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BCR-220 repeater Very Impressed

BCR-220 repeater Very Impressed

Bcr-220 repeater  01/30/16 Very impressed so far with the performance with the new 220 repeater receiving much better than are old 220 repeater Dan V N3FCX BCR-220

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How to Set-Up and Master Ham Radio Without Going Crazy, Part 2

How to Set-Up and Master Ham Radio Without Going Crazy, Part 2

For the new ham radio enthusiast, setting up the gear can be a challenge.  This is especially true for starter radios that are known to be high on features and design but low on intuitive usability.  Documentation?  Unless you can read broken English written by a Chinese national who has never studied the  language, you are out of luck.

Like many prepper’s, I understand the importance of communication following a disruptive event.  To that end, I took the easy road and purchased a couple of portable Baofeng radios so that I could communicate with the rest of the world when the grid is down.

How to Set Up & Master Ham Radio Without Going Crazy, Part 2 - Backdoor Survival

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How to Set-Up and Master Ham Radio Without Going Crazy, Part 1

How to Set-Up and Master Ham Radio Without Going Crazy, Part 1

On April 18th, I will be taking the test to get my Technician Class HAM radio license.  This is something I have been meaning to do for quite some time but honestly?  I got so wrapped up with getting my equipment, two Baofeng UV5 radios, to work that I lost sight of the goal.

No Nonsense Study GuigeTo prepare for my test, I have been studying Dan Romanchik’s free guide “The Non-Nonsense Technician Class License Study Guide” which is all good.  But still niggling me was the sense of failure at setting up my HAM radios.  The crazy thing is this: the license should come first because during the process of learning about amateur radio, comprehensive and understanding the gear becomes a whole lot easier.  

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Pre 220 MHz Audio Test

Setting up for an audio test with the New BCM-220 mobile and BCH-220 HT for ham radio 220 MHz 1.25m BridgeCom Youtube

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