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Converting Pyramid SVR Vehicular Repeater for Amateur Operation Part 1

I recently purchased a Pyramid SVR-200U with the sole purpose of using it as a cross band repeater for the mobile. I have 900/220/144/and 440 in the mobile with the 440 being an XTS 5000 in an XTVA…

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The Mobile Page has Been Updated

I’ve updated my mobile page found HERE That page has a more detailed look at what I’ve done to my little mobile toaster.

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APRS Digipeater With Raspberry Pi, TNC-PI and APRX Software

If you’ve been keeping an eye on my blog you’ve seen I’ve been gearing up to add an APRS digipeater to my local area. Here you’ll find a quick test and below that a basic how-to on what…

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Motorola Minitor Pager USB Conversion

I recently ran into a pair of Motorola Minitor programmers who’s interface had failed. The cost of one of these on topĀ  of the timeline to get some pagers programmed didn’t make ordering a new one a very…

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Packet Experimentation and Node Development

I’ve always been interested in packet due to the fact that I’ve been into computer networks since I could walk. I would love to have a TCP/IP link over radio that could run long distances or start up…

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The 6M Mobile Mission

I’ve been working on planning the load-out for my mobile. I happen to be in one of those situations where I cannot freely setup a home shack so the mobile is going to have to do the job…

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SDR Finds Interference

I recently purchased a new dipole kit from the RTL-SDR blog and while on my way to a job site (I wasn’t driving) I used the new suction cup mount to pin the antenna onto the window and…

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Reversing the Midland WR-120EZ

I’ve been using a cheap Walmart weather radio, the WR-120EZ for several years now and finally put it on the chopping block to see what I could learn about it. Project Goals: Create an application to backup and…

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