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Icom Releases Single Side Band (SSB) long-range digital Marine radio
Last month, we were out covering some of the new communications gear hitting the marine world at the 73rd annual Seattle...
HAM Radio Abbreviations: Q Signals and CW Abbreviations and Beyond
It may seem weird to an outsider, but these codes and abbreviations have a purpose and it’s not to hide anything from the outside world. Here's what it all means...
Icom IC-7610 Review: A DXers Dream Base Station Radio
The Icom IC-7610 is one of those radios that almost everyone wishes they had in their ham shack. It’s an HF + 6 Meter rig that was designed for DXers, Contesters and those who seek out weak signals.
Yaesu FT-991A Review: Next Generation Compact HF Ham Radio
The Yaesu FT-991A is a compact, all-band HF base station that is small enough to be used as a mobile rig or to be used for dedicated field operations.
KENWOOD TS-990S REVIEW: A HIGH-END HF BASE STATION
We don’t usually cover high-end, luxury radios on this site -- our primary focus is emergency preparedness communications -- but I grew up using...
YAESU FT-DX101D REVIEW: THE PINNACLE OF HF BASE STATIONS
When it comes to luxury, high-tech HF Base Stations that look like they could survive the zombie apocalypse, the Yaesu FT-DX101D is one of those radios...
ICOM IC-2300H Radio Review: Single-Band 2 Meter Radio
The Icom IC-2300H is an updated version of Icom’s IC-2200H radio. The newer version has the same basic specs but has a...
Kenwood TM-281A Radio Review: Single-Band 2 Meter Radio
When someone starts talking about Kenwood radios, the first thing that pops into my mind is an HF Rig. While that’s what they...
YAESU FT-450D REVIEW: HF/6METER HAM RADIO BASE STATION
The Yaesu FT-450 is one of the radios that made the top of our budget-friendly HF Radio list. The latest model, the Yaesu FT-450D is a simple to use an entry-level rig that makes a great base station for emergency communications.
YAESU FT-2980R: A 2 METER MOBILE POWERHOUSE RADIO
A Prepper’s Look at the Preparedness value of the YAESU FT-2980R -- a high power 2 Meter mobile radio.