Episode 213: The MFJ-1234 Rig Pi Remote Station from Dayton Hamvention 2019

The new Rig-Pi from MFJ, model MFJ-1234, is the next logical step in remote operation. For a low price, it will remote control almost any rig and isn’t limited to proprietary manufacturer radios. Thanks to Howard to allowing me this interview and I am looking forward to getting my hands […] Read more »

Episode 212: Icom IC-9700 Demo at 2019 Dayton Hamvention

The Icom IC-9700 VHF/UHF/1.2GHz Triband All Mode Transceiver was on display at the Icom booth during the 2019 Dayton Hamvention. I had the chance to catch Will from Icom and get him to go through the radio for us. Hope you enjoy the video.   Be sure to subscribe for […] Read more »

Episode 205: 4 Year Anniversary and Giveaway

This is the episode for my 4-year anniversary video, which includes giveaways for 2 different DMR Radios. Visit this link: https://hamradio2.com/4yeargiveaway TYT MD-UV380 here: http://tinyurl.com/yyj659fq Retevis RT-52 here: http://tinyurl.com/y6eq9ruy Livestreams on the first Saturday of every month, and from many Hamfests: http://hamradio2.com/livestream Follow Me: YouTube Facebook Page! Ham Radio 2.0 Facebook Group […] Read more »

Episode 174: Interview with Jay, W5GM, the ARRL NTX Section Manager

Today I get to interview Jay, W5GM, who is the outgoing Section Manager of the ARRL North Texas (NTX) section for the West Gulf Division. Jay has been manager for 2 years, and his term is up on April 1, 2019. He has decided not to run for re-election, and […] Read more »

Episode 172: DXMini Pi-Star Hotspot for Amateur Radio

The DXMini hotspot – both a simplex model and a full duplex model, that allows 2-timeslots to operate on DMR – review and setup. This is another great, very well-made and constructed, hotspot for multi-mode digital voice on the various networks for Amateur Radio. These hotspots have a very solid, […] Read more »

Episode 160: SharkRF openSPOT2 Debut and Setup

SharkRF openSPOT2 Most folks who know about DMR or DSTAR or YSFG hotspots have heard about, or probably own, the SharkRF Openspot. This was a very versatile plug-n-play hotspot from SharkRF out of Estonia for a couple of years. The only draw-back to it was the fact that it was […] Read more »