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Trying to work K5D

I am not as active on the Radio as I should be. I spend more time helping people with Hamtests.co.uk & hamradioforum.net than my own pursuits of that next elusive DXCC. So have spent some time (and money) this week, … Continue reading

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Icom IC-756PROIII

Earlier in the year my Uncle who got me interestred in Ham Radio passed away. When my grandparents returned from first trip they brought back his Icom IC-737, but said there was another radio but weren’t sure what. Well, a … Continue reading

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Planning for the 2008 CQ WPX Contest

Plans are underway for my operating in the 2008 CQ WPX Contest (SSB). So near end of March I shall be flying down to Nice, France to visit my Uncle who is also a Radio Amaetur. I will be taking … Continue reading

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Yaesu FT-60R

It’s been a week or so since I got my new radio. As pictured it’s the Yaesu FT-60R. And I am loving it. There are a few minor things that the Icom IC-E90 I had the edge on, but nothing … 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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