Monthly Archives: December 2003

New Years Eve

Firstly I would like to wish any readers (although I doubt there’s many), a Happy New Year. I would suggest making the News Years resolution “Not To Make Any New Years Resolutions” and I am sure you will be able … Continue reading

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Icom IC-E90 Tricks (IC-T90)

Keyboard trick:- Press and hold the BAND key while powering up radio, gives a full-display read-out. Releasing the BAND key allows radio to continue normal power-up. Keypad Backlighting Colour Trick:- Push [8 SET] for 1 sec to enter Set mode … Continue reading

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Another Net

Was scanning through the UHF band (383.000-549.995Mhz) today on my Icom IC-E90 and found a busy frequency at 433.150Mhz. Amongst those chatting (not me as I cannot respond yet due to lack of licence) was some Black Cab drivers, someone … Continue reading

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First Impressions of Icom IC-E90

Well I have had my Icom IC-E90 for a few days now and battery life is pretty good so far. The Charger that comes with the Radio requires 15hrs to charge, so I may have to purchase the 2-1/2 hour … Continue reading

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Boxing Day?

How did Boxing Day get it’s name? Was it Throwing all Rubbish in a Box from Christmas Day? A Boxing Match put on on day after Christmas day? Or Something Else? The holiday Boxing Day may get it’s name from … Continue reading

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