IRLP Node 7986

IRLP Node 7986

Internet Radio Linking Project If you are not familiar with IRLP, it is a way to connect two, or more, transceivers through the internet. IRLP stands for Internet Radio Linking Project. Dave Cameron (VE7LTD) came up with IRLP. IRLP Node 7986 Setup/Configuration IRLP...

RG-214/U Coax

RG-214/U is a great double shielded coax for most low level repeater applications. I use it in my UHF 70 centimeters repeater from the duplexer to the transmitter. It’s also used on the receive side of the repeater from the duplexer to the bandpass cavity...
Motorola Radius M120 Transceiver

Motorola Radius M120 Transceiver

The Motorola Radius M120 transceiver is a very affordable radio. They are abundantly available on Ebay and many other websites. There are a few things that you need to look out for if you plan to purchase one of these transceivers. 16 Pin Accessory Plug – The...
Dell Poweredge 2950

Dell Poweredge 2950

The Dell Poweredge 2950 is a strong workhorse server. I use them to run Virtual Private Servers for a lot of my online tinkering. They came with two dual core processors that I immediately upgraded to quad core. I upgraded the RAM for a total of 16 GB each. The power...
Raspberry Pi Computer

Raspberry Pi Computer

Above photo by: DannyChamorro The Raspberry Pi is one of the greatest little computers available. It was originally developed with the intention of being an affordable computer to promote the teaching of basic computer science in schools everywhere. There are five...
Baofeng UV-5RA Overview

Baofeng UV-5RA Overview

Baofeng UV-5RA Features The Baofeng UV-5RA is a great little radio for the price. It’s a dual band transceiver that covers the 2 meter and 70 cm bands. The frequency range is between 136-174MHz for VHF, and 400-480MHz for UHF. There are 128 programmable...
Alinco DR-135T MK III VHF FM Transceiver

Alinco DR-135T MK III VHF FM Transceiver

Alinco DR-135T MK III The Alinco DR-135T MK III is a single band VHF FM transceiver. I purchased this radio specifically to connect to my IRLP simplex node. So far I really like this radio. The only thing I found I don’t like is that the microphone cannot be...

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