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RFPVE 006: updating the mmdvm hat firmware on your Pi-Star radio hotspot

Hello everybody. This is the first in a few videos we will be doing to take a look at the basics of some of the digital modes like DMR, D-Star, YSF and we will even be looking at the care and feeding of your Pi-Star hotspot. This time we look at the process of updating…

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Resonant Frequency: The Amateur Radio Podcast Episode 13 Show Notes

Opening theme:00:00 Midlife Crisis – Give it all away Intro: 00:36 Frappr map: 01:01 Hello to KE5JVH, AK5Z, K5ALO, N5ALO, and unidentified listeners around the country and around the world. When you add yourself to the Frappr map, please add your name and callsign, and send a message to Richard. Feedback: 04:04 Randy, KE5JVH says…

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Resonant Frequency: The Amateur Radio Podcast Episode 013 Are clubs less friendly these days?

We have our last installment of Buzzword until Don, W9VE, sends us more installments. If you would like to do an installment of Buzzword, please let me know. All you have to do is pick something in amateur radio you are interested in and talk about it for five or ten minutes. If you are…

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LHS Episode #367: Shot Across the Bow

Hello and welcome to Episode 367 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts tackle some interesting topics from the death of IRLP to higher FCC fees …

Richard’s Radio Adventures Episode 15 The World Class Heroes Of Brandmeister Talk Group 91

This time we talk about the net control operators on the Brandmeister Talk Group 91. These guys in my opinion are World Class net controls. They stay cool calm and collected under some of the most adverse operating conditions that you can encounter as a net control repeater police, stations checking in out of order…

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LHS Episode #366: The Weekender LVI

It’s time once again for The Weekender. This is our bi-weekly departure into the world of amateur radio contests, open source conventions, special events, listener challenges, hedonism and just plain …

RFPVE 5: Problem Linking to XLX Reflectors on D-Star through a Pi-Star Hotspot

Found that i could not hold a D-Star link on XLX reflectors and had to investigate. With the Help of https://amateurradionotes.com/ i was able to flash my sd card and solve the problem. There is very little information on this issue on the Internet. Thanks to Russ K5TUX at Linux in the Hamshack Podcast http://lhspodcast.info…

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LHS Episode #365: XLX Reflector Deep Dive

You have discovered the 365th installment of Linux in the Ham Shack. Due to new experiences with the D-STAR digital voice system, Russ has decided he wanted to set up …

HOW TO BREAK THE 10-WORDS-PER-MINUTE CODE BARRIERBy Richard Humphrey

HOW TO BREAK THE 10-WORDS-PER-MINUTE CODE BARRIERBy Richard Humphrey When this article was first published in 1974, the best Morse-Code-learning aids available to hams were the Instructograph paper-tape-based machine, phonograph records, and magnetic tapes (open-reel and cassette – I’m not aware of anything on 8-Track). Nowadays, we have software-based and standalone electronic aids, with more…

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Richard’s Radio Adventures Episode 14 Website, Videos, Blackouts, Hotspots and More

We talk about Youtube videos that are over some peoples head, Presented in to much of a rush or the presenter doesn’t make themselves clear. My little portable DMR Hotspot station (there is a video) Our Youtube Channel and the Resonant Frequency Facebook Group Homemade base for my hotspot made of MDF Trim piece Operating…

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