Posts Tagged: Ham Radio

Ham Radio Pilot

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A member of my repeater club has taken his beautiful Cessna 310 Island hopping in the Bahamas.  I’m personally extremely jealous but none the less here are his videos. Bahamas (play this full screen in  HD1080) http://youtu.be/v-aPc-Q6PtA Night Landing in Orlando. http://youtu.be/pKMC4QIEqSQ Landing in Marion SC. * With cockpit audio * http://youtu.be/22sklkHu1vc If your setup […]

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.

AnyTone AT-588UV has arrived.

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Thanks to the folks over at AnyTone I have just rec’d the new AT-588UV mobile radio. I’ll be unboxing it and doing some basic tests tonight and going more in depth by the end of the week. Cheers JD

Audio Circuit modification

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A few people have asked how they can modify the circuit so that the audio at level 1 isn’t so loud. I have asked for a schematic of the radio and should get something today hopefully with a description on what to do to make the range a bit more dynamic.

Dual Receive Part Deux

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Just spoke to Wouxun and they are aware of the dual receive on the same band issues.  They have confirmed that this will be something that will be fixed before the public launch of the rig.

Dual RX

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I was on my local repeater last night and had a simplex channel that I use with a few friends in the area.  Anyway… I noticed that when I have a conversation going on on one VFO the second doesn’t rx anything.  They were both VHF.  Can anyone else confirm that or was it just […]

Update from Wouxun

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They have confirmed that the flat cable included with the radio does not provide adequate shielding ( which we already knew ).  They have replaced it with a standard CAT5 cable and RJ45 connectors. I have done the same and noticed quite a reduction in the DC noise in the audio when my truck is […]

Wouxun 920R Programming software error.

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Some people have messaged me saying that they can’t import an excel file without getting an error like the one below.  It may not be exactly but close to this depending on how many rows you have in the sheet. That’s because every cell in the spreadsheet needs to be preceded by a ‘ like […]

Time to talk to the maker.

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I’ve spoken to Wouxun in China over Skype and have sent them the list of deficiencies that we have all had.  I will be sending them video of the RF noise coming from the alternator that I don’t get with my other Kenwood or ICOM rigs as well as some tips on how to improve […]