Gear for the Shack & Troubleshooting

I picked up a Realistic HTX-212 from a fellow ham today. The HTX-212 will serve as my dedicated rig for accessing our local repeater network and allow me to dedicate the IC-7000 to just HF when I get that wire up. I got it home and hooked it up and programmed in the repeater and well haven't used it yet because I have a noise problem. Noise, Noise, Noise! So intermittently I experience a high…


My Gear

So it is February 26th, 2019 and I am only just diving back into anything radio related. SDRPlay RSP1A & Diamond D3000N Update So I was able to get out last year before it got cold and hang my Diamond Discone up on an old TV antenna mast at approx 30' and fed with DBRF-400 cable that I had from an old project. On HF I pickup quite a bit, mostly traffic out of California…


SDRplay RSP1A & Diamond Discone

While I was taking my basic radio course I wanted something to play with so I picked up a SDRplay RSP1A and a Diamond D3000N discone. Initially I just hooked it up to my laptop, running SDR Uno, mounted the discone to a photography tripod in my kitchen and I was away. I started by configuring my software and trying to learn what each of the controls does. This is when I stumbled onto the SDRplay…

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