Monthly Archives: October 2012

UV920R Arriving today!

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So I checked the DHL website and here it comes.  It arrived in Ottawa today and should be on the truck as we speak speeding to my house to deliver this new and improved version. I’m anxious to try it out.

New KG-UV920R On It’s Way

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I just got word that the new version of the UV920R is on a raft slowly drifting it’s way to me from the folks over at Wouxun! Please to say that it’s exciting news.  I’ll keep everyone posted when it arrives.

CQ CQ Part 2

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Now we’re playing with 20M  14.163.00  Come by and say HI

CQ CONTEST CQ CONTEST VE3RM

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It’s CQWW time again I’ll be operating as VE3RM during the contest.  If you happen to spot us on the dial stop by and say HI! Currently i’m on 21.333.00  15 Meters has been great today!

Final thoughts on the 588UV – ” Pre-Release Version “

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Pure Garbage! Yup after using this rig at my house for the last few weeks I have found that this radio really shouldn’t have left the warehouse. That being said there are a few good points to this radio. Here’s the Pro/Con list as I see it. CON RX audio is terrible.  Constant static in […]

AM Receive – VHF Transmit

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So I’ve been playing with the AM Receive on the 588UV and it’s not too bad. I actually compared it to my Icom 746 on AM and apart from the audio quality being much better on the 746 it performed like a champ. The only issue that I came across is that you can only […]

AT-588UV ” DU-DU ”

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So i’m looking thru the manual for the Cross Band repeat function that i’ve been so early awaiting to try. Simple setps – Set VFO a to VHF – Set VFO b to UHF – Go to Set menu 44 ( X-RPT ) – Press VFO knob ( XSTART ) appears. – Press VFO knob […]

Translate Option

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I have added the Google Translate option to the top of the website. Many people are coming from countries that don’t speak English as their native language and translate my page. Here is just a quicker way to do it. Cheers JD

POLL: What do you want in a mobile radio?

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Since the mobile import radio market has finally come to life in the last 12 months what features do you want/need before you make that purchase ? Click READ MORE to fill in Poll [cardoza_wp_poll id=1]

Free Hosting for Ham Radio related websites

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I thought I’d toss that in there and help out any hams that might want to have their own website/blog. I operate webqth.com It’s a small website that caters to ham radio website hosting. At the moment the account creations are disabled because a clever hacker has found a way around my little script but […]