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First Impressions of the Icom IC-7300 HF + 6M Transceiver

I have been having a great time at Orlando Hamcation that this year features the ARRL National Convention.  One of the highlights was getting a first hand look at the brand new Icom IC-7300.  Icom had a demonstration model on … Continue reading

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Quick Guide for Uploading NPOTA Log to LOTW

I have been having a lot of fun participating in the National Parks on the Air (“NPOTA”)event sponsored by ARRL.  This event runs for all of 2016 and features hams and groups activating numerous parks, trails, historic sites, monuments and … Continue reading

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Audio Settings for the Icom IC-7851 and the Electro-Voice RE27 N/D Microphone

In my initial impressions of the IC-7851, I indicated that setting up the transmit audio settings for use with my Electro-Voice RE27 N/D microphone had not been very difficult and that I was receiving very good audio reports with this … Continue reading

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First Impressions of the Icom IC-7851 Flagship Transceiver

I’m completing my first 30 days of using the new Icom IC-7851 HF transceiver.  This new flagship entry replaced the venerable IC-7800 in the Icom HF radio lineup.  I should note that I’ve never used the 7800, so the 7851 is … Continue reading

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Control Head Mounting Solution for the Icom ID-5100

I’ve been reading a lot of online comments about the mounting options – or lack thereof – for the control head of the Icom ID-5100.  While I tend to agree that it would have been nice for Icom to include … Continue reading

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