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  1. building and audio and PTT setup for PC to HTX100...

    building and audio and PTT setup for PC to HTX100 (for using PSK, check my contacts on QRZ, it works).

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    BF-F8HP is the ONLY official 8W radio...

    BF-F8HP is the ONLY official 8W radio manufactured, sold and imported by Baofeng/Pofung.

    BaofengTech is one of the primary importers of official Baofeng radios. Check their page on Amazon and they...
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    SSTV Open MMSSTV, then right click on one of the...

    Open MMSSTV, then right click on one of the modes, should get a drop down box and see a LARGE list of supported modes. The few listed in the preset buttons are not the only ones it supports.
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    There are so many variables and possibilities....

    There are so many variables and possibilities. Most VHF/UHF is line of sight (plus a little thanks to the electromagneticism of the atmosphere). This is where the 4/3 "rule" comes into play. Example:...
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    Low end, bad quality: Tonfa, TYT, Zastone,...

    Low end, bad quality: Tonfa, TYT, Zastone, Puxing, Jetstream, Leixen, fake Baofengs (like BF F9 V2+ and GT-3TP which are assembled with bad parts by Foscam)
    Low end, decent to good quality:...
  6. Echolink The original posts were from 2011.... let the...

    The original posts were from 2011.... let the dead horse be...
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    Handheld Radios Agreed, sounds like a bad transmitter in the...

    Agreed, sounds like a bad transmitter in the second one, contact the seller and see if they can send a replacement.
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    SSB From what I understand, 44 = QSO?, as in "please...

    From what I understand, 44 = QSO?, as in "please respond", or in that context (73 and 44) "waiting for your final".
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    Install fldigi and set it to CW and set fldigi to...

    Install fldigi and set it to CW and set fldigi to receive via the PC microphone (it helps if it is a laptop with a built in laptop). When the signal comes in, in the lower "waterfall" use the mouse...
  10. Building a classic heathkit with modern parts

    Just as the title says, for example I already have a HA-201 that had been modified by some previous owner in years past so I have no idea what the changes were or what it does. But I do not want to...
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    Here is an option: buy one of these:...

    Here is an option:
    buy one of these: http://www.ebay.com/itm/331294812276?_trksid=p2059210.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

    Then build a 3 to 4 element 70cm handheld yagi, simple wood...
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    When I spoke with a friend who used to live in...

    When I spoke with a friend who used to live in Alaska, they would make sure they tell the dispatcher that someone on the scene has a ham radio on 14x.xxx or 44x.xxx frequency, so the pilot or spotter...
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    I have two UV5Rs and the 8W BF-F8HP (which is...

    I have two UV5Rs and the 8W BF-F8HP (which is essentially the 8W version of the UV-5R), and now I primarily use that 8W whenever I leave the house.

    Baofeng, Tonfa, Pofung, TYT, Zastone, Puxing -...
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    Don't forget to take into account "green leaf...

    Don't forget to take into account "green leaf attenuation" and "RF sponges"... In my area we are surrounded by fairly thick pine tree forest. This is why even the repeater 25 miles northeast of me,...
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    There is no "best" antenna. There are antennas...

    There is no "best" antenna. There are antennas that work for you in your situation. What works for one person to get 50 miles is junk to another because they cannot get more than 5 miles. One person...
  16. Quick and easy image to describe how it works: ...

    Quick and easy image to describe how it works:

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3d/Dipole.gif
  17. The miklor website is your best friend for a...

    The miklor website is your best friend for a Baofeng... For errors, check here: http://www.miklor.com/COM/UV_ErrorMess.php
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    I can set 480.000 on any of mine, walk around and...

    I can set 480.000 on any of mine, walk around and pick up various "intermod". This is normal.
  19. Jay, look up info on building a 4 or 5 element...

    Jay, look up info on building a 4 or 5 element Yagi or beam antenna, which can be connected to almost any radio with almost any power level. You can search for "baofeng beam satellite" and see all...
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    CT means CTCSS which is the tone the radio sends...

    CT means CTCSS which is the tone the radio sends out to open the repeater and allow it to receive your signal and repeat it out.
  21. Baofeng is decent for a beginner, not a lot of...

    Baofeng is decent for a beginner, not a lot of options or modes (AM, DFM, SSB, USB, LSB, Dstar, C4FM, and so on) to confuse newer hams, the Baofengs are just straight analog FM, which is perfect for...
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    First, I would recommend downloading the manual...

    First, I would recommend downloading the manual here: http://yaesu.com/downloadFile.cfm?FileID=628&FileCatID=150&FileName=FT%2D2800M.pdf&FileContentType=application%2Fpdf

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    If the channel...
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    Typically here in the US, it is proper etiquette...

    Typically here in the US, it is proper etiquette to say mobile after the call sign when you're on the go. That way if you get into an area like a valley or thick trees that affect the signal or is a...
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    Welcome John! KM4FMK

    Welcome John!
    KM4FMK
  25. I don't have 10m radio yet, but I do have an SDR...

    I don't have 10m radio yet, but I do have an SDR dongle that plugs into my PC via USB, connected to my old CB (11m band) antenna out on the gutter/drain/spout of the house.
    Many of the 10m AM users...
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