yup, those days are over forever! The “glory” days of the late 80’s, when the call was new and the HF bands were “loaded” during the peak of that sunspot cycle are truly missed in many ways! In addition to the pleasure of the low bands over the years, I have held various positions within the local radio clubs. I also serve as an ARRL Volunteer Examiner , worked emergency communications during the Suffolk County, NY Wildfires and I am HazMat certified. Recently I’ve been getting into DMR and picked up a SharkRF OpenSpot. It’s been fun to “work the world” on DMR from an HT in the easy chair! My DMR ID is: 3136358 MY QRP Numbers Are: NAQCC 2014 <> QRP ARCI 8047 <> SKCC 15834 <> FISTS 16385 <> FLYING PIGS 3902 Best Regards, Gary (ke2yk)
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