WIRES-X Node for Fusion (C4FM) radios

Wires-x operates in a similar fashion to EchoLink or IRPL. You can connect to different rooms and chat around the world. One main difference is you must use a HRI-200 interface and with wires-x and a fusion radio you can access voice memos, text messages and photos. It does require a computer and internet for connecting. The antenna I chose is a arrow style JPole and only about 15 feet…

IEN Giveaway

IEN had a give-away on the facebook page. The results are here: Jim Curly — winner of the jpole Winners of the tester: Charles Phillips Donny Davis William Bill Ward Nicholas Shotwell Chuck Davis These items can be picked up at the Indiana elmer network table at the Indianapolis hamfest in July. If you can’t make the hamfest…… contact w9thr or ac9hp…. and the items can be shipped…… But the…

Chuck KD9DHT Gets his antenna raised

Sunday Cal AB9D and Pat N0XFU reached out to Chuck and they were able to get his long leg of his Carolina Windom OCF dipole up about 60ft into his neighbors tree.   Chuck greeted his neighbor and ask for permission and his neighbor did not mind as long as no RFI would happen with his cable TV. Chuck has reported a lower noise floor for 20 meter and said the…

AC9HP-10 APRS IGate

using a jpole on my second story with a ft-7900 and a kpc3+ I was able to activate a UI View32 igate for aprs.  the radio is locked on 144.390.   the radio had APO turned on and that proved to be a challenge.      Keep an eye out and see if I can hear you!  The radio is connected to the tnc and the tnc is running at…

Digital Station Setup

Denis KD9CYY asked for some help with digital on his FT-450. Using JT65HF we were able to get the radio to work with a signal link on 40 meters. The radio uses a 9-pin serial cable for CAT control so after we get a good cable we will go back and get HRD working with the radio for full control and other digital modes. The signallink was not activating the…

5th ANNUAL BROWNSBURG HAMFEST

We are preparing for the Brownburg hamfest. We hope to see everyone at the hamfest! Saturday, February 13, 2016 HAM RADIO, COMPUTER, ELECTRONICS FLEA MARKET Sponsored by Hendricks County Amateur Radios Society Advance Setup: Friday, February 12, 3:00 PM until 7:30 PM Open to the public: 7:00 AM until 3:00 PM AMERICAN LEGION POST 331, 636 E Main St, BROWNSBURG, IN 46112

Winter Field Day 2016

Operated with the HCRCSG for winter field day. Chris KD9BIX, Barry KC9WMS and Tom WA9YI where all eager to participate and help out.  We had several other hams show up including Ron KB9DJA,  John KD9ECH and Denis K9JZZ and Wayne KE9P   More info here: k9w-hcrcsg What is Winter Field Day (from winterfieldday.com) We believe as do those entities of ARRL Organizations like ARES & RACES that maintaining your operational…