Author Archives: Bill

D-Star Live!

D-Star live is underway. I have been tweeting from the event at my Twitter feed, @ab4bj the event is also being live streamed at the Icom America web site. 73, AB4BJ

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D-Star Live! This Weekend

Don’t forget D-Star live is coming up this weekend, March 11, 2017 in Lawrenceville, GA.   The event will also be live streamed. Read more at the Icom America site and at D-Star Info. I’ll look forward to seeing you … Continue reading

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AB4BJ Portable Antenna System

I had a blast in 2016 participating in National Parks on the Air (“NPOTA”).  It was one of the best ham radio experiences I have ever had in 26 years as a licensed amateur radio operator.  When I started out … Continue reading

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Icom America, DX Engineering and an interview with Will Jourdain, AA4WJ

Although I am always a proud father, I really enjoyed Will’s (AA4WJ) interview with Tim Duffy (K3LR) at DX Engineering.  They discuss Will’s entry into the ham radio hobby, and his thoughts about the future of ham radio.  They also talk about … Continue reading

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Demonstration of Dual Scope Mode on the Icom IC-7851

One of the great features on Icom’s flagship IC-7851 is the ability to have two scopes on the display at the same time.  Each scope will display the information for the frequency, mode and antenna that is active on each … Continue reading

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