Monthly Archives: January 2010

Free instruction manuals for download

Since the charity radio shop was opened just over a month ago – we’ve had lots of radio enthusiasts download the free radio manuals on offer.

These include an introduction to D-STAR, a Reflector Guide and a Dummies Guide to D-STAR.

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Posted in charity shop, D-STAR, General, Learn, need help?
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New Amsat Oscar 7 distance record

Joe Spandler K3SZH and Francisco Ramires PY2OV have achieved a 7736 km QSO using the 70cm to 2m transponder on the 35 year old Amateur Radio satellite AO-7. This  believed to be the furthest contact within the Americas but just short of the world record.

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2820 first time D-Star User review

Ian – M6DER gives a short review of his D-Star experience on the 2820 in the South Yorkshire Repeater Group forum.

“I picked up the icom 2820 for the repeater group last week on a 30 day loan so that i could give D-Star a try and see what I thought.

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