Category: Ham Radio Equipment

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This category contains articles detailing various HF radios, 2 meter and/or dual band (2m/440) radios used by amateur radio enthusiasts (hams).

Today there is a considerable amount of ham radio gear available. While buying gear new has many advantages, it be more costly than buying used. By buying used gear considerable cost savings can be made. While there are advantages to buying used gear, there are also some pitfalls and it is necessary to be very careful not to buy an item that may have faults in it and one that may negate any savings that can be made.

Although the second hand sales advertisements are not as extensive as they used to be, there is still a good selection of used ham radio gear available. Looking at the advertisements at the back of many ham radio magazines, or in the used ham radio gear lists of many dealers, a huge variety of all sorts of equipment can be seen. Transmitters, receivers, HF transceivers, VHF / UHF handhelds, SWR meters and much more can be seen.

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New Icom ID-50A VHF/UHF D-Star Hand Held Transceiver

Recently, I had the chance to view (videos) the new Icom ID-50A. From what I saw, it looks like a solid option for amateur radio operators seeking an efficient and effective handheld transceiver. With its impressive features and specs, this...


The N3ZN ZN-Lite II Next Generation CW Paddle

As in the title this is a lite CW paddle that is made for portability. Just what a Ham needs in their camper. This paddle features a light and portable design, perfect for traveling hams.   Whether you’re headed out...


Some New Solid State Ham Radio HF Amplifiers

While at Hamvention 2022 I had a chance to see three HF amplifiers. One from Icom another from Flex and the last one from Expert Linears. I made three videos and hope you find them useful. Don’t forget the Elecraft...

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