Icom ID-31A Plus HT Review

Today we have another quick review! This time take a look at the Icom ID-31A Plus. It is a 70cm only DStar Handheld Transceiver. Check out the video to learn more about this nice little HT then check out the links below to purchase the radio or one of the accessories mentioned in the video. Radio – https://amzn.to/2HxGNmm BNC-SMA Adapter – https://www.hamradio.com/detail.cfm?pid=H0-003507 Cigarette Lighter Adapter – ICOM IC-CP12L – https://www.hamradio.com/detail.cfm?pid=H0-003691 Wall Charger – ICOM IC-BC-167SA – https://www.hamradio.com/detail.cfm?pid=H0-010557 Remote Control Speaker/Mic – ICOM IC-HM-75LS – https://www.hamradio.com/detail.cfm?pid=H0-011514 1150 mAh Battery – ICOM…

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State Of The Hobby 2019 Survey Results!

The 2019 State Of The Hobby Survey Results Are In!!! There was a pretty good response this year, topping the total of last year by about 30%. The two graphs below show the response rate and times and the total number of people that responded to the survey. Just like last year, there was a lack of people that took the survey last year that took it this year. This kind of baffles me that there wasn’t more people that have taken the survey in the past that took it…

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Icom ID-5100A Dual Band DStar Mobile Radio Review

In this video, I talk about the Icom ID-5100a Dual Band DStar Mobile Radio and give my option on it. Radio – https://amzn.to/2LeesFz Bluetooth module – https://amzn.to/2WiZ9fQ Remote head holder – https://amzn.to/2LexBqQ Radio Manual – https://www.icomamerica.com/en/downloads/DownloadDocument.aspx?Document=671 K5CLMCreator and Owner of Everything Ham Radio Owner of 2xC Products at 2xcproducts.com http://www.everythinghamradio.com

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Need Help Reviving A Quiet Repeater Area?

Hey everybody and welcome back to Everything Ham Radio. A couple weeks ago I saw a post on Reddit where KE6YJR posted a question to the Hamradio sub reddit asking how to revive a dead Repeater area. Here is a link to that sub reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/HamRadio/comments/awpzrw/need_help_reviving_a_quiet_repeater_area/?st=JSTGSHSL&sh=857c1522 There seemed to be three main ideas answered to this question. Start a net or three – find out what is of interest in the area and make a net for people to talk about it. Throw your callsign out or ask for a…

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ETH086 – Boy Scout Jamboree On The Air (JOTA/JOTI)

  Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk Bill Stearns, NE4RD, about the upcoming Scouting Jamboree on the Air and Jamboree on the Internet. Tech Corner – Jamboree on the Air/Jamboree on the Internet Please help me welcome by guest for today’s episode, Bill Stearns, NE4RD. You might have heard of Bill from the Amateur Radio Newsline podcast or from the Linux in the Ham Shack Podcast. Bill is a great advocate for the Boy Scouts. He is…

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Controlling Your Radio With Your Phone – An ID-4100A Review

I recently heard about a new radio that has a feature that I really wish more radios had. I talked a little about it on both the RFinder and RepeaterBook podcast episodes. What I am talking about is a way to control your radio from your phone or tablet. Both of those apps had limited functionality to it, and was limited to only a small number of radios. Also they were limited to Android devices. Well it seems that someone at Icom has found a way to make this work…

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