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It seems to be an interesting way to mount the radio. It should provide adequate airflow? I mounted mine on the Molly Rack as I was concerned about overheating with extended duty cycles. ...
The 3rd Trail net about Wisconsin trail conditions broadcast over the WeComm statewide ham radio repeater network. We do live trail nets on most Wednesdays starting at 7pm. ...
Our Second Wisconsin Recreational Trail and Route Net hosted on 10.23.19. https://rl4wd.com/communication...
Our first trail net went pretty well. Some things I'd like to change for tomorrow, but overall I think this will work out pretty well. Wednesday nights at 7pm over the WeComm repeater network. The WeComm Voice Network is designed to provide...
From Tuesday, 15 October 2019 - Moved forum post. I just got off the phone with Kyle Schaefer, KC9SDK President - WeComm Ltd. He was pleased to hear of our group and after an hour+ conversation, has given us the green light to begin Trail Report Nets...
Here's a great example of how fast communication can go down when the power goes out. Having the ham radios is the essential tool. ...
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Here in the Sheboygan office, we can program the following ham radios to our channel lists. If you need a radio programmed that's not on the list, we can add it for a few bucks. I'll keep adding to this list as we add more cables and programming base...
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From Oct 3rd. Posted to the group not realizing that the forums don't' show up publicly so had to remake the forum post. Tossing this down so it can begin to happen. We'd like to start doing Trail Report nets on Wednesday nights. 2 Meter channel w...
Dean Bauer you asked in the 4x4 Ham Feed what channels people are on in the Sheboygan area. In my FTM-400XDR and Baofeng I have the following memory channels set: I have channel 1 set to APRS Channel 2 is set to the USA National Digital Simple...
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From Aug 21st 2019 posted to the wrong forums - So, in case you aren't aware, there is a statewide network of repeaters called WeComm. While it's implied that general chit chat isn't really a thing on the WeComm network, I have made many contacts thr...
Here is a great 10 part video series to help you study for your General class ham license. ...
I was wondering how to host HAM radio trail report nets on maybe Wednesday nights at 7pm? Nets (ham meetings about things) can be great for sharing trail reports between riders, Trail Ambassadors, and 4X4 clubs. Alexander Bub brought this up again ye...
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APRSDroid - This component bridges Backcountry Navigator Pro to the FTM-400XDR so we can see each other on our tablets or phones in real-time without the need for a cell signal. Now, that APRS Droid app says you'll need a passcode. Don't wait for one...
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I go to a high ground location with the Kenwood TH-D74 to try out a number of features for APRS that involve messaging as well as beaconing. SMS messaging Emailing Broadcast to messaging board I'm a licensed amateur radio operator from the U...
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On https://wi-repeaters.org/ I was able to download the RT Systems repeater list and plop em into ADMS / RT Systems. Then, I loaded it into my radio and now I can fast scan all WI repeaters within range. This morning in Kiel, I was hearing a conversa...
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So my journey of the radios is nearing completion. Here is the documented journey of the Black Knight comms. When I mounted the Stryker SR-955hpc 10 Meter Amateur Radio and Yaesu FTM-400XDR 144/430MHz Dual-Band Analog/Digital Mobile Transceiver w...
I haven't been able to find anything about 4x4 HF bands. Being techs can do 10 meters, I'd like to request we pick something to start on if we're trying to connect on 10 meters? This is a valuable band I'd think for 50-100 mile rage communication? ...
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