Ham Radio on A Budget
Looking around the internet you can find all sorts of great ham radio gear, with more features than you will ever use…
Ham Radio
Is ham radio really an outdated mode of communications, in this digital age ? I would like to think that it wasnt,…
Buying the Right CB Radio
Buy the right radio the first time and decide if you like it. When you first decide that a CB radio, or CB radios may…
Are Police Scanners Illegal
Are police scanners legal for me to use and listen to Many first time scanner enthusiasts are often worried that listening…
Is the Commercial Break Broken?
I am going to tell you about fifteen different products, places to go or contests to enter one after the other. When…
Mixture Of Arts With Saytue Saye
What is a Saytue Saye? I kind of figure that's what you are thinking about looking at the title of this article. Well,…
Radio Articles (49)
Mixture of Arts
When you think of "Mixture of Arts" what do you think of? Sure, there is a mixture of art in everything that people do and say, but what exactly do I mean? Most people might think of paintings and craft. Yes, it might be so, but why? If the art…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Jul 07, 2011  
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Why I Love Ham Radio But Hate the Direction it is Going
Ham radio is a fun and rewarding hobby that can provide years of service and learning. Unfortunately we have gotten to a place where ham radio is regarded as and old mans hobby. We do have a younger generation of people coming into the hobby, but we have dumbed down…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   May 19, 2014  
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Radio Advertising: What Are They Really Selling?
There used to be a time when radio sales jobs were hard to come by. In the fifties, sixties and seventies sales reps working at top stations drove new Cadillacs, wore expensive suits, used a healthy dollop of BrylCreem in their hair and sold most of their station's inventory at…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Aug 18, 2012  
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Taking the Cheap Out Of China
Taking the CHEAP out of Chinese made products. Cheap ham radio equipment. As I look around my Ham radio shack I have a lot of little items scattered around that are very cheaply made. I can make a safe bet that most of them if not all of them, have…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Mar 04, 2013  
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Are Police Scanners Illegal
Are police scanners legal for me to use and listen to Many first time scanner enthusiasts are often worried that listening to a police scanner may be illegal to operate. Some states do prohibit the use of a scanner in a motor vehicle at this time, but it is not…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Sep 06, 2014  
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Ham Radio
Is ham radio really an outdated mode of communications, in this digital age ? I would like to think that it wasnt, but the reality of it is, that ham radio, or amateur radio as it is also called, is more of a hobby rather than anything else at this…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Mar 05, 2013  
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Why Did it Take so Long for CB Radio to Be Legalize In the Uk
CB radio was first reporting on our shores in the early 1970,s with illegal 27 MHz AM modulation sets being imported from America. It popularity increased steadily through the 70,s and into the 80,s even though the use of the actual equipment was against the law and punishable by fines…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Dec 27, 2012  
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Whats so Great About Ham Radio
As a Amateur radio operator here in the great Pacific Northwest I still find Ham radio an exciting hobby as well as an excellent learning experience as I dig into the different radio gear piled up around the ham radio shack and learn about electronics. I know that even though…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Sep 06, 2014  
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CB And Export 10m Amateur Radios
CB can be a fun and rewarding hobby. When you finally decide that you need a way to communicate with friends and family while away, the first thought that comes to mind is CB radio. The CB radio can not only provide short range communications but also provide weather reports,…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   May 20, 2014  
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Contest Season And the Hygain Th3jr Beam Antenna
Contesting and the Hygain TH3-JR Beam antenna. Well, here it is, contest season again for Ham radio operators around the world. Contest season is a busy time of year for most amateur radio operators. Time to dust off the radio gear, check all your cabling, microphones, keys contacts and amps,…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Oct 25, 2012  
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An Old Friend: The Kaito Voyager Emergency Radio
An old friend "God I love blowing the heads off zombies" I mutter to myself from the trenches surrounding the small fortress on my property, the crackle of the AR-47 still echoing around the nearby hillsides. The rain is falling lightly as I sit by myself watching the perimeter of…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Nov 26, 2013  
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Police Scanners: Why Every Home Should Have One
Why you need a police scanner In a world filled with lawyers and corrupt politicians, it is more important than ever to stop relying on our government and emergency services to protect us and start taking responsibility for ourselves. This includes knowing what is happening in a crisis and making…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Sep 06, 2014  
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Mixture Of Arts With Saytue Saye
What is a Saytue Saye? I kind of figure that's what you are thinking about looking at the title of this article. Well, Saytue is a person. Actually, she is a Liberian woman that loves poetry, writing, internet and is exptremely deep. In a nut shell, she loves to express…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Nov 14, 2011  
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Learn How to Use CB Radio In Easy Steps
Learning to use a CB radio in easy steps Setting up your radio How it all works Talking on the CB Setting up your CB radio To make everything work you need a CB radio, a mic, an antenna and a power source. First assemble the setup by plugging in…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Jan 01, 2013  
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What Do I Do Now
You know the feeling. You studied the test material for months with the anxiety building up inside you as you poured over page after page of technical data. When the day arrived you went down to the local ham radio club and sat among others taking the test, trying your…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Sep 06, 2014  
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How Can Investing In Portable Two Way Radios Ensure Safe Work Environment
Security is one of the biggest concerns for any government in power. The government has invested in varying technologies, top among them being portable two way radios. These are radios that enable two people to communicate effectively as it sends information instantly. Organizations also need to invest in this equipment…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Dec 04, 2014  
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Buying the Right CB Radio
Buy the right radio the first time and decide if you like it. When you first decide that a CB radio, or CB radios may be the route that you and your family decide to take, the task can be overwhelming at first deciding what you need and what features…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Sep 06, 2014  
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What is A Ham Radio
Is this a ham radio As amateur radio, or "ham" radio sees a resurgence of popularity we are seeing more and more inexpensive radio equipment coming into the market. Companies like Baofeng, Wouxun and TnT are producing very inexpensive radio gear that has wide transmit and receive capabilities from 130…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Mar 10, 2013  
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Being Prepared With A Baofeng Radio
Baofeng radio equipment As you prepare for the end of the world and natural disasters it is important that you are prepared with all the basic supplies that you would need to provide for you and your family. Preppers and survivalists have known for a long time how to make…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Aug 08, 2013  
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Near Field Communication - The New Way to Pay
I want to talk about the technology that's been making waves in the mobile industry recently. It's called Near Field Communication. It's basically a technology in smartphones and similar devices that allows for communication between devices through tapping or bringing into close proximity with each other. Now one of the…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Feb 07, 2012  
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Where to buy CB radio
Just where to buy CB radio these days with most of the retail outlets that existed during the golden days of CB have closed. Some of the independent traders still exist and if you happen to live near one then you are most fortunate. As we buy more and more…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Jan 04, 2013  
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Internet Radio Hosting Using Blogtalkradio Premium
I don't care if this is your first time getting started or is a pro at radio producing; BlogTalkRadio Premium offers a wide range of internet radio hosting packages that make sharing your opioion and increasing your brand apperance easy. All you need is a phone and a computer. I…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Feb 23, 2011  
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Your First Police Scanner
What you need to know about your first police scanner Police scanners have been popular for many years here in the US, coming and going in popularity. As the CB (Citizens Band) craze peaked in popularity, more and more homes included not only a CB radio but a police scanner…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Nov 26, 2013  
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The Uniden Pro505xl Size Doesnt Matter
What type of CB should I buy When searching for a way for you and your group to communicate, the Citizens Band (CB) can be a great starting point offering decent ranges from 5 to 20 miles. Depending on what mode you use, this range can be increased up to…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Jul 26, 2014  
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Fun With the FRS Radios
Fun with FRS radio: Extending the range LEGALLY ! As an avid police scanner enthusiast I have spent many hours enjoying listening to the local Police and Fire Departments as they handle emergencies. It is especially lively on the weekends from Friday night into Sunday evening. As I was listening…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Sep 06, 2014  
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Who Needs Ham Radio
What is a ham radio Over the years amateur radio, or ham radio has become a big part of my everyday life. I like learning how radio equipment works and repairing my own equipment. I also enjoy operating older tube radio transmitters and receivers from the post war era up…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Mar 13, 2013  
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When the Lights Go Out
What you need when the lights go out. You know the scenario. Here you are, happily typing away writing another useless article, the wife's computer making all sorts of racket as she plays away at her favorite games. The kids are laughing and watching their favorite Disney movie, when suddenly…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Jun 03, 2015  
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Who Killed Local Radio?
I remember as a little kid visiting my cousins in New York City with my parents. When we started to get close, NewYork AM radio stations started overriding the local stations we started our ninety-mile trip with. Eventually I'd hear the WABC jingle. It sent a tingle down my spine.…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Aug 11, 2012  
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Ham Radio And the Chinese Market
Cheap ham radio equipment As I pull the small BaoFeng UV-5RE dual band out of my shirt pocket i cant help but feel a sense of amazement at how tiny the radio is, and yet so capable. I give the ON/OFF switch a quick twist to turn the radio on…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Dec 01, 2013  
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CB Radios
CB Radios provide citizens with a system of short distance radio communications on a selection of 40 channels, all ran on a 27MHz band. The "CB" in CB radios actually stands for citizens' band radio. CB radios were made popular during the 1970's. This allowed normal citizens to use a…
By:  in  Communications  >  Radio   Apr 22, 2011  
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Why solar panel for home use will not work for me. Living in the Pacific Northwest I've been looking…
Survivalist radio communications: Prepping for the Zombie Apocalypse. As a newborn believer in being…
What can I do with a police scanner As this world of ours becomes more chaotic on a daily basis it…
As the radio community goes absolutely crazy over the new Baofeng dual band radios that are coming…
What is a police scanner Police scanners are radio receivers that monitor the VHF (Very High Frequency)…
In any home, business premise or organization, safety and efficiency are key factors and one of the…

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