Tag: Radio

Notable Notes 3: Get Ready for the DMR radios

It is happening for just a while but it is happening Fast!

The new digital radio technology has come to market and it is reasonably cheap and accessible.

There are many applications one can use for the benefits the survival community, like AES encryption for $100, and Digital/Analog interoperability.

But that is the tip of the iceberg, there are many interesting options, so take the time to watch at least the first video.

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Random Thoughts on the BAO(feng)s

If there was a plan for little green Martians to conquer the earth, they would hide inside the Baofeng (UV-5R) radios and then pop out the same exact moment all around the world.

 

And those being so popular and cheap are two of the reasons for trashing them around the web. But are they…

 

Glorified FRS radios or Incentives for new HAMs?

 

Among the preparedness and survivalist communities the BAOs are prevalent. And I do not think there is anyone that has a second radio and it is not a UV-5R. so even the advanced HAMs among us could not resist the temptation of the cheap and “easy” radio.

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