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International Radio!

Well I am slightly sceptical myself, but I may have heard my first international contact from the USA. I was scanning on the UHF frequency and the radio stopped at 433.020Mhz. The person talking was trying to see if anyone … 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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Icom IC-E90

I got in touch with my uncle last weekend, and during our video chat using iVist, he mentioned that he may be giving me an amateur radio/scanner. It would be the Icom IC-E90 as pictured left. From the ICOM website:- … Continue reading

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