Is Packet Radio Still Around? VHF Digital

Is Packet Radio Still Around?

At a recent ARESLAX meeting we went over how to set up Winlink (email over radio) using handheld radios and laptops. I soon realized that the basis for this type of communication is AX.25 pack…
The World of 10-Meter Beacons HF Analog

The World of 10-Meter Beacons

A couple of years back I was reading an article about 10-Meter beacons from Monitoring Times (May 2007) about how beacons are used to help track and predict radio propagation in the HF (high-f…
How I got into the hobby Information

How I got into the hobby

I got started in Amateur Radio in Junior High when my dad took my brother Don and I to the St. Petersburg, Florida Red Cross building for Ham Radio classes. The instructor, Andy, was great and…