Police scanners are gaining popularity and they are in the news. With the events that recently happened in Boston during the marathon – people took to the internet to listen in to capture the excitement before it was filtered through news outlets.
I came across come plans for a 2-Meter Backpack Yagi designed by KD5IVP that would be excellent for a camping, backpacking or hiking trip and an HT. Made with a fiberglass or aluminum arrow that it can also be stowed away in, some piano wire, cable and alligator clips.
Find out about D-STAR, what they do, and how to operate them. Gary KN4AQ goes into great detail on operating the ICOM IC-2820H and getting the full potential from it along side the IC-91AD, IC-92AD and ID-800H.
I spent some time once trying to build a nice looking firesteel. I wanted something more than just wood I could find at Lowes and upon looking around I found knife scales and then I came across pen blanks. There is an Exotic Wood store in North Phoenix that carries pen blanks so I thought […]
Sad news to the scanner hobby as GRE America announced in a press release that they have to cease production of their scanner radios until they are able to contract with a manufacturer.
Lindsay Blanton announced that the Live Audio portion of Radio Reference is being moved to a new entity called Broadcastify on 10/15/2012. This sounds like the perfect move to me as it brings the community back to Radio Reference as a reference source as it was back in the trunkedradio.net days and not an audio provider/reference. Update: […]
Added to my list of hobbies recently is Vitamin D. I was unaware of how important it was and how most people never get enough of it.
Just got my first Arduino Uno board in and I can foresee that there will be many hours of fun and many projects completed.
Kix Brooks posted a behind these scenes video which shows some extra shots of Wickenburg and the inside of Twin Wheels Cafe. Shooting of this Video was shot at the Twin Wheels Cafe in Wickenburg, Lake Pleasant, and the Buffalo Chip in Carefree according to the producer William Shockley on Twitter.
Stopping in one morning to have breakfast at Twin Wheels and there was this large crowd which was unusual for Wickenburg only to find out Kix Brooks (of former Brooks and Dunn) was recording a music video for “New to this town”. It was fun watching the workings of the production while eating. Reminds me […]